When available, Cocky makes public appearances for community and/or private parties upon request for the Columbia and the surrounding areas. Cocky appearances for businesses are reserved for our sponsors only. For information on becoming a sponsor, please contact the Sports Marketing Department at 803-777-5567.
Please note that Cocky is unavailable during the dates of June 15 - August 1 of each year.
*OUTSIDE APPEARANCES ARE DETERMINED AROUND THE USC AND ATHLETIC SCHEDULE AND ARE SUBJECT TO BE CHANGED AND/OR CANCELED IN THE EVENT OF A CONFLICT WITH A USC AND/OR ATHLETIC EVENT.
Providing availability, Cocky makes appearances inside the Columbia area at the following rates:
- PRIVATE PARTIES = AS OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2015: $200/event with a one (1) hour time maximum per event
- COMMUNITY EVENTS = $50/hour
- SCHOOL APPEARANCES INSIDE REGULAR SCHOOL HOURS= No cost if inside Columbia area
- MILEAGE FEE = 53.5 cents per mile roundtrip
*As of August 1, 2015, all off-campus appearances (10 miles or more from USC Campus) will be charged an additional mileage fee.
Hotel accommodations will be requested in addition for any appearance outside a 90 mile radius of USC Columbia campus (zip code 29208) with the below start times:
Appearances with a start time of or before 8:00AM (hotel will be requested for the evening prior to appearance)
Appearance with a start time of or after 8:00PM (hotel will be requested for the evening of appearance)
How to Request an Appearance from COCKY:
- Please submit a request on this site a minimum of six (6) weeks prior to your requested appearance.
- You will receive an immediate automated response email to confirm receipt of your request. This is not the confirmation for the appearance.
- You will be contacted via email regarding availability. This email will come within two (2) weeks of your submission UNLESS the submission is over two months in advance; in which you will receive approximately six (6) weeks prior to your request. See example below for clarification
- Submission Date of January 1, 2015 for an appearance on February 25 2015 can expect a response within two (2) weeks of submission.
- Submission date of January 1, 2015 for an appearance on April 25, 2015 can expect a response by mid-February, 2015.
- Please contact Erika Goodwin or Jennifer White with questions via at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 803-777-8429 or 803-777-8881.