The 2017 March past will be the Waratahs v Blues at Allianz (Moore Park) Saturday May 6, 2017

All players receive a ticket and typically a ratio of 10:1 for coaches and managers. Adult tickets will be available for approx. $10 each and need to be purchased inside a small window. Would be great to have everyone in their orange and green in the crowd as it stands out!



Old information from previous years available below


Email from Kerry accompanying info below:


Dear Club contacts,

 

Please find attached a letter with final details regarding the March Past on Saturday.

 

Some important points to note:

 

There are well over 2,000 persons marching and organising and marshalling this number of people is a huge task.

 

We are requesting that Clubs arrive in plenty of time and assemble on the paved area on the western side of Driver Ave as per the map attached. Clubs should gather all their participants together before they can proceed to the SCG via Gate A. The marchers will be escorted across the road and into the SCG.

 

Supporters must be told that they cannot access the SCG at this time. They need to enter the stadium via the gate on their supporters ticket.

 

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Attached is a voucher which can be used to access free public transport to the March Past…HOWEVER..the extra buses and trains may not have commenced at the time that you need to leave…please check timetables and ensure you allow plenty of time for the trip. ***Apparently sorted now that they will be***

 

AFTER

After the March, players will be taken to their designated area and will meet up again with the supporters.

Those Clubs who purchased supporter tickets late cannot be guaranteed that they will be sitting with the marchers…they will not be far away though!! We should be ok - they never insist on sitting in exact seats

 

I would request that everyone cooperate with staff requests on the afternoon so that the event runs smoothly!!

 

Looking forward to seeing everyone on Saturday!!!

 

Regards,

 

Kerry



SATURDAY 14 MAY 2016

INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPATING CLUBS

***** ALL THIS INFO IN THE FLYERS ATTACHED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE *****

NSW Waratahs thank you for taking part in our 2016 Junior March Past on Saturday 14 May

at Allianz Stadium. Please read carefully the following information and ensure it is passed on

to all participants, accompanying officials / adults, and supporters who have purchased

tickets with your club. For any further questions please contact your Club President.

MATCH: NSW Waratahs v Bulls

DATE: Saturday 14 May 2016

LOCATION: Allianz Stadium, Driver Avenue, Moore Park, Sydney

ON THE DAY CONTACT: Kerry Brady, 0405 386 392 (OR) Mike Doyle, 0412 608 496

ARRIVAL TIME: From 4pm

BRIEFING: 5:00- 5:15pm – for accompanying officials / adults in SCG marshalling area.

WHERE TO MEET / KEY TIMINGS:

4:00pm - Please meet initially on the paved area opposite SCG Gate B, Driver Ave (*Refer to

map below #1). You must wait in this area until your full group has arrived. Clubs should

ensure that accompanying adults supervise the children prior to entering the SCG. All

marchers and accompanying adults will receive their tickets at the meeting area. No one will

be admitted for marching without one of the marcher tickets.

4:15-4:45pm - Once your full group has arrived you can proceed to enter through SCG Gate

A (*Refer to map below #2) and make your way into SCG seating bowl where clubs will be

marshalled into alphabetical order, ready for marching. Designated signs will be posted

showing each club’s placement. Please look for these and ensure you sit in the correct

place. Please note that supporters will not be permitted to enter via Gate B. Those holding

supporters tickets will need to enter via the main entrance of Allianz Stadium.

5:00pm - Accompanying official / adult briefing commences in the SCG marshalling area.

5:15pm - All clubs need to be in the marshalling area (inside SCG), seated and ready to

march no later than 5:15pm. Clubs not ready by this time risk not being able to participate

in the march.

Any banners or flags will need to be taken by March Past participants to their seats

following the march. Nothing is to be left at the marshalling area.

TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT

With a large crowd expected, we strongly recommend the use of public transport on game

day. All members and fans attending matches at Allianz Stadium are entitled to free public

transport. All March Past participants will be provided with a voucher that they can use to

access the free public transport. Simply show your ticket, member card or voucher to the

driver. Click HERE for full information on Free Public Transport

Please note: event day transport will not start until 5pm, so services prior to this time will

be limited. Please ensure you leave enough time to arrive at the venue for March Past

(clubs required to meet at 4pm – see “Where to Meet/Key Timings”)

• Bus parking – Bus parking is extremely limited and must be pre-booked. If you advised

NSW Waratahs when completing registration that you will be bringing a bus then we will be

in contact closer to the event with further information on drop off / parking areas.

• Arriving via car – Parking in the Moore Park precinct on game days is limited but is

available at:

o EP2 and EP3 - entry is from Driver Avenue.

o Entertainment Quarter - entry is from Lang Road

Full information on parking can be found HERE.

TICKETS

 Participants – tickets will not be issued to participants, instead they will receive a wrist

band. Wrist bands will be issued to the relevant accompanying official / adult at the

briefing at 5.00pm, on the day of the event. The wrist band will allow participants

access onto the field for marching and then into the designated seating area following

the march. All participants will be directed to allocated seats once your club has

finished their march.

 Supporters – Parents, guardians and other supporters of your club are all eligible to

purchase tickets at the special discounted price of $12 per person, to attend the match

and support your club. Please go to:

http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=WARAMP16 and enter your

club’s unique password to access discounted supporter tickets.

WHAT TO WEAR

 Ensure all clothing is appropriate to forecasted weather conditions.

 March Past club participants and accompanying officials are to be dressed neatly in either

their club uniform or club tracksuit.

 No studs, heels or football boots will be allowed on field. Please wear appropriate

enclosed shoes or runners.

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOUR CLUB ARRIVES AFTER 5PM?

Go directly to SCG Gate A in case it is still possible to take part, and contact Kerry Brady on

0405 386 392 or Mike Doyle on 0412 608 496 ASAP for further instruction.

PARENTS AND SUPPORTERS

Parents and supporters not marching will be able to drop participants at the designated

meeting point (on the paved area opposite SCG Gate B, Driver Ave), where they will meet

their club and accompanying adults who will be marching.

Parents and supporters WILL NOT be able to enter the marshalling area in the SCG.

After leaving the drop off area parents and supporters will enter the Stadium via the gate

indicated on their ticket. Gates will not open until 5.30pm so parents/supporters may wish

to head to the Entertainment Quarter or Paddington for food/drink.

ORDER OF EVENTS

4:00pm Participants arrive at meeting area - paved area opposite SCG Gate B, Driver Ave

4:15pm Once full group has arrived club enters via SCG Gate A, Driver Ave

4:30pm Marshalling of participants commences in SCG

5:00pm Accompanying officials / adults briefing

5:30pm Movement from marshalling area to Allianz Stadium commences

5:45pm 2016 Junior March Past commences

6.30pm 2016 Junior March Past concludes – participants will be escorted to their seats

7:40pm NSW Waratahs v Bulls Kick-Off

FREE JUNIOR SEASON MEMBERSHIP

The NSW Waratahs are pleased to offer all juniors aged 12 years or under access to a Free

Junior Season Membership!

Helping kids and families get a love for live rugby with this free entry membership is just one

of the many ways that the NSW Waratahs support the next generation of players and fans.

This membership package is valid for all home games during the 2016 regular season with

entry in bronze general admission seating. Kids also receive a 2016 NSW Waratahs junior

membership pack

Click HERE to sign up for a Free Junior Membership or call the Membership Team on 1300

733 899

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, 14 May in club colours and with your flags and

banners, and we hope all March Past participants and supporters have a great evening!
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