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 Mid North Coast.
1. South West Rocks Country Club
Where: 2 Sportsmans Way, South West Rocks
What: Not only will there be footy food available for purchase, but why not try your hand at trivia & with 2 major prizes each game up for grabs - a NSW & QLD Supporters Pack.
2. Club North Haven
Where: 1 Woodford Rd, North Haven
What: There will be happy hour drinks during one of the biggest sporting clashes of the year, free half time snacks, and if you're lucky you could walk away with a NSW State of Origin Pack.
3. Port City Bowling Club
Where: 4 Owen St, Port Macquarie
What: Enjoy the Clubs super screen in the entertainment lounge so that you don't miss any of the action, get in on the sweeps, and you could even score a Blues Jersey at half time... what a win!
4. Nambucca Heads Island Golf Club
Where: Stuart Island, Nambucca Heads
What: Enjoy the footy with a $4 Schooner in hand and house wine all game up for purchase!
5. Settlers Inn Hotel
Where: 101 Hastings River Dr, Port Macquarie
What: Who could resist a POP UP Burger Bar and a State of Origin Burger n Wing combo for just $15 to satisfy those taste buds.