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.
Jenny Hsieh, professor and Semmes Foundation Chair in Cell Biology and director, UTSA Brain Health Consortium provides an engaging look into the world of gene editing.South Texas Research Facility, 8403 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio
UTSA will offer science, engineering, architecture, sports, music, writing and language and culture camps for kids, teens and adults. Register now.Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Future Roadrunners and families prepare for everything they need to know before the fall semester.Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Join us for cupcakes and lots of Roadrunner spirit as we celebrate the day UTSA was created by the Texas Legislature.Sombrilla, Main Campus and Frio Street Commons, Downtown Campus
Join us as we celebrate this momentoud day in UTSA history by paying homage to the moment Governor Preston Smith signed the legislation creating UTSA exactly 50 years ago on June 5, 1969.The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio
The State of Hand Stitch is a survey of eleven women artists in Texas working with thread and needle at a time when embroidery is increasingly recognized as a medium of choice by serious artists. Opening reception is June 5 at 5pm. Exhibit continues through Aug. 9.Arts Building, Main Art Gallery (ART 2.03.04), Main Campus
For the 48th year, the ITC brings culture to life with music, dance, artisanship, food and hands-on experiences that connect Texans to their roots.UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
The fifth annual SAMHS and Universities Research Forum (SURF) is a regional event that highlights the latest research and discoveries of trainees, faculty, staff and students working to improve health outcomes.H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.106),Main Campus