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Air Jam

Air Jam was Thursday, October 9, at 9:00 p.m. in Emens Auditorium.  A sold out crowd watched various student organizations dance and compete in the annual lip-sync competition!  First place and runner-up trophies were given to each category winner: Greek, Independent, and Residence Hall. An overall winner and crowd favorite award was also given. The 2014 Homecoming King, Queen, and their courts were  crowned following the show! 

Congratulations to our 2014 Air Jam Winners!

OVERALL and Independent - Outlet
Crowd Favorite and Independent Runner-Up - Black Student Association
Residence Hall - DeHority
Greek - Lambda Chi Alpha & Pi Beta Phi
Greek Runner-Up - Alpha Kappa Alpha & Phi Kappa Psi

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Air Jam Entry Form

Air Jam Ticket Order Form

Rules & Regulations:

The first 20 teams to turn in their information will be allowed to participate, and the next 5 will be alternate teams.  There is a $100 non-refundable entry fee for each team.  Alternate teams will not be reimbursed even if they do not have the chance to compete. Each team must have a minimum of 5 people and maximum of 20.

Songs are given on a first come, first served basis.  You will be contacted to let you know which of your choices of songs you will be permitted to use.  Please have alternate choices. Acts must be 2 ½ - 4 minutes long. Deductions will be made for times outside of this range. 

Alcohol, drugs, and tobacco WILL NOT be tolerated (Students under the influence will not be allowed on stage.  There is ABSOLUTELY NO ALCOHOL permitted in Emens Auditorium).

There are three categories: Greek, Residence Hall, and Independent.  There is a winner for each category, a runner-up for each category (NEW!), an overall winner, and a crowd favorite award.

A few helpful hints:

  • Judges award points to groups that fit the Homecoming theme, Cardinal Strong” in their act.
  • Air Jam is a LIP SYNC competition and judges will be encouraged to look for this during the performance.
  • Judges do not look highly on inappropriate behavior or moves.
  • Originality is KEY!

Key Dates and Times

September 15           Air Jam forms accepted at Emens Box Office from 9-11 a.m.,
Accepted at the Alumni Association office following that time. 
September 18 Final day to turn in entry forms to the Alumni Association office by 4:00 p.m.
September 22* Mandatory group leaders meeting, 9:30 p.m., Alumni Center 
September 25 Advanced ticket sales order forms (group seating) due, by 4:00 p.m., AJ Events Registration Table (earn Pride Points) 
September 30-October 1 Mandatory Choreography Checks, 8:00 p.m., Alumni Center 
October 1  Tickets go on sale at the Emens Box Office (no Pride Points earned) 
October 8** Mandatory tech rehearsal, 6:00 p.m., Emens Auditorium 
October 9 Air Jam, arrive at 7:15 p.m., show begins at 9:00 p.m., Emens Auditorium

*Mandatory group leaders meeting - All group leaders must attend, or your team WILL BE disqualified.  You must also bring the final CD version of your song compilation.  It must be the only music on the CD.  Groups will sign up for a time to be reviewed as finalists at choreography checks.

**Mandatory dress/technical rehearsal in Emens Auditorium.  All groups must attend in full performance attire to help the stage crew select the best lighting for your performance.  Again, we reserve the right to determine what is considered appropriate. We must have the final list of all performers at this time. If they are not on the list they WILL NOT be admitted in the day of the show.

Ticket Sales

Purchase your tickets in advance and earn Homecoming Pride Points for your organization! Pride Points for Air Jam will be received solely on group participation in the event and advanced group ticket sales (there will be no sign-in sheets at the event).

Air Jam Ticket Order Form

All tickets will be reserved seating (both advanced sales and tickets purchased at the Emens Box Office).

  • Tickets are $10 each
  • Pride Points will be awarded ONLY for advance ticket sales purchases
  • Tickets will be available for purchase at the Emens Box Office from October 1 through the day of the show (if available). *No Pride Points will be given for tickets purchased through the box office.
  • If you would like to sit together as a group, submit order form and payment to the Art and Journalism Building Events Registration Table by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 25.
  • You MUST have your ticket to get in. NO EXCEPTIONS!

For additional information, contact Michelle Schubert, Air Jam Chair, at the Homecoming Office, (765) 285-7051 or homecoming@bsu.edu