SOURCE: Amelia Island CVB

Amelia Island CVB

September 27, 2010 10:00 ET

Amelia Island Blitzes Florida-Georgia Football Weekend With Contest, Events, Deals for Fans

AMELIA ISLAND, FL--(Marketwire - September 27, 2010) - The annual clash between the football powerhouses of the University of Florida Gators and University of Georgia Bulldogs is known for its exciting play and devoted fans. This year, Gator fans and Bulldog fans alike are invited to enter to win a trip to Amelia Island for the popular football game weekend. Located just 45 minutes from downtown Jacksonville and EverBank Field, Amelia Island, FL is offering a four-day, three-night stay at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort for one lucky fan. Visit www.gatorsbulldogs.com to enter the contest. 

Also during the Florida-Georgia football weekend, Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort will be home to a variety of events. On Friday, October 29, Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort will host the Gator/Dawg Boardwalk Bash with live entertainment and $1 beer, followed by the Frat Bash Dance and Party with The Swingin' Medallions, the "Party Band of the South." On Saturday, the resort is offering a special Georgia/Florida Kids Camp for its guests, allowing parents to leave their children in Kids Camp while they attend the big game.

Seven Amelia Island hotels and inns are offering special deals or added-value for this much-anticipated college football rivalry, but encourage visitors to make hotel reservations soon. Deals include third or fourth night free, up to 25 percent discount on room rates, and a special tailgate party for guests. To view the participating properties and the specific deals offered, please visit www.ameliaisland.com/FL-GA-2010.

For additional information about Amelia Island and her FL/GA football weekend offerings, or to register to win the trip, visit www.gatorsbulldogs.com.

About Amelia Island
Amelia Island Florida is a barrier island rich in colorful history and breathtaking natural beauty. Its long, beautiful beaches, abundant wildlife and pristine waters have made the island a favorite destination for travelers. Forget the everyday getaway; come make memories on Amelia Island. For visitor information and online planning, visit www.ameliaisland.com

*All accommodation stays are based on availability, include restrictions, minimum stay requirements and prices vary. These offers cannot be combined with any other special offers. Please contact the individual hotels for further details on their availability and restrictions.

-Amelia Island Convention & Visitor's Bureau-

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