The Homecoming Parade is one of Ball State's greatest traditions! Ball State campus organizations and Muncie community businesses and groups enter floats, cars, bands, and even horses to show off their Cardinal Pride!
2016 PARADE RESULTS
Community: Hot Heads
Cheer/Dance: Premiere Dance Center
Independent: African Student Association
Residence Halls: n/a
Overall: Premiere Dance Center
Community: Ball State Young Alumni Council
Independent: Cardinal Catholic
Residence Halls: Woody/Shales
Overall: Ball State Young Alumni Council
1st place: Wes-Del High School
2nd place (tie): Cowan High School
2nd place (tie): Muncie Central High School
Overall: Muncie Light Horse Club
GENERAL INFORMATION - ALL ENTRIES:
The parade will take place on Saturday, October 22. Lineup will begin at 8:00 a.m. at Muncie Central High School (south parking lot). Please enter at the stop light on Walnut Street.
The parade will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. Please arrange to be dropped off at the parade site or ride on the float/vehicle you plan to drive in the parade. There will be no additional space for parking vehicles not used in the parade.
2016 Parade Entry Form
The parade theme is "Blast from the Past." Judges will be looking for floats that reflect the theme. Your parade unit must clearly display the name of your business/organization.
There will be volunteers on site to direct you into the lot to your designated space. It is the responsibility of the participating organization to remove its entry from the parade route and campus immediately following the parade.
All entry forms are due to the Homecoming office no later than Thursday, October 6, to ensure that preparations can be completed in time. Sorry, no entries will be added after this time.
FLOAT ENTRIES: The cost to enter a float in the parade is $50. All campus floats must get a police escort to the lineup site. For an escort, contact the University Police Department at 285-1111.
CAR/WALKING ENTRIES: The cost to enter a car/walking unit in the parade is $40. A separate entry form must be submitted for each car/walking unit entered in the parade.
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