Rally schedule announced

The following is the official schedule for the 2010 Sturgis South Motorcycle Rally as released by the event’s organizers:

Thursday

• 6 p.m. — Registration, Rally and Diane Jackson Memorial Park (also known as City Park) open
• 7:30 p.m. — Program and announcements, City Park
• 8 p.m. — Concert by the Midnight Riders, City Park

Friday

• 8 a.m. — Registration, Rally and City Park open
• 3:30 p.m. — Line up begins for Dinner Ride, Main Street, downtown Sturgis.
• 4 p.m. — Registered Rally Friends Dinner Ride
• 7:30 p.m. — Program and announcements, City Park
• 8:00 p.m. — Concert by Trademark, City Park
• 10:30 p.m. — Concert by Brian Howe (Bad Company), City Park.
• Midnight — Lights out

Saturday

• 8 a.m. — Registration, Rally and City Park open
• 9 a.m. — Poker Run (registration site to be determined), with last bike out at 10:30 a.m. and last bike in at noon, with prizes at 1:30 p.m.
• 9 a.m. — People’s Choice Bike Show, City Park
• Noon — Bike Show concludes, prizes given
• 1:30 p.m. — Bike Games, City Park
• 5:30 p.m. — Program and announcements, City Park
• 6 p.m. — Concert by Willy Waggs, City Park
• 8 p.m. — Concert by Crossin Dixon, City Park
• 10:30 p.m. — Concert by Diamond Rio, City Park
• Midnight — Lights out
Sunday

• 9 a.m. — Blessing of the Bikes

More Activities

• Over 100 Vendors / Sturgis Merchants to visit
• Main Street Registration — Farthest Rider and Oldest Rider Competition Registration 8 a.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Saturday.
• Area Rides / Self-Guided Tours of the Natchez Trace Parkway; Pearl River Resort, Philadelphia (see more info at the Registration Tents on Main and at entrance to Park)
• Sturgis Baptist Church Hospitality Center with refreshments and mist tent, Highway 12 West
Visit the Rally website at http://www.sturgismsrally.com for more information.