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What to know before you go - Gold Coast

05 January 2019

We're set for a big match against the Sydney Thunder on the Gold Coast!

Key Match Details

Venue: Metricon Stadium

Gates Open: 3.15pm AEST

Bat flip: 4.30pm AEST

Match – BBL: Stars v Thunder @ 5:15pm AEST

Post-Match - Hot Dub Time Machine performance thanks to Optus!



Buy online now at: https://strs.co/GCtix or purchase when you arrive to the ground at the gate!

Parking and Transport

There will be no public parking available for our match on the Gold Coast so we recommend taking public transport. Those with a ticket will have access to free transport with TransLink. Otherwise a shuttle bus is recommended. ALL details on transport and parking can be found on the Metricon Stadium website here.

Members and Memberships 

We will have member bays allocated at Section 147 and 152. For any questions on the night, please visit our friendly membership team at Gate 3. Want to join #TeamGreen? Sign up now!



Starsky is the Melbourne Stars’ virtual superhero! He’s here to answer all your questions. He can help you with memberships or on Game Day. If you want to know where to get tickets or all the fun things to see and do around the ground – Starsky’s your man! He can also tell you all about his friends, the Stars players! Say hello to Starsky on the Melbourne Stars Facebook page.

Big Bash Buddy App

The Big Bash Buddy App is your interactive match day companion! Available to download from the App Store and Google Play, you can find out match day information and even play along with the big screen games at the match! Don’t forget to download the app before the game so you can play the Oppo Mascot Race and the Optus Boom Boom stick games!

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Make sure you keep an eye out for all the activities happening outside the ground including the Nickelodeon Zone, Gold Coast Suns inflatables, colour-in station and Surf Life Saving Queensland activities.


Look out for these fun Stars giveaways before you head into the stadium!

  • Optus Boom Boom sticks
  • Pennant Flags
  • KFC Bucketheads
  • VRGF Autograph cards
  • Oppo 4 and 6 cards
  • Stars capes

Kookaburra Ball Kids

The Kookaburra kids will be presenting the ball before the matches - make sure you give them a cheer when you see them! 



Record yourself doing the Optus Chip Shop Shimmy and get the chance to see yourself up on the big screen shimmying with the Stars!

PLUS thanks to Optus there will be a special pot-match performance from Hot Dub Time Machine!

Surf Life Saving Queensland

We'll be raising awareness for Surf Life Saving Queensland at our match including their presence at a guard of honour. Keep an eye out for them on the concourse too!

Hope to see you there Team Green!