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Gates Open: 5.00pm

Ticketek Open: 4.30pm

First Bounce: 7.20pm

MCDONALD’S ‘MAC FOR A MATCH’

Thanks to our proud partner McDonalds, if the Crows win at home between Rounds 4 and 11 this AFL Season, McDonalds will give away a FREE Big Mac! Simply present your AFC Membership Card/Entry Ticket to redeem in store! But remember, it’s only if we win! Terms and conditions apply, visit afc.com.au for more information.

 

CURTAIN RAISER

Get to the game early to watch plenty of future female stars in action in the SANFL Under 16 Female Exhibition Match. The curtain-raiser match will commence at 5.10pm.

GAME DAY EXPERIENCE

Premier Partner Thomas Farms will take part in Friday night’s Game Day Experience program where 30 lucky participants will get to experience the thrill of playing a scratch match on Adelaide Oval right before the Crows take to the field.

PLAYER RUN-OUT

Make sure you’re in your seat at least 20 minutes before the first bounce on Friday night! Don’t miss the player run out scheduled just after 7pm to bring your team onto the ground for a massive Friday night clash. Our new lights show will lead the players out of the race at each home match this season, so make sure you’re in your seats to witness the spectacle.

BENDIGO BANK MIGHTY MASCOTS

Thanks to Bendigo Bank twenty-two lucky children will get the thrill of a lifetime when they get to run out onto Adelaide Oval on Friday night alongside their Crows heroes. 

The club is also granting a Starlight Foundation Wish to young supporter who is suffering a life threatening illness. Many thanks to Bendigo Bank and the Crows Children’s Foundation, for donating this opportunity to Dale and making his Wish come true to run onto Adelaide Oval with the team. 

AFC SUPPORTS SPECIAL OLYMPICS NATIONAL GAMES

The club will throw its support behind the 2018 Special Olympics National Games that will be held in Adelaide from 16th – 20th April 2018. Over 1,000 athletes will compete in the games and the club has invited six athletes that will be competing in athletics, basketball, tenpin bowling and swimming to join in the Guard of Honour on Friday.

Special Olympic swimmer Charlie Wilkins will have the honour of presenting the official match ball to the umpires. Charlie will be accompanied by the Law Enforcement Olympic Torch which will be used to light the Special Olympics Cauldron and officially commence the opening of the games at Government House on Monday.

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MCDONALD’S CROWS KIDS ZONE

Open from 5.00pm until half time, the McDonald’s Kids Zone is located next to the Victor Richardson Gates at the south-east corner of the stadium, and has plenty of fun and FREE activities for the kids including:

- Kids Crows Draft – try your hand at our Crows footy skills
- Huge kicking inflatable
- How high can you jump? Measure up against your favourite Crows star
- Show your Crows colour with tri-colour facepainting
- Crows Players in attendance from 6.00pm 

CROWS COLOUR CREW

Keep a look out for the Crows Colour Crew this Friday night, who will be wandering the Stadium handing out McDonalds branded thundersticks!

TRIPLE M HANDBALL TARGET

Catch up with the Triple M Rock Patrol in the Southern Plaza before the game on Friday night and test your skills at the Triple M Handball Target for your chance to win some great prizes.

MAC PHOTO WITH SAUCE JACOBS

Keep an eye out for the MAC promo staff who will be wandering aound the stadium for your chance to have a photo taken with a lifesize cut-out of Sam Jacobs.

CROW RADIO

We’ll be playing the best pre-match tunes in the Telstra Plaza from 4.15pm as you head into the ground. Take your time pre-game, enjoy the festivities and keep an ear out for some of your favourite Crows players’ game-day tunes. 

CROWS SOCIAL

Want to have your selfie showcased on the Adelaide Oval superscreen this year? All you have to do is upload a video, selfie or Boomerang to social media before and during the game. Use #weflyasone on Twitter and Instagram to show your colours and follow us on Facebook @AdelaideCrows, Twitter @Adelaide_FC and Instagram @Adelaide_FC to make sure you don’t miss a minute of the action. 

CARLTON DRAUGHT FRONT BAR SEAT UPGRADE

Somewhere in Australia a keg of Carlton Draught is changed every 46 seconds, and at Adelaide Oval on Friday night one lucky fan will win tickets for themselves and a mate to the Carlton Draught Front Bar for the game! Be in your seats early for you chance to watch the game from the best seats in the house – The Carlton Draught Front Bar. 

