Field Day 2020

Here’s how to participate in OPEN National Field Day:


Step 1:

Download/print the OPEN National Field Day Packet (PDF) from Alternatively, you can look at the pictures below and just download the scorecard from the link.


Step 2:

Practice the events using the included practice plans and event cards.

Video demonstrations are available at


Step 3:

Use the Complete Equipment List to be sure all equipment is gathered.

Note: Most equipment can be found around the house. If you cannot go out and purchase something on the list, just skip the event. Students will not be penalized in any way for skipping events due to equipment.


Step 4:

Watch the OPENing Ceremony on Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 PM Eastern. Tune in at


Step 5:

Participate with the world at any time on May 8.

Classroom Schedule


Conference Period: 8:00-9:00

Second Grade: 9:00-10:00

First Grade: 10:05-11:05

Third Grade: 11:08-12:08

Kindergarten: 12:40-1:40

Fourth Grade: 2:15-3:15


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Imogene Gideon Elementary

1201 Mansfield Webb Rd

Arlington, TX 76002


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