Schools and Sports Club Marquees

Altegra pop up marquees are purpose-built for all-day, all-weather protection for schools and sporting clubs. Set up effective portable shade, keep wind and rain at bay, and make your team stand out!

Keeping a close eye on structural engineering and attention to detail is crucial for school marquees and marquees for sporting clubs to protect all event attendees. And to look fantastic, of course!

The school and sporting club marquee is a pop up tent that must provide all-day weather protection from extended sun exposure, wind, and rain. Its design ensures it remains steadfast when challenged by sudden or extreme weather conditions, maintaining structural integrity in high wind and heavy rain. And, it should do so for years and years of successful events.

Our school marquees and marquees for sporting clubs include our advanced aluminium pop up event shelters, with stocked colour options or custom printed canopies. We’ve designed our aluminium marquees to knock safety, integrity, longevity, and style out of the park. We primarily focussed on building comprehensive weather protection, the highest Australian safety standards, and extreme dependability into our range of school and sporting club marquees. We’ve also spent years refining the finish of our marquees, with great looking frames that are brought alive by vibrant custom printed canopies or by our snug, stocked colour range.

Leave enviable, lasting impressions on your competition and enjoy safe, successful events with Altegra marquees!

Extensively safe. Premium-quality. And visibly stunning marquees for Schools and Sports Clubs.

Altegra School marquees and marquees for sports clubs are the safest, high-quality printed marquees in Australia - the marquee selection for schools and sporting clubs who want to stand out for years.
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Event safe, robust marquees - Section 238 compliant.

Our aluminium school and sporting club marquees have all been structurally engineered and certified with Section 238 compliance – Australia’s highest standard required for portable shade use at events. Cutting corners on safety 

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UPF50+ Excellent Marquees - Effective shade shelters.

All Altegra marquee canopies and walls have been tested in Australia by the Cancer Council’s choice testing authority. A UPF50+ marquee canopy shields against direct UV light and added walls block reflected UVR for an effective shade shelter.

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Standout performance before the start gun with custom printing.

Visibly stunning marquees are produced through design experience, endless colours, and laser-sharp lines. Our top commercial sublimation printing and extensive experience deliver a winning presence!

Altegra UPF50+ and Waterproof icon

Rain, hail, shine... remain comfortable & protected, year-round.

Complement Excellent sun protection with extensive waterproofing. 280-330GSM PVC-lined Polyester, seam-sealing, and intelligent specifications keep your school marquee water-tight and your teams ready for action.

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A marquee that is built so well, we back your investment for life.

We’re so confident in the performance of our marquee design that we’ll back you with our unrivalled Lifetime Manufacturer’s Warranty. That sets you up with a marquee that will represent your sporting club longer than you plan!

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While they're built to last, accidents happen and repairs are a must.

We are well aware that accidents can and do happen. When they do occur, fixing them protects your original investment. Therefore, we’ve designed our marquees to be 100% rebuildable, and we stock spare parts locally.

Small school and sports club marquees

Our small schools marquees and sporting club marquees are easier to manoeuvre, set up, and pack up. They supply a sheltered area that is popular for small teams or less than 20 people (standing).

Small event marquees empower a flexible, modular event setup, where multiple small marquees are set up in a row, for when free space doesn’t cater to a rectangular structure, or if your event set up is completed by one or two people only.

2.4m & 3x3m Marquees

Our smallest and most portable, Australian Standards certified marquees. Hexagonal aluminium frames in two strength grades that deliver a safe, protected shelter for your next event.

Custom Printed
Altegra Pro Lite 2.4x2.4m Marquee

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5.76m2 Area = ~10 people

40/46mm Aluminium

Lifetime Warranty*

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Custom Design

From $689.00

Custom Printed
Altegra Pro Lite 3x3m Marquee

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9m2 Area = ~15 people

40/46mm Aluminium

Lifetime Warranty*

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Custom Design

From $898.00

Custom Printed
Altegra Heavy Duty 3x3m Marquee

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9m2 Area = ~15 people

50/58mm Aluminium

Lifetime Warranty*

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Custom Design

From $1118.00

3x4.5m Marquees

Our smallest and most portable, Australian Standards certified marquees. Hexagonal aluminium frames in two strength grades that deliver a safe, protected shelter for your next event.

