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Jan. 28: Winter Field Day

Jan. 28: Winter Field Day

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Blue Hens Winter Field Day to stress importance of fitness

Encouraging children to be active, University of Delaware Athletics will hold its annual Blue Hens Winter Field Day from 4:30-6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Delaware Field House.

The event is free and open to all boys and girls ages 5-12, and participants will be educated on the importance of fitness in a series of activities led by club and varsity student-athletes. Participants must register in advance as space is limited.

No equipment is needed by participants, however comfortable athletic attire and sneakers are strongly recommended. 

Following the Winter Field Day event, participants will receive a complimentary ticket to attend the UD men’s basketball game against James Madison at 7 p.m. that evening at the Bob Carpenter Center.

All youths who participated will be invited to form the Hens High Five Tunnel during halftime of the game. Basketball game tickets for family members/friends of children participating in Winter Field Day can be purchased at a discounted rate during registration.

Fans who want to participate in the Winter Field Day can register by clicking here. Online event registration is open until filled, or until 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27. Space is subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis. All participants must register in advance. Day of registration will not be available.

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