POSTED: Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 1:58pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 2:50pm
EL PASO -UTEP will take on Rice University for its homecoming, but the celebration has already started. If you plan on taking part in this years festivities here’s what you can expect:
Thursday- Parade Float: Begins at noon starting at the P-9 parking lot. It will turn south onto Randolph Drive, left on Robinson Avenue, than right on Oregon Street and University Avenue. The parade will end at Wiggins Road with the pep rally at Memorial Triangle.
Pep Rally- 1:15 p.m. at Memorial Triangle. The UTEP Marching Miners, cheerleaders and gold diggers will build up the crowd. Distinguished Alumni Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Don Haskins Center. The dinner honors the 2010 Distinguished Alumni and Gold Nuggets. Tickets: 747-8600.
Saturday-- Homecoming football game: 7:05 p.m. UTEP Miners against Rice Owls at Sun Bowl Stadium.