USD schedules signing day parties Ed Meierkort, the head football coach at The University of South Dakota, has announced that two Signing Day Parties will be held on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 to preview the Coyotesâ�?�? 2009 recruiting class. The Signing Day Parties are free and open to the public.â�?¨â�?¨ The first Signing Day Party will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at Proâ�?�?s Bar and Grill in Vermillion. A Happy Hour Signing Day Party will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5 at C.J. Callaways in Sioux Falls. Refreshments will be available at both parties.â�?¨â�?¨ Fans and media members will have the chance to visit with the Coyote coaching staff and get an in-depth look at the 2009 Coyote recruits. In addition, there will be video highlights of the latest signees along with player biographical information.â�?¨â�?¨ The national signing day for college football is on Wednesday, Feb. 4. This will be the Coyotesâ�?�? second Division I recruiting class.