Join the community and show some team spirit by taking part in Statesboro’s Downtown Pep Rally.

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority will kick off their Fall season of First Friday’s with the Downtown Pep Rally on Aug. 5 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Bulloch County Courthouse.

The 2022 Downtown Pep Rally is a public event celebrating local football teams in Bulloch County.

The event will showcase local marching bands, football teams, and cheerleading squads.

Rhan Hutcheson, the Executive Director of the Averitt Center for the Arts, will introduce each of the teams as they take the stage on the Courthouse steps.

Hutcheson will interview the coaches and some of the key players to discuss their teams’ upcoming seasons.

This year’s pep rally schedule of appearance is as follows:

  • 6:00 p.m. Portal High School
  • 6:30 p.m. Bulloch Academy
  • 7:00 Southeast Bulloch High School
  • 7:30 p.m. Statesboro High School.

The proud sponsor of this year’s Downtown Pep Rally event is Statesboro Natural Gas. They will be providing hotdogs and refreshments for the attending teammates. There will also be local vendors on Siebald Street selling food and products to parents and other community members. 

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority would also like to thank their additional sponsors for 2022: American Roofing  CORE Credit Union, Georgia Power, Colony Bank, East Georgia Center for Oral and Facial Surgery, Coca-Cola, Statesboro Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Southern Chiropractic & Wellness Center, Tormenta FC, McKeithen’s True Value. Party Impressions, McLendon Enterprises, Party Harbor, Morris Bank, Shoemaker Equipment Supply  Statesboro Properties, and Vyve Broadband.

For more information, please contact the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority by calling 912-764-7227 or emailing

Main Street Statesboro and the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority are committed to the economic development, historic preservation and beautification of Statesboro’s downtown area.  Our purpose is to revitalize downtown economically and socially within the context of historic preservation by increasing financial viability and ensuring the success of businesses.