You can no longer use the term “World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party” to describe the UGA-UF football game. I suppose nobody can stop you, but according to this article:
CBS Sports, ESPN and Jefferson Pilot were contacted by SEC commissioner Mike Slive in January asking them to consider dropping the use of the slogan during the Oct. 28 game.
“We would appreciate any initiatives you might take to avoid using the cocktail party reference. This is a great college football game which highlights a traditional rivalry full of the passion of football in the southeast. Our hope is to keep the focus on the game,” Slive wrote in a letter to Mike Aresco, vice president of programming for CBS Sports.
You party animals can blame Mike Adams for all this:
Chuck Toney, a spokesman for Georgia, said university president Michael Adams had contacted the SEC about the issue.
“We don’t like the phrase. We don’t use the phrase. We would prefer that nobody use the phrase,” Toney said Tuesday.