Georgia Football Fans on Amelia Island, Florida-Georgia Weekend Last Year
FOOTBALL FAN? WIN TICKETS! GEORGIA-FLORIDA GAME & 3-night stay at Omni Amelia Island Plantation.
It’s widely known as “The World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party,” due to the tailgating and partying associated with this college grudge match. The big game between historic rivals, the Florida Gators and Georgia Bulldogs, takes place at Jacksonville’s stadium the last weekend of October annually. Being played at Jacksonville’s Everbank Field, eyes will be on Georgia vs. Florida this year on Saturday, October 27, 2012, with kick-off at 3:30 pm.
FOOTBALL FEVER SPREADS OVER AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Folks flock to Amelia Island like migratory birds each year for ritualistic football gatherings surrounding this huge event weekend in northeast Florida. This is a fun weekend to be on Amelia Island with festive atmosphere. Enjoy the beach and big college football showdown! From beach cottages to local inns and resorts, the colors of both teams bloom outside in Fernandina Beach, from banners and flags to people wearing their team’s colors. There are house parties, beach gatherings, and specials at local area pubs. A weekend full of festivities is planned, as usual, at Amelia Island’s largest resort property. See AIP’s blog covering Georgia-Florida weekend at Omni Amelia Island Plantation.
ONLINE ENTRY FORM TO WIN TICKETS AND 3-NIGHT AMELIA ISLAND GETAWAY
Even more exiciting for some may be winning tickets to the football game of the year, plus resort accommodations — how nice would that be? Enter “Florida/Georgia Showdown Sweepstakes” for your chance to win 2 tickets and 3-night stay at Omni Amelia Island Plantation, sponsored by the Amelia Island Tourist Development Council. Game day is October 27, 2012. Winner will be selected around October 15, 2012. See online sweepstakes entry form and official rules at http://www.ameliaisland.com/sweepstakes.aspx . Good luck!
With a background in publishing, financial services, and real estate, Wendy is Amelia Island Living & Travel's digital content editor (including photography and social media channels). A nature lover, birding and biking enthusiast, she has lived on Amelia Island 20 years (a transplant from NY). eMail: contact@AmeliaIslandLiving.com. 904-206-7280.