Skills Competition Information
ALL PLAYERS ARE ASKED TO WEAR THEIR TOURNAMENT TSHIRTS WITH THEIR TEAMS HAT.
THIS IS SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR THE FAMILY.
5:30-6:00 PM: Teams Should Start Meeting by the Windlestrae Pavilion
6:00-6:30 PM: Opening Ceremony of the Festivities
(DJ Farrar’s Family will speak, Run down of the night’s events, DJ Farrar Memorial Award Presented)
* It is asked that even if you are not staying for the skills competition, you come to this
introductions ceremony as it connects the players with the cause.
6:30-7:30 PM: Preliminary Rounds will Take Place
7:30-8:00 PM Time for Players and Coaches to Eat and Relax
8:00 PM: Final Rounds Take Place and at end, Trophies are presented.
Grill will be open from 5:00 PM – End but will stop during opening ceremonies
Players may only compete in 1 event unless short players to participate in all competition
All PLAYERS will receive a free water ice, hot dog, and water.
Since we are trying to raise money for a good cause, all other food will cost money. We will be running some meal packs, which will be slightly discounted.
Rules can be found on following pages
Event: Need For Speed
Preliminary Field: Windlestrae Field 3
Goal: TO Have the Fastest Time Running from Home Pate back to Home Plate
Description: Participant must run from Home Plate to 1st Base, to 2nd Base, to 3rd Base, back to Home Plate on a 60’ bases field in the fastest time.
Rules: The timer will say start and individually each player will run touching each base and the clock will stop once home plate is touched again. All missed bases are a 5 second penalty. Each runner will run two times and their fastest time will be taken.
The top 3 Runners will advance to the final round. Times will reset and they will be placed regarding their run time in the finals. Finals will take place between the Home Run Derby Rounds on Windlestrae 1.
Awards for the final 3 players.
Event: Arm of a Champ
Preliminary Field: Windlestrae Field 2
Goal: TO Have the Most Points Correlating to Best Accuracy Based on Scoring Below
Description: Participant must throw 5 baseballs from a spot marked in centerfield (90’) to Home Plate where a target is sitting.
Rules: Participants will have 5 throws from the marked spot to Home. This is TBD
If the ball…
Hits the bullseye: 5 Point
Hits the Closest ring to the bullseye: 3 Points
Hits the board: 1 Points
In the event of a tie, the participants will have three throws and the most points on those throws will advance. If a tie still exists, it will be sudden death and each throw will be looked at, higher points after each throw will be a tie breaker.
The top 3 Participants will advance to the final round. Points will reset and they will be placed regarding their point total in the finals only. Finals will take place between the Home Run Derby Rounds on Windlestrae 1.
Awards for the final 3 players.
Event: Around the Horn
Preliminary Field: Windlestrae Field 4
Goal: TO Have the Fastest Time Around the Horn
Description: Participant must throw a baseball around the horn and outfield according to the rules below. Fastest times will advance.
Rules: Ball must be thrown in the following order. Players must tag the base at their position. Time begins when the ball hits the Catchers mitt from the pitcher and ends once the catcher gets the ball from the left fielder.
The PITCHER throws to the CATCHER. (Time begins when ball hits catchers glove)
The CATCHER throws to the THIRD BASEMAN who tags the base.
The THIRD BASEMAN throws to the SECOND BASEMAN who tags second base.
The SECOND BASEMAN throws to the FIRST BASEMAN who tags first base.
The FIRST BASEMAN throws to the CATCHER who tags home plate.
The CATCHER throws to the SHORTSTOP who tags second base.
The SHORTSTOP throws to the RIGHT FIELDER who tags the base out in right field.
The RIGHT FIELDER throws to the SECOND BASEMAN who tags second base.
The SECOND BASEMAN throws to the CENTER FIELDER who tags the base in center field.
The CENTER FIELDER throws to the THIRD BASEMAN who tags third base.
The THIRD BASEMAN throws to the LEFT FIELDER who tags the base in left field.
The LEFT FIELDER throws to the CATCHER at home plate and when the ball hits the glove, the time stops.
All missed touches of the bag are 5-second penalties. All overthrown balls must be retrieved by the fielder and time will continue to run.
In the event of a tie, the participant with the least errors will advance. If there is still a tie, both teams will advance to the finals round.
The top 3 Teams will advance to the final round. Times will reset and they will be placed regarding their time in the finals only. Finals will take place before the Home Run Derby Rounds on Windlestrae 1. Please note the distances will be the same although the filed is a smaller field.
Award to the Fast Team only.
Event: The Great Bambino
Preliminary Field: Windlestrae Field 1
Goal: TO Have the Most Home Runs.
Description: Participants will hit off a Juggs pitching machine and will try to hit Home runs over the fence (the field is smaller). The most home runs will advance.
Rules: There will be 3 rounds. The first round will be all participants. All batters will get 10 swings. If they don’t swing the pitch doesn’t count but players must remember there is a schedule that is trying to be kept on time. The top 4 batters will advance to the finals. In the finals, the batters will all get 10 swings and the top 2 will advance to the last round and 10 swings will decide the winner.
In the event of a tie, there will be a sudden death in which the batters will switch off one swing at a time and the first home run will win. If the first batter hits a home run, the second batter gets a chance to hit one and in the event he does, the sudden death continues.
Top 2 batters receive a trophy.