Department Decorating Contest

Departments are encouraged to show their Homecoming spirit and decorate their offices during Homecoming week! Judging will take place Friday, October 14, between 12-4 pm. Prizes will be awarded for several categories. Winners will be announced on Monday, October 17.  

Department Decorating Contest Entry Form

Congratulations to our 2016 Department Decorating Contest Winners!

Best Use of Theme - Office of Student Life
Most Creative - Unified Technology Support
Most Ball State Spirit - Counseling and Psychology
OVERALL WINNER - Payroll and Benefits 

Entry forms are due no later than Friday, October 7, and can be mailed or e-mailed to the Alumni Engagement office at


  • Decorating will be judged on creativity and appearance, as well as adherence to the current Homecoming theme, "Blast from the Past".
  • There is no entry fee for the department decorating contest.
  • All Departments must abide by the rules and regulations established by Ball State University, as well as all fire and safety codes.
  • 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 on the Homecoming web site, and a member of the Homecoming Steering Committee will contact the winning department to make arrangements for prize presentations.

For additional information, contact the Homecoming Office, 765-285-1083 or

Alumni Association
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-1080; toll free 888-I-GO-4-BSU
Fax: 765-285-1414
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