Homecoming Village & Poker Tournament

The NEW Homecoming Village provides new and fun opportunities for students, faculty/staff, the Muncie community, and alumni to become involved and enjoy Ball State University’s Homecoming week. 

Homecoming Village Registration Forms (Poker Tournament and Bands)

Homecoming Village will take place on Monday, October 8 and is located on Martin Street between Riverside and University Avenues.  The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. Homecoming village is FREE for students and includes:Homecoming Zipline

  • Mobile Zip Line! (Free for students, $5 for Muncie community members)
  • Food
  • Photo Booth
  • Poker Tournament
  • Live Student Bands
  • Specials from village restaurants
  • Cornhole and other games
  • Rock Wall

Guests are encouraged to join in the fun with the Homecoming Poker Tournament!

  • No registration fee!
  • Tournament begins at 7:15 p.m. on Martin Street (grassy area behind Honors House)
  • Normal Texas Hold 'Em poker rules apply - specific rules will be placed at each table
  • Those interested in learning to play poker will have separate "walk-up" instructional tables the day of the event, no registration required
  • Those who register for the tournament should be expected to know the rules of poker and have knowledge of the game

Student bands are encouraged to come out and perform on the Homecoming Village stage! Bands will be given a 30-minute set to perform for students and the Muncie community. 

  • No registration fee!
  • Basic sound equipment (speakers, microphones, etc.) will be provided - bands must provide their own amps and other specific equipment needed
  • Bands must perform appropriate music with no vulgar language, etc.
  • Bands will be required to submit a demo to the Homecoming Steering Committee (band will be contacted after entry form is submitted)

Homecoming Village Registration Forms (Poker Tournament and Bands)

For additional information, contact Homecoming Village Chairmen Jordan Habayeb or Abby Marsh at the Homecoming Office at 765-285-7051 or