Win tickets to the USC-Florida football game!

Disclaimer: This giveaway was not licensed, sponsored or authorized by USC. (There were going to be four unused tickets for this particular game, so we decided to have a ticket giveaway.)

Hello from Gamecock Central.

The deadline to enter the ticket giveaway was 11:59 p.m. EST on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. Entries submitted after that time were discarded.

Two winners from the entrants were selected and contacted at 8:15 a.m. EST on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015.

The method for selecting random winners was this site:

Thank you to everyone who entered. Your participation is very much appreciated.

Gamecock Central is giving away two pairs of tickets -- four total tickets -- to the USC-Florida game to be played on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 at Williams-Brice Stadium. Two lucky winners will be chosen and each will receive two free tickets. Prize includes two tickets to the game only. Parking, accommodations and any other expenses related to the game are the responsibility of each winner.

The deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m. EST on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.

Name *
(State-issued photo I.D. required to claim Prize at stadium.)
Terms & Conditions *
By checking this box you agree to the Terms & Conditions of this giveaway, which are located below.


This contest is sponsored by Gamecock Central Inc.

Contestants must be at least 18 years old and a legal resident of the United States to enter.

This contest is not open to employees or the immediate family members of employees of Gamecock Central.

By participating in the contest, and any promotions thereto, each entrant agrees to release Gamecock Central and its employees harmless from and any all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy either directly or indirectly related to or arising from the contest or from acceptance of any prize.

Official rules are subject to change prior to the entry deadline.

There is no purchase necessary to win any of the prizes offered in this contest.

There is no entry fee required to enter this contest.

This contest offer is void where prohibited.

Gamecock Central is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.

All entries received that are incomplete and/or illegible will be disqualified.

All entries received become the property of Gamecock Central, and will not be returned.

All decisions of Gamecock Central management with respect to the contest are final.


No more than one entry per contestant will be considered.

Entries will be accepted starting at 12 p.m. EST on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 until 11:59 p.m. EST on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.

Entries are to be submitted by completing the online form at (a Gamecock Central blog) and must indicate acceptance of these terms and conditions. Entries submitted without acceptance of terms and conditions will not be considered.

All components below must be included or entry will not be considered. Entries must include the following:

  1. Entrant's name (State-issued photo I.D. required to claim Prize at stadium)
  2. Entrant's email address (Entrants will have at least 12 hours to respond to winning email notification)


Gamecock Central may collect the information provided by entrants.  Gamecock Central may use the information collected for marketing and advertising purposes.  Entry into the contest constitutes consent by the entrant to such use of the information provided in the entry form. Entrants agree to receive emails from Gamecock Central.

Information provided by entrants will be not sold or leased to other companies.


Two (2) winners will be selected as follows:

  • Two entries from the contest entrants will be selected at random by Gamecock Central on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, no later than 11:59 a.m. EST.
  • Should an entry selected be invalid for any reason, including but not limited to the entry of fictitious or non-functional information in the entry form or the ineligibility of the entrant, the selected entrant may be discarded and a new entry selected until a valid and eligible entry is chosen.
  • Promptly upon selection of the winning entry, Gamecock Central will attempt to notify the winning entrant via email, using the email address provided by the entrant in the entry form.
  • The Winner must accept the prize not later than by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Failure of the Winner to accept the prize by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 shall result in the prize being forfeited. Gamecock Central, in its discretion, may randomly select another entry.
  • Neither notification of Winner status nor acceptance of the prize shall render an ineligible contestant eligible.  Should Gamecock Central discover that the winning entry was submitted by an ineligible entrant, even if such discovery should occur after notification or after acceptance of the prize, Gamecock Central shall, in its sole discretion, have the right to rescind the award and select another Winner.
  • Acceptance of the prize constitutes the Winner's consent to use his or her name, place of residence, voice, statements, and likeness in any media for editorial, advertising, marketing, and publicity purposes without further compensation.


The odds of winning are not predetermined and will depend upon the total number of valid entries received.


Each Winner will receive admission for two (2) adjacent seats at the USC-Florida football game ("The Game"), to be played on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. The location of the seats will be selected by Gamecock Central, at Gamecock Central's sole discretion. Total retail value of the Prize: $140 ($70 per ticket).

The Prize will be delivered by ticket will-call at Williams-Brice Stadium.

In the event that The Game is not held on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, whether due to weather, fire, flood, natural disaster, emergency, or any other reason whatsoever, Gamecock Central will not provide a substitute prize to the Winner.


Winner is not obligated to make any purchase to receive the Prize.

Winner may be required to present a state issued photo I.D., or other form of identification, sufficient to establish Winner's identity and eligibility. Failure of Winner to provide the required identification may result in the forfeiture of the Prize.

Transportation to The Game is not included in the Prize. Winner must make his or her own arrangements to reach The Game.

Parking is not included in the Prize. If Winner drives to The Game, Winner must pay for parking.

Lodging is not included in the Prize. If Winner travels to The Game, Winner shall be responsible for securing his or her own lodging.

Upon delivery of The Prize to the Winner, risk of loss of the Prize shall lie solely with Winner. Winner will not be admitted to The Game without presentation of the Prize.

The tickets which constitute the Prize will include the same terms and conditions as tickets sold to the public.  Winner must agree to and follow all terms and conditions contained on the tickets presented as the Prize.

The Winner is solely responsible for any and all federal, state and local taxes that may be due as a result of Winner's receipt of the Prize.

Winner may not sell or otherwise transfer the Prize, without the express written permission of Gamecock Central.


These rules are subject to the interpretation of Gamecock Central. Any aspect of these rules can be changed at the discretion of Gamecock Central and such change(s) will become effective upon announcement.

The use of software or other automated processes to submit entries is prohibited, and any entries submitted by such means may be disqualified, in the sole discretion of Gamecock Central.

Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in an entrant's disqualification, at the sole discretion of Gamecock Central.

Gamecock Central, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of Gamecock Central's website or who otherwise is in violation of the rules. Gamecock Central further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify any promotion not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort. Gamecock Central is not responsible for typographical or other errors in printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of a prize.

All prizes must be accepted as offered. Prizes are not redeemable for cash and are not transferable.

The name of the winner may be posted on Gamecock Central's website and blog, as well as on Gamecock Central's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, after the contest ends.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or Winner, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of South Carolina and the United States of America, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the invalidity or unenforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.