AFL Games

2021 Sir Doug Nicholls Round in the Northern Territory Ticketing Information and FAQ

AFLNT are delighted to see the return of the Sir Doug Nicholls Round in the Northern Territory over Rounds 11 and 12 of the 2021 Toyota AFL Premiership Season.
 
What are the game details?
The ticketing information below relates to the Round 11 and 12 2021 Toyota AFL Premiership Season, Sir Doug Nicholls Round games:
 
Saturday 29 May
7:10pm ACST
Gold Coast SUNS vs Hawthorn
TIO Stadium, Darwin
 
Friday 4 June
7:20pm ACST
Melbourne vs Brisbane Lions
TIO Traeger Park, Alice Springs
 
Where can I buy tickets?
Tickets for general public and members will be available online via https://premier.ticketek.com.au/
 
See below for the release times. You will require an email address, phone number and a valid payment method to complete your purchase. 

Gold Coast SUNS vs Hawthorn - tickets for the general public will be available from 1pm ACST 7 May 2021
Tickets: https://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=AFLDARW21 
 
Melbourne vs Brisbane Lions - tickets for the general public will be available from 1pm ACST 14 May 2021
Tickets: https://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=AFLALICE21 
 
Note: No other website is an authorised ticket seller.

Corporate hospitality options (see below for the packages) for both games already have waiting lists. If you would like to add your name to the waiting list, please email AFLNT@afl.com.au 
 
It is strongly encouraged that you buy a standard ticket if you wish to attend either game.
People in Top End remote communities will also have access to purchase tickets from AFLNT. See below for how to do that.
 
When can I buy tickets?
Tickets for the Gold Coast Suns and Hawthorn game at TIO Stadium will be available from 7 May via https://premier.ticketek.com.au/
 
Fans can secure a ticket prior to on sale by purchasing a Territory SUN ‘reserved’ or ‘general admission’ membership at https://am.ticketmaster.com/goldcoastfc/awayhome#/
 
Tickets for the Melbourne and Brisbane Lions clash at TIO Traeger Park are available from 14 May. Tickets for general public and club members will be available online via https://premier.ticketek.com.au/
 
Respective club members will have the opportunity to secure tickets via pre-sale using their member barcodes, please refer to Membership Benefits for game access rights.
 
What are the different ticket types?
Grandstand - situated in the Maurice Rioli stand on the western side of the ground
 
General Admission - situated in the grassed area on the eastern side of the ground
If you are a club member then you will have access to your club's allocation of tickets, either in the grandstand or general admission areas.
 
How much do tickets cost?

See below for ticket categories and pricing:

 
General admission price
Adult (18+) $25.00
Concession
*Proof of concession required
$15.00
Junior (3-14) $5.00
Infant Free (Ticket required for entry)
Family
*2 Adults and 2 Juniors
$50.00
 
GRandstand (reserved seating) PRICE
Adult (18+) $40.00
Concession
*Proof of concession required
$30.00
Junior (3-14) $19.00
Infant

Free (Ticket required for entry)

Family
*2 Adults and 2 Juniors
$99.00
GRandstand - Restricted view PRICE
Adult (18+) $25.00
Concession
*Proof of concession required
$15.00
Junior (3-14) $5.00
Infant

Free (Ticket required for entry)

Family
*2 Adults and 2 Juniors
$50.00

Wheelchair, Accessible Seating and Carer Seats:
Wheelchair and carer seats will be charged the applicable price category of the bay in which they are positioned.
 
To book wheelchair and accessible seating, please contact the Wheelchair Seating and Accessible Seating booking line on 1300 665 915.
 
Will tickets be available for purchase at the gate on game day?
ALL patrons are encouraged to book online through https://premier.ticketek.com.au/ – this requires an email address, phone number and a payment method.  This is the easiest way to reserve a seat.
 
What payment methods are accepted?
Via the Ticketek website - online payment methods via VISA, Mastercard and American Express.
 
Is there a limit on how many tickets I can buy?
There is a maximum of six tickets you can purchase in any single transaction regardless of whether it is Grandstand or General Admission or Corporate.
 
What is the TIO Stadium seating map?
Click here to download the map of TIO Stadium.
 
What if I bought tickets through a reseller/unauthorised site?
We are sorry to hear you have purchased tickets via an unauthorised website. These websites are unofficial ticket resellers, and the authenticity of your purchase cannot be verified by us. The only authorised ticketing agent for the 2021 Toyota AFL Premiership season games in Darwin is https://premier.ticketek.com.au/  
Other websites have no official connection or affiliation with AFL and have not been authorised or licenced by the AFL to utilise AFL Intellectual Property in the manner described. We have sent a cease and desist letter to these websites but we strongly advise you read the terms and conditions and contact the on-seller directly for a refund.
 
I live in a remote community; how can I get tickets?
There are two ways to book your tickets:
 
The best way to book a ticket is online through https://premier.ticketek.com.au/ - you will need an email address, phone number and a card payment method.  This is the easiest way to reserve a seat.
 
Fans living in the Top End remote communities should visit their local shops and look for the Sir Doug Nicholls Round posters on how to secure tickets.
 
