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Combined Ticket Ballot and Special Ticket Offer results

More than 675,000 tickets, of the 1,248,862 allocated to the public, were sold through the Ticket Ballot from 13 March-22 April 2005, resulting in the most successful ballot in Commonwealth Games history. The Special Ticket Offer, open to all people who applied for tickets in the ballot, provided a further opportunity to obtain tickets and was open 13-26 June 2005. More than 573,387 tickets were available for sale in the offer, with 117,685 more ticket requests fulfilled.

The Ticket Ballot and Special Ticket Offer combined resulted in almost 800,000 tickets sold to the Australian public.

Follow the links below to view summaries of the tickets that are available in the Group Ticket Offer, by Session and by Price Category. Event totals below are consolidated totals and do not represent a session by session availability, except in the case of the Ceremonies totals which represent single sessions.

Event Original quota Tickets allocated in Ticket Ballot and Special Ticket Offer Tickets available Group Ticket Offer
Opening Ceremony 50795 40760 10035
Closing Ceremony 51359 26396 24963
Aquatics - Diving 5328 5328 0
Aquatics - Swimming 54660 54660 0
Aquatics - Synchronised Swimming 1298 1298 0
Athletics 545500 282424 263076
Badminton 24955 10853 14102
Regional Basketball 8992 8761 231
Basketball - MPV 43813 42602 1211
Boxing 35440 16785 18655
Track Cycling 11020 11020 0
Cycling - Mountain Bike* 13029 13029 0
Gymnastics - Artistic 48800 48800 0
Gymnastics - Rhythmic 24764 24764 0
Hockey 71586 50048 21538
Lawn Bowls 13833 9660 4173
Netball 38012 38012 0
Rugby 7s 128996 63010 65986
Shooting - Clay Target 8000 6195 1805
Shooting - Full Bore 3006 380 2626
Shooting - Small Bore/Pistol 990 858 132
Squash 19418 7838 11580
Table Tennis 20980 13806 7174
Weightlifting 24288 15873 8415
All Events combined Ticket Ballot and Special Ticket Offer Total 1,248,862 793,160 455,702

* Adjusted for revised capacity.

Notes on Special Ticket Offer

- 573,387 tickets made available for sale

- 193,316 individual tickets requested

- 22,150 applications received

- Average of 8.5 tickets per order requested

- 117,685 ticket requests fulfilled

Go to the Ticketing section for more ticketing options and information.
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