Homecoming 2018

October 12 - October 14

Countdown until Homecoming



Homecoming Events

Share Your Falcon Pride Worldwide! #BGFALCONPRIDE



Not everyone can physically attend Homecoming but EVERYONE can "Share Your Falcon Pride Worldwide!" Share your BG decked out office or home OR a "selfie" of you in your BG best!

Share the photo or video using #bgfalconpride

BGSU Football

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Western Michigan vs. Bowling Green Falcons

Doyt Perry Stadium | 3:00 p.m.



BGSU invites you to participate in the Homecoming Parade on Friday, October 12, and to incorporate the Parade theme “Falcons Forever” into the float design. The Parade will also include the undergraduate Homecoming Court, local dignitaries, special entries and members of the Bowling Green community.  The Parade starts at 5:30 p.m., traveling from South Grove and Wooster to Wooster and Mercer.   



Float building is a great experience for students and a great opportunity to fellowship with members from other student organizations through a float partnership.

Register your 2018 Homecoming Parade Float

Deadline is 5 PM on Friday, September 28


Special entries comprise all entries not in the float, local dignitary, or Homecoming Court categories. Examples include: local school boards, dance teams, and city offices. Entries should be creative and distinctive. Ingenuity is strongly encouraged.


The Pep Rally occurs in Falcon Tailgate Park on Saturday, October 13, at 12:45 p.m. Kickoff at 3:30 p.m.


Homecoming 2018 would not be complete without a royal court! One of the most time-honored traditions at Bowling Green State University is Homecoming royalty. As a member of the BGSU community, you may nominate students for the Court who are full-time students and who have achieved senior status for the Court. Nominees must be graduating in December 2018 or May or August 2019. Homecoming Court candidates should demonstrate commitment in and out of the classroom and show BGSU spirit. The Homecoming King and Queen, elected from this Court, will serve as ambassadors for the University.  

Royalty Schedule

Applications Open on Monday, August 27th at 8am - The application for the 2018 Homecoming Court will open on Monday, August 27th at 8am.  Any full-time student, graduating in Fall 2018, Spring 2019, or Summer 2019 is eligible to apply. 

Applications Close on Friday, September 14th at 12pm - Applications for the 2018 Homecoming Court will close on Friday, September 14th at 12pm.  Once the application closes, all applications will be screened.  Applicants moving on to the interview round will receive notification. 

Interviews will be on Saturday, September 22nd from 9-5pm-All applicants that receive an in-person interview will meet with the 2018 Homecoming Court judging panel.  An in-person interview is required to be a member of the 2018 Homecoming Court.  Applicants will be emailed of their status once their application has been screened.

Result Notifications on Friday, September 28th - Applicants that received an in-person will receive notification about their status on the 2018 Homecoming Court. 

Voting from Friday, October 5th-Friday, October 12th - Vote for the 2018 Homecoming King and Queen via OrgSync!

Saturday, October 13th - The 2018 Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at half-time of the Homecoming Football game.  Kickoff is at 3:30pm!



Take a Piece of Harshman Home

Purchase a brick for $35 | Includes free pick-up -or- shipping.

In an effort to honor the history of one of Bowling Green State University’s most iconic residence halls, we are pleased to offer our alumni, and the public, the opportunity to purchase bricks from the original Harshman structure.

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