WACA Ground Entry Conditions
Guests visiting the WACA Ground should be aware of the various policies that apply to entry and ticket sales. Please see below for details of the various policies - note the WACA Ground Conditions of Entry should be read and applied in conjunction with the relevant tournament conditions;
Prohibited Items

There are a number of strictly prohibited items at the WACA Ground, including;

  • Alcohol & drugs
  • Glass bottles or jars (baby feeding bottles and perfume allowed)
  • Aluminium cans
  • Thermos'
  • Soft drink, juice or water containers that have been previously opened
  • Hard or foam eskies
  • Chairs (wheelchairs accepted)
  • Bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades and scooters
  • Audio and video recording devices (professional capacity of 250ml+)
  • Laptops
  • Lasers, flares and fireworks
  • Weapons of any description
  • Selfie sticks
  • Umbrellas
  • Pop-up sun tents
  • Inflatable items
  • Balls and full size cricket bats and stumps
  • Flag poles over 1 metre in length
  • Stumps (wooden or metal)
  • Air horns and vuvuzelas
  • Animals (assistance dogs accepted)
  • Signs, banners, clothing and other items that display political, religious or offensive messages or logos or that are intended for the engagement of ambush marketing
Drink containers that have been previously opened (unsealed) are not permitted however empty personal drink containers and sealed plastic water or soft drink bottles are permitted. Drinking water fountains are available around the Ground.

The use of bats and balls during Sheffield Shield and Domestic One-Day Cup matches is permitted in designated areas. They are not permitted during T20 and international fixtures.

The WACA Ground is Smoke Free. Patrons must exit the venue and move away from the gate if they wish to smoke. Anti social behaviour will not be tolerated and may result in eviction from the premises. Throwing of items is not permitted within the venue.

Pitch Invasions

Unauthorised entry to the field of play is strictly prohibited. Penalties apply under the Criminal Code Act 1913 (WA) s 70A(2), which states, '[a] person who, without lawful excuse, trespasses on a place is guilty of an offence and is liable to imprisonment for 12 months and a fine of $12,000'.

Liquor Licensing and Responsible Service of Alcohol
All persons entering the WACA are advised that:
  • They are entering licensed premises
  • Intoxicated persons will not be permitted to enter
  • Intoxicated persons will be removed from the premises
  • It is an offence for minors to purchase and consume liquor
  • It is an offence to purchase liquor for, or supply liquor, to minors
  • Persons supplying liquor to minors will be reported to the police and penalties apply under legislation
Alcohol Free Areas
For all international cricket fixtures the following areas are alcohol free;
  • General admission - east (MILO Family Zone) & west (Bronze) grassed banks
  • Reserved seating - Block 1 of the Inverarity Stand
For interstate fixtures the only alcohol free areas that apply are the east and west grassed banks. For T20 Big Bash League fixtures, there is no alcohol free areas in the Inverarity Stand.

Umbrellas can create an obstruction to other patrons and therefore are not permitted into the venue at any time.

Safety and security

The WACA manages its duty of care in providing appropriate support and proactive systems, policies and procedures to manage risks and provide the public with a safe and enjoyable experience.
The WACA is committed to building the capacity of a wide range of security measures to respond to any security threats which may impact events at the WACA Ground. Should terrorism threat levels be increased across Australia, or a specific threat is identified which requires increased security at the WACA Ground, increased security measures will be in place.