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Worried you’re going to be bored while at USC? Gamecock Entertainment has got you covered. Gamecock Entertainment is students’ main source for FREE and FUN stuff to do both on and off campus.  Make sure you follow Gamecock Entertainment on social media to be in the know about all the cool events for students throughout the semester!

 

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Gamecock Entertainment

Gamecock Entertainment is USC’s source for FREE and FUN things to do both on and off campus! Our office is home to Carolina Productions, Homecoming, Dance Marathon, Thursday After Dark, and numerous other events and programs throughout the year! Check out our organizations and line up of events.

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Carolina Productions

Carolina Productions is your primary source for student entertainment at USC! Whether you want to attend or help behind the scenes at awesome events like concerts, comedy shows, foam parties, or weekend movies, this organization is for you! We are all about entertainment for students – by students!

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Thursday After Dark

Thursday After Dark (TAD) is a student's go-to for late night entertainment every Thursday night of the semester. Whether on or off campus, this night of fun is always free.

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Homecoming

The tradition continues! Homecoming is a week of fun events, giveaways, team competitions, Cockstock - our annual concert, and more as Gamecocks celebrate the USC spirit. 

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Tiger Burn

One of Carolina's oldest traditions as we celebrate our rivalry week with Clemson at the annual Tiger Burn. Alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.

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Dance Marathon

Dance Marathon is the largest student-run philanthropic organization on campus. Each year USC’s students raise money and awareness for the patients in the Prisma Health Children’s Hospital- Midlands, right here in Columbia! In 2020, we raised $1,016,822 For The Kids! 

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Upcoming Events

Hunger Games: Cockbuster

Friday, Feb. 23, 2024

Location: Russell House Theater

Dance Marathon Main Event

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024

Location: Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Ctr 102D Wet Classroom, Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Ctr 201F - Board Room, Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Ctr Studio 116, Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Ctr Studio 125, Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Ctr...

Cost: 0

Dance Marathon Main Event

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024

Location: Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Ctr 123 - South Center

Cost: 0

Dance Marathon Main Event

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024

Location: Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Ctr 123 - South Center

Cost: 0

Cocky's Playroom

Monday, Feb. 26, 2024

Location: Russell House Ballroom

Gamecock Entertainment Interest Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024

Location: Russell House University Union 203

Cost: 0

Thursday After Dark: Let’s Get Crafty!

Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024

Location: Russell House Ballroom, Russell House University Union 202 Lounge

Springfest: Petting Zoo

Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2024

Location: Davis Field I - RHUU Side

Gamecock Entertainment Interest Meeting

Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2024

Location: ODK/Mortar Board Room

Cost: 0

Springfest: Silent Disco

Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2024

Location: RHUU Russell House Patio, RHUU Russell House Patio Stage

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