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
2021 Event Schedule TBA
Hugos "Potato Bowl Plinko" Game
Look for the next exciting promotion from Hugo's Family Marketplace!
Hugos Golf Scramble
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
The World’s Largest French Fry Feed at University Park in Grand Forks sponsored by Simplot 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!
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!
AgCountry Fireworks At Memorial Stadium
The AgCountry Fireworks Show takes place at dusk following the French Fry Feed at University Park. Black Gold Farms will be there to hand out glow sticks and free potato coupons! Don’t miss the big show!
Get Wet And Run Wild!
Be at Choice Health & Fitness 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 "Rockin The Forks"
Rockin’ the Forks
ICON ARCHITECTURAL GROUP
97 KYCK FM
BRICK & BARLEY
GREATER GRAND FORKS CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
LUNSETH PLUMBING & HEATING
SIMONSON STATION STORES
HUGO’S FAMILY MARKETPLACE
S & S TRANSPORT
KEM Shrine Potato Bowl Parade
The KEM Shrine Potato Bowl Parade
Direct all parade inquires to Ryan_Scott@sstransport.com
Game Day! Tailgating & Football
UND has postponed its entire conference football season to the spring. Details TBD.