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  • the student section at Williams-Brice stadium during a night game

Football Tickets

Spurring on the Fighting Gamecocks in the midst of a euphoric crowd at Williams-Brice Stadium is one of the most memorable and exciting experiences to be had at the University of South Carolina.

Request Your Ticket

Eligible students can use our convenient app to request tickets.

 

Who Is Eligible for the Student Ticketing Process

  • UofSC Columbia Students enrolled in 12+ hours
  • UofSC Undergraduate Students taking 6+ hours who paid the Athletic Events Fee*
  • Graduate students taking at least 1 hour are eligible to pay the Athletic Event Fee* 

The deadline to pay the Athletic Event Fee has passed. Please email StudentTickets@sc.edu if you have any questions about this fee or tickets.


Not Eligible
Students at other UofSC campuses or who have fewer than 12 hours without paying the Athletic Event Fee* are not eligible to request tickets.

*The Athletic Event Fee is a bond fee that goes to the Athletic Department to support facility upkeep. Paying the fee does not guarantee tickets and only makes you eligible to participate in the student ticketing process. 

 

Football Ticketing Process

On Monday at 9am until Tuesday at 4pm of the week leading up to a football game, students must request a ticket if they are interested in attending. The request process does NOT guarantee a ticket to the game. To request a ticket use the Gamecock Student Rewards app, and click on ticketing. Request are prioritized and tickets are awarded based on Gamecock Reward points. The number of points required to receive a ticket  varies and is determined once all requests are placed. For soccer, basketball, and baseball, there is not request period.  

Beginning Wednesday at 9am until Thursday at 4pm, students that were awarded the opportunity to claim a ticket can go and claim their ticket to guarantee admission into the game. You MUST claim your ticket by Thursday at 4pm or you will lose your ticket. Unclaimed student tickets will be made available during the On Demand period for those that requested a ticket but did not qualify for the claim period. 

Students who requested a ticket, but did not receive one during the claim period can claim any remaining tickets during the On Demand period which begins on Thursday at 5pm. These tickets are first come, first serve and will go fast. You can try back until 5pm on Friday to see if any students have cancelled their tickets. 

Your ticket barcode  will appear the morning of the game. Opt-in to text messages to receive weekly text reminders at 9am Saturday morning. To speed up the process at the gate, pull up your ticket on your phone before leaving for Williams-Brice stadium. If you have an iPhone, put the ticket in your Apple Wallet for easier access. If you decide to not attend the game, you MUST cancel your ticket by Friday at 5pm. If you fail to cancel your ticket and do not attend the game, you will lose your ticketing privledges for the 2021 football season (this policy only applies to the 2020 football season because of the limited student tickets). Student tickets are non-transferrable and if found distributing or requesting another student's ticket will lead to you losing ticketing privileges.  

Guest tickets will not be available for the 2020 football season due to limited capacity. 

 

Ticket Availability Schedule 

Tickets requests usually start at 9 a.m. on the Monday before a Saturday game. Please note the altered schedule for the Georgia game due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

September 26 – Gamecocks v. Tennessee

Request Period: Sept. 21 at 9 a.m. – Sept. 22 at 4 p.m..
Claim Period: Sept. 23 at 9 a.m. – Sept. 24 at 4 p.m.
Tickets On Demand: Sept. 24 at 5 p.m. until Sept 25 at 5 p.m.

October 17 – Gamecocks v. Auburn

Request Period: Oct. 12 at 9 a.m. – Oct. 13 at 4 p.m.
Claim Period: Oct. 14 at 9 a.m. – Oct. 15 at 4 p.m.
Tickets On Demand: Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. until Oct. 16 at 5 p.m.

November 7 – Gamecocks v. Texas A&M

Request Period: Nov. 2 at 9 a.m. – Nov. 3 at 4 p.m.
Claim Period: Nov. 4 at 9 a.m. – Nov. 5 at 4 p.m.
Tickets On Demand: Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. until Nov. 6 at 5 p.m.

November 21 – Gamecocks v. Missouri

Request Period: Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. – Nov. 17 at 4 p.m.
Claim Period: Nov. 18 at 9 a.m. – Nov. 19 at 4 p.m.
Tickets On Demand: Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. until Nov. 20 at 5 p.m.

