Festivities begin Thursday for the fifth annual Dixie Rotary Bowl, which will be played Saturday between Dixie College and Nassau Community College of New York.

Former Denver Broncos defensive end Rulon Jones will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Bowl banquet Thursday night at Dixie College. On Friday night, the second annual Marching Band Invitational will present six high school bands from the Intermountain area.On Saturday, the Rotary Bowl parade will begin at 10 a.m. down Tabernacle St. Kickoff for the game at Hansen Stadium is at 1 p.m. Nassau comes into the game with an 8-1 record and a No. 3 ranking in JC football. Dixie is ranked 5th with an 8-2 mark.

Tickets for any Rotary Bowl event are available at the Dixie Center box office, R & K Bookstore, Mailboxes USA, Hurst Ben Franklin or Wilkinson Electric.