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Bed Race

It’s time for one of Homecoming’s most exciting, fun-filled, and competitive events, the Homecoming Bed Race. The Bed Race took place Wednesday, October 9, at 3:00 p.m. on Riverside Avenue. 

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Photos courtesy of M. Hickey, BSU Photo Services

Congratulations to our Bed Race winners!

Independent Male - BA Bandits
Independent Female - University Singers
Residence Hall Male - Schmidt/Wilson
Residence Hall Female - Stu West
Fraternity - Delta Tau Delta
Sorority - Delta Zeta
Faculty/Staff/Alumni - Housing and Residence Life
Best Costume - Housing and Residence Life Flying Monkeys
Overall Winner - BA Bandits

Each Bed Race team consists of five people – four pushing the bed, and one riding on it. Teams will compete against the clock, two teams at a time, on a 100-yard course. There are seven divisions: Fraternity, Sorority, Independent Male, Independent Female, Residence Halls Male, Residence Halls Female, Faculty/Staff/Alumni.

Entry fee is $25 for the first team, and $20 for each additional team.

Plaques are given to the first place team in each division.  A trophy is also given to the team with the best costume and overall winner. 

Bed Race Rules:

  • A five-second penalty will be charged to a team’s time if its bed goes out of the boundaries designated for the race.
  • Each team will be paired with another team to compete in the heats. The division will alternate turns. (Competition will be against the clock.)

  • The teams with the fastest times in each division will advance to the final competition and race again for the overall title. Teams should stay after they race to find out if they race for the overall title. 

  • The best times in each division will race again to determine the overall winner.

Bed Race Entry Form 

For additional information, contact Jordyn Shreiner or Justin Miller, Special Events Chairs, at the Homecoming Office, (765) 285-7051 or homecoming@bsu.edu

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