The Science Field Day is held in the spring each
year. Students in grades 4, 5 and 6 compete in 15 science
related events on the field day. Each student will participate in two
or three events. In addition, many non-competitive events go on
throughout the day making a festival atmosphere.
The Field Day
is run and organized by the participating teachers and schools.
Participating schools are asked to be an event captain, co-captain, or
provide a non-competitive event on the Field Day.
ceremony culminates the Field Day. Awards are given to 25
teams for each event. Schools bring banners to parade their time in,
adding to the festival atmosphere.
A snack bar is available on the Field Day with juices, coffee, breakfast rolls, snacks, and a complete lunch menu.
For bus purposes please plan on leaving at 4 p.m. If you need to leave
before this time it is important that you have a representative stay and
pick up your awards. It is not possible to mail them later. $200 per team
Coaches Meeting at SDCOE 11/15/17 : A representative from each school that has registered for Elementary Science Field Day must attend this meeting to find out about events and to sign-up to “captain” an event.
Events Fair at SDCOE 2/28/18 (map): All schools registered for the annual ESFD event should attend. Event Captains will provide event rules and specifications to participants.
Non Competitive Event Instructions
Field Day Directions