(Sept. 26, 2012) -- Get ready to wear your orange and blue -- Birds up! It's Homecoming Game Week! Mark your calendars for Oct. 14-20, and join the entire UTSA community in celebrating Homecoming 2012. The theme this year is "Believe in UTSA. Be UTSA."
>> For the full slate of events, visit the UTSA Homecoming 20102 Web site.
The UTSA Homecoming website will have continuing updates with important information about the special activities. Major events begin Tuesday, Oct. 16 with "Roadrunners Live," a talent show, lip-synch competition and step show all in one event. Wednesday, Oct. 17 will feature a comedy event at the University Center lawn on the Main Campus. The Homecoming Golf Cart Decorating Party will follow at 8 p.m., Thursday Oct. 18 at the University Center lawn.
On Friday, Oct. 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 Suite 709 from Austin, to start the evening and after the fireworks.
The Saturday, Oct. 20 events will begin with Game Day festivities at 8 a.m. at the Alamodome and Historic Sunset Station, which is renamed Roadrunner Station during UTSA home football games. There will be family friendly activities, tailgating and giveaways before kick-off. The homecoming game will be against San Jose State.
Stop by either of the Roadrunner Express stores on the Main Campus or Downtown Campus to buy a commemorative UTSA Homecoming 2012 t-shirt -- and get ready to support the Roadrunners!
For more information, call 210-458-4160.
The institute will feature a performance from Eva Ybarra, the “Queen of the Accordion.” Manuel Medrano will premiere a documentary on Ybarra’s career. Two people receive free admission with a voucher available here.
Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
Take the short drive up I-35 to root on your Roadrunners in this I-35 Showdown.
Bobcat Stadium, 1100 Aquarena Springs Dr., San Marcos
Get involved and register to vote. Click on the link to find out the locations on the Main and Downtown Campuses.
Multiple locations on the Main and Downtown Campuses
Learn about products and services available for studying, working, and making it to graduation! Speak directly to OIT managers, provide feedback on UTSA tech, and have your voice heard! Lunch and OIT gear provided. RSVP at: www.utsa.edu/oit/sic.
University Center, Denman Ballroom (2.01.28), Main Campus
Come meet the candidates looking to take home the crown as Mr. and Ms. UTSA 2017-2018. This is your opportunity to hear the candidates platform and learn how they plan to represent and transform UTSA.
University Center, Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
UTSA's Friends of Shakespeare hosts this annual performance seried by Actors from the London Stage, Sept. 27, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
The Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery will prepare a mandala sand painting on the main exhibit floor and offer various lectures and activities.
UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
Meet researchers and practitioners from academia, industry and government who are working to address smart cities related issues. Register here: https://utsaresearch.wufoo.com/forms/smart-cities-networking-luncheon/
Durango Building, La Villita Room (DB 1.116), Downtown Campus
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