It's almost that time of year again when every Australian gets behind either QLD or NSW. Sporting the colours of maroon or blue, get set for 3 eventful nights that divide the country - the State of Origin.
But one thing's for sure: you've got to have plans.
It doesn't matter where you are in the country, there's always numerous bars and pubs that go out of their way to make their venue the prime viewing location for the State of Origin.
We've put together a list of the top spots to watch the game right here on the Downs!
Where: 153 Margaret Street, Toowoomba
What: State of Origin Game 1 kicks off Wednesday night don't miss all the action plus game day food and drink specials at Fity's!
2. Southern Hotel
Where: 839 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba
What: State against State, Mate against Mate! The QLD Maroons will go head to head against the NSW Blues in the annual three match series kicking off on Wednesday 31st May.
Watch the match on the biggest plasma's in Toowoomba. There are courtesy buses from 6:00PM and a free half time footy feast.
3. National Hotel
Where: 59 Russell Street, Toowoomba
State of Origin Onesy' Party! Seriously! There's not better way to cheer on your favourite team, comfort and warmth while yelling a the big screen!
4. The Irish Club
Where: 80 Russell Street, Toowoomba
What: Free prawn and beer party!!!
With free prawns during the game and heaps of promo giveaways The Irish Club is party central for State of Origin 1.
Buy any XXXX product leading up to Origin night – guess the score and which team takes home game one and if you have guessed correctly (or closest to) you win a $100 venue voucher!
- You must be the Irish Hotel on the night to win the voucher
5. Gold Park Sporting Club
Where: 341 Hume Street, Toowoomba
What: LIVE and LOUD on the big screen!
Bar snacks provided with in-house drink specials and prizes all night.
So why not head out to the friendly atmosphere and watch all the action of State of Origin 1 @ the new look Gold Park Bar.
Credit: Gold Park Sporting Club Facebook
Don't leave it too late to plan what you're going to do - the first game kicks off 8PM on May 31st!