Encounter Youth hosts the Schoolies Festival.
Schoolies Festival™ 2017

The Schoolies Festival™ Store is now closed. Stay tuned to our official Facebook page for updates on when 2018 tickets will be on sale. 

Ticketing FAQs

  • You will need to provide the name, address, phone number and email of the person purchasing the ticket. You will also need either a VISA® or MasterCard® to pay for your purchase.

    For the safety of and to ensure each patron can be found on our system, we will request the individual details for each patron at the time of purchase.

    For all ticket types we will require you to provide for each patron:

    • First name
    • Last name
    • Email address
    • Phone number

    In addition, these ticket types will require you to provide this additional information for each patron:

    Schoolies Festival™ Secondary Student tickets

    • School attended in 2017

    To find out more about how we will handle your personal information, please see our privacy policy.

  • In order to help prevent illegal scalping of tickets, we have limited the number of tickets that can be purchased in one transaction to what we consider to be a reasonable number of tickets.

    These limits are:

    10x Schoolies Festival™ Student tickets

    OR 1x Schoolies Festival™ Standard ticket

    If you require more tickets than this, you will need to organise one of your friends to do a separate purchase for any additional tickets.

  • Your ticket will be sent to you via email once your payment has been received. If you have not received your ticket within 24 hours of your purchase, please check your spam/junk folder. If you still do not see your ticket, please contact us.


  • If you would like to change the name on your ticket, please contact usPlease note that change of name will be reviewed, and Encounter Youth have the right to deny any changes.

    Please note: You will be required to show a current Photo ID in order to exchange your ticket for a wristband.

  • Credit card payments are processed through National Australia Bank (NAB) Transact – Direct Post. This is a secure and integrated payment gateway that allows your payment data (e.g. card details) to be passed directly from your web browser to the payment gateway, without passing through the Encounter Youth systems. This minimises the risk of disclosure of your information and adds a layer of confidentiality to the transaction. 

    The NAB Transact payment gateway complies with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Services.