November 28  – Gamecocks v. Georgia

Request Period: Nov. 19 at 9 a.m. – Nov. 23 at 4 p.m.
Claim Period: Nov. 24 at 9 a.m. – Nov. 25 at 4 p.m.
Tickets On Demand: Nov. 25 at 5 p.m. until Nov. 27 at 5 p.m.


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Attending a Football Game

Your phone contains your ticket. Make sure to have it charged upon entry to the stadium. You are responsible for having your student ticket available upon entry to the stadium. 

You must present your CarolinaCard and student ticket at the gate upon entry. If you fail to present it if asked by a university official, you will be ejected from the game. 

Students enter through the student gate at the north-east corner of Williams-Brice Stadium.

Student lower gates open 2 hours in advance. Arrive early to avoid lines that form around the time of kickoff. Students must enter by half time of each game. Student gates will close after that time and you will not gain entry into the stadium.

South Carolina Athletics has a clear bag policy for all ticketed athletic events that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the venues for baseball, men's and women's basketball, football, men's and women's soccer, softball and volleyball. Please review the list of approved and unapproved bags on this page before attending an athletic event. 

 

Students seated in the lower deck will receive a wristband upon entrance into the northeast Student Gate. The wristband must be worn at all times. If found in the lower deck without a wristband, you will be removed from the stadium and lose your ticket privileges for the next football season. No guests are allowed in the lower deck.

Depending on the game, upper deck tickets may be available. These tickets will be assigned seats located outside of the lower deck student section.  

Penalty strikes have been suspended for the 2020 football season. If you fail to cancel your ticket by 5pm Friday and do not attend the game, you will lose your ticketing for the next football season. 

Reward Points

 Due to capacity limitations, the traditional Gamecock Rewards program has been suspended. You will not receive additional points for attending athletic events during the fall 2020 semester. Your points will consist of three factors:

  • Seniority
    • Seniors - 8 points
    • Juniors/Graduates - 6 points
    • Sophomores - 4 points
    • Freshmen - 3 points
  • 20% rollover points from the previous academic year
  • Optional membership to the Student Gamecock Club 

Questions regarding Gamecock Rewards points can be submitted to screward@mailbox.sc.edu
 

Ticket Policy Violations

If you violate the student ticket policy, you may:

  • Be referred to the Office of Student Judicial Programs.
  • Be suspended from all athletic events for a calendar year.
  • Lose all your reward points.
  • Be referred to UofSC Police.

Ticket Policy Violations

  • Getting ejected from an athletic event.
  • Selling or attempting to distribute a student ticket.
  • Requesting to use another student's ticket.
  • Using or requesting to use someone else's student ticket.
  • Copying or altering a student ticket.
  • Showing a false, copied or altered ticket at the gate.
  • Presenting another student's ticket at the gate.
  • Accessing or attempting to access another student's ticketing account.
  • Failing to have a lower deck wristband on in the lower deck student section for football. 
  • Giving your lower deck wristband to another student for football.
  • For football, possessing any alcohol in the lower deck student section - even alcohol purchased legally from another section of the stadium. 
  • Violation of any rules at the venue.
  • Failing to present CarolinaCard upon request.
  • Failing to abide by the Gamecock Fan Code of Conduct

Gamecock Fan Code of Conduct

  • In the spirit of sportsmanship, Gamecock fans shall:
    • Conduct themselves in a manner that represents their University, the Southeastern Conference, and the NCAA with honor, dignity, and respect
    • Not use vulgar, abusive, racist, sexist, demeaning, or intimidating language at any time
    • Support the players, coaches, and officials in a positive manner
    • Treat the visiting team, coaches, and fans with courtesy and respect at all times
    • Demonstrating the qualities of civility and sportsmanship at all times
    • Not engage in cheers that are vulgar, crass, or demeaning
    • Refrain from throwing objects onto the field or court for any reason
    • Not become inebriated or belligerent 
    • Refrain from entering the playing field at any time, including after the game
    • Be a positive role model for those around them by treating others with courtesy and respect

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