TRIPLE M KICK FOR CASH

One lucky fan will get the the chance to kick for $1,000 cash in the Triple M Kick for Cash prior to the team running out on field this Friday. Triple M’s Kick for Cash – This is the kick you don’t want shank!   

BALFOURS DANCE OFF

Two lucky fans will be selected at quarter time to take part in the Balfours Dance Off, thanks to Balfours, baking people happy since 1853.

FARMERS UNION KISS CAM

To kiss or not to kiss, that is the question at half time this Friday night. Thanks to Farmers Union Iced Coffee, we are asking fans to pucker up, as you never know when the Farmers Union Kiss Cam could catch you.

CHINA SOUTHERN RACE THE PLANE

Make sure you bring your running shoes to the game as you could be the lucky fan selected at half time to take part in China Southern’s Race the Plan. If you can beat the plane, you’ll win a $50 CROWmania voucher.

MAC GAME CHANGER CHALLENGE

Don’t miss ¾ time on Friday night when our Road Safety Partner, the Motor Accident Commission (MAC), provides one lucky fan the chance to take on the MAC Game Changer. The challenge will require focus and concentration – the skills you also need to stay safe on the road. And if they win – they’ll take home a MAC Game Changer footy signed by Sam Jacobs PLUS prizes for everyone seated in their row.

THOMAS FARMS #CROWSCROWD

Want to kick back alongside Crows legend Tony Modra for a BBQ that you’ll never forget? One lucky Crows fan and a friend will win the opportunity to meet Mods in our #crowscrowd competition, thanks to Club Partner Thomas Farms. Guess the official crowd attendance at every Crows home game during Season 2018 on Twitter while mentioning @thomas_farms and using the hashtag #crowscrowd and the fan who submits the closest guess before the first bounce, wins! 

CLAUDE THE CROW

Claude will be roaming the Oval Friday night – if you see him around the ground, make sure you stop and have a photo with him, using #ClaudeTheCrow to share them with us.

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POST-GAME FOOTY GIVEAWAY

Will you be lucky enough to score yourself a free footy from a Crows player at the end of the game?

* Subject to change. Activity to be confirmed post-match.

POST-MATCH EVENT

Head to the William Magarey Room on Level 3 after the match to hear from selected players. The bars will be open for drink sales.

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You can now Click & Collect at CROWmania! Purchase your Crows gear online at shop.afc.com.au and you can collect it at the next Crows home game at Adelaide Oval.

We also want to see the most fanatic Crows supporters this week! Take a picture wearing your Crows colours, post it to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and tag #Crowscolours to show us how you support the team.

CROWmania also offers numbers at Adelaide Oval. If you visit any of our outlets before the start of the match they will be able to help you with this service.

FOOTY RECORDS

Footy Records are available for sale as you approach all gates at Adelaide Oval.

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Your ticket to the game is also your ticket to FREE travel to and from Adelaide Oval on MAC Footy Express bus, train and tram services operated by Adelaide Metro.

There will be no casual car parking in the Adelaide Oval Precinct car parks. Pre-issued car park tickets and permits will be accommodated. Game day bargain parking starts from $8 at selected UParks. Guarantee your spot for an extra $1 for convenient undercover parking close to the oval. For more information, visit http://upark.com.au/whats-on/afl-parking-2018/

A designated drop-off zone for patrons with a disability is available on War Memorial Drive. And to help you get around, Life Care will have six zippy buggies zooming around to all gates at Adelaide Oval to get you where you need to go. Hail one and jump on thanks to Life Care – doing things differently.

 

ADELAIDE OVAL FOOTBRIDGE:

The Footbridge is back in action this season and can be accessed from the train station when making your way into the footy.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE:

Adelaide Oval food and beverage outlets now accept payment by card only. Patrons attending Adelaide Oval with cash only will be able to exchange it for a complimentary ‘Cash Card’ via Card Exchange booths located around the stadium. Any un-used ‘Cash Card’ credit can be used at future events or redeemed in full at any time. 

ADELAIDE OVAL SECURITY:

Get There Early

Adelaide Oval patrons are being advised to arrive early this Thursday night. Security staff and search technology will be present at entrance gates and other key locations.

Patrons are being asked to remember five key things ahead of their next visit to Adelaide Oval:

1. Arrive early
2. Be patient
3. Limit the number of bags you bring
4. Co-operate with staff at all times
5. Be our eyes and ears