SKILLS COMPETITION DETAILS: The overall objective of the skills competition is to have every player on each team participate and enjoy the social interaction of this tremendous event. No player may enter more than one event (excluding Home Run Derby). Awards will be presented to the champion and runner-up in each age division in each skills competition. These will be announced @ Opening Ceremonies.
Round The Horn- (5 Players)/Team Event
Five (5) players from each team will be allowed to participate. The players will take their positions in the infield (1B, 2B, 3B, SS, C). The catcher will start the event. The catcher will throw to third baseman, third-baseman throws to second baseman, second-baseman throws to shortstop, shortstop throws to first-baseman and first-baseman throws to catcher. The time will start when the catcher throws and time will stop when the catcher receives the throw from the first-baseman. All Fielders MUST stay in the appropriate/marked area when receiving/throwing the ball. ANY DROPPED BALLS OR BAD THROWS ARE CONSIDERED LIVE AND TIME WILL KEEP RUNNING!
Accuracy Throw - (3 Players)/Individual Event
Three (3) players on each team can participate. Each player will get three (3) throws to hit the target. Players must throw behind the marked position on the field. Players will be awarded 1 point for bouncing a ball into the target and 5 points for throwing directly into the target.
Base Running - (4 Players)/Individual Event
Four (4) players from each team will be allowed to participate. Each player will start inside the batters box and run the bases. Time will start on first step and end when touching home plate. Any additional player who has not participated in any event can participate.
Home Run Derby -(10 Swings for $10)/Pay Day of Event
Players who would like to participate will be given 10 Swings for $10..Player can choose the pitcher of their choice..This is a one round Home Run Derby due to time constraints!! If there is a tie between hitters or multiple hitters..There will be a 5 swing "swingoff" to declare a winner/runner up in each age group..If no homeruns are hit the hitter with the farthest hit ball will be declared the winner of the Home Run Derby..A Swing and a miss is declared/counted as a pitch that goes against the 10 swings..Winners receive great prizes..PLEASE NOTE- DUE TO A HIGH NUMBER OF KIDS WHO MAY ENTER IN THIS EVENT, THE HOME RUN DERBY RULES MAY BE ADJUSTED. THIS WOULD CHANGE THE RULES TO 10 PITCHES INSTEAD OF 10 "SWINGS" OR "OUTS". THIS WILL BE ADJUSTED IF WHOLE/HALF TEAM MEMBERS PARTICIPATE.