IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: To minimize health & safety risks for our students, staff, and the larger community, Employee Field Day 2020 has been CANCELLED. 

Employee Field Day is an event specially designed for UNCG Employees! Come join us for this day of play designed to relieve stress, build morale, encourage comradery and promote FUN!  Come as an individual player, as part of a team, or just as a cheerleader! Food, prizes, and fun for everyone. Wear your blue and gold! You will even have the opportunity to snag a picture with our beloved, Spiro! 

UNCG Staff Senate will be collecting non-perishable food items for summer meal packets for the students at Moss St. Partnership School. Donations can be dropped off at the check-in table on the day of the event! To learn more about the Moss St. Partnership School, click here!

Acceptable donations include peanut butter (plastic jar), canned tuna or salmon, canned chicken, canned beans (cannelloni, black beans, chickpeas), nuts, trail mix, oatmeal, pasta, rice, granola bars, canned fruits (in 100% fruit juice), canned vegetables, raisins or other dried fruit, fruit roll-ups, shelf stable milk (8 oz–32 oz sizes), shelf stable yogurt or cheese, crackers, and pretzels.

Schedule

11:00 am –  12:00 pm: Individual Games

Individual games are open for anyone to play at any time within the hour! Games are played around the clock and Employee Field Day medals are awarded to the winners!

  • Ball Toss
  • Three Legged Race
  • Musical “Chairs”
  • Hula Hooping
  • Egg and Spoon Race
  • Minute to Win It Games
  • Fitness Competition – plank, pushup, burpee
  • Cornhole

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Team Games

Teams of 4 players are invited to participate in the following team games. Each player on the winning team(s) will be awarded a 2019 Employee Field Day trophy!

  • Obstacle Course Relay – Teams start at designated start line. Each team member must complete four different events. One person from each team competes at one time, they run back, tag the next person, and they must complete all four events. We can provide a run through on that day!
  • Human Tic Tac Toe – Two teams will race against each other to form a tic tac toe three in a row formation with their teams designated towel color. Only three towels are allowed per team. The colors can be moved to play the game. Only one player from each team is allowed at the board at one time.  The video below does a great job describing the game!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRDp5HcZyVA
  • Chicken in a Hen House – A partner game in which the partners are separated into two circles. Partner A goes to circle one and walks clockwise, while partner B goes to circle two and walks counterclockwise. The game caller will call a pose and partner’s A and B must meet and perform the pose. The last partners to perform the pose, or the partners that fall out of a pose lose and are removed from the circles. Repeat the calling of poses until only one team is left.

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm – Awards Ceremony


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