EL PASO, TEXAS – UTEP has finalized its 2022 football promotional schedule. The Miners will kick off the 2022 campaign on “915 Night” versus North Texas on Aug. 27.
UTEP is seeking its first capacity crowd in the stadium in 14 years for the “Sun Bowl Sellout” game against the Mean Green. To date, over 30,000 tickets have been issued for the matchup against North Texas in the 45,971-seat venue.
“We are so thankful to everyone that has gotten on board with our ‘915’ Campaign and purchased a ticket to the ‘Sun Bowl Sellout’ game against North Texas,” UTEP Director of Athletics Jim Senter said. “To be over 65 percent of the way to capacity at this point is just amazing! It’s going to be an electric atmosphere and we’re excited about making the Sun Bowl the place to be on Aug. 27.”
UTEP football season tickets, starting at just $65, are on sale now.
Fans can purchase tickets to the North Texas game for just $9.15 by scanning a QR code at GECU and Jack in the Box locations.
Three-game mini plans that include the North Texas game will go on sale July 1, starting at $36. Family four-packs will be available for the Miners’ games versus North Texas, Middle Tennessee and FIU beginning on July 19. The family four-pack for the North Texas game is just $58 (a $110 value) and includes four sideline tickets, four regular hot dogs, four medium soft drinks and a large popcorn.
For additional ticket information, fans can visit www.UTEPMiners.com/Tickets. They can also pay a visit to the Eisenberg Family Ticket Office, located at 201 Glory Road (Brumbelow Building Room 109), call 747-UTEP, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Ticket Office regular hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Information on UTEP’s 2022 football promotional dates follows.
Aug. 27 vs. North Texas (7 pm) – 915 Night/Sun Bowl Sellout
Game sponsor: GECU
The Miners open the season with a conference game for the first time since 1992 as they square off against the Mean Green on “915 Night.” Get your tickets now and help sell out the Sun Bowl for the first time in 14 years! The UTEP Marching Miners, cheer and dance teams will collaborate with band and spirit squads from across the city on a “915”-themed halftime show.
Sept. 10 vs. NM State (7 pm) – Battle of I-10/Noche Latina
Game Sponsor: Las Palmas Del Sol
The border war returns to the Sun City as UTEP kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month and pays tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society. Members of the El Paso Association of Contractors will also be in attendance and recognized for their efforts in helping to build and enhance the community.
Sept. 23 vs. Boise State (7 pm) – Hall of Fame/Education Night
Game Sponsor: GECU
UTEP’s 2022 Athletics Hall of Fame Class of Fred DeBernardi, John Furman, Johnnie Lee Higgins, Jennifer Smit, the 1974 volleyball team and 1974-75 women’s basketball team will be honored at halftime. Area educators will also be celebrated for their hard work and commitment to supporting the region’s academic mission. UTEP Athletics will also be participating in the College Football Playoff’s “Extra Yard for Teachers” initiative.
Oct. 22 vs. Florida Atlantic (2 pm) – Military Day
Game Sponsor: Pepsi
For nearly two centuries, Fort Bliss has been ingrained in the fabric of El Paso. On “Military Day,” UTEP proudly honors the brave men and women of our nation’s Armed Forces who call the 915 home.
Oct. 29 vs. Middle Tennessee (7 pm) – Homecoming/UTEP Cares Night
Game Sponsor: Las Palmas Del Sol
The Miners tackle the Blue Raiders in UTEP’s 90th Homecoming game as alumni from across the country return to the Sun City. For complete information on all of UTEP’s Homecoming week festivities, fans can visit http://www.utep.edu/homecoming.
Nov. 19 vs. FIU (2 pm) – Senior Day/Fan Appreciation
Game Sponsor: TBA
The Miners bid farewell to their 2022 senior class in the final home game of the season. UTEP Athletics will say “thank you!” to the fans in attendance by providing them with the opportunity to win special prizes and experiences.