Pete's Rally

A week when UTEP athletics fans come together to support miner student-athletes.

Paydirt’s Rally is a week when UTEP Athletics fans come together to support Miner student-athletes by participating in one of three activities throughout the week:

  • Online Auction
  • Student-Athlete Skills Challenge
  • Donations

The funds raised through Paydirt’s Rally will directly benefit Miner student-athletes, providing scholarship support.

Paydirt’s Rally will occur from August 6 to August 13

culminating with a live televised event on Friday, August 13 at 7 p.m. thanks to a partnership with ABC KVIA-TV.

The event will be broadcasted on the El Paso – Las Cruces CW as well as streamed at

UTEP student-athletes from a variety of sports will be participating in a wide-ranging list of activities.

Student-athletes will earn points based on their performance in each activity.

Where it gets fun is...

Donors can pledge a monetary amount for each point earned by a student-athlete during an activity.

The Paydirt’s Rally online auction will be held from August 6 to August 13.

Many unique, exclusive items will be offered during this auction.

Make sure to get your bids in today!

Simply make a philanthropic, tax-deductible donation in support of the Miner student - athletes.

Scholarships for Miner student-athletes remain the largest annual expense incurred by UTEP Athletics.

Each year the athletics department spends over $7 million to provide educational opportunities and assistance for approximately 325 student-athletes.



Online Auction Begins


Justin Garrett Skills Challenge @ 6 p.m.


Volleyball Team Skills Challenge @ 4 p.m.


Soccer Team Skills Challenge @ 6 p.m.


El Paso Las Cruces CW Live Event @ 7 p.m.

Online Auction Closes

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