Play Like a Kid at Retro Field Day Presented by Events DC


Washington, DC – (July 10, 2017)Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, and DC Fray, Washington DC’s premier coordinator of sports leagues and events, announced that registration for the first annual RETRO Field Day presented by Events DC is now open.  The event will take place along the RFK Stadium Festival Grounds grass area next to Oklahoma Avenue NE.
Inspired by your favorite day in grade school, RETRO Field Day presented by Events DC will feature outrageous and challenging games providing fun and entertainment for both competitors and spectators alike.  Participants from around the DMV are putting together co-ed teams of six to ten who will compete in three mandatory games as well five other activities of their choice, which will be selected from a variety of your favorite childhood playtime happenings such as tug-o-war and relay races. Specific activities will be announced between now and July 29 through facebook.
Winners will be crowned “Best of Field Day” champions and the last place team will receive a special reward as well. All participants will feel victorious as they are treated to unlimited juice boxes, water and music throughout the event. Participants 21 and over will have access to unlimited beer and cider as well. All team members must be over 18. Food trucks and vendors will be on site to fuel the big kids between activities and provide spectators with refreshments.
For more information about RETRO Field Day presented by Events DC and to register, visit http://retrofieldday.com. For information about vendor opportunities email christina@dcfray.com.

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that generates over $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the Stadium-Armory campus, which includes Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium and surrounding Festival Grounds, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and Maloof Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Events DC also built and now serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. The most recent addition is Gateway DC, an innovative and versatile space featuring a covered and open-air pavilion in the center of a 1-acre park, conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.eventsdc.com and find us on social media – Facebook (Events DC), Twitter (@TheEventsDC and @TheEventsDC_SED for the Sports Entertainment and Special Events Division), and Instagram (@EventsDC).
About DC Fray
Formerly United Social Sports, DC Fray began in 2011 with a skeeball league. Now the leading social sport league in the Mid-Atlantic, DC Fray has more than 50,000 social sport league players annually. Its current summer season is the company’s largest summer season to date. The flagship of the United Fray companies, DC Fray also focuses on events, travel, fitness and most recently, media.  For additional information please visit www.dcfray.com