Get ready for UTSA Football’s 2022 season opener with pre-game festivities | UTSA today | UTSA
SEPTEMBER 1, 2022 — UTSA has released the following information for fans planning to attend the Roadrunners’ season opener football game against No. 24 Houston on Saturday, September 3. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the Alamodome and the game will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network and Billet 760 AM.
C-USA CHAMPIONSHIP BANNER UNVEILING
UTSA will celebrate the first conference championship in football program history ahead of Saturday’s season opener against No. 24 Houston at the Alamodome. Fans are encouraged to arrive and be seated early as a banner honoring the Roadrunners, Conference USA 2021 champions, will be unveiled in the rafters before the 2:30 p.m. kickoff.
GAME DAY EXPERIENCE
Located at HEB Square and the VIA Bridge on the north side of the Alamodome, Rowdy Town opens at 11:30 a.m. and is completely free for all UTSA fans to participate in the pre-game festivities, which include:
- HEB Tailgate display with games and food samples from their culinary chefs
- UT Health San Antonio Interactive Games
- Inflatable obstacle course for children
- Other interactive screens from UTSA sponsors
- SAVOR drinks display
- live music
Fans are invited to a free live concert by The Spazmatics, an 80s cover band performing at Rowdy Town from 1.30pm to 2.15pm.
The first hour of the Credit Human Pregame radio show with Andy Everett will air live on Ticket 760 AM from Rowdy Town beginning at 12:30 p.m. UTSA Athletic Director Lisa Campos will be a guest on the show at 13h.
The Spirit Walk will take place at 12:30 p.m. weather permitting. Join UTSA Head Football Coach Jeff Traylor and the entire team as they march to the Alamodome two hours before kickoff. The UTSA group and cheerleaders line the walkway between the Alamodome B and C parking lots as Rowdy leads the team down Roadrunner Alley and into the stadium.
Fans can purchase the latest UTSA apparel and accessories at the Rowdy Campus Store, which will be set up in Lot B near Roadrunner Alley. Merchandise counters are also located inside the Alamodome in the Plaza Level Lobby near sections 106 and 118.
The UTSA Student Indoor Tailgate is the gathering place for UTSA students inside the Alamodome on game day. Free food and drinks will be available (while supplies last). Door prizes may be offered. The UTSA inner student tailgate is open from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at the north end of Level 1. Students can access the inner student tailgate directly across from the shuttle drop-off location outside the north end of the Alamodome. .
Neighborhood Hinesformer NFL star and head coach of San Antonio’s new XFL team, will be recognized during the game.
FREE RALLY TOWELS FOR THE FIRST 15,000 FANS
The first 15,000 fans to enter the Alamodome on Saturday will receive a free Rowdy towel to show their support for the Roadrunners.
UTSA ROADRUNNERS MOBILE APP
Stay connected to your favorite teams with UTSA Roadrunners, the official mobile app of UTSA Athletics, powered by SIDEARM Sports. With real-time news alerts, schedules, exclusive media content, matchday details and more, the new UTSA Roadrunners app is free and compatible with iOS and Android devices.
Through the app, UTSA fans will enjoy a personalized mobile experience with the ability to manage tickets, purchase official UTSA Athletics merchandise, and receive the latest news and score notifications for teams that they follow. The app is designed with a user-friendly interface that integrates with goUTSA.com to bring the latest UTSA Athletics digital content to your fingertips. Additionally, it includes links to live game video and audio streams, game stats, and team social media feeds.
All students currently enrolled at UTSA are eligible for free entry to all home football games. UTSA students can purchase up to four guest tickets to sit in the student section.
For walk-in sales, the Alamodome Southwest box office will open at 10 a.m. Saturday and all other Alamodome box offices will open at noon. Customer service counters are located at the northeast and southeast counters.
CLEAR BAG POLICY
The Alamodome Clear Bag Policy is in effect all season.
IMPROVED ALAMODOME ENTRANCE AND CONCESSIONS
A large crowd is expected on Saturday and with fewer staff available on game day, we ask that you be patient with the potential long lines entering the Alamodome and at the concession stands.
- If possible, please enter the stadium early to avoid long queues. Doors open to the public at 1 p.m.
- Speed lanes will be available at security checkpoints for those without a bag. Please take out your keys, phone and wallet before going to the scanners.
- Please exit or load your tickets on your phone with the screen brightness at maximum before reaching the gates.
- Mobile food ordering is available from your seats with pickup available at express counters.
Student seats are general admission in sections 122-131. To accommodate increased student attendance, Club Level Sections 220-226 will be open for general student admission seating. The Spirit of San Antonio group will occupy sections 127-128.
Parking in Lots A, B and C of the Alamodome is limited to fans who have already purchased permits. A limited number of disabled parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Alamodome lots A, B and C will open at 8 a.m. for those with valid parking passes. Please do NOT enter the lots before 8am or staff will ask you to leave your seat(s) and re-enter once the lots have opened. There are several paid public parking lots near the Alamodome.
Alamodome parking lots will open at 8 a.m. Saturday. For more information and City of San Antonio tailgating guidelines, please visit goutsa.com.
The drop-off and pick-up location for rideshare users is located in Parking Lot D next to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center at the corner of Montana Street and Tower of Americas Way.
VIA has announced that it will serve UTSA home football games. VIA’s Park & Ride service is convenient and affordable with round-trip travel to the Alamodome for just $2.60. Service to all UTSA home games will be provided from Park-and-ride at the intersectionstarting three hours before match time, and return service will operate for one hour after each match.
Park & Ride fare is $1.30 each way with discounted rates available for children, seniors, students, and active duty military. Pre-purchase tickets on VIA goMobile+ App, free to download on Apple and Android devices. Cash and credit cards are accepted on game day at Crossroads Park & Ride.
UTSA students can use their U Pass for game service. VIAtrans customers and children under 5 travel for free. VIA bus passes are not valid for this service. VIA’s 1-day pass, 7-day pass and 31-day pass are valid for special event service.
UTSA STUDENT TRANSPORT
Students and their guests can park at UTSA’s main campus and take a UTSA shuttle to the game at the North Paseo Bus Oval, just outside the North Paseo building. Shuttles will begin serving the Alamodome at 11:30 a.m. The last shuttle for the game will depart campus at 2 p.m. Students will be dropped off and picked up at the Robert Thompson Transit Station at the Alamodome. Buses will begin return service to UTSA at the start of the fourth quarter and the last Alamodome shuttle will depart one hour after the game ends.
Saturday’s game will be televised nationally on CBS Sports Network. The contest will be broadcast live on Ticket 760 AM in the San Antonio area and on SiriusXM app channel 983. The pre-game show will start at 12:30 p.m. and there will be a 45-minute post-game show. The radio show can also be listened to online at Ticket760.com and through the iHeartRadio and The university network apps.