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 Office of Veteran and Military Affairs is hosting a day full of outreach events and activities by the U.S. Navy as part of a larger Navy presence in San Antonio called Navy Week with various events in the community through Feb. 25.Student Union Paseo and Convocation Center entrance, Main Campus
Join this interactive play that is a courtroom drama and the audience is the jury. Discussion and will follow.Student Union, Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
Langston Clark, UTSA assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition will discuss exploring the historical context for the role of black athletes in contemporary social movements.John Peace Library, Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The UTSA African American Studies program invites speakers from the leading African American Fraternities and Sororities for a panel discussion of the history of each organization and to enlighten the audience about the community service, academic purpose, professionalism and ethical roots of each group.Student Union, Mesquite Room (SU 2.01.24), Main Campus
MuTe Fest is a celebration of original music and technology. Three days of concerts, sessions, and informative lectures will offer a unique experience of musical works created by fellow UTSA students and the chance to gain valuable knowledge about music technology.Art Building, Music Tech Lab (Arts 3.01.30B), Main Campus
UTSA Libraries hosts Assistant Professor Ian Caine for his lecture, Architectural Postcards from Space, as part of the popular Pizza + Research series. Pizza will be served while supplies last.Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 2.304), Downtown Campus
The theme of this year’s symposium is Black & Brown Futures. The free event will give UTSA students and the community the opportunity to meet and hear national scholars talk about current research and academic trends relevant to the lives of African Americans in the United States.Student Union, Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
Registration is open now for this family-friendly and dog-friendly run that supports the UTSA Alumni Association scholarship fund.Convocation Center, Main Campus