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.
Join Rowdy Crew near the Roadrunner Statue for food, games and information to get hyped for the game. Some UTSA football players also plan to stop by.Central Plaza, Main Campus
Interested in becoming a dietitian? Come and speak to our faculty! Bring questions, hear them speak, and obtain information. Event is free.Main Building (MB 2.220), Main Campus
Be ready to laughs during this entertaining evening at the Homecoming Comedy Show! Free with a UTSA Student ID.H-E-B University Center Ballrooms (HUC 1.104 and HUC 1.106), Main Campus
Organizations participating in the golf cart parade will be creatively decorating their carts in the 2017 UTSA Homecoming theme "Spirit, Tradition, and Pride".University Center Lawn, Main Campus
As he wrote about in his book, Kill It To Save It: An Autopsy of Capitalism's Triumph Over Democracy, Corey Dolgon will speak about what made Donald Trump the preferred choice for many voters and shows how policy is crafted, marketed and sold or rejected.Buena Vista Street Building, Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
The UTSA African American Studies Program is proud to present Dr. Rupert Evans, a Harvard Macy Scholar and the immediate past President of the Institute for Diversity in Health Management.Main Building (MB 0.208), Main Campus
President Taylor Eighmy is inviting all UTSA faculty and staff to "Tacos With Taylor." Take the opportunity to introduce yourself to the President at any one of these casual meet and greets.Frio Street Building, Food Court Commons Area, Downtown Campus
Celebrate 40 years of BestFest, an annual event hosted by Roadrunner Productions as a part of UTSA Homecoming festivities. The event will feature a carnival, food and drink booths, a golf cart parade, firework and live music from Anthem.Brackenridge Lot 1, Main Campus