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Oct. 6, 2010

ESPN College GameDay Parking and Shuttle Information

The ESPN GameDay Shuttle will take fans parked near the stadium to the Horseshoe on campus for ESPN College GameDay. The service will begin at 8 a.m., with pick up at the main gate of the Fairgrounds, located on Rosewood Drive.

The regular University shuttle picks up at the Russell House and Lot B of the Colonial Life Arena parking lot (Lincoln and Devine Streets). It begins operation at 12:30 p.m. and runs continuously during the game and for one (1) hour following the game. Shuttle rides are free for University of South Carolina students and $3 roundtrip for the general public.

Garage parking will be available for those fans attending ESPN College GameDay on the Horseshoe. Both the Senate Garage (corner of Senate and Pickens Streets) and the Pendleton Garage (corner of Pickens and Pendleton Streets) will be open and free of charge.

Ticket Information for the Alabama Football Game

The South Carolina Athletics Ticket Office reminds fans of the potential presence of counterfeit tickets for the sold-out game versus Alabama on October 9. Fans may verify the authenticity of their tickets by visiting the box office at Colonial Life Arena between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Any person possessing a stolen or counterfeit ticket will be denied admission at the gates and may be subject to investigation. The only authorized sales outlets are the South Carolina Athletics Ticket Office and Ticketmaster.

Parking Information for the Alabama Football Game

All parking will be extremely limited. The Rosewood side of the Fairgrounds will not be available for game day parking due to State Fair preparations. The Fairgrounds will also not offer RV parking on the east side of George Rogers Boulevard.

All Fairgrounds season parking passes purchased through South Carolina Athletics will still be valid.

Game day parking will be available for $30 per space at Gate 6 of the Fairgrounds. Approximately 300 spaces will be available in the Fairgrounds. An additional 500 spaces will be available for game day parking for $30 each in the Farmers Market at the entrance off of National Guard Road. Both lots open at 7:30 a.m. Game day parking will be limited to cars only.

Limited RV parking will be available on Friday, October 8, at Capital City Stadium (paved lot) off Assembly Street and in the Farmers Market (grass & dirt) off National Guard Road. Both lots open at 2:00 p.m. on Friday and do not have
hookups. The overnight parking at Capital City Stadium is $10 per space. Three spaces are usually needed to accommodate RVs, which translates to $30 per day. The Farmers Market overnight RV parking is $60 per day. Please remember that this is a working market with activity 24 hours a day.

The Palmetto Compress Warehouse, located at 617 Devine Street, offers RV parking for $40 per night that may be reserved in advance. There are no hookups in this lot. Please call Glenda at (803) 252-4911 to reserve a space. Fans parking in this lot may ride to the stadium via the University shuttle for $3 per person roundtrip.

The following parking lots will close two (2) hours after the game and will be locked: Farmers Market, Fairgrounds, ETV Lot 4, and the Armory.

The Armory lot closes its gates at the end of the 1st quarter for security purposes. If you need to enter or exit this lot before the gates are reopened, you must use the main entrance by the guardhouse on National Guard Road. The gates are reopened prior to the start of the 4th quarter for vehicles to exit.

Visit for more detailed football parking information. Select Fan Zone, click on Gameday Parking Information, and then select Football 2010.