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MLB Skills Competition

Post Date:06/03/2021 5:20 PM

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NEWS RELEASE

June 3, 2021

MLB Pitch, Hit & Run and Jr. Home Run Derby Skills Competition

 

The City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department will jointly host the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run and Jr. Home Run Derby Baseball Skills Competitions on Sunday, June 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Oakley Park, 1300 North Western Avenue. These free events are open to youth ages 7 to 14. Participant age determined as of July 17, 2021.

 

In the Pitch, Hit & Run competition, participants will demonstrate their pitching, hitting, and base-running abilities and be judged on accuracy, distance, and speed. Boys and girls compete separately.

 

In the Jr. Home Run Derby, participants will be allowed 10 pitches from a pitching machine and be judged on the number of home runs hit. Separate distances are available for 12U and 14U divisions. Boys and girls compete together in the Jr. Home Run Derby.

 

Top performers from each competition respectively advance to Sectional Competitions scheduled at a future date. On-line pre-registrations are required as follows:

 

Pitch Hit & Run: https://pitchhitrun2021.leagueapps.com/events/2280667

 

Jr. Home Run Derby: https://jrhrd2021.leagueapps.com/events/2280448

 

Questions may be directed to the Recreation and Parks Department at (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.

 

 

Department:                           Recreation and Parks

Contact Person:                      Dennis Smitherman, Recreation Services Manager

Telephone Number:                (805) 925-0951, ext. 2263

E-mail Address:                      dsmitherman@cityofsantamaria.org

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