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FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015

QBE (North Harbour) Stadium is delighted to host the kick-off show and award ceremony as well as four Group Stage matches, a quarter and semi-final, the bronze medal playoff and the highly anticipated FIFA U-20 World Cup Final.


11.30am - Gates open

1.30pm - SENEGAL v MALI  (Play off for third place)

​5.00pm - BRAZIL v SERBIA  (Final)

Ticket booths will be open 2 hours prior to Gates Open time at Gates A, C & G. Cash and eftpos is accepted.
If you have selected a print at home option for your ticket, please ensure you print prior to arriving. Tickets cannot be scanned from mobile phones.
No ticket - no entry.
Entry Gates​​
Public access is via gates A, B, C or G
VIP and VVIP’s entry is via Gate H only.​
Hospitality entry is via Gate A only.

Search on Entry
You and your possessions will be subject to a safety and security search upon entry.  Prohibited items include, and are not limited to, the list at the end of this page.  Any prohibited items that are declared, can be checked in and collected on departure.  However, confiscated items (i.e. alcohol, etc.) will not be returned, replaced or reimbursed.

Leaving the venue during the event
Once you enter the venue, you cannot leave and re-enter, so ensure that you take everything that you require into the stadium when you first enter.

Getting to and from the Event
Public Transport – Trains and Buses
Travel on trains and special event buses is included in your event ticket, subject to certain time restrictions and conditions. Ensure you hold on to your ticket for the ride home.  Click here ​for details.

There is no public parking at the actual Stadium. Parking around the Stadium is very limited. If you are travelling by private vehicle - plan your journey and travel early.

​​​Mobility Parking Facilities 
Limited mobility parking is available in P2 (Carpark A) on a first come first served basis.  If you require match day parking please send your request to 
A valid mobility permit is required. Entry to mobility parking is via Gate A from Stadium Drive.​

Charter Buses 
Please email to make charter bus parking arrangements.

Drop Off/Pick Up Point  
The best location for drop off/pick up is on Civic Crescent. 

​Venue Facilities
Food and Beverage Facilities 
A range of catering outlets will be available along with bar service. 
The tops will be removed from all bottled beverages to reduce the safety risk from full bottles being thrown.
If we think you look under 25 or we are not sure of your age, we will ask you for ID.  Acceptable forms of proof of age are a NZ driver’s license, NZ or overseas passport or the HANZ 18+ card.  If you cannot provide proof of age when asked, we cannot serve you alcohol. 
The venue reserves the right to deny entry to and/or evict intoxicated patrons or under-age patrons found with alcohol. 
By law NO alcohol can be brought into the Stadium.  It is also venue policy that no commercially prepared food products, including takeaway meals or soft drinks can be brought into the Stadium. Metal utensils and cutlery are also not allowed.  If in doubt leave it at home.

Free water will be available from stations at various points around the Stadium. You may bring in an empty plastic water bottle (without lid and up to 1 litre) to fill. Please note that caps will be removed.

First Aid 
First aid will be available at various positions around the Stadium. Please refer to the venue map.

ATM/EFTPOS Facilities 
Limited ATM and EFTPOS facilities will be available within the Stadium however patrons are strongly advised to come prepared with sufficient cash.

The event will proceed rain or shine. No shade or rain umbrellas are permitted in the venue, so bring a raincoat or poncho if rain is predicted. 


Host City Stadium regulations and conditions of entry
To ensure the safety, protection, rights and enjoyment of all patrons attending the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 (the tournament), the following regulations and conditions of entry have been developed for all tournament stadiums.

In addition to these conditions and regulations, all patrons must comply with the FIFA U-20 World Cup ticketing terms and conditions which are available at

The Stadium is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is not permitted other than in any designated areas.
Intoxicated persons will not be allowed entry.
There may be a liquor-ban in the area surrounding the Stadium.

Permitted Items
The following items are permitted in the Stadium:
Empty plastic bottles (up to 1 litre in size) that can be filled at water stations provided at the Stadium (no caps allowed).
Small amounts of non commercial food intended for personal consumption - ie: sandwiches, baking, fruit.
Soft bags (including a chilly bag), within 350mm high x 300mm deep x 400mm wide – they must be able to fit under a seat.

