A is for Ablett, B is for Brownlow, C is for Cats - Learn the A-Z of Cats 2020 Membership right here!
LOCATED: North-east corner of GMHBA Stadium
SEATS: Approx. 4,300
ACCESS: Via Gate 1 – Polly Farmer Gate
FEATURES: Public toilets and food outlets
Accessible seating can be obtained (subject to availability) through Ticketmaster by phoning 1300 136 122. Members with companion cards must present the card when purchasing a ticket in order to obtain a second ticket for their companion at no charge.
Patrons attending Geelong Cats home games at GMHBA Stadium are encouraged to text anti-social behaviour to the GMHBA Stadium – Anti Social Line on 0488 252 000. All text messages remain anonymous and are acted upon immediately.
Make sure you've nominated Geelong Cats as your club of support!
Alcohol cannot be brought into or out of any Geelong Cats games. Alcohol can be purchased through licensed bars located in the stadium.
Make sure you download the official Geelong Cats App to keep up to date with all the news and exclusive “app only” offers. The best part is that it's completely free!
There are two ATMs located within the Brownlow Stand of the Stadium, which can be found on the ground level outside the Cats Shop, and on the first level concourse. There are also Tap and Go merchants at all Food and Beverage outlets.
To get involved in banner making, feel free to contact the Geelong Cats Cheer Squad, who meet weekly to create the match day banner. For more information please click here or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To find out which networks will be broadcasting each of our games, please click here.
LOCATED: Western side of GMHBA Stadium
SEATS: Approx. 6,500
ACCESS: Via Gate 13 – Bob Davis Gate
FEATURES: Public toilets, food outlets, Cats Shop, Kardinia Park Stadium Trust, Parents Room, Geelong Social Club, Charles and Co Café, Higher Mark Event Spaces
From player interviews and match highlights to some of the lighter moments at the Club, make sure you check out Cats Media. Click here to find out more.
Non-professional cameras are permitted to be brought into games for personal use.
Official team merchandise and lifestyle apparel and accessories can be purchased from the Cats Shop either online or by visiting the Cats Shop at GMHBA Stadium. Click here to access the online store.
Remember, Cats members receive 10% off (some exclusions apply).
CHARLES & CO. CAFÉ
Eat, drink and unwind at the home of the Cats. Enjoy your daily coffee, breakfast or lunch with a one-of-a-kind view into the Players’ indoor training facility – you may even notice a familiar face of one of the players enjoying a latté!
Charles & Co. Café offers a relaxed dining experience and the ever-changing menu has been designed with a focus on local produce. Located next to the Cats Shop, within the spectacular Charles Brownlow Stand, there’s plenty of free, on-site parking. Cats Members and Seniors receive a 10% discount.
Open Monday to Saturday 8am-4pm
The Cheer Squad are there at every Cats game to cheer the boys on and help create a great atmosphere! More Information on the Cheer Squad can be found here.
Depending on your Membership entitlements, you may be able to scan your Membership at the gate to gain entry. Any games at fully ticketed venues, such as GMHBA Stadium, may require you to upgrade your ticket to guarantee entry. Further details will be provided in the lead up to each match day.
A number of Member and public events (ticketed and free) take place throughout the year including Season Launch, Open Training sessions, Family Day, Member Mid-Season night, Member Functions at games and ‘Carji’ Greeves Medal Best & Fairest Night.
All this communication will take place via email (so ensure your email address is up to date) and information will be available on the Geelong Cats website.
Geelong Cats Foundation - Our Ambition is the Philanthropic arm of the Club, it provides an opportunity for our Members, Partners, Supporters and the wider community to financially invest and support our great Club.
Opportunities are presented under three key pillars, Our Past: Heritage, connecting our people and preserving and promoting our story. Our Present: Community, education, community assistance, game development and social connectivity. Lastly, Our Future: Football, Sports Science initiatives, coach, football staff and player development programs and elite training facilities and high-performance equipment.
GAME DAY ASSISTANCE (GMHBA STADIUM)
There will be a number of match day ambassadors located around the stadium to assist with any queries you may have.
GAME DAY ENTERTAINMENT (GMHBA STADIUM)
Make sure you arrive early for GMHBA Stadium games as there is a wide range of pre-match entertainment around the ground to suit all ages. Keep an eye out for more information in our club communications or click here for specific match day information in the week leading up to games.
GEELONG SOCIAL CLUB
Geelong Social Club is an exclusive Membership which offers a home game experience like no other. To find out more information call our Membership Services team now to be placed on the wait list 1300 462 287.
Is the home of the Geelong Cats, part of the Kardinia Park precinct.
GMHBA FAN PORTAL
Located on Level 1 concourse in the Charles Brownlow Stand, the Portal is a Corporate Space which provides a unique glass floor with a view over the Players Warm-up Area.
GMHBA Members who also hold a valid Cats Membership are given the opportunity to enter a ballot each season to participate in this experience.
Higher Mark is the events, conferencing and catering arm of the Geelong Cats.
To create memorable, authentic events, you require a team and space that offer inspired solutions, versatility, seamless execution and unparalleled service. At Higher Mark, our ambition is to take your event to new heights. With “exceptional” as a benchmark, delivering premium, tailored experiences for our clients is a priority.
Our experienced and friendly team will provide personal support to bring your event to life at the largest events space in regional Victoria, ranging from intimate meetings and team building sessions, through to gala dinners, conferences and exhibitions.
Geelong Cats offer an interstate membership to cater for every fan living far away. Information to be announced soon or call our Membership Services team on 1300 462 287.
If you’re far, far away, you can still be a Cats Member. Information to be announced soon or request a call from our Membership Services team to discuss.
