Bug Bowl - April 12 and 13, 2014

Bug Bowl - Purdue Entomology

Bug Bowl Tents

The annual Bug Bowl is the largest known insect event of its kind. Nearly 30,000 people attend this event each year as part of Purdue's Spring Fest weekend. Preschoolers through retirees take part in numerous hands-on insect activities including the cricket spitting contest and cockroach racing at Roachill Downs. The Bug Bowl consistently has the highest attendance of any event during Purdue's Spring Fest weekend!

Future Bug Bowl Dates:

  • 2014: April 12-13
  • 2015: April 18-19
  • 2016: April 16-17
  • 2017: April 8-9