21 Feb 2023
GAMEDAY GUIDE | WARRINGTON WOLVES
Huddersfield Giants open their 2023 Betfred Super League season as we take on Warrington Wolves at the John Smiths Stadium, read this handy Gameday Guide that includes everything you need to know ahead of kick-off!
Nothing Beats Being There – Game Day Guide
After a memorable Betfred Super League 2022 season the hope and anticipation has been building for the 2023 season so make sure you don’t miss the home opener. Huddersfield Giants kick off this Friday 24th February at 7:45pm at the John Smith's Stadium, Turnstiles will open at 6:45pm.
What's on at the game and when?
Yet again the Giants have been working hard behind the scenes to improve the match day experience so our loyal supporters can make the most of the evening’s entertainment. The new and improved FanZone, starting from 5:45pm, has been re-located to the front of the stadium to create a hive of activity.
Pre match activity will include music to set the scene from DJ’s from the Hart, resuming his residency to create the atmosphere with all your favourite tracks. The best cheerleaders in Super League, the Huddersfield Giants Pro-Squad, won’t be far from the DJ tent providing the best dance performances Rugby League has to offer. Refreshments will be available from the bar and food outlets with Giant Yorkshire pudding wraps, Burgers, Flatbreads and Hot Dogs on offer as well as alcoholic and soft drinks and confectionery.
The inflatable goal posts will be available, brought to you by the Huddersfield Giants Community Trust, for the younger audience to hone their skills for the future providing a competitive edge to get them in the mood for the game. Big G will also be around the perimeter of the Stadium to provide the kids and the adult kids with an opportunity to get photos with our famous mascot.
Oxen, our official kit suppliers will once again be present with their merchandise retail units selling replica shirts, training wear, leisure wear and a whole host of accessories. (Accepts Card & Cash)
The Legends Bar (Located by the Swimming Pool entrance) will be open for HGSA Members only providing a fun and lively environment for like-minded supporters to meet. The Brian Blacker roadshow will return featuring a different player every week, with membership costing only £5 a year and 50% off selected drinks until 6:45pm, you can make yourself a member on the evening. Anyone wishing to join the HGSA can do so HERE, with the Bar opening at 5:45pm.
The flame cannons will also be pitchside as last season and given the time of kick off a light show from the state of art stadium floodlighting will greet our team.
Please note, The John Smith's Stadium is a cashless stadium, with Contactless and Chip & Pin accepted within the stadium.
New for 2023 - The Family Lounge
Newly introduced for 2023, Huddersfield Giants are allowing families into the Big Red Suite to watch the game with their children in the colder months, open from 6:45pm.
This Suite is capped at 100 people, and the full guide on the Family Lounge can be read HERE, we would advise you to read before deciding on whether the Family Lounge is for you.
5:45pm FanZone kicks off, with a live DJ, food and drink outlets, child friendly activities and entertainers. | The Legends Bar also opens to HGSA Members only.
6:45pm Turnstiles open.
7:45pm Game kicks-off
How much are tickets?
Season Card Holders can obtain a FREE ticket, as part of their membership by clicking HERE, we would encourage everyone to make use of this offer and bring a friend down to the John Smith's Stadium for our home opener!
The Ticket Office located at the stadium will only be able to grant your FREE ticket until 12pm on Friday 24th February, after then, you can still take advantage of this until kick-off online.
We are also running a special offer for this game, with £10 tickets in the Core Stand Upper, with 50% of the profits going to the Mayor of Huddersfield's selected charity, Forget Me Not Children's Hospice, get your tickets by CLICKING HERE.
Pre-buy & SAVE on Matchday Prices. (Prices rise at 12 noon on Gameday)
Adults £21 - Matchday £25 (£10 Tickets available in the Core Stand Upper as part of our Charity Deal)
Senior Citizens (65 & Over) £16 - Matchday £20
Under 17s £6 - Matchday £10
Under 5s - Free of Charge (Please be aware under 5’s tickets must be obtained from the ticket office in all home areas which we advise is done in advance to avoid queues on the day)
Ambulant Disabled/Carer £21/Free - Matchday £25/Free
Disabled Wheelchair/Carer £16/Free - Matchday £20/Free
Please note, that this season there will be no Cash turnstiles for home and away supporters, however the Ticket Office will accept card and cash, but large queues are expected on match day with the Giants recommending you book online through our ticketing site.
The Giants ticket office will open at 9am on Friday, for you to get your tickets!
SEASON CARD HOLDERS CAN OBTAIN ONE EXTRA TICKET FREE OF CHARGE FOR THIS FIXTURE, TO ENABLE THEM TO BRING A FRIEND TO THE GAME AND PACK THE JOHN SMITHS STADIUM!
We are advising that supporters, where possible, use Mobile and Print at Home tickets to minimise disruption to the Club's Ticket Office that we expect will have large queues on Gameday.
All away supporters are advised that they can purchase tickets for the Magic Rock Brewing Stand up until kick-off, using our E-Ticking site, with a mobile ticket sent directly to their email that they can use to gain entry.
There will be no Pay at the turnstile option for away supporters this season, with away supporters still able to purchase a ticket at the ticket office, but large queues are expected.
In this area only there will be a small number of Under 5 tickets with a steward who will be situated by the away turnstiles.
Will the Players Bar be open?
The Player's Bar is open for Bar Pass holders only.
Will Block 7 be in operation again?
Block 7 will once again be situated to the back of the Chadwick Lawrence Stand, in Block 7 where our most vocal fans will congregate to create a raucous Gameday atmosphere to support the Giants, an initiative headed by the Huddersfield Giants Supporters Association to improve the atmosphere at the John Smiths Stadium.
If you would like to relocate your Season Ticket to Block 7 in the Chadwick Lawrence Stand, then please get in contact with the ticket office.