Lip Sync

LipSync General Guidelines:

  • Only current Appalachian State University students and advisors may participate.
  • Performances are to be between 3 to 4 minutes in length.  Performances lasting longer than 4 minutes will be disqualified.
  • No objects may be thrown from the stage into the audience.
  • Edited music is expected. (Please refrain from using music containing profane language.)
  • Group must provide their own “microphones” if needed.
  • Keep performances within an 20’ X 24’ area (the size of the stage in the Campus Finals).
  • This is a family-friendly event. Please refrain from inappropriate dancing (sexual or crude in nature), inappropriate props, and revealing costumes.
  • Glitter is prohibited from LipSync.
  • If your group leaves behind any trash or props, points will be deducted from your final score.

LipSync Finals Guidelines:

  • Top 3 teams in EACH category will advance to the finals (12 finalists total)
  • The groups advancing to the finals performance will be competing against all other groups in their category: Greek, Department Affiliated Organizations, Hall Council,  & General Club.
  • If a group advances to the finals and fails to perform, the group forfeits all of the points earned during the LipSync competition.
  • A 1st Place winner will be selected from each category.  Each category winner will receive $75 in funding.*
  • One Overall Winner will be selected from all competing groups.  The overall winner will receive $150 in funding.*

*Department Affiliated Organizations are not eligible to receive funding.

LipSync Judging Criteria:

All judges will be unbiased representatives of the university community (faculty & staff).  Evaluation will be based on:



Relation to Homecoming Theme


Costumes & Props






LipSync Points:

Prelims Participation 50 pts
1st Place in Cateogry 24 additional pts.
Overall Grand Champion 50 pts (cannot be a category winner)

Application Process:

An audio file containing the group’s music (which will be used in the actual performance), and a list of LipSync performers must be submitted by Sunday, October 6 before midnight. SUBMIT YOUR FORM HERE.

Prelims Schedule:

(Participants need to be at the designated area at least 30 minutes in advance!)

Date Time Location Group*
October 8th
6:00 p.m. Legends General Clubs & Department Affiliated Organizations
October 8th
7:00 p.m. Legends Hall Councils  
October 8th
8:00 p.m. Legends Fraternities & Sororities

Lip Sync Finals

Lip Sync Finals
Thursday, October 17th, 2019
7 - 9 pm | Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts