CAB Events: October 25 - 28, 2023

Homecoming is a time to celebrate GVSU and being a Laker for a Lifetime. Join us in October to showcase our Laker pride!

Homecoming Royalty

Homecoming Royalty Nominations

Grand Valley State University's Homecoming Royalty are learners who represent the Grand Valley community and emulate what it means to be a Laker. Candidates are enrolled full-time, third or fourth-year class standing, and are in good standing with the institution. Homecoming Royalty nominations are NOW OPEN!

Homecoming Royalty selection is based on two categories: formal interview and voting.

The 2023 Homecoming Royal will receive a $500 scholarship towards their academics.

Click here for more Homecoming 2023 Royalty eligibility requirements.

Homecoming Royalty Nomination


Homecoming Royalty Timeline

September 21 - October 5: Homecoming Royalty nominations open

October 9 - October 13: Homecoming Royalty interviews

October 16: Homecoming Royalty Court announced

October 27: Homecoming Royalty is crowned at the Homecoming Pep Rally

October 28: Homecoming Royalty is recognized at the Homecoming football game

Lip Sync Battle

Lip Sync Battle

The Lip Sync Battle is a competition where teams battle by performing, lip-syncing, and dancing to songs based on a theme. The Lip Sync Battle is Friday, October 27 at 6 p.m. in the Cook Dewitt Center, before the Pep Rally. Team registration closes Friday, October 20 at noon - at this time, teams do not need to know all of their participants to sign up. 


  • 1st Place = $500 
  • 2nd Place = $300
  • 3rd Place = $150

Prize amount will be awarded to an eligible registered student organization.

Team registration form coming soon!!

Homecoming Court
Lip Sync
Lip Sync Winners
Lip sync
Lip Sync

Lip Sync Battle 2022

Lip Sync Battle 2022

Lip Sync

2022 Homecoming

Group Photo - students gathered together smiling and posing for a photo

Congrats to Phi Mu and the D3 Hockey Team on their first place finish in the 2022 Lip Sync Battle!

Jesse Goodyear

Congrats to Jesse Goodyear, the 2022 Homecoming Royal!

Past Homecoming Events:

Lip Sync Battle



Football Game

Homecoming is co-sponsored by the Campus Activities Board and Office of Student Life, which are a part of the Division of Student Affairs, and Alumni Relations of Grand Valley State University.

Page last modified September 21, 2023