Potato Bowl USA

Week at a Glance

2019  Tentative Schedule of Events 

Tuesday, September 10th

Hugo’s Potato Bowl PLINKO Begins!
Location: Register at any Hugo’s location.

Wednesday, September 11th

Hugo’s Potato Bowl Golf Scramble 
Time:  Registration: 11:00 AM
Tee Time: 12:00 Noon
Location:  Valley Golf Course, East Grand Forks, MN
Fees:  $100 (2017) – Entry fee includes: green fees, cart, dinner, Potato Bowl gift, & golf prizes                                 Entry form download 

Chip Giveaway – Scheels All Sports- Columbia Mall

Hugo’s Potato Bowl PLINKO
Location: Register at any Hugo’s location.

Thursday, September 12th

Baked Potato Bar, served 11 AM – 1:30 PM (all Hugo’s locations)

Hugo’s Potato Bowl PLINKO
Location: Register at any Hugo’s location.

French Fry Feed and Fireworks – Time:  4:00 PM – dusk
Location:    University Park & Memorial Stadium

World’s Largest French Feed courtesy the J.R. Simplot!

Friday, September 13th

UND Fan Luncheon – Serving begins at 11:30, program at noon – Alerus Center

Baked Potato Bar, served 11 AM – 1:30 PM (all Hugo’s locations)

Hugo’s Potato Bowl PLINKO
Location: Register at any Hugo’s location.

Get Wet and Run Wild!  Hugo’s Potato Bowl 1K and 2K Races (Under age 14) at Choice Health and Fitness Registration begins at 4 PM, races start at 5:30 & 5:50.  Free swim for all racers and their families after the event.  More info and the entry form

KEM Shrine “Rockin’ the Forks”  at Grand Forks Town Square!  Gates open at 5 pm, music ends at 11:00 PM.  Food and beverages will be available, bring a lawn chair and join the party!  

Saturday, September 14th

GF Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast – 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM at Grand Forks Central High School

Sons of Norway Potato Pancake Breakfast – 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Sons of Norway Building – 1401 9th Avenue South in Grand Forks.

KEM Shrine Potato Bowl & Homecoming Parade brought to you by Opp Construction 10:00 AM.   The route will go down DeMers Avenue through downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. Check out the Potato Bowl Parade page on this website for more information.  

Tailgating Party – Alerus Center Parking Lot. Time TBD. Lots of games, activities, food, music and fun! Get your free baked potato with all the toppings at the Northern Plains Potato Growers tent.  

Hugo’s Potato Bowl PLINKO Contest Finale!
Location: Alerus Center parking lot near the baked potato tent. Time TBD. 

54th Annual Potato Bowl USA Football Game – North Dakota vs Sam Houston State.  Alerus Center – Grand Forks. Time TBD.