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Field Day Activities & Opening Ceremonies – Monday, July 18

Field Day Activities

Coaches Check-In (Mandatory)

Location: Deaconess Sports Park

Time: 11 AM- 1 PM

Details: If you cannot make check in, you need to have another representative from your team check in.

Parking: On-site. Enter off Green River Road entrance.

Skills Competition

DSP Field numbers







Location: Deaconess Sports Park

Time: 11 AM- 3 PM

Details: Team Skills, Music, Pin Trading, just all around fun

Parking: On-site. Enter off Green River Road entrance.


Coaches Meeting







Location: Deaconess Sports Park

Time: 1:30 PM

Details: Limit two representatives per team. If you cannot attend this meeting, you need to have a representative from your team attend. Please make sure this is a responsible person as any last minute important items will be covered at this meeting.


Event Planner Meeting (Team MOM or DAD):

Location: Deaconess Sports Park

Time: 2:30 PM

Details: Find out what is fun to do-special offers, coupons, etc. This meeting will help your team have fun during your stay in Evansville & Owensboro!


Umpire Meeting:

Location: Deaconess Sports Park

Time: 3:00 PM

Parking: On-site. Enter off Green River Road entrance.

Opening Ceremonies


Theme: LUAU! It’s going to be a luau themed parade and block party! Get ready to party and celebrate Hawaiian style.

Parade/ Opening Ceremonies Staging








Location: Main Street, in front of Old National Bank (1 Main St, Evansville, IN 47708)

Time: 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Details: Parade staging will take place on Main Street in front of the Old National Bank. Volunteers will be available to point you in the right direction of where to go. Families and friends can watch the parade on each side of Main Street from First Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Parking: Please refer to the map that highlights the downtown parking garages close to the ceremony.



Location: Main Street, from First Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Theme: LUAU

Details: Show your team spirit as you parade through downtown Evansville. The parade will lead your team to the Ford Center, where the Opening Ceremony will begin.


Opening Ceremonies

Evansville Arena







Location: Ford Center

Time: 6:30 PM – 7 PM

Details: The Opening Ceremony will take place inside the Ford Center, a beautiful 11,000-seat arena that opened in 2011. The Ford Center is home to the NCAA Division I University of Evansville Aces Men’s and Women’s basketball. The Opening Ceremony will include a welcoming from Evansville’s Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, announcements about the tournament and will officially kick off the tournament! After announcements, teams will be released to take part in the block party outside the Ford Center.


Block Party

Location: Main Street

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Details: Entertainment at the block party will include: Local food trucks, music, bungee run, photo booth, trampolines, pitch burst, social media photo hunt contest and more!