News & Events

Valued Voices
Exciting Choices

Field Day 2023

Image of Field Day Graphics

Norfolk Academy Field Day, established in 1891, is the longest standing community event at the school.
Students, faculty, parents, grandparents, alumni, friends, and members of the community gather on campus for a day of family fun on the first Saturday in May.  All proceeds from Field Day benefit need-based financial aid and student programs that directly enhance the educational experience for all students. Swim on over and join us Under the Sea in 2023!

Field day dates graphic
Sign Up icon

Thank you to our 2023 Field Day

Katherine Wynne 
Beth Manning 


Please contact Néné Dougherty, Director of Donor Stewardship at or 757.452.6769 for additional Field Day information.

2022 Field Day Sponsors

Lead Sponsors
Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group
Behl Orthodontics
Dragas Companies
Elizabeth River Storage
Little Joe’s Mitsubishi
McKenzie Foot & Ankle
MSP Design Group
Pashm Global
Seniorcorp Southside Hampton Roads LLC
Southern Bank
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Friend of the Art Show
Trindco – Michelle and Hunter Adams

Friends of Field Day
Cinema Café
Hatcher & Frey Orthodontics
In Honor of Field Day Co-Chairs Elizabeth & Kara
Pointe East Realty, Angie Clark

Friends of Golf
Compton Wealth Advisory Group, LLC
Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC
Spider Management Company
Streco Fibers, Inc.
The Terry Peterson Companies
Wilbanks, Smith & Thomas Asset Management, LLC

Specialty Sponsors
Broadsight Realty, Sean Roberson
Charlie Barker Automotive
Julie Liebler Homes - Berkshire Hathaway Towne Realty
Winn Nursery of Virginia, Inc.

Field Day Theme Sponsors
Andrea Hugo Associates, Inc.
BoBo’s Fine Chicken
Restoration Ninjas
TASTE Family of Businesses

Golf Beverage Cart Sponsors
Gill & Horner Wealth Management Group of Raymond James, John Gill
TASTE Family of Businesses
Towne Wealth Management, Raymond James - Arch Brown '80
Virginia Pilot Association

Golf Hole Sponsors
Cox Pediatric Dentistry
Drs. Savage, Sabol, & Visser, Ltd.
Hercules Fence
Maaco Auto Body Shop & Painting, Portsmouth
Maaco Auto Body Shop & Painting, Virginia Beach
Modio Health
No Frill Bar and Grill
OVM Financial, Inc.
Pierce & Thornton, PLC
Rudolf Construction Partners
Venture Realty Group
Waterman’s Restaurant

Field Day Fun Through the Years



Celebrating 130 Years of Field Day


Two kids with lemons


2020 Vision


father and son on ferris wheel

Bulldog County Fair


children playing carnival game

Bulldogs On Board


knockerball game

Bulldog Tough


girl facepainting

125th Field Day


velcro wall game

Oh, the Places You'll Go!


girl on climbing wall



boy in tube game

World's Fair


child on carnival game

Wild West


boy playing guitar

Jamaican Jam