On Wednesday, Notre Dame announced the locations for the first four pep rallies for the 2010 football season.
The season-opening pep rally will be held Sept. 3, in front of Dillon Hall on the South Quad of the campus. The Irish open the season against Purdue at home at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 4.
The Sept. 10 rally prior to the Irish home game against Michigan on Sept. 11 will be held at Irish Green, south of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on the very south edge of campus.
The Notre Dame-Stanford rally on Sept. 24 will be held indoors at Purcell Pavilion in the Joyce Center. The Irish kick off against the Cardinal at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 25.
A Notre Dame-Boston College students-only rally Oct. 1, prior to the Irish road game at Boston College, will be held at Stepan Center.
The sites for four other Friday home-game pep rallies – Oct. 8 (Pittsburgh), Oct. 15 (Western Michigan), Oct. 29 (Tulsa) and Nov. 12 (Utah) – will be determined at a later date.
Rallies are expected to be held from 6:30-7 p.m. All pep rallies are free of charge..