Lightning v GIANTS – Everything you need to know
Round 5 – Lightning v GIANTS Match Day Info
STRIKE ZONE OPEN: 4.30pm
STADIUM OPEN: 4.30pm
ANL – TERRITORY STORM V CANBERRA GIANTS: 5.00pm
BROADCAST LIVE: 7.00pm (Telstra TV)
CENTRE PASS: 7.18pm
LAST TIME WE MET: Preliminary Final, 2018 Lightning 59 d GIANTS 50
Don’t miss Sunshine Coast Lightning’s round five clash against GIANTS as we return to the redeveloped USC Stadium! Be part of Lightning history with an additional 1000 fans ready to urge their team on and solidify our home cauldron as one of the most feared in the Suncorp Super Netball league! Get here early and catch two games for the price of one as our sister team the Territory Storm takes on the Canberra GIANTS in an ANL curtain raiser.
Limited tickets are still available and can be purchased here. Ticketing will have a marquee external to the Strike Zone for any ticket collections.
Free public parking is available in the Claymore Road carpark or throughout the rest of the University Campus. Carparks 12A, 12B & 12C are closed to public parking, noting accessible parking is available in the Chancellor College carpark. The Chancellor College carpark is available for Nissan cars (first 15 onsite) and this is where the taxi and drop off zone is located. The YOUI carpark located off Smart Drive is also available and free to park in. Please follow the directional signage along Sippy Downs Drive to access this carpark.
Entry to the Stadium will be via the Strike Zone, which will open at 4.30pm. Please note upon entry security will be undertaking random bag checks prior to your ticket being scanned – Members and fans can then enjoy the Zone’s activities (weather dependent)! To see what you can and can’t bring into USC Stadium please click here. Please read carefully as items such as drink bottles over 350ml are not allowed in unless empty or sealed.
Get your photo taken in USC’s halo photobooth and check in with some of our Lightning volunteers to grab a Go Lightning team poster! You can have a bounce on a Springfree Trampoline, test your jumping skills against Lightning athletes with the vertical jump test, have your face painted, enjoy a bite to eat and finish with a dance off against Lucy Lightning! Activation’s include; Hot 91.1 • Sunshine Coast Council • USC • Springfree Trampolines • Compass Institute
Make sure you stop by the Sunshine Coast Lightning membership tent for an awesome membership offer plus grab your cowbell from Sunshine Coast Council.
FOOD & BEVERAGES:
A variety of hot and cold food will be available for purchase at the venue, including Good Food Fellas, Potato Slinky, Calamari Canteen,Paco’s Tacos, Italian Street Food, Donut Kitchen, Expresso XO, Captain Gozzy, Pumping Pizza and Pasta and The Coffee Crew. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (including bottled water) are also available for purchase from the public bar in the Strike Zone (18+ photo identification must be shown to purchase alcoholic beverages).
Fans who want to look the part are in luck! GAME Clothing, our official merchandise partner, will be on location with the latest GAME goodies so you can deck yourself out in some fantastic gear. Show your true colours and support Lightning. If something is worth doing, it is worth doing looking good, and GAME Clothing has you covered! Keep an eye out for the GAME stand in the Strike Zone.
There are four entry points – the Northern Gate (closest to the pool end), the Southern Gate and two Eastern Gate entries. Your ticket will say North, South or East with each stand then broken down into aisles which are marked in stadium. To see what you can and can’t bring into the stadium please click here. While the action on-court will be red-hot, the stadium itself can be quite cool. The air conditioning system works perfectly, so if you feel the cold, we suggest you bring something warm to wear. If you’re bringing a pram, please ensure to leave it in the pram storage area located at the southern entrance – prams cannot be left in the aisle ways.
Lightning athletes will be available to sign autographs 20 minutes after the conclusion of the game. This will occur in the Hall of Fame breezeway near the athletics track end for 15 minutes only. Signings are limited to one item each and minimal photos. This is to ensure the players have their correct recovery time and fairness that everyone gets a chance to get a signature. We appreciate your assistance in ensuring we can get the balance right for everyone!
Our round 5 match will be broadcast live on Telstra TV. All SSN matches will also be available live via subscription to the Netball Live app. This app also offers behind-the-scenes content and match highlights.
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