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Ball State Homecoming Week

October 17, 2017 - October 18, 2017

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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until October 21, 2017

Monday, October 16
The Taste of Homecoming: New this year to Homecoming Week is the Taste of Homecoming on Martin Street. This event will feature a food truck festival, music by Ball State’s own “The Indigos” and The Escape Muncie Truck. There will be more than seven food trucks with food ranging from barbecue to cajun. The Escape Muncie Truck will cost $15 a person and will hold six to eight people at a time. It offers a BSU themed game as well as the normal escape game.

Tuesday, October 17
Talent Search: The 33rd Annual Student Scholarship Talent Search will be at 7:30pm in Emens Auditorium. Admission is free. Each category winner will receive a $500 scholarship and the overall winner will receive an additional $500 scholarship. The Royalty Coronation will take place at the end of the show.

Wednesday, October 18
Homecoming Dinner: Noyer Retreat and Lafollette from 5-8pm

Thursday, October 19
Air Jam: Come see various student organizations compete in Ball State Homecoming’s most popular event. The annual lip-sync competition will be at 8pm in Emens Auditorium. Tickets are $15.

Friday, October 20
Spirit Day: Show your Cardinal spirit by purchasing a 2017 Homecoming t-shirt or wearing your Cardinal gear. Post a picture of you in it on the Facebook or Twitter page and tag BSUAA with the following hashtag #CardinalsAroundtheWorld for a chance to win a gift card for the online Alumni Store.

All Alumni & Friends Gold Outing at The Players Club at 1pm

Bed Race: The annual bed races will occur at 11am on Riverside Avenue. Take your friends to see teams of five racing 100 yards in wheeled beds.

Artageous: Art, music, theater, singing, dancing, audience interaction occur all at once on Emens stage. This show captures the creativity of artists at 7:30pm. Tickets cost $5 for students.

Saturday, October 21
5k Run/Walk: The 5th Annual Homecoming 5k will start at 9:45am at Muncie City Hall. Participate or cheer on 200 walkers/runners as they run through the beautiful BSU campus.

Parade: Come support one of Ball State’s greatest traditions at 10am at Muncie Central High School. Various floats, cars, bands and even horses will be in this annual parade.

CharlieTown Tailgate: Relax with friends before the game from noon to 3pm on the west lawn of the Alumni Center. It will be the tailgating hot spot for football, food, entertainment, drinks and fun.

BSU Football vs Central Michigan: Cheer on the Cardinals in their Homecoming game against Central Michigan at Scheumann Stadium. Kickoff is at 3pm.

Ball State Homecoming Week


October 17, 2017
October 18, 2017
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