POSTED: Friday, August 31, 2012 - 7:04am
UPDATED: Friday, August 31, 2012 - 7:07am
EL PASO — UTEP is kicking off the football season with "Orange Fridays," in addition to the annual Minerpalooza festivities.
Fans are urged to show their Miner spirit by wearing orange on Fridays, starting August 31.
The season opening game is Saturday, September 1 against the University of Oklahoma.
Minerpalooza will be held from 6p.m. - Midnight on Friday on campus at University and Hawthorne. The pep rally will start at 7p.m. The festivities will also continue into game day from 2p.m. - 10p.m. Saturday.
Admission is free.