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Thank You 2018 Commonwealth Games Volunteers

2018 Commonwealth Games Volunteers have been invited to attend the Gold Coast SUNS first game back at Metricon Stadium.

4:55pm  May 24, 2018

Eight SUNS Academy players selected into Allies Squad

The 2018 Under 18 Allies Squad has been announced following the conclusion of the NAB Academy Series.

10:45am  May 24, 2018

Heron's debut one of a kind

Jacob Heron is going to find himself in some good trivia quizzes regardless of what happens in the rest of his AFL career.

2:55pm  May 23, 2018

Returning to Shanghai on SUNS agenda

Gold Coast SUNS Chairman Tony Cochrane says a return to Shanghai would be on the agenda at the club’s June board meeting.

11:03am  May 23, 2018

Running men: Keeping track of your club's speedsters

Who racks up the most kilometres in a game at your club? Who's hit the highest speed in a sprint? It's not always who you might think.

1:15pm  May 23, 2018


Do I have to stay all night?

No, guests are free to leave at any stage. Security will also be monitoring the entry and exit points throughout the event in case people would like to return.

If I don’t sleep out, will there be a discounted ticket cost?

There are no discounted tickets available. Entry is $10 (adults), $5 (kids) and $25 (family - two adults and up to three kids), regardless of whether you stay the night or just for a few hours. All funds from ticket sales will go towards supporting youth homelessness on the Gold Coast through the Gold Coast Community Fund.

Can I bring my own sleeping equipment?

Yes, guests are more than welcome to bring their own sleeping equipment. Some cardboard sheets will be available, however it is encouraged for guests to bring their own matting, sleeping bag / blankets and pillow.

Sleeping equipment must also be at a size that permits the guest to carry the item into the stadium. Items such as caravans, campers and tents will not be allowed on the night. All items being brought into the stadium will also be checked by security upon entry.

Please note All sleeping equipment must abide by Metricon Stadiums Permitted & Prohibited Item Listings, and so to the Conditions of Entry. For further information on these stadium regulations, please click here.

Are there any age restrictions to attend this event?

Guests of any age can attend the GC SUNS Sleepout event, however children under the age of 17 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Will car parking be available at Metricon Stadium?

Car parking for patrons will be available in front of and behind the Carrara Indoor Sports Centre (next to Metricon Stadium).

Can I bring my own food and drink into Metricon Stadium?

Food outlets at Metricon Stadium will be available throughout the night, however, guests are allowed to bring their own food and drink (non-alcoholic) into the stadium.

Please note For further information on stadium food and beverage regulations, please click here.

Will alcohol be available at the event?

No. The GC SUNS Sleepout is a strictly dry event.  No alcohol will be available for purchase and bags will be checked upon entry.

Please note For further information on stadium food and beverage regulations, please click here.

What happens if it rains?

The GC SUNS Sleepout will go ahead regardless of poor weather conditions. Contingency plans will also be put in in place to ensure our guests are safe and stay dry throughout the evening in the case it does rain heavily. 

If I am unable to attend the GC SUNS Sleepout event, can I still make a donation to help combat youth homelessness on the Gold Coast?

You definitely can. All donations can be made through the Gold Coast Community Fund. All funds raised will go towards our three youth homeless charity partners.

What charities groups are supported by the GC SUNS Sleepout?

The Gold Coast SUNS’ nominated charity partner is the Gold Coast Community Fund which supports Gold Coast SUNS’ three youth homeless charity partners; Gold Coast Youth Service, The Gold Coast Project for Homeless Youth Inc. and YHES House.  

How can I learn more about the Gold Coast Community Fund and the work they do with youth homelessness?

Learn more about the Gold Coast Community Funds and the work they do for Gold Coasters in need by head to their website