Custom Printed
Altegra Pro Lite 3x4.5m Marquee

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13.5m2 Area = ~20 people

40/46mm Aluminium

Lifetime Warranty*

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Custom Design

From $1238.00

Custom Printed
Altegra Heavy Duty 3x4.5m Gazebo

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13.5m2 Area = ~20 people

50/58mm Aluminium

Lifetime Warranty*

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Custom Design

From $1548.00

Large, Single Span Pop Up School and Sports Club Marquees

Our larger pop up marquees for schools and sports clubs each cover an expansive surface area for a large number of people. Our most popular event marquee, the Heavy Duty 3x6m marquee, will accommodate around 30 people and holds its own in all conditions. But why not cater to up to 50 people in a single span with our 4x8m marquee?

3x6m Marquees

Custom Printed
Altegra Pro Lite 3x6m Marquee

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16m2 Area = ~30 people

40/46mm Aluminium

Lifetime Warranty*

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Custom Design

From $1639.00

Custom Printed
Altegra Heavy Duty 3x6m Marquee

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16m2 Area = ~30 people

50/58mm Aluminium

Lifetime Warranty*

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Custom Design

From $1949.00

4m Marquees

The largest single-span portable marquees. Our square 4×4 marquee and the huge folding 4×8 marquee are event specialists, constructed for the rapid deployment of large protected spaces.

Often deployed to be used as festival tents, concert shelter, fetes and team support tents.

Custom Printed
Altegra Heavy Duty 4x4m Marquee

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16m2 Area = ~30 people

50/58mm Aluminium

Lifetime Warranty*

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Custom Design

From $1484.00

Custom Printed
Altegra Heavy Duty 4x8m Marquee

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32m2 Area = ~50 people

50/58mm Aluminium

Lifetime Warranty*

Altegra Custom Printing - choose printed panels colour icon

Custom Design

From $2404.00

Altegra Marquee anchoring and Connecting Brackets

A critically important part of setting up and running a safe event with your folding marquee is ensuring that it is adequately anchored to the ground. While our school and sporting club marquees are engineered to superior safety standards, their integrity requires a heavy-weight foothold.

Our marquee leg weights and our connecting brackets 

Stackable & Fits between 2x marquees

$72.00

Secure 2x Marquees Side by Side

$72.00

Long Pegs & Spring Guy Ropes

$72.00

(Without Sand)

$72.00

Fitted Event Marquee Walls and Wallkits

Adding walls to pop up event marquees serves a number of purposes, both for convenience and style, as well as for strength. Connecting walls to the well anchored event marquee increases overall structural integrity and resistance to wind as highlighted in the HRIA Marquee Weighting Guide. UPF50+ marquee walls that are waterproof, and have mesh will also keep rain, wind, and bugs at bay. Customise your event marquee with walls from our selection.

3m Window Wall

UPF50+ Roll Up Window With Mesh

$83.00

3m Door Wall

UPF50+ Roll Up Door With Zips

$72.00

3m Solid Wall

UPF50+ Solid Wall Panel

$66.00

3m Wallkit

4x UPF50+ Walls & Carry bag

$275.00

4.5m Solid Wall

UPF50+ Solid Wall Panel

$99.00

4.5m Door Wall

UPF50+ Roll Up Door With Zips

$105.00

3x4.5m Wallkit

4x UPF50+ Walls & Carry bag

$330.00

3x6m Wallkit

6x 3m UPF50+ Walls & Carry bag

$412.00

School and Sporting Club Marquee FAQ's

Yes, all Altegra folding event marquees are covered by a UPF50+ Excellent, 100% Waterproof canopy that is thoroughly secured to its frame to remain sturdy in high winds (when correctly anchored to the ground).

A full-length, 360° inner velcro strip is also standard on our marquee canopies for the easy addition of a range of walls to create an effective sunshade, block out the wind, and keep your occupants dry.

The cost of a school marquee depends on its size, strength, and if custom branding is required. A marquee that has been certified safe for school use will range between $800 for a standard coloured canopy on a certified marquee and $4,000 for a fully customised large-span marquee that can shelter 50 or more event attendees.

Marquees need to be engineered to achieve and hold section 238 compliance – Australia’s highest safety standard for marquees for public event use to provide safe use at school events.

The marquee engineering standard ensures that the pop up shelter will retain its integrity when faced with severe or sudden weather conditions, keeping its occupants sheltered and those attending the event safe.

When setting up a sporting club marquee, it is a mandatory safety requirement to anchor each leg to the ground. Marquee leg weights are the best safety solution to complement pegging your marquee.

We rely on and provide recommendations using the HRIA Marquee Weighting guide to ensure a safely weighted event marquee. The amount of weight per marquee leg depends on the marquee size and your addition of walls, which reduce the impact of the wind on your pop up event shelter.

The school or sporting club marquee size that best fits your needs depends on your occupancy and portability requirements. While a single, large-span marquee might suit your occupancy or sheltered area needs, its increased size makes it more challenging to set up and transport.

