Week At A Glance
Potato Bowl USA
University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks
The Drake Bulldogs
September 18, 2021
Kickoff Time: TBA
Alerus Center ~ Grand Forks
Photo: John Stennes - Grand Forks Herald
Potato Bowl 2021 is a GO if we continue beating the virus!
Potato Bowl PLINKO from Hugo's
Watch for another exciting promotion from Hugo's in 2021!
Hugo's Potato Bowl Golf Scramble
Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 at Valley Golf Course, East Grand Forks, MN
18 Holes – 4 Person Scramble
Entry fee includes – Lunch – Green Fees – Cart –
Steak fry after – Gift – Golf Prizes
Simplot French Fry Feed
Thursday, September 16th, 2021, the World’s Largest French Fry Feed at University Park in Grand Forks sponsored by Simplot. This is the signature event of Potato Bowl USA. In September of 2017, 8,154 pounds of fries were served to over 10,000 people to crush the old record by nearly 3,000 pounds!
Kid's Zone - Bounce Games sponsored by Thomsen Homes
Meet UND Head Coach Bubba Schweigert and the Fighting Hawks football team and coaches
Food & soda stands
Potato Sack Races (AgCountry Farm Credit Services)
Potato Picking Contest (Fransden Bank)
Meet Ronald McDonald!
Live TV and radio remotes
Thomsen Homes Kid's Zone
Thomsen Homes Kids Zone features numerous large inflatable games in University Park at the French Fry Feed. Come join the fun!
Look for a new place and time for the AgCountry Fireworks Show this year as our old venue, Memorial Stadium, no longer exists. We will keep you posted.
Get Wet And Run Wild!
Be at Choice Health & Fitness on Friday September 17th, 2021 for the “Get Wet & Run Wild” Kids Fun Run! The kids will have a blast dashing through, ducking, and dodging water obstacles including Squirt Gun Alley, Water Balloon Launch, and the Sprinkler Sprint to cross the finish line in this wet and wild race!
Kids and family swim free inside the fitness center after the race!
Kids of all ages (14 & under) are welcome to participate in this one-of-a-kind CRAZY event celebrating Potato Bowl USA!
1K (.62 mile) – 5:30pm start time
2K (1.24 miles) – 5:50pm start time
With awards following each race
COST (2018): (cash or check only)
*$12.00/participant (Early registration thru Sept. 7)
*$18.00/participant (Sept. 8-21)
+ $5.00 (optional Food Shelf donation)
One adult may accompany each child at no charge.
*2020 prices subject to change
All proceeds from this event will be donated to local food banks!
QUESTIONS? Contact Julie Kirkeby at email@example.com or call 701-746-2790
Choice Health & Fitness
Hugo’s Family Markets
American Federal Bank
Coldwell Banker – Julie Kinneberg, Realtor
First Class Mortgage
The Golf Center
Nature’s Country Store
The Beautiful You – Amy Kratochvil
KEM Shrine Potato Bowl Parade
The biggest and best parade in the region, the KEM Shrine Potato Bowl Parade. Saturday morning, September 18, 2021, downtown Grand Forks-East Grand Forks. Start time TBA.
Direct all parade inquires to Ryan_Scott@sstransport.com
Game Day! Tailgating & Football
September 18th vs Drake University. Kickoff time TBA.