UTSA fans: Join the pre-Bowl festivities in San Antonio and New Mexico
(December 12, 2016) – It's bowl week and Roadrunner fans at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and across the nation are pumped for the team's inaugural bowl game. Whether you're traveling to Albuquerque to watch UTSA take on the New Mexico Lobos in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl, or you're staying home and watching on television, plenty of activities will let you share your orange and blue spirit.
The Spirit of San Antonio rehearsal
Thursday, Dec. 15, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., UTSA Recreation Field, Main Campus
Watch The Spirit of San Antonio's final bowl rehearsal before they hit the road for Albuquerque.
Friday, Dec. 16
The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and the City of San Antonio are combining efforts to promote "Orange Friday." The city will light its buildings orange where possible and will encourage its employees to wear orange. Roadrunner Nation is encouraged to wear orange in support of the Roadrunners.
UTSA Bowl Special Radio Show
Friday, Dec. 16, 5 p.m. (MT), Albuquerque Marriott, 2101 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Albuquerque
San Antonio's Ticket 760 will present its UTSA Bowl Special Radio Show, live from the team hotel. Fans are invited to be there in person or listen live on Ticket 760 AM, online or with the free iHeartRadio mobile app.
Pep Rally & Battle of the Bands
Friday, Dec. 16, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. (MT), Old Town Plaza, Albuquerque
Join fellow Roadrunners in Albuquerque on the eve of the game for this free event. Show your spirit and enjoy a battle of the bands.
UTSA Gildan New Mexico Bowl Official Tailgate
Saturday, Dec. 17, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (MT), Fan Fest, University Stadium parking lot, stadium east
Before the game, Roadrunner fans can come together at the official UTSA Tailgate in Albuquerque. Fans are encouraged to pre-purchase tickets on the UTSA Tailgate website.
UTSA Austin Alumni Bowl Game Watch Party
Saturday, Dec. 17, 12:25 p.m., Big Daddy's Burgers and Bar, 9070 Research Blvd., Austin
UTSA alumni living in Austin are encouraged to put on their UTSA swag and join other Roadrunners at the Austin alumni chapter watch party.
UTSA Dallas-Ft. Worth Alumni Bowl Game Watch Party
Saturday, Dec. 17, 1 p.m., Scruffy Duffies, 5865 Kincaid Rd. Ste. E-8, Plano
UTSA alumni living in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex invite all Roadrunners to cheer on their alma mater at the official UTSA DFW watch party.
UTSA Washington D.C. Alumni Bowl Game Watch Party
Saturday, Dec. 17, 2 p.m. (ET), Lou's City Bar, 1400 Irving St. Northwest, Washington, D.C.
The UTSA Washington D.C. alumni chapter is hosting a watch party in our nation's capital. Roadrunners in the area are encouraged to join them to watch the game.
UTSA Official Bowl Game Watch Party
Saturday, Dec. 17, 1 p.m., Palladium IMAX at The Rim, San Antonio
Santikos Entertainment is hosting a free watch party live on an HD big screen. Fans are encouraged to arrive early. Seating is limited.
Commencement watch party
Saturday, Dec. 17, 1 p.m., Alamodome
UTSA students taking part in Commencement and their families are invited to watch the game on the big screens inside the Alamodome. UTSA will show the game between the 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ceremonies.
Learn more about the official UTSA Tailgate.
Here's what UTSA fans need to know about the Gildan New Mexico Bowl.
The UTSA SBDC Technology Commercialization Center is hosting this 3-day event featuring SBIR/STTR proposal workshops, business model development sessions and the DoD Navy Innovation Summit. Hear from industry experts, entrepreneurs and more.Durango Building, El Mercado Room (DB 1.204C), Downtown Campus
Part of "Brewing Up Texas" exhibit programs, this event focuses on seasonal beers and why certain beers are brewed and served in winter months.Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
This high school student exhibit features images, videos, interviews and writings that the students learned about while participating in "The Will to Adorn: African American Dress and the Aesthetics of Identity."Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
This ceremony honors graduates from the College of Business, College of Engineering, the College of Public Policy and College of Sciences. U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro will deliver the keynote address.Alamodome. 100 Montana St., Downtown San Antonio
Graduates from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Education and Human Development, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, and University College will hear from Mayor Ron Nirenberg.Alamodome. 100 Montana St., Downtown San Antonio
President Taylor Eighmy invites UTSA faculty and staff to Tacos With Taylor. Take this opportunity to introduce yourself to Dr. Eighmy at any one of these casual meet and greets. Breakfast tacos will be served while supplies last.Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
Join the UTSA Small Business Development Center for a day of learning, skill-building, and professional development that will kick-start your small business ambitions in 2018.Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
Join the UTSA contingent for the city-wide march to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior. This event is open to all UTSA students, faculty, staff, alumni, and their families.Downtown San Antonio