What is a player mascot?
The role of a Match Day mascot is to walk out of the player’s tunnel alongside the home and away teams prior to kick-off.
Each mascot will stand on pitch for the opening sequence before being returned to their parents/guardians in the stands by a coordinator.
How can I be a player mascot?
Opportunities to be a player mascot are limited to Club Victory affiliated community clubs; programs and junior Melbourne Victory members. Clubs and members will be contacted directly and offered the opportunity to take part.
What happens on Match Day?
Participants will receive a wristband to access the field of play and 2 tickets to the game (1 for them and 1 for their parent/guardian).
Participants will meet the MVFC Mascot Coordinator and then be taken inside the stadium to prepare.
What should I wear?
Participants will be provided a Melbourne Victory uniform (shorts and shirt) to be worn while they walk out and returned afterwards.
What time does the game start?
Isuzu UTE A-League Men’s: Melbourne Victory v Sydney FC kicks off at 7:45pm on Saturday 16 December
Where do I need to check in when I arrive on Match Day?
Registered participants and their parent/guardian will meet Melbourne Victory staff 1 hour before kick-off at the base of the Entrance E concourse staircase at AAMI Park.
When will I receive my ticket?
Each participant and their guardian will receive 2 printed tickets (one for the participant, one for their guardian) at check-in.
Your Melbourne Victory membership will also get you entry into the match.
How can I purchase more tickets?
Please note: All tickets are now allocated seating, meaning additional ticket purchases will not be next to the 2x complimentary tickets given to participants.
Where will I be sitting?
Participants and parent/guardian will be issued with a designated seat in Section 20. You will need to sit in the seat displayed on your ticket.
What do I do after I check in?
Parents will not accompany participants onto the field of play. After meeting the MVFC Mascot Coordinator, parents/guardians are welcome to sit in their seats until players have walked out at the start of the match.
After the players walk out, where should I go to meet my child?
Please meet MVFC coaches at Bay 20. Coaches will sign participants back to parents/guardians.
How can I ensure participants have the best experience?
Aim to arrive early to avoid possible traffic delays. Late arrival may result in your child missing out on taking part.
Please take participants to the toilet prior to meeting the MVFC Mascot Coordinator.