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 The Farmers Bowl is a 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.


A sincere Mayville State thank you to our friends for their generous sponsorships!

First State Bank - Mayville, Portland, Thompson, Buxton, Grand Forks

AgCountry Farm Credit - Grand Forks

Moore Engineering - West Fargo

Northern Seed & Bean, Larry and Cathy Lande - Lucerne, Colo.

Steele Traill County Mutual Insurance

Citizens State Bank - Finley, Cooperstown, Northwood


Farmers Bowl Parade

The Farmers Bowl Parade is highly-anticipated by young and old alike. Don't miss out on the fun Saturday, Sept. 14! The parade will begin in downtown Mayville, north of the Goose River Bank, and make its way through town, ending on the Mayville State campus. Parade start time is 10 a.m. To register an entry in the parade, call 701-788-4864 or email stacy.buchl@mayvillestate.edu.  

Bookstore Open

The Mayville State University Bookstore will be open on Sept. 14. (Hours to be announced.) Stop in and check out the latest in Comet gear! 

Corn and Hot Dog Feed

The corn and hot dog feed is back this year! Following the parade, everyone is welcome to enjoy corn on the cob and hot dogs under the tent located west of Jerome Berg Field. The Mayville State athletic teams are coordinating this year's feed. Freewill donations will be accepted.

Farmers Bowl Festival

Bring your family and enjoy the festivities outside of Jerome Berg Field after the parade and before the Farmers Bowl football game. There will be something for everyone .. inflatable games for the kids, farmers market, and more!

Farmers Bowl Football Game

Catch the Comets in action versus Trinity Bible College. Game time is 12 noon at Jerome Berg Field. Come out and cheer the Comets to victory as they sport their new Farmers Bowl commemorative helmets! A program to recognize those who have contributed to the Farmers Bowl helmet project will be held at halftime of the game. See more about Comet Athletics

Volleyball Game

See the Comets in action versus Lakehead University. Game time is 3:30 p.m. at the Lewy Lee Fieldhouse.

Comet Athletic Club Sportsmen's Raffle

The Comet Athletic Club will host their annual Sportsmen's Raffle in conjunction with Farmers Bowl this year! The event will begin at 5 p.m. with socializing and a meal at the Mayville Armory. Drawings in the 50-gun giveaway will begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend! The cost of the meal is included for those who purchase a $100 gun raffle ticket. Those who do not with to participate in the gun raffle may purchase a meal-only ticket for $25. The Armory will be the place to kick up your heals and celebrate Farmers Bowl 2019!

The Farmers Bowl Silent Auction 

The Farmers Bowl Silent Auction is back! The auction will be held as part of the Sportsmen's Raffle event. Bidding will begin at 5 p.m. Proceeds of the silent auction will benefit the students of Mayville State through the Comet Athletic Club, the Alumni Association, and the MSU Foundation.

A great selection of items has been donated for the auction!

Click here to see a preliminary listing of auction items.

Click a thumbnail below to enlarge and then and scroll through auction item photos.

Farmers Bowl Cash Raffle

We invite you to consider supporting Mayville State University by purchasing ticket(s) for the 2019 Farmers Bowl Cash Raffle. You could be the lucky winner of the grand prize of $1,000! Proceeds of the Farmers Bowl Cash Raffle will benefit Mayville State University and its students. Last year, nearly $9,000 was generated through this fund-raiser! Tickets cost $10 each. 

To purchase a ticket, please send a check ($10 for each ticket purchased) to MSU Foundation, 330 Third Street NE, Mayville, ND  58257. Checks must be received no later than Thursday, Sept. 12.