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Here’s what’s new at Williams Brice in 2023

Gamecocks fans will experience new pre-game ceremonies, tech upgrades, renovated facilities, and sustainability initiatives at Williams Brice Stadium in 2023.

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In “The Program,” many football scenes were filmed at the Williams-Brice Stadium.

Photo by @sc_drone

When the Gamecocks kickoff at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night in Williams-Brice Stadium, fans will witness new pre-game ceremonies on the field, including an enhanced 2001 entrance, as well as a new audio visiual hype experience.

From tech enhancements to revamped facilities, here’s a quick rundown of what’s new in the stadium for 2023:

Digital maps

  • Located on the Gamecocks app fans can navigate key locations inside the stadium including menus, water locations, restrooms, and first aid stations.

New concessions

Seating

  • The revamped West Main Patio will offer outdoor soft seating for fans seeking relaxation during the game.

Enhanced service

  • Enhanced cell phone coverage for Verizon

Safety first

  • Enhanced security measures, including walk-through metal detectors at all gates.

Gamecock Gastro Pub

  • This will be open on Friday nights of home games, offering a full-service pub bar happy hour experience inside Williams-Brice Stadium.

Sustainability

  • New recycling bins and a commitment to zero waste by 2025.
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