Football Lottery

Football Lottery

Due to the tremendous demand for rooms at the Reitz Union Hotel during University of Florida home football games, the hotel has instituted a lottery system to determine room occupancy.

The Reitz Union Hotel 2022 Football Lottery is now closed. Lottery winners will be notified via phone the first week of June 2022. All football weekend deposits are due by June 10, 2022.


Lottery Terms and Conditions

  • A two-night (Friday and Saturday) minimum stay is required.
  • Football lodging rates apply to all home game weekends.
  • Lottery applications are available for submission until April 16th.
  • Notification of lottery results are announced in early-May.
  • Full deposit (both nights) for all reserved rooms is due at the time of booking.
  • Refunds for football reservations will only be given if rooms are cancelled 60 DAYS PRIOR to the reservation date.
  • All rates are subject to change.
  • Please direct questions about the lottery process or the terms and conditions to the Hotel Manager at 352-392-2151.


2022 Football Weekend Reservation Dates

  • September 2 & 3: Utah
  • September 9 & 10: Kentucky
  • September 16 & 17: South Florida
  • September 30 & October 1: Eastern Washington
  • October 7 & 8: Missouri
  • October 14 & 15: LSU
  • November 11 & 12: South Carolina


686 Museum Rd, Ground Level
Gainesville, Florida 32611