Farmers Bowl 2017



The Farmers Bowl is an all-day celebration sponsored by the Mayville State University Foundation. Many community volunteers and MSU supporters work together to present this event that honors the proud agricultural heritage of the area. 



"Farmers Bowl Field Frenzy 5K" Run/Walk


Kick Farmers Bowl 2017 off on the right foot by participating in the "Farmers Bowl Field Frenzy 5K" run/walk. The course will begin at Mayville State's historic Old Main and make its way around and through the campus, including passes through the football field, the practice field, and baseball field too! If you don't wish to run or walk, how about setting up along the course to cheer the runners and walkers on? 

Farmers Bowl Parade


The Farmers Bowl parade will begin in downtown Mayville at 10:30 a.m. and make its way through town, ending on the Mayville State campus. To register an entry in the parade, call 701-788-4750 or email  

Bookstore Open


The Mayville State University Bookstore will be open from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. September 9. Stop in and check out the latest in Comet gear! 

Farmers Bowl Football Game


Catch the Comets in action versus Sterling College. Game time is 1:00 p.m. at Jerome Berg Field. Come out and cheer the Comets to victory! See more about Comet Athletics.

The Auction


The Farmers Bowl Auction will be held for the 21st time in 2017. The first auction, held in 1997, raised more than $14,000. This amount has increased substantially over the years. The proceeds of the auction and other Farmers Bowl fund-raising activities are administered by the MSU Foundation for the benefit of Mayville State University and its students.

Admission tickets for the auction sell for $30 each and are available for purchase at the office of the MSU Foundation, the MSU Bookstore, and MayPort Hardware Hank. They will also be available online.



Keep checking this site. Details will be added as information becomes available.