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Join Us for Field Day 2014

March 13th, 2014 Posted in Alumni News

Field Day 2014The UNT Student Alumni Association is hosting the First Field Day on March 22! SAA would love for you to join a team and support it’s cause. You don’t have to physically participate on the day of the event however if you register, your get a great t-shirt. It’s only $10 to register! If you don’t choose one of the team categories, you can purchase a green Field Day shirt to support the event or donate to one of the teams. Go to

Specifics of Field Day 2014:

How to get Involved

Join a team! There will be competing teams throughout both parts of the competition. Teams will be organized by class (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017), transfer/non-traditional students, graduate students, international students, alumni and faculty/staff. Each team will be led by a captain who will help recruit and organize their team mem­bers throughout the process. Also, each team captain will choose a UNT-related cause to fundraise for, making sure all money raised supports UNT and its students. Registration is $10 and includes your very own Field Day t-shirt. With your help, Field Day could become a UNT annual tradition.

Part 1: The Philanthropy Campaign

Each team will raise money for a UNT-related cause, chosen by a team captain. Teams are encouraged to ask family members, table on UNT grounds and develop other creative ways to raise money. Each team will have a web page, hosted on the Student Affairs website, which can collect donations.

Part 2: The Field Day Event

On March 22, all the teams will meet up on a UNT field and compete in traditional elementary school activities such as three-legged race, football toss, etc.

The Golden Squirrel

The team that earns the most combined points during the fundraising and field day activities will receive the Golden Squirrel, a trophy commemorating their great contributions to UNT.

The Alumni Team

Tyler Maryak is the Alumni Team Captain ( and all Alumni donations are benefitting the SAA scholarship fund.

For more information on Field Day go to

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