Therefore, while a smaller marquee may only shelter 50% of your intended guests, it is also significantly more portable and easier to set up than a larger size. Erecting two small marquees and securing them together with connecting brackets and a gutter will provide the same protection area and be far easier to set up.

Altegra Marquees for Sports Clubs shelter teams while providing a competitive edge with vibrant canopy printing - our marquees for schools and sports clubs provide a safe, weatherproof shelter that have been trusted since 2004.

What makes it an event marquee?

An event marquee is a portable tent that is designed and engineered to safely and reliably shelter people when outside.

The event shelter is engineered to withstand imposing weather conditions, such as high winds, torrential rain, and direct UV light from the sun.

A well-designed marquee frame is sturdy, durable, and can be anchored to the ground, all complying with public event regulations.

The addition of walls is also a design feature to allow for the custom marquee setup and to cater to the weather and event type.

Marquee size chart

 
Marquee SizeMarquee Coverage AreaApprox. Number of People
(Metres / Feet)(m2 / ft2)(Standing)
2.4m x 2.4m (8ft x 8ft)5.76m2 (64ft2)10 people
3m x 3m (10ft x 10ft)9m2 (100ft2)15 people
3m x 4.5m (10ft x 15ft)13.5m2 (150ft2)20 people
3m x 6m (10ft x 20ft)18m2 (200ft2)30 people
4m x 4m (13ft x 13ft)16m2 (169ft2)25 people
4m x 8m (13ft x 26ft)36m2 (338ft2)50 people
If you’re still unsure of the size you need, take a look at the visualizing the size in feet document which, although it’s imperial, offers a reasonable insight into sizing using the above chart.

How to choose the best marquee for your school or sports club?

The best marquee for your school or club is one that will both support provide a certified safe sheltered area for an approximate number of people and will cover your portability needs. Pop up marquees are available in numerous sizes, covering an area as defined by Width x Length, and in varied frame weights that correspond with their strength.

We’ve kept the marquee selection to a two-step choice, the sheltered area and frame strength. Then it’s up to your imagination and design flair!

2 simple steps to identifying the best marquee for your needs

1. Measure the area of marquee coverage

Firstly, determine your desired coverage area by measuring the allocated space where the marquee will be erected, or by making an approximation of the number of occupants.

Your width by length measurement is how marquees are displayed and sorted. Our size range is from the small

2. Determine your marquee strength requirement

Decide whether your marquee’s strength is most important or if portability is also a deciding factor. The biggest and strongest pop up marquees for events require a few people to set up and pack away. If your sporting events or festivals are only short-term and set up is frequent, the task becomes challenging for your events department.

As a general rule of thumb when erecting event marquees in public, a conservative, safety-conscious approach is favourable and the stronger the marquee, the better. However, when setting up frequently with fewer people on hand, a lighter-weight solution that is well anchored to the ground will be a better option for you.

We have designed our two hexagonal aluminium marquee frame versions to ensure safety but to cater to both the decisive strength and portability factors.

Which Altegra school and sporting club marquee suits my strength needs?

Each of the marquees that we have listed for use as school and sports club marquees are constructed with our advanced aluminium frames. Each are compliant to the highest Australian Standards specific to public event safety and are all covered by our unrivalled Lifetime Warranty.

We’ve developed two models to address each of the strength and portability requirements of our customers. One for unrelenting strength and dependability, and the other that makes setup and marquee transportation easier with its leaner profile.

Our two aluminium event marquee frames - one focussed on increased portability and the other on integrity.

Altegra Pro Lite gazebo and folding marquee frame cross-section icon - 40mm hexagonal brushed aluminium frame with 2mm walls, measuring 46mm diagonally.
Pro Lite 40/46mm ALU Marquees

Our Pro Lite frames are our range of lightweight, portable pop up event marquees. While still regarded as “heavy-duty” by industry standards, our mid-weight aluminium frame focusses on ease of setup and portability. Section 238 certified maintains critical public event safety compliance.

The Altegra Hexagonal Aluminium frame is functional, robust, and adds to the aesthetics of our gazebos and marquees - available in our Pro Lite and Heavy Duty gazebo and marquees ranges.
Altegra Heavy Duty gazebo and folding marquee frame cross-section icon - 50mm hexagonal brushed aluminium frame with 2mm walls, measuring 58mm diagonally.
Heavy Duty 50/58mm ALU Marquees

The Heavy Duty frames are our most robust and most dependable event marquees for sale. Aluminium joints confidently secure large, structurally integral hexagonal legs and a sturdy reinforced upper frame. Sat on top of double reinforced, oversized footplates deliver profound integrity.

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