Give-Away: $25 College Merchandise Gift Card

by Melanie Edwards on January 1, 2009 · 7 comments

in Giveaways

Though I’m not really a football fan, much less a college football fan, I recognize that today is one of the biggest college football days.

There are 5 bowl games scheduled for today according to the ESPN NCAA College Football Schedule:

  1. Outback Bowl
  2. Capital One Bowl
  3. Gator Bowl
  4. Rose Bowl
  5. Orange Bowl

To celebrate, let’s have a little fun and have a contest!

The FedEx BCS National Championship Game between Florida and Oklahoma will be held next Thursday, January 8 at 8 pm EST.

Pick the team you predict will win the championship. If your team wins, you’ll be entered into the random drawing. Details on how to enter the contest can be found below.

The Prize

UCF Giftcard

The winner will receive a $25 gift card to The card itself, as you can see, has the UCF Knights design, our local university. But, you can use the card for any schools’ merchandise.

How to enter

  1. Pick the team you predict will win the championship and leave a comment telling me your pick.
  2. For a possible extra entry, send out the following message on twitter:
    Go [gators/sooners] for the #modernmami giftcard contest!
    (Be sure to use your pick between the brackets and include the link.)

    • If you send a tweet, come back and leave a second comment with the link to your tweet, not your profile, so I can verify.


You have until 7 pm EST on Thursday, January 8 to leave your comments. Those who pick the winning team will be entered into the drawing. The winner will be chosen on Saturday, January 10 using

I’ll post the winners on Saturday, so be sure to check back to see if you’ve won! Remember to include an email address so that I can contact you if you win.

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mooch January 1, 2009 at 2:47 pm

I go for the gators!

mooch January 1, 2009 at 2:48 pm
Philippa January 3, 2009 at 2:30 pm

So Im game. I vote forf the Gators of course. And I twitted:


debbie January 7, 2009 at 8:23 am

I really don’t feel good about admitting this but I think it will be Florida.

Chris Channer January 8, 2009 at 5:10 pm

Let’s go GATORS!!!!!

Chris Channer January 8, 2009 at 5:14 pm

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