UTEP football will hold its annual “Fan Appreciation Day” on Saturday, Aug. 26 in Sun Bowl Stadium –North Concourse. Admission for the event is free and is from noon-2 p.m.
Fan Day will feature an autograph session, a mini-pep rally with the UTEP Band, Cheer and Golddiggers, activities for families, giveaways, raffle items, and free popcorn and water.
The 2017 UTEP football team will hold its autograph session in the North Concourse of the Sun Bowl from noon-2 p.m. Fans will receive a commemorative 2017 football season football poster and will be limited to one additional item to be signed.
After the getting autographs, fans will have the opportunity to show off their athletic abilities in a Kick, Punt and Pass event down on the field. UTEP Marketing will record scores from all fans who have entered and post them on the UTEP Athletics Facebook page at the end of the day. The top three participants will win an on-field experience for the home opener Sept. 9 versus Rice.
UTEP Band, Cheer and the Golddiggers will have a mini-pep rally at 12:45 p.m. in the North Concourse.
The UTEP Marketing table will have season ticket, Kids Club, Miner Maniac and Miner Athletic Club (MAC) tailgate information. Individual tickets for the home opener/Conference USA opener for the Rice game on Sept. 9 will be sold at the ticket center at the North Concourse.
UTEP will open the 2017 campaign at no. 7 Oklahoma in Memorial Stadium with kickoff set for 1:30 p.m. MT. The game will also be televised on FOX (El Paso local channel KFOX).