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Gamecock Club Celebrates a Record-Breaking 2023
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Gamecock Club Celebrates a Record-Breaking 2023

In an extraordinary display of passion and loyalty, the Gamecock Club proudly announces a year of unprecedented success and record-breaking milestones for 2023. With unwavering support from fans and members alike, the Club has not only surpassed previous records but also set new standards in its commitment to excellence through supporting Gamecock Student Athletes.

Key Highlights of 2023:

Historic Membership Numbers: The Gamecock Club reached a staggering total of 19,373 members in 2023, marking the third time in its history to cross the 19,000-member threshold, this year’s accomplishment is particularly notable as it represents the first time since 2015 that membership has soared above 19,000.

Unprecedented New Member Enrollment: 2023 witnessed the most significant influx of new members on record, with over 5,600 individuals joining the Club. This surge in new memberships underscores the growing enthusiasm and support for the Club’s mission.

Student Gamecock Club Reaches New Heights: The Student Gamecock Club achieved its highest membership ever, with a remarkable 4,018 members, surpassing the 4,000 mark for the first time.

Junior Membership Soars to Record Levels: The Junior Gamecock Club, presented by ABC Quality, celebrated a milestone, boasting over 1,300 junior members, the highest in the Club’s history. This figure surpasses the previous record of 1,029 junior members set in 2014, highlighting the growing interest and passion among our younger fans.

“These achievements are a testament to the dedication and passion of the Gamecock community,” said Wayne Hiott, Gamecock Club CEO “The record numbers reflect not just the loyalty of our longstanding members but also the growing appeal of the Gamecock Club to a new generation of fans and supporters. Our student and junior memberships, in particular, represent the future of the club, and we are thrilled to see such enthusiastic participation from these groups.”

The Gamecock Club extends its heartfelt gratitude to all members, new and old, for their unwavering support and commitment. This historic year would not have been possible without the dedication of our fans who stand behind our student-athletes, fueling their success both on and off the field.

“I am extremely proud and grateful for the fantastic support of Gamecock Club members,” said Director of Athletics, Ray Tanner “They have filled the stands, cheered loudly, and donated generously to help us provide a world class experience for our student-athletes. The growth the Gamecock Club has seen this past year is a testament to the strength and spirit of our Gamecock community. Our fans are the best fans in the nation, and we couldn’t do it without you.”

As we look forward to another exciting year, the Gamecock Club remains dedicated to enhancing the experience of our student-athletes and providing them with the resources they need to excel. We invite everyone to continue this journey with us, cheering on the Gamecocks to even greater heights in 2024.

About the Gamecock Club:
The Gamecock Club, founded 1940, is the official fundraising arm of the University of South Carolina Athletics Department. The Gamecock Club is committed to raising money for student-athletes by providing a positive experience through unique engagement opportunities. Through the contributions of its members, the Club plays a crucial role in providing scholarships, facilities, and other resources essential for the success of Gamecock Athletics.