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The Gold Coast SUNS have come away from their inaugural AFLX campaign with one win and one loss at Allianz Stadium on Saturday night.

10:31pm  Feb 17, 2018

Dew Praises Club Environment

Just days away from his first assignment as Gold Coast senior coach, Stuart Dew says the club environment is the best it’s been since he came on board.

3:28pm  Feb 15, 2018

We’re going in the right direction: Sexton

Now going into his seventh year of AFL football, Alex Sexton knows 2018 isn’t going to be any easier than the rest.

1:30pm  Feb 15, 2018

'I feel rejuvenated': Sun's happy new horizon

Three months into training with his new club, Aaron Young says moving to Gold Coast has rejuvenated his career.

10:36am  Feb 15, 2018

Neon goalposts to light up AFLX

Every time a goal or a Zooper goal is scored in AFLX, the posts will come alive with a number of flashing neon lights.

10:26am  Feb 15, 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