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The good news is we have reached our goal of 2010 season membership pledges for next season.

The not so good news is the NBL is continuing to insist we (and all the clubs) meet all their criteria for next season, and that means we need to grow our revenue (and/or budget savings) targets by an additional $400,000.

That task may seem daunting, and depending on whether or not the NBL commission will allow us time to reach that new target, it may be.

We have however asked the NBL to give us a deadline to achieve the goal, and have already instigated discussions with new high level sponsors, and organizations who we think may be able to help us reach our goal, and grow their business by association with the Skytrans Taipans.

We have already contacted a number of restaurants who do a good trade on game nights, and hope to be able to announce some great new partnerships this week.

We intend to develop some small business packages to better connect with, and support the small business operators who support us. We will continue to work in the community to earn the trust and support of the extra 1% of the population required to get us to put the “sold out” sign at every game.

Thanks again for all your support this year, let us know if you have a lead or an idea on how we can get to where we need to be, so the NBL has to sign off on our submission for entry next season and beyond.


Denis Donaghy
President - Skytrans Cairns Taipans

By filling out the form below you are pre-registering your interest to buy/renew season tickets next season. There is no need or requirement to pay for tickets at this stage. The Skytrans Cairns Taipans will contact you in Febuary 2010 to organise your ticketing, with payment plans of 6 months available starting in April 2010.

Season ticket prices for 2010/11 (14 game) season will be as follows:

Renewing Members      New Members Bonus
Platinum $430  Platinum $510 Reef Magic Marine World Outer Reef Cruise*
Gold - Adult $345  Gold - Adult  $410 Reef Magic Marine World Outer Reef Cruise*
Gold - Child $255  Gold - Child $310 Reef Magic Marine World Outer Reef Cruise*
Fastbreak - Adult $150  Fastbreak - Adult $150   Raging Thunder Fitzroy Island Return Transfer**
Fastbreak - Child $75  Fastbreak - Child $75  Raging Thunder Fitzroy Island Return Transfer**


* Complimentary ticket on Reef Magic's Marine World Outer Reef Cruise to all new and renewing Platinum and Gold season tickets in 2010 season. In addition every season ticket holder will recieve lifetime complimentary membership to the Reef Magic Cruises 'locals club', providing generous ongoing discounts to the reef and even 10% off for visiting friends and relatives.

** Raging Thunder is offering a ‘Fitzroy Island Ferries’ island ferry transfer return ticket for all people who pledge to purchase Fast Break season tickets for the 2010 season. Read the full offer here.

Fastbreak prices have been reduced to this years Slam Dunk price, there will be no season tickets available in Slam Dunk.This years Slam Members renewing will get the opportunity to upgrade to Fastbreak section at this years Slam Dunk price.

Polo Shirts will be an optional extra in 2010/11 season ticket packages.

Ticket Pledge - Member Survey

First Name: *
Surname *
Email: *
Street Address: (or PO Box)
Daytime Phone:
Mobile phone:
Q1. Are you a renewing season ticket holder or new member?
Q1a. If you answered d), please write name of member who referred you.
Q2. Will you be buying season tickets for next season?
Q3. What type of tickets are you interested in buying?
(See seating map)
Q4. How many seats do you intend on buying tickets for?
Adult Child (4-15yrs)
Q5. How would you like us to contact you in February to organise a payment plan?
Q6. Do you have any comments, suggestions or reccomendations to assist the community owned club in 10/11 season?
Bonus Question ...  
Q7. Who would you most like to see back as a Snake next season?


For General Enquiries: email admin@taipans.com or call the Taipans Basketball office on (+61) 7 4041 3000.