Netball WA is pleased to provide the following information for players competing in the Smarter than Smoking Association Championships.

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Opening Ceremony


  1. The Opening Ceremony will be held on Saturday 2 June 2018 at Perth Arena prior to the commencement of the SSN Game (approximately 6:30pm);
  2. Associations will be required to provide one representative dressed in their Association uniform to represent them courtside at the opening ceremony. Further details will be supplied closer to the date.
  3. Each Association is to send the name of One representative for the Opening Ceremony to by C.O.B 30 Wednesday 2018.

  4. There will be no banners or flags during the Opening Ceremony this year.

  5. The representative will be required to meet at Perth Arena between 5:45pm – 5:50pm at Entry B, in full playing uniform with sandshoes on.

  6. The representative must bring their ticket with them to gain entry. No ticket will mean no entry. Please try to leave your bag with someone else as this cannot be taken onto the court with you and there is no safe storage area. 

  7. Opening ceremony will commence at 6:30pm so please be seated early.

Perth Arena & Event Security


People attending the West Coast Fever match are advised not to bring any bags greater than an A4 sized piece of paper with them.

Any bags greater than this will be required to be admitted to the cloak room, slowing down the entry process for patrons.

Please note all bags go through a security check point and will be inspected.

Perth Arena Doors will open at 6:00pm.

Car Parking & Traffic Management


Click here to view a comprehensive overview of the Car Parking & Traffic Management information.

Perth Netball Association and State Netball Centre Gates/Doors Open

Gates & doors will open at the following times:

  • Saturday 7:00am
  • Sunday 7:30am
  • Monday 7:00am

No entry will be allowed prior to this time. 

Smoke Free Event


  1. Please note the STSAC is a Smoke Free Event, therefore no smoking is permitted on the grounds, in tents or in buildings.

Official Merchandise


  1. NWA, in association with our Apparel Partner ISC, will be providing a full range of official STSAC merchandise;
  2. The merchandise range will be available for online pre-purchase from prior to the event as well as during the event from the official merchandise stand;
  3. Information on the full range will be provided to you in the lead up to the event.

First Aid & Strapping Station


  1. First Aid services and a strapping station will be available on the grounds at the State Netball Centre and Perth Netball Association.
  2. Information on the strapping station will be forwarded closer to the date.
  3. The Strapping service for the 2018 Smarter than Association Championships will be conducted by Darch Physio. Darch Physio provide the Physio for the West Coast Fever team and the WA State 17U team.

  4. The price list can be found here.

Sun Protection


  1. A supply of sunscreen will be available from the Match Office at Perth Netball Association and the NWA Community Netball Marquee.
  2. Teams and Associations are also encouraged to bring their own supply of sunscreen.