n. a competition that takes place on a field rather than on a running track
Usage examples of "field event".
As a specialist track and field event, the qualifying standards are often a little tougher than for the Olympics.
They must have been in town for some kind of track-and-field event.
For the Hulk, with a grunt, had yanked on the chain and sent the vehicle whipping around like the hammer in a track-and-field event.