Sturgis Canada organizers are looking for about 100 volunteers for the event, which is slated for Aug. 21-24 at the old Mountainfest grounds.

Volunteers are needed for just about everything, including construction, administration, ticketing, parking, camping, charity booths and first aid.

Volunteers are expected to put in 24 hours of work throughout the weekend, which could include a few days before or after the event depending on the role selected, Sturgis Canada president Joan Hansen said.

Anyone interested in volunteering can email [email protected] or for other information can email [email protected].

In other festival news, the organizers of Bass Coast arts and electronic music festival are offering half-price festival passes for residents of the Nicola Valley.

Organizers are also offering locals tickets for Sunday night only to see Ottawa-based electronic outfit A Tribe Called Red.

Organizers told city council at a May council meeting they want to increase local participation in the event this year, which will be its second in Merritt at the old Mountainfest grounds.

Bass Coast 2014 is scheduled for Aug. 1-4. For more information, visit