Q: What costs are there once I have paid my entry fee?
A: Nil! Nothing! Zilch! There are no additional costs for any activity in the hall. Toys and Games will be on sale from exhibitors if you wish to snap-up a bargain to take home. Food and beverages will be available from the canteens and stalls provided by Sydney Showgrounds.
What is the cost of entry?
Avoid the queues and save up to 25% by pre-purchasing your tickets before the event. Kids under 4 enter for FREE!
Below are the ticket prices for the 2013 Toy and Game Expo.
|SINGLE DAY TICKETS|
|Ticket Type||Buy Online||Buy at the Venue|
|SINGLE DAY Adults||
|SINGLE DAY Seniors||
|SINGLE DAY Child (under 18)||$10||$10|
|SINGLE DAY Child UNDER 4||FREE||FREE|
|SINGLE DAY Family of 5 (2 Adults, 3 U18 Children)||
|WEEKEND PASS Adults/Seniors||
Online purchase only
|WEEKEND PASS Child (under 18)||
|Online purchase only|
|WEEKEND PASS Child UNDER 4||FREE||Online purchase only|
|WEEKEND PASS Family of 5 (2 Adults, 3 U18 Children)||
|Online purchase only|
|SPECIAL TICKETS: Tournaments & Protospiel|
|Protospiel & Expo Entry||$30||Subject to approval
- About Protospiel
- Register Your Game
|Australian Boardgaming Championships & Expo Entry||$20 - $40||- About the Tournaments
- Register Now
|2013 Chess Challenge & Expo Entry||$30||- About Chess Challenge
- Register Now
Note to pre-purchasers: We will email you once next year to remind you of the 2014 Expo dates.
Companion Card Accepted
Expo attendees with a severe disability who need to be accompanied by an able bodied adult only require a single ticket for entry. Either purchase the single adult ticket online or at the door and the companion can enter free upon display of their Companion Card.
Where do I purchase my ticket(s)? What payment methods are accepted?
Grab your pre-purchase tickets online using the links below. Tournament tickets are also available from these links, however if you are participating in the Protospiel session, please register for Protospiel and your Sunday ticket will be arranged separately. (Protospiel registrations close on June 5.)
Payments are processed through PayPal - you can use your credit card without needing a Paypal account.
Where is the Expo located and where do I park?!
A printable map is available on the Venue page: http://www.toyandgameexpo.com.au/index.php/venue
Special Tickets - Tournaments and Protospiel
Protospiel (Game Designer Workshop): $30*
The Protospiel registration fee includes entry to the Expo for Sunday 9 June. Registrations close June 5.
Australian Boardgaming Championships
Tournament Entry Fees include a player's entry to the Expo for that day. Maximum of 60 players per tournament.
|Saturday||Settlers of Catan||$40|
|Sunday||Ticket to Ride||$20||>> Buy SUNDAY Tickets|
|Monday||Rummikub||$20||>> Buy MONDAY Tickets|
2013 Chess Challenge
Chess tickets allow entry for one U18 Child and one accompanying Adult for participation in the chess tournament and entry to the Expo for a single day.
Help! I've purchased my ticket but haven't received an email! Where did my ticket go?
First, check your Junk email folder!
You should receive two emails after purchasing your tickets - one titled "Your confirmation email..." and a transaction record from Paypal. These should arrive within 24 hours of your transaction.
Conditions of Entry
The Toy and Game Expo (TAGE) is dedicated to creating a safe and fun environment for all families.
Entry to the event is governed by the following conditions. Use of any ticket, pass, document or other specific authorisation provided by the TAGE is subject to these Conditions of Entry. Attendees who contravene the Conditions of Entry may be asked to leave the event.
The Toy and Game Expo is happy to accept the NSW Government Companion Card. Upon presentation of their card and purchase of a ticket each paying card holder will receive a free ticket for their attendant.
The Sydney Olympic Park website provides a list of accommodation options in close vicinity to the venue: http://www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au
For visitors to Sydney see the www.Sydney.com website for things to do during your stay.
The Showgrounds also has some local attractions see http://www.sydneyshowground.com.au/visitors/attractions.html.
Sydney Showground is located only 30 minutes from the CBD and 10 minutes from Parramatta. Getting here is easy, with a train station at the door, a bus service from all areas of Sydney, ferries from the CBD and Parramatta, and parking for 10,000 cars. If you need to stay nearby, the Showground is only a two minute walk to Novotel and Ibis hotels at Sydney Olympic Park.
The Expo is open to the public from 10am-5pm.
Tournaments timings are available on the Tournament Schedule page.
The Toy and Game Expo believes strongly in supporting the needs of people with disability. The main venue is on a single level at street height. There are no steps to enter the venue. Disabled toilet facilities are available in the venue. The games library will include designated tables which are wheel chair accessible.
The game designers workshop on Sunday is on an upper floor but serviced by a personnel elevator.
Please don’t hesitate to ask us (see staff or volunteers in Toy and Game Expo shirts) if there are any other ways in which we can help.