Andres Acosta / El Paso Herald-Post
As the UTEP football team takes on UTSA for Homecoming weekend on Saturday, October 5; fans can score a “Winning Combo” and enjoy the game, a hot dog and soft drink for just $15.
Patrons who purchase the “Winning Combo” for $15 will receive a ticket to the football game and a voucher for a free regular hot dog and medium fountain soft drink, redeemable at any concession stand on game day.
As far as other Homecoming activities, the week is jam-packed with orange and blue pride.
The annual Homecoming Pep Rally is set for noon Thursday, Oct. 3, at Centennial Plaza. With performances from the UTEP marching band, cheerleaders and dance team, fun giveaways and special guests in attendance, this year’s pep rally will be something you don’t want to miss.
The Golden Grads – UTEP graduates who earned their degrees in 1969 or earlier – will be celebrated at several events throughout the week.
The 2019 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni and Gold Nugget Awards will be recognized at the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations at the UTEP Don Haskins Center. For ticket information, call 915-747-6361 or go online.
The Office of Alumni Relations and the Miner Athletic Club will host what organizers say is the biggest tailgate in town from 2:30 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, at Kidd Field. For ticket information, visit the tailgate site.
The “Winning Combo” can be purchased at any UTEP Ticket Center location, or by calling (915) 747-5234.
The main UTEP Ticket Center is at 2901 North Mesa next to the Don Haskins Center, and the Eastside UTEP Ticket Center is at 1452 Zaragoza Suite A-500. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Kickoff for the game is at 6 p.m.