GAME DAY INFO

Everything you need to know about attending a Perth Wildcats home game!

DOORS OPEN


RAC Arena opens one hour prior to tip-off for all regular season home games (Example - 5:30pm for a 6:30pm tip-off). Timing is subject to change.




PRE-GAME ENTERTAINMENT


For the full Perth Wildcats game experience, make sure you arrive early. Pre-game entertainment begins on-court approximately 30 minutes prior to tip-off! Soak up the atmosphere and let the Jungle Rumble Band, Knightcorp Dancers, National Anthem performer and Wilbur the Wildcat entertain you before the big game begins.




VENUE


Set in the heart of the Perth CBD, RAC Arena is WA’s home of live entertainment, music and sport. For further information about RAC Arena, including conditions of entry and restricted items, please click here.




BACKPACKS, BAGS & PURSES


As per RAC Arena policy, for all events held at the venue, any bags (including handbags, child and baby bags) larger than A4 (29.7cm x 21cm) are strictly not permitted. For further details on this, please visit racarena.com.au or call 6365 0700.




FOOD & CONCESSIONS


RAC Arena have a number of food and drink options, click here for more information. Due to RAC Arena’s in-house health policy, which governs food safety, external food and opened drinks are not permitted into the Arena. If you have special dietary requirements and need to bring your own food, requests must be made to RAC Arena prior to game day. Click here to view an RAC Arena guide map.




TRANSPORT & PARKING


The best and cheapest transport option is via bus or train, with free public transport included three hours pre and post-game with every Wildcats game-access membership card or Ticketek ticket. Wilson’s Parking Discount Red Army fans receive $5 parking on game day at Citipark – 427-437 Murray Street via Wilson’s Parking Book a Bay. Use the code REDARMY2021 to access the exclusive discount. Bays must be booked in advance.




RED ARMY MARCH & WILDCATS ALLEY


At selected games this season the Red Army will march from Yagan Square to RAC Arena, and fans are encouraged to meet at the digital tower on Wellington Street. Check back later to find out about the next Wildcats Alley and Red Army March!




DURING THE GAME


Halftime with Hawaiian - Shopping Centre Shoot Out
Two contestants, $7,000 in Hawaiian gift cards up for grabs, 40-seconds on the clock, and one humungous shopping trolley. Shopping Centre Shoot-Off has arrived, courtesy of Hawaiian!! Each contestant has 40-seconds to get as many winning shots in from the bags as possible. The player with the highest value of bags, wins! However, there is the chance for a 3-pointer to double or nothing!
Time Out 1, Quarter 3 - Red Army Role Model, proudly sponsored by Actron Air Every home game, the Wildcats take the opportunity to acknowledge a nominated Red Army Role Model. This person is someone that is recognised in their community for going above and beyond in their role and prove to be an inspiration to those around them. As part of this experience, the role model is shown on the big screen & receives a special Wildcats merchandise pack. Three Quarter Time - T-Shirt Guns & Canons, proudly sponsored by Mega Vision Sound & Lighting Shot by the Knightcorp Dancers on court, get ready to catch some tees coming your way in the crowd!




POST-GAME


Bring your Wildcats membership card to each game for entry and access to the post-game members function. The post-game members function, located in the Granite Room on the ground floor, starts immediately after the game and features the game MVP presentation and appearances from coaching staff and players.




MERCHANDISE


One key thing to know when attending a Wildcats game - we ALWAYS wear RED! Don't worry if it's your first time - the Wildcats will have you sorted with a full range of merchandise available outside on the RAC Arena plaza or at one of the three outlets located inside the venue. Or get your gear before game day from the CatsGear team store located at the Bendat Basketball Centre or visit catsgear.com.au.




WILD KIDS ZONE


Wild Kids Zone: Help your young ones get into the Wildcats spirit by taking them to the Wild Kids Zone! Here, they create their very own banner to hold during the game, or colour-in Wilbur the Wildcat! Kids Zone is accessible from when doors open through to the end of the game.




SCOREBOARD MESSAGES


To reserve your Wildcats Scoreboard Message, complete the order form here.




TICKETS & BOX OFFICE


Tickets are available to purchase via Ticketek. Get in quick to secure the best available seats! Visit ticketek.com.au or phone 132 849. Alternatively, you can visit the Ticketek Box Office on game day. The Box Office opens two hours prior to tip-off and is located outside the main entry doors of RAC Arena.




MEMBERSHIP


The Wildcats Membership Club Desk on game day is located inside the main entrance of RAC Arena, in front of the Granite Room. In your member pack you will have a voucher to redeem your membership gift. This can be collected from the Team Store in Floreat during office hours or from the membership desk at RAC Arena on game day.




SIGNS & BANNERS


Flags and signs are permitted inside RAC Arena but MUST be no larger than 1m x 1m in size or with handles no longer than 50cm in length. Unauthorised signage or promotional products may be refused at entry.




FAN CODE OF CONDUCT


The Perth Wildcats expect all members, fans and first-time attendees to act in accordance with our family-friendly culture and abide by the RAC Arena Code of Conduct at all times, to ensure an enjoyable experience for all patrons. Anti-social behaviour, inclusive of the excessive consumption of alcohol, racial taunts, violent behaviour, bad language or continued inappropriate behaviour/gestures will not be tolerated at any time during Perth Wildcats home games. The Perth Wildcats reserve the right to terminate season memberships without a refund should members display anti-social behaviour.




SECURITY


RAC Arena has increased security measures, including the use of random hand-held metal detectors, so please get to the game as early as possible to avoid queues. ​To report an incident to the Perth Wildcats, please use the In-Seat texting service (instructions below) or contact the nearest RAC Arena usher or security guard representative. During the game: Text - 0487 708 849 With block, row and seat number as well as a description of the offender & incident. After the game: Email - samantha@wildcats.com.au Please provide as much information as possible, including the details noted in the text info. All information will be treated in the strictest confidence.




CHILDREN UNDER 4YEARS


Anyone under the age of 4 years is permitted into the venue without a ticket as long as they are able to sit on your lap and do not occupy a seat.