Department Decorating Contest

Departments were encouraged to show their Homecoming spirit and decorate their offices during Homecoming week! Judging took place on Friday, October 4, 2013. Overall winner will receive lunch catered for their office! Other prizes will be awarded for spirit categories.

Congratulations to our 2013 Department Decorating Contest Winners!

  • Overall Winner - Intensive English Institute
  • Most Creative - Rinker Center for International Studies
  • Best Use of Theme - Teacher Education Services
  • Most School Spirit - Office of Student Life


  • Decorating will be judged on creativity and appearance, as well as adherence to the current Homecoming theme, "There's No Place Like Homecoming!
  • There is no entry fee for the department decorating contest, but please limit resources to no more than $75.
  • All Departments must abide by the rules and regulations established by Ball State University, as well as all fire and safety codes.
  • Judging will be held on Friday, October 4, between noon and 4:00 p.m. All decorating work must be completed by noon that day.
  • A member of the Homecoming Steering Committee will get in touch with the office contact person to set up a time for judging. Winners will be announced Monday, October 7, on the Homecoming web site, and a member of the Homecoming Steering Committee will contact the winning department to make arrangements for lunch.

Department Decorating Contest Entry Form

2012 Department Decorating Contest

Department Decorating Contest Entry Form (coming soon!)

For additional information, contact Jack Hesser, Campus Relations Chair, at the Homecoming Office, 765-285-7051 or

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