The Squadron FSC Committee will be meeting with Newcastle Jets club officials this Thursday 10th November.
We will be discussing issues around active support: the new area on the Southern Hill, ticketing arrangements, security and policing, and any other relevant topics.
To ensure we canvass opinion from a wide a range of supporters as possible, we would like to ask anyone to send us feedback either via email email@example.com or on social media via reply to this article.
If you have had a positive or negative experience or you have any suggestions or feedback on how to improve the new active support arrangements implemented this season, please email/FB post/tweet them through.
The Squadron FSC Inc, Committee
The Squadron FSC has been liaising with the club after some issues were experienced with regards to ticketing for the new active area on the Southern Hill in Round 1.
There was some confusion about ticketing requirements to be able to access the active support area, unfortunately it wasn’t properly communicated that an unreserved General Admission ticket or membership wasn’t suitable (unlike the trial at the end of last season).
As the new Squadron bay now has a specific capacity, only a Squadron ticket or membership (which is a reserved GA ticket) will gain access to the active support area.
There are a number of ways to participate in active support for the 2016/17 season.
You can purchase a full season or 3 game Squadron membership. A membership represents a significant cost saving to purchasing tickets game to game. You can purchase your membership via this link https://membership.newcastlejets.com.au/
If you currently hold a Jets membership NOT in the Squadron bay, you can swap your membership for a gameday Squadron ticket. Simply visit the Members Services window on the left side of the Western Stand Entrance.
You can pre-purchase an adult Squadron ticket by visiting this link http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/Newcastle-Jets-FC-tickets/artist/1055546?tm_link=tm_homeA_b_10004_4 and select the fixture you wish to purchase tickets for. Click “South General Admission” to bring up Southern Hill categories. Select “Home Active Support Area” to purchase a Squadron ticket.
If purchasing via the Ticketmaster mobile app select “Newcastle Jets Supporter Area”
Unfortunately Junior and Concession Squadron tickets can only be purchased at the stadium.
Squadron tickets can also be purchased at the dedicated ticket window at the Southern Entry gates. If you purchase a non Squadron ticket and wish to swap it, you can swap it for a Squadron ticket at this window also.
If you experience any issues with regards to ticketing or entry into the Squadron bay, please let us know either during the game or send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can raise it with the Jets.
Never Tear Us Apart
We would like to advise supporters that The Squadron Football Supporters Club, Inc will be holding their Annual General Meeting this Sunday 18th September.
The AGM will be held at The Premier Hotel, 1 Brunker Rd Broadmeadow. Please arrive from 230pm for a 3pm start.
We will be detailing reports from the various office bearers before holding elections for committee positions, please be advised that only paid members from last season will be able to vote in these elections.
After the elections, the committee will be discussing details for the season ahead including memberships/online store/merchandise, feedback from the active support forum, tifo, gameday operations and committee/senior members involvement, home/away venue, income/expenditure, newyhelps campaign, social media, partnerships/sponsorship and away coach services.
We invite any interested supporters with feedback or ideas relating to active support to attend and take part in these discussions as we will be locking away most of our upcoming seasons activities and direction during the AGM.
We also hope to have a member of the Jets staff in attendance to detail what is happening with the active support area location and procedures on the Southern Hill for future seasons.
If you are planning to attend please RSVP via this Facebook event to give us an idea of numbers https://www.facebook.com/events/307897062918679/
If you are unable to attend and would like to submit an item for discussion please email us email@example.com
Never Tear Us Apart