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Bug Bowl - Purdue University

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 hands-on insect activities including the cricket spitting contest and cockroach racing at Roachill Downs. Bug Bowl is part of Purdue's Spring Fest weekend!

The 25th annual Bug Bowl will be April 16th and 17th, 2016.


Future Bug Bowl Dates:

  • April 08-09, 2017
  • April 14-15, 2018