Due to COVID-19 requirements, all ticketing requires you to leave a name, address and phone number.
 
Once these tickets are sold, there will be no additional capacity. If you do not have a ticket to the game, we advise that you should not travel from your community as you will not be granted access to the ground.
 
What are the corporate package options for the games? Are there any left?
You are welcome to email our team on AFLNT@afl.com.au for corporate hospitality options.  We strongly recommend you purchase a standard ticket if you don't want to miss out.
 
Kantilla’s Premium - $200 per person – Available via https://premier.ticketek.com.au/ 
Entry to TIO Stadium
Members Bar access - (no seat guarantee)
House beverage package - 15 mins pre to 15 mins post-match
Finger food in Kantilla's
Use of the function room at half-time
Souvenir of the AFL Record
This ticketing is strictly 18+ and ID will be required for entry
Ah Mat Wing - $250 per person
Entry to TIO Stadium
Entry into the outdoor corporate area of Ah Mat wing with prime viewing
House beverage package - 15 mins pre to 15 mins post-match
Gourmet finger food
Souvenir of the AFL Record
McMahons Marquee - $250 per person - Available via https://premier.ticketek.com.au/  
Entry to TIO Stadium
Entry into the outdoor corporate platform area
House beverage package - 15 mins pre to 15 mins post-match
Gourmet finger food
Souvenir of the AFL Record
 
What are your COVID-19 related policies?
Special terms and conditions (TIO Stadium COVID Event safety advice below) apply due to COVID restrictions.
 
You acknowledge that, even with rigorous capacity and control measures in place at AFL matches, there remains an unquantifiable risk of transmission of viral illness including COVID-19 at an AFL match at this time and you have considered that risk and your own personal circumstances, including any health condition or vulnerability that you may have or that of persons whom you will be in close contact with following your attendance at an AFL match. You acknowledge that, for a small number of people, COVID-19 has very serious health consequences. By attending an AFL match, you (and any persons who attend the match with you) acknowledge and accept these obvious risks.
 
What if I feel unwell before the game?
Please get in contact with us via AFLNT@afl.com.au, as soon as possible before the game, where we can arrange a refund.
 
Why is it important that I submit my details and know who I am buying tickets for/giving tickets to?
It is a condition of entry to these games and part of our COVID Event Plan that we are able to contact trace any patron who attends the games. Please enter correct details and be aware of who you are purchasing or giving tickets to.
 
What is the TIO Stadium COVID Event safety advice?
It's great to welcome fans back to TIO Stadium in 2021. We have collaborated with NT Health and NT Police to put in place measures to ensure events are as safe as possible.
 
To a certain degree, these measures will only work if everyone plays their part in keeping TIO Stadium COVIDSafe.
 
We need you to:
Stay home if you are feeling unwell and get tested for COVID-19.
 
Stay home if you have had any contact with a person from any NT Government Declared hotspots in the last 14 days.
 
Limit the number and size of bags you bring and have any bags ready for inspection as you approach your entry gate. This will make security checks faster and safer.
 
Arrive early to help avoid congestion.
 
Your ticket to the game is also your ticket to FREE travel on dedicated Buslink services departing from Palmerston, Humpty Doo and Darwin. Make getting to and from the game easy, leave the car at home.
 
A full bus, service will run despite restricted crowd numbers, to increase capacity and assist with physical distancing efforts. Visit the AFLNT website for more details.
 
Have your phone with your ticket ready to go when entering the stadium, finding your seat and scanning out of the stadium (no paper pass-outs).
 
Be mindful of others when moving in and around the Stadium and maintain appropriate physical distancing at all times.
 
Follow signage and directions of event day staff and all Stadium announcements and messaging.
 
Sit in the reserved seat or area allocated to you. Standing areas are not available in the Grandstand.
 
Practice good hygiene at all times – keep up the hand washing/use of soap, as well as sanitiser. Always cough/sneeze into your elbow. Bring your own hand sanitizer.
 
Payment for food, beverages and Merchandise is by card (preferred). Take your refreshments back to your seat to consume.
 
If you can, use the stairs. Lift usage will be restricted to people with mobility needs and a maximum of 2 people at any time.
 
Try to avoid touching stair rails, door handles and other touch points – sanitise your hands after this and use hand sanitiser before eating.
 
Patrons with special access requirements seated in the Maurice Rioli Grandstand will need to use the lift located near the Bonson gates/ AFLNT Stadium Office.
 
At the end of the game, please remember to respect others and keep your distance from other people at all times. As you leave, try to avoid touching handrails, doors and other touch points.
 
At the end of the game, patrons are reminded that there may be requirements to stagger departure times. Please listen carefully to all TIO Stadium announcements.
 
We encourage you to download and use the Government's COVIDSafe app and make sure it’s up and running before you leave your house.
 
If you develop any cold or flu symptoms after the match PLEASE get tested for COVID-19.
Read Conditions Of Entry To An AFL Venue For Match Or Event.
 
We hope you have a great time at TIO Stadium and thank you for playing your part!