Field Day 2014
One of Marian's most exciting traditions is rapidly approaching: FIELD DAY!
Although the activities of Field Day have changed and evolved over the years, the fundamental purpose of Field Day has remained the same: to teach our students basic leadership skills in an atmosphere of school spirit, class unity and fun.
Get ready for all of the excitement of Field Day and check back often for updates as we get closer to the big day!
Our Field Day Colors and Themes:
(purple and emerald)
Sophomore Steam Engine: All Aboard the Spirit Express
(bubblegum pink and royal blue)
Juniors on the Job: Spirit Under Construction
(bright gold and orange)
Seniors Gone Fishin': Reeling in the Spirit
(turquoise and red)
Click either of the screens below to start your Field Day Live Stream!
Tuesday, April 22
5:30 - 8 p.m.
Marian East Gym
7400 Military Avenue
Join us at Marian on Tuesday, April 22 from 5:30–8 p.m. for Field Day Walls Night. Come and see how the students have transformed the East Gym into a three-dimensional, whimsical wonderland! There is no cost of admission, but Marian’s Student Board suggests a new or gently-used book donation for “Books for Nate” that can be dropped off at the door.
Show your Marian spirit by wearing spirit wear on Field Day! Stop by the BLUEtique during Walls Night!
Entrance for Walls Night will be through the weight room entrance at Entrance #4. Visitors can follow the designated path once they are inside the building.
Field Day 2014 – Save the Date!
Friday, April 25
D.J. Sokol Arena at the Wayne and Eileen Ryan Women's Athletic Center at Creighton University
us on Friday, April 25 at 9 a.m. inside Creighton University's Ryan
Athletic Center to watch history unfold and be a part of Marian’s most
colorful, spirited and longest-running tradition! Admission is $3 for a wristband.
Marian Alumnae: Stop by the Alumnae Tent for complimentary coffee and pastries to start your Field Day morning right!
Schedule for Field Day
8 a.m.—Students arrive at Creighton’s Rasmussen Building* for staging/attendance (the Rasmussen Building is directly East of the Sokol Arena--see map below). Parents: Sokol Arena will open at 8 a.m for seating.
*Parents are not allowed inside the Rasmussen Building where the students are staging. We encourage you to find seats inside the Sokol Arena.
8:15 a.m.—Students line up for parade
8:30 a.m.—Parade begins
8:50 a.m.—Judges Booklet Presentations at the Sokol Arena (5 minutes per class)**
9:50 a.m.—Cheerleaders perform at the Sokol Arena (4-6 minutes per class)**
10:35 a.m.—Demonstrations at the Sokol Arena (8-12 minutes per class)**
Noon—Awards ceremony at the Sokol Arena. Students may go home after the awards ceremony.
**Times are tentative. Timing will depend on the length of the presentations. There will be several short intervals between class cheerleaders and demonstrations so that the judges may complete their scoring.
Important Seating information:
Seating will be roped off in the arena for each class. Spectators are allowed to sit anywhere that is not reserved.
Parking around Creighton University
Click below to see pictures from Field Week!
Click below to see pictures from Walls Night!
(click image for a larger, downloadable map)
Past Field Day Champions
For more than half a century, Field Day has been Marian’s most beloved—and colorful—tradition. Blending school spirit, class unity and healthy competition, Field Day teaches students basic leadership skills in an unparalleled atmosphere of fun!
Past Field Day Champions
2012 -Junior Java
2011-A Scoop of Senors
2010-Juniors in Bloom
2009-Junior Live at 5
2007-Juniors: Come Sail Away
2006-First Class Juniors
2001-Seniors on the Nile
2000-Seniors in Space
Juniors of the Hood
1991-Big Top Seniors
1966-Senior Wizard of Oz
1965-Junior Jolly Green Giants