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.
Admission is free to all Alumni Association members. Nonmember adult admission is $20; children 16 and under are free. Anyone who wants to get rowdy is welcome! Giveaways, music, UTSA Cheer & Rowdy, Pep Band and more!Alamodome Lot C, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
The Roadrunners celebrate homecoming, facing in-state rival Rice Owls.Alamodome, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
The UTSA faculty, staff, and students are invited to this free event to learn about the importance of wellbeing, early detection, health maintenance, stress reduction, and staying fit!Student Union, Paseo Principal, Main Campus
Representatives from schools across the state and country will be on hand to meet with prospective students and discuss admissions requirements, funding opportunities and details regarding program offerings. Each of UTSA’s colleges will have representatives available.Student Union, Main Campus
Antonio Petrov, founder of the Urban Future Lab at UTSA, will discuss how the future of mobility can transform the city as an invited panelist in this San Antonio Startup Week discussion. Admission is free and open to the public.Frost Tower, 1st Floor, 111 W. Houston St., San Antonio
Documentary featuring testimonials from the athletes at the center of the story. For over two decades, Dr. Larry Nassar sexually abused countless female athletes as a physician for the U.S. women’s Olympic gymnastics team and Michigan State University. Now it’s his victims turn to speak. The film contains details of sexual abuse some may find disturbing. Sensitive viewers be advised.Student Union, Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
UTSA’s Policy Studies Center presents Michael D. Green, professor of law at Wake Forrest University, as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series. Green is a nationally and internationally recognized torts teacher and scholar. Admission is free and open to the public.Frio Street Building (FS 1.512), Downtown Campus