In order to participate, please ensure the following:

  • Complete and submit the online application with all necessary materials.
  • Be a son or daughter of a Ball State alumnus (parent or grandparent).
  • Be in one of the following categories:
    • Age 0–4 and not in grade school at the time of Homecoming for Lady and Lad.
    • In grade K–5 at the time of Homecoming for Prince and Princess.
  • Be available to attend the Homecoming Parade (9 a.m.) and the football game to follow on October 19, 2019.

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  • One boy and one girl will be chosen as the 2019 Ball State Homecoming Prince and Princess, as well as one boy and one girl to be the 2019 Ball State Homecoming Lady and Lad.
  • Winners will be chosen by the 2019 Homecoming Steering Committee and staff members of the Ball State Alumni Association.


  • Tickets for the winners and their immediate family for the Homecoming football game.
  • A personal car to ride in the Homecoming Parade.
  • Ball State gear to keep the Cardinal spirit alive even after Homecoming.
  • Recognition at halftime.