The skills competition will be on Saturday, July 31st at 6:30 PM at Wolcott Park.
The three main events will comprise of the Road Runner, Golden Arm, and Home Run Derby!
Each team participating in the Hungerford Tournament will be eligible to nominate two players for each of the competitions.
Trophies will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place finishers for each of the three competitions.
The Road Runner challenge will be a timed race around the bases.
The clock will begin on the player’s first move from home plate and stopped upon crossing home plate.
Each player will get to run the bases once. Top 5 finishers will earn a second opportunity.
Players will be ranked based on the quickest times around the bases.
The Golden Arm challenge will take place in center field.
Each candidate will have 5 throws and attempt to score the highest amount of points by hitting the target board at home plate.
Players will be ranked on the summation of points accounted from their throws.
One point will be awarded for hitting the board on any number of bounces, three points will be awarded for hitting the board in the air, and five points will be awarded for throwing the ball through the hole in the board. 5th throw will be worth double points.
Home Run Derby
The Home Run Derby challenge will test the raw power of the contestants to see who can hit the most home runs under time pressure.
Each player will have one minute to hit as many home runs as possible. No timeouts are allowed.
In the event of a tie, an additional one minute round will be awarded. Further tiebreakers will be determined by the tournament directors.
1.15 BPF certified bats are allowed!
BRING YOUR OWN HOME RUN DERBY PITCHER AND BUCKET OF BASEBALLS!