King & Queen Information

How to be King or Queen

Want to be Homecoming King or Queen?

  1. Nominations: Have all your friends nominate you. The 6 females and 6 males with the most unique nominations will move on to the next round. Nomination open: September 30 – October 9. The 6 females and 6 males with the most unique nominations will be contacted after the nomination period ends. Pictures and bio information for all 12 candidates will then be collected posted on the Homecoming website (www.iue.edu/homecoming).
  2. Voting for Court: Students, staff, and faculty can vote for one King candidate and one Queen candidate.
  3. Court Introduced: The 3 Queen candidates and 3 King candidates who receive the most votes will be announced and given Homecoming Court sashes. All 12 court candidates must be present at the bonfire on October 24.
    King and Queen selection: Interviews with the Homecoming Court will be conducted during Homecoming week. The Selection Committee will select the King and Queen based upon the interview and also take into consideration the number of votes.
  4. King and Queen Crowning: The 2013 Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during bonfire on October 24. All 6 Queen and King candidates must be present.

Information regarding Rules for Campaigning can be found on the Rules for Promoting Yourself page.