(Jan. 28, 2010)--Get ready to wear your orange and blue -- it's time to show us your Roadrunner! Mark your calendars for Feb. 18-20 and join the entire UTSA community in celebrating Homecoming 2010. The theme this year is "Tradition - Spirit - Pride."
The Web site will be updated continuously with important information about Homecoming. Festivities begin Thursday, Feb. 18 with the "Where's Rowdy?" contest on the Main Campus. The Decorating Party for the Homecoming Golf Cart Parade will follow at 8 p.m. at the Convocation Center portico.
On Friday, Feb. 19, make plans to attend the Golf Cart Parade and Rowdy Rampage Fireworks Spectacular. The night event combines a spirit rally, concert, fireworks show and the Homecoming Golf Cart Parade -- all in one at the UTSA track adjacent to the Recreation and Wellness Center, Main Campus. There will be music by Quietdrive from Minneapolis, Minn., to start the evening and after the fireworks.
The Saturday, Feb. 20 events will begin with the Roadrunner Remembrance, a program that will allow the UTSA community to pay homage to the members who died during the last academic year. There will be a Homecoming Reunion Luncheon in the University Center Ballroom (1.104) on Saturday afternoon. The day will end with the Tailgate Party, the Homecoming men's basketball game and the After Party. The homecoming game will be against the Sam Houston State University Bearkats.
Stop by the University Center information desk on the Main Campus or the Office of Student Activities at the Downtown Campus to buy a commemorative UTSA Homecoming 2010 t-shirt -- and get ready to support the Roadrunners. The short-sleeved t-shirts are only $5 with sizes ranging from youth large to 3XL. Payment can be by credit card for your convenience. Get them while they last!
For more information, call 210-458-4735.
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Whataburger, 8680 Fourwinds Dr., San Antonio
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Recreation Wellness Center Demo Kitchen, Main Campus
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H-E-B University Center Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
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Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
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Multiple locations on the Main and Downtown Campuses
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University Center, Denman Ballroom (2.01.28), Main Campus
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University Center, Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
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Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
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