Mailing AddressRice Athletics Center
1304 Heyward Street
Columbia, SC 29208
Contact InformationPhone: (803) 576-9189
Fax: (803) 777-5280
Assistant AD/MarketingE-mail Eric
Marketing DirectorE-mail Josh
Coordinator of Digital/Social MediaE-mail Brittany
Marketing AssistantE-mail Eric
Marketing AssistantE-mail Lauryn
The University of South Carolina Athletics Department may be able to provide a requested item for charitable and community events. All requests must be evaluated for compliance with NCAA regulations and institutional policies and procedures. We are happy to process your request once complete information is received; however, please understand that we are unable to guarantee that an item will be provided.
As these requests take time to go through the entire compliance process, please allow a minimum of four weeks for the University to approve your request. To submit your donation request, please visit the link below.
The Marketing Department has various promotional games and giveaways at athletic events. In the attached link, you can find promotional schedules for the 2012-2013 seasons for Football, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Volleyball, Men's Basketball, and Women's Basketball. Future schedules will be posted as they arise. All schedules are subject to change.
The mission of the Office of Trademarks and Licensing is to insure (1) proper use of those trademarks, service marks, logos, and insignias that have come to be associated with the University of South Carolina; (2) generate income to support and enhance the scholastic missions of the University of South Carolina; and (3) protect the university's reputation, good name and image by permitting only appropriate uses and assuring that only quality products bear the institution's name, initials or marks.
For more information on licensing, you can visit the main University Licensing page below.
South Carolina Athletics is proud to to rank in the top 20 in the entire NCAA in Facebook Fans, Twitter followers, and YouTube subscribers. To keep up with all of the excitement of Gamecock Athletics, including exclusive coverage, visit the the Connect Page. This has all of the following official pages and accounts on it:
Launched in 2009, the Gamecock Student Rewards program is designed to reward students for their attendance at Carolina Athletics events. Every sporting event (except Football) has a designated location where you can have your card scanned to earn points towards free Under Armour apparel. New in 2012, students can earn points by interacting with the Gamecocks on social media. The 2012-13 prizes include:
Fans who bring a group of 15 or more can purchase tickets for the discounted rate for only $1 at the following sporting events:
|Reading With the Gamecocks|
The Reading with the Gamecocks Program was created in 2007 by the Women's Basketball program to promote literacy amongst elementary school students. Last year we had 84 schools and over 9,250 students participate from across the state of South Carolina, and together they read over 2.7 million pages! This year's program has three different phases.
The Active Gamecocks Program was created in 2011 to combat childhood obesity. The program encourages children, between Kindergarten and fifth grade, to participate in a two-week, 30-minute a day exercise regimen. If the student completes this exercise regimen, they become eligible to receive two (2) complimentary tickets to a predetermined Gamecock athletic sporting event. The program is put in place during the academic year, where three sessions can take place - Fall, Winter, Spring. Elementary schools are encouraged to participate in as many sessions as they would be it one or three! Upcoming Winter session events include:
For fans that may not live as close by and are not able to attend Carolina sporting events to get the official team posters for all 19 varsity sports, you can purchase them online. They make great presents and can be mailed directly to a recipient!
For further questions about the USC Poster Store, you can call Eric Ward at (803) 576-9288.
The Marketing Department provides internships for University of South Carolina students. Internships are renewed by each academic term; Fall term, Spring term, and Summer term. Internships are approximately 15-20 hours per week for part-time and 40 hours a week for students seeking full-time internships or practicums.
Duties include aiding the Marketing Department with marketing and promotional activities for all Varsity sports. Interns will provide support with game day operations for Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Baseball, and other Olympic sports as assigned. Interns will also aid with ticket sales and public relations campaigns geared towards increasing attendance on campus and throughout the community. Desired candidates have the following skillsets:
Implemented in 1972, Title IX was created to provide equity in gender education. In conjunction with the 40th Anniversary of the implementation of Title IX, the South Carolina Gamecocks are celebrating the accomplishments of each of our Varsity Women's sports. A calendar of the set dates can be found below.
October 7 - Women's Soccer vs. Georgia
November 11 - Volleyball vs. Tennessee
February 3 - Women's Basketball vs. Auburn
TBD - Softball
The University of South Carolina is unable to honor requests for utilization of the video boards at Williams-Brice Stadium, Colonial Life Arena, Carolina Stadium, Stone Stadium, or Beckham Field for birthday wishes, anniversary congratulations and any other personal messages. Additionally the University is unable to honor requests at all venues for the Public Address announcers for similar messages.
If you would like to schedule a birthday party for a child, the Junior Gamecock Club offers special rates. All information can be found at the link below.