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FOOTBALL FANS WIN CASH, BOWL GAME TRIPS AND MORE IN TODAY'S FAN-TASTIC COLLEGE FOOTBALL GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery today held the Grand Prize drawings in the Fan-Tastic College Football Promotion. In each of the eight teams' Grand Prize drawing, five winners were selected to receive a variety of prizes including $10,000 in cash, a bowl game trip*, season tickets, an away game trip, team merchandise and more! Players who entered vouchers in this promotion are encouraged to visit the Lottery's website at flalottery.com to see if they are a winner.
From August 29 through November 28, 2012, players who purchased a single $10 or more FLORIDA LOTTO™ or FLORIDA LOTTO with XTRA ticket received a voucher to enter into one of eight college football Fan Experience promotions on the Lottery's website. The Grand Prize drawings included all entries received from August 29 through midnight on November 30, 2012, excluding vouchers selected as winners in the four previous Fan Experience drawings. During the promotion, more than 690,586 vouchers were entered. Universities that participated in the promotion included: Florida A & M University®, Florida Atlantic University®, Florida International University®, Florida State University®, University of Central Florida™, University of Florida®, University of Miami®, and University of South Florida™.
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*For Florida A & M, the bowl game will be the 2013 Florida Blue Florida Classic game.If a team does not play in a bowl game at the end of the 2012 season, or if the prize is not claimed in time for the winner to use the trip this season, the trip will be for an away game during the 2013 regular season. Bowl game package does not include tickets to the National Championship Bowl Game. If the team is scheduled to play in the National Championship, the winner will have the option of taking the trip to the next end of season bowl game or taking the trip to an away game during the 2013 regular season. Away games will be determined by the team.