We have Junior Memberships available for every age of Cats Fan (starting from newborns!). Prices start from $3 per month, click here to browse Memberships.
JUNIOR MEMBER CLINIC
The annual Junior Member Clinic will be happening again in 2020, date to be advised. Get all the tips and tricks from your favourite players. Available exclusively to Hawkins Heroes Members, this event will sell out. Contact Membership Services to find out more, information to be announced soon.
The Kardinia Park precinct is a public parkland, managed by the City of Greater Geelong and is home to several sporting and recreational facilities, most notably GMHBA Stadium.
KARDINIA PARK STADIUM TRUST
The Kardinia Park Stadium Trust is a statutory authority established under the Kardinia Park Stadium Act 2016. The Trust are managers of the Stadium on both event and non-event days.
The Geelong Cats send emails relating to Match Day each home game week. This information is also published on the Geelong Cats Match Day Guide page.
All eligible Members can select a Member Choice item at the time of renewal. Members can choose from an exclusive Member Cap* or Scarf*, a donation back to the Club or 2 additional General Admission tickets to use at your choice of Cats Home game.
*Subject to availability
Membership Merchandise can be purchased through Membership Services! You can purchase an additional cap or scarf for $15 each as a Member of the Club.
The Geelong Cats website is the best place to go for all the latest news and updates from the Geelong Cats. Members will also receive exclusive updates to their email addresses. Click here to view news or here to check your email address is up to date.
Limited paid parking is available to Members in the Kardinia Park Precinct on game day.
Check website for information leading into a Home Game.
Geelong Cats offer a yearly and monthly payment plan option on Membership types, to take the hassle out of renewal and make payments easier. Click here for more information.
LOCATED: Southern end of GMHBA Stadium
SEATS: Approx. 9,350
ACCESS: Via Gate 5 – Bernie Smith Gate and Gate 8 – Doug Wade Gate
FEATURES: Public toilets, Food Outlets, Police Room, First Aid, Hoops Bar and the Deakin Cats Community Centre.
LOCATED: South-west corner of GMHBA Stadium
SEATS: Approx. 4,500
ACCESS: Via Gate 8 – Doug Wade Gate and Gate 5 – Bernie Smith Gate
FEATURES: Public toilets, food outlets, Open Air Boxes, Captains' Room, and the Barwon Health Sunrise Centre.
Be sure to tune in to the Geelong Cats' podcast channel for all the latest programs, interviews and club updates. To listen, click here.
There's plenty of public transport options available to get you to every Cats game! Check them out here.
REQUEST A CALL BACK
We want to make getting in contact with the Membership Team as easy as possible. Request a call back at a time that suits you.
We have many Membership Packages that include your very own Reserved Seat for games played at GHMBA Stadium, MCG or Marvel Stadium.
If you’re a GMHBA Reserved Seat Member but can’t make it to every game – that’s ok!
We understand that even though you love the Cats, sometimes things come up and clash with game day.
That’s why our Seat Return Program exists. It means you can get the most value out of your 2020 Membership.
By lending your seat via Seat Return to another passionate Cats supporter for the game you can’t attend, you get a credit on your 2021 Membership* and they get to enjoy a great game of footy.
Our designated Sensory Room in the Deakin Cats Community Centre includes a small multi-sensory room, within a larger quiet space. Guests utilising the Sensory Room are required to have a responsible person accompanying them at all times.
Sensory backpacks contain fidget toys, noise cancelling headphones and other resources. These are available for checkout (at no cost by leaving an ID) at our Welcome to Geelong desk and the Deakin Cats Community Centre on a Match Day.
If you have a Reserve Seat at GMHBA Stadium and you are not attending a game, you have the option to forward your seat to a friend or family member.
If you are interested in Player Sponsorship or want your organisation to be involved with the Cats – through Partnerships, Match Day Hospitality, Coterie Memberships or Events, please contact the Partnerships & Sales team on at the Geelong Cats please give us a call on (03) 5225 2315.
Geelong Cats have a number of supporter groups within Victoria and interstate. Click here for more information.
You can stay connected with the Cats on a number of social media channels. Click below to access:
- Geelong Cats Facebook
- Geelong Cats AFL Instagram
- Geelong Cats AFLW Instagram
- Geelong Cats Community Instagram
- Geelong Cats AFL Twitter
- Geelong Cats AFLW Twitter
- Geelong Cats YouTube
- Higher Mark Instagram
- Charles & Co. Café Instagram
Public standing areas (if in use) are located in the upper section of the Gary Ablett Terrace. Standing in concourses, stairways or any other areas within any stands is prohibited at any event.
We'll send the team for every game directly to your inbox. The email will feature all the inside news and updates you need for the upcoming game.
Check your email is up to date here.
There are a number of options available when purchasing tickets to Cats games.
Click here to access the ticketing hub.
On a GMHBA Stadium match day, tickets can be collected from the Gate 13 Box Office.
Monday to Friday, you can collect your tickets from Membership Services which is located next to the Cats Shop in the Charles Brownlow Stand.
Membership Services operates 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday, and 10am-3pm Saturday (Saturday hours subject to change on Match Days)
Open Training Sessions and Family Days are scheduled throughout the Season.
Check your emails throughout the year for information or check events.geelongcats.com.au for dates and times.
WATER REFILL STATIONS
10 drinking fountains for water bottle refills can be found throughout GMHBA Stadium. These are all located inside the main gates and along the concourse areas for patrons to use once inside the Stadium.
Geelong Cats Website: www.geelongcats.com.au
Cats Shop: shop.geelongcats.com.au
AFL Membership Services: am.ticketmaster.com/afl
Higher Mark: highermark.com.au