On Sunday evening, we will do the Skills Contests at the ballpark. They will begin at 7:00 and teams can come and go at their convenience to compete in the events. We will have awards for the winners to pick up when they arrive for their first game of bracket play on Monday.
Pin trading will also continue throughout the week during the Series. Be sure to get your Official Tournament Pin Towels at the Souvenir stand.
Team Mom Relay
Rules: Each team will enter 2 players and 2 team moms to participate. One player will run from home to 1st and give the baseball to the 1st team mom who will run from 1st to 2nd where she will give the baseball to the next runner who will run from 2nd to 3rd where he will give the baseball to the 2nd team mom who will run from 3rd to home. Teams will be timed and the one with the best time will be the champion. Trophies will be given to the winning team. (This is our most popular event)
Around the Horn
Rules: Each team will enter 5 players…one at pitcher, home, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. The pitcher will throw the ball to home who will then throw to 1st who will then throw to 2nd who will then throw to 3rd who will throw to home. The team with the best time will receive trophies.
Home Run Derby
Rules: Each team can enter two players. Each player will hit off live pitching from one of their own coaches. Each coach will be given 3 balls to pitch to their player. After all participants have competed, the player with the most homeruns will be declared the winner. In the event of a tie, we will have a hit off.
Rules: Each team can enter 3 participants. Each player will throw five baseballs from centerfield toward the trash can on 2nd base. Points will be awarded as follows: in the can 3 points, hit the can with no bounce 2 points, hit the can with one bounce 1 point. Player with most points will receive a trophy.