Presented by First Western Bank and Trust

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 | 5 p.m.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Fargo
1635 42nd St. SW | Fargo, ND 58103

Registration for Bison Bidders Bowl has closed.
You can still register for the free online auction.

Join us!

Join us at NDSU’s premier gala to support scholarships for NDSU students. Donations from Bison Bidders Bowl fund scholarships that lift up tomorrow’s leaders. By supporting scholarships, you’re making a student’s dream of an NDSU education come true.

Check back soon for news about Bison Bidders Bowl 42, coming Fall 2023!

Event Schedule

5 p.m.
Cocktails and silent auction

6:30 p.m.
Dinner and entertainment

Gaming sponsored by Happy Harry’s, Scheels, Crown Jewels, and Dakota Medical Foundation

8 p.m.
Live auction


Formal wear is encouraged.


Parking is available at the Delta.
No valet services will be offered.

Showcase Items

#9 - "Took My Heart and Ran" by Jessica Wachter

A highly acclaimed abstract expressionist artist based in Bismarck, North Dakota, Jessica Wachter ’09 is a proud graduate and supporter of NDSU and the Bison community. Her work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions around the U.S., and her pieces reside in public and private collections throughout the world. This piece represents the North Dakota prairie and fall season — and is a testament to her love for NDSU. Once a Bison, always a Bison!

Value:  $6,100
Donated by: Jessica Wachter

#20 - The Setting Inn, Willamette Valley

Perched on a gently sloping hillside with commanding views of the Willamette Valley’s working farms and vineyards, The Setting Inn is the ultimate Oregon wine country retreat. The Setting Inn is perfectly situated just minutes from the top wineries and vineyards of Newberg, Dayton, Carlton, and Dundee, Oregon — the heart of the Willamette Valley wine scene. Enjoy a three-night weekday stay with airfare for four, plus wine tastings, lunch, and chauffeur.

Value: $11,293
Donated by: Bell Bank

Vanna Adventure Vans 3-Night Rental | Bison Bidders Bowl 41

#18 - Vanna Adventure Vans Three-Night Rental

Need an escape? Win a three-night rental in a professionally converted camper van with unlimited mileage AND off-grid power systems. You can adventure anywhere, near or far, all with the creature comforts of home!

Value: $700
Donated by: Vanna Adventure Vans

#24 - Delightful Dinner with President Dave Cook and Dr. Katie Cook

President Cook and Dr. Katie Cook are thrilled to donate this exciting package. Bid to win dinner with the Cooks, plus eight guests, at the president’s home. Included in package: great conversation and great company.

Value: Priceless
Donated by: President Dave Cook and Dr. Katie Cook

President Dave Cook and Dr. Katie Cook

How to Bid

Bid using your smartphone or tablet on silent auction items with Greater Giving Online Bidding. Easily track packages by “following” their activity without having to continuously return to a table or bid sheet.

For more information on how to bid online, click the link below.

QUESTIONS?  Email or call 701.231.6800.

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