Prohibited Items
The following items are not permitted to be brought into the Stadium and will be confiscated:
Animals with the exception of guide dogs.
Drink containers larger than 1 litre (no caps allowed).
Cans (including aerosol cans), glass bottles, thermos flasks and any breakable container.
Illicit drugs.
Dangerous items/weapons (including, but not limited to, knives, flares, fireworks and laser pointers).
Skateboards, roller blades, scooters and bicycles.
Prams, strollers or pushchairs. There may be limited storage facilities for patrons to store these items during the event at their own risk.
Hard chilly bins and/or picnic hampers.
Bags greater than 350mm high x 300mm deep x 400mm wide.
Furniture; including chairs.
Rain or shade umbrellas.
Flags and banners that may, at the sole discretion of the Event Management Staff, be considered too large or contain profanity or messages that could be deemed offensive.
Photographic, video or audio recording equipment for any purpose other than private non-commercial purposes, which may include, without limitation, video and/or audio recorders, camera tripods, monopods or lenses with a total focal strength of greater than 200mm and commercial digital video equipment. The Event Management Staff will, at their sole discretion, determine whether or not an item is intended for personal or commercial use.

Any other item that the FIFA U-20 Local Organising Committee determines (in its absolute discretion) may cause injury or public nuisance or inconvenience to any other person, including musical instruments.

Patron, Bag and Vehicle Searches
 All patrons and their possessions may be subject to a search prior to being granted entry into the Stadium. Any refusal to be searched will result in entry to the Stadium being denied.
Patrons and their possessions may also be searched during an event and when leaving the Stadium. Any refusal to be searched will result in eviction from the Stadium.

Unauthorised vehicles will not be permitted access to the Stadium.
 All authorised vehicles entering and leaving the Stadium may be subject to a search. Any refusal to be searched will result in entry to the Stadium being denied.

Dress Code
Clothing must conform to reasonable standards of decency.
Where a dress code is indicated on the entry ticket, that dress code must be adhered to.
Bare feet are not permitted.
No gang patches are permitted.
No high visibility vests may be worn.
In the event of the patron wearing a costume or other "dress-up" clothing, the clothing shall not be considered obscene or offensive by event management staff nor shall be of such a size that it obstructs any other patron or their view of the match.

Refusal of entry
Patrons will be refused entry if:
They appear to be intoxicated or under the influence of drugs/narcotics;
They refuse to comply with requests from security and/or gate staff;
They have no valid entry ticket or accreditation pass.

Eviction from Stadia
Patrons will be requested to leave the Stadium during an event if they:
Are intoxicated, or appear to be nearing intoxication;
Are verbally or physically abusive;
Throw any missile;
Enter or attempt to enter the field of play at any time either prior, during or after a match;
Behave in a disorderly or offensive manner, or a manner contrary to public order;
Attempt to bring a prohibited item into the Stadium;
Breach any part of the terms of these Stadium Regulations;
Engage in any form of betting or gambling at or around the Stadium or facilitate from within the Stadium the conduct of any form of betting or gambling whether within or outside any Stadium by third parties (in addition to eviction, further sanctions and penalties may apply);
Engage in, or conduct, any ambush marketing;
Commit any act deemed a crime in New Zealand Law.

Trespass Notices
Patrons are not permitted to access the playing surface at any time. The Tournament has been declared a “Major Event” under the Major Events Management Act 2007. It is an offence under the Act to go onto, or propel any object onto, the playing surface at any of the Tournament matches.
Provisions prohibiting pitch invasion have been included in the Act. The prohibition includes both a person entering onto a playing surface at a major sporting event and a person intentionally propelling any object onto a playing surface at such event. People in breach of this section of the Act are liable up to three months in prison and a maximum fine of $5000.
Any invasion of the playing surface will result in eviction from the Stadium, and will, at the sole discretion of Stadium Management, result in a trespass notice which will prevent the patron from attending further fixtures at the Stadium for a period of up to two years.

All patrons entering the Stadium do so at their own risk.
All patrons entering the Stadium must occupy the seat that they have been allocated.
Umbrellas may not be raised within the Stadium seated areas during play.
Unauthorised selling of merchandise, advertising or promotional giveaways are prohibited.
Liquor will not be served to minors and intoxicated persons and no patron may remove liquor from the Stadium.

Failure to comply with a direction from event management staff at the Stadium, or Police to leave the Stadium may render the patron liable to arrest and prosecution for the offence of trespass under Section 4 of the Trespass Act 1980, as amended, which is punishable on conviction by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or a term of imprisonment not exceeding three months.