Countdown to Your Favorite College Football Rivalry

down the days to next big game? Can’t wait to get together with your college
pals to watch the kick-off and hopefully celebrate at the final whistle?
Groople (,
the group travel booking site, has all the tools you need to make
planning this year’s rivalry match-up get together easy and fun with its College
Football Countdown widget and GroopVine, a social networking product which
allows friends and strangers to create a personalized trip page to join, plan,
create, share, shop and buy travel with the entire group’s input every step of
the way.

by downloading through or through Google Gadgets and
Yahoo! Widgets, Groople’s College Football Countdown widget allows college
football fans to countdown to their favorite match-ups and rivalry games
throughout the season. Once the widget is downloaded to the desktop football
fans simply select all the college games they want to track and the widget will
countdown how many hours, days and minutes to the big kick-off.

From the
widget, users are able to click directly to GroopVine where they can
collaborate with friends to plan a group getaway to the game, or if they’d
rather just watch it in the comfort of someone’s home, GroopVine can assist in
helping plan the ultimate party.

people still have an attachment to their college, especially their football
team, and this is the time of year people get excited about big college
match-ups,” said Mike Stacy, CEO of Groople. “Our College Football Countdown
widget and GroopVine are the perfect tools to use for getting friends together
to travel to the games or just plan a party around them, for their alma mater
or a favorite rivalry game.”

for hotel rooms for the big game? The following are recommendations for groups
needing nine or more rooms at hotels in game cities for some of the key
upcoming rivalry match-ups around the country:

Notre Dame
vs. USC @ Notre Dame;

South Bend,

IN; Room rates starting at $119

vs. OU (Dallas) @

Room rates starting at $56

State @

Ann Arbor,
MI; Room rates starting at $119

vs. Georgia Tech @ Georgia

GA; Room rates starting at $60

Nebraska @


CO; Room rates starting at $79

Army vs.
Navy @ Navy;


MD; Room rates starting at $120

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