Family Weekend

Friday, September 12th, 2014 - Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Each fall semester, Ball State University invites students, faculty, staff, and their families to join in the festivities of Family Weekend.  To see what else is happening in Muncie please visit the Muncie Visitor Center.

Check out this years Family Weekend 2014 Event Schedule (PDF).

2014 Family Weekend T-Shirts

Want to show off your Ball State University Pride? Family Weekend T-shirts will be on sale at the Student Center Campus Information Desk all weekend. They are only $10.00 and are a wonderful memento of your weekend with your student. 

Family Weekend Official Family

Congratulations to Randy, Diane, and Sarah Kilbase for being selected as the Official Family of Family Weekend 2014! Official Family winners receive a free weekend stay at the Ball State University Hotel, recognition and tickets to the football game, and much more!

Postings to become the 2015 Family Weekend Official Family will be in May of 2015.

How to Get Tickets

Use the information below to purchase tickets or register for events. If you have questions, please call our office at 765-285-1926 or e-mail us at We are looking forward to a wonderful weekend with you and your families on campus! Chirp Chirp!

Athletics Tickets or call 1-888-BSU-TICKETS (765-285-1474).

Emens Street Beat Tickets

Street Beat is a 90 minute high-energy explosion of urban rhythm, hip hop moves and astonishing break dance acrobatics which brings the raw rhythmic originality of many popular street-style performances together in a dynamic and thrilling stage production.

Purchase tickets or call the Emens Auditorium box office at 765-285-1539.

Chase Charlie 5K Run Walk

Join the Ball State University Sport Administration program for the 14th annual Chase Charlie Races, Saturday, September 13th!

Participate in a 5k race for students ($20) and adults ($25), a Mile Mania race for youth 13 and under ($7), and the Kiddie 100 at halftime of the football game ($5). All races finish on the Scheumann Stadium football field and include a race t-shirt. Let's make health and physical activity a family affair.

All proceeds go to the Sport Administration Fund for Excellence, a scholarship fund for undergraduate student professional development.

For more information check out Register today!

Family Weekend Golf Outing

Need some fresh air? Start your day with breakfast and a round of golf with your family or group offriends. This golf outing will be held at the Elks Golf Course here in Muncie with breakfast prior to tee off and lunch when you are finished. There will also be many door prizes for those participating to have a chance to win!

Thank you to this years 2014 Family Weekend Golf Outing sponsors!

Sign-up here for the 2014 Family Weekend Golf Outing!