cheerleaders at CharlieTown

Celebrate your Cardinal pride with the Ball State University Alumni Association. Don't miss the food trucks, fun, entertainment, camaraderie, and a free T-shirt.

Mark Your Calendars

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Homecoming 2018

Join us throughout the week before the big game Oct. 20 against Eastern Michigan University for Air Jam, the Bed Race, and all of your other favorite events during our Centennial-themed Homecoming Week. See the schedule.

CharlieTown opens two hours before kickoff on the following game days:

  • August 30
  • September 22 (Family Weekend) – inflatables
  • September 29
  • October 6 
  • October 20 (Homecoming) – inflatables and live music with Mike and Joe

Featured Food Trucks

  • FoxGardin
  • Grill’t
  • Pit Master
  • Guardian Brewery
  • Vino Mobile Bar

Pep Rally

Join the Ball State cheerleaders, marching band, Charlie Cardinal, Code Red Dancers, and special guests Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns and Athletic Director Beth Goetz one hour before kick-off!

  • free snow cones and cotton candy (while supplies last)
  • try your hand at Jenga, Connect Four and Corn Hole
  • free Ball State spirit gear

Buy Game Tickets

Don't forget to get your tickets to see the Cardinals play in Scheumann Stadium. You can order online beforehand or pick them up in person before the game.

Order Game Tickets