To sign up, please complete the online registration form here.
Participants compete in four (4) different age groups and showcase their abilities in the following baseball skills: (Boys and girls compete separately.)
- Batting: Hit from a stationary tee for distance and accuracy.
- Pitching: Throw a baseball/softball for accuracy from a distance of forty-five (45) feet for boys and thirty-five (35 feet for girls.
- Base-running: Run from second base to home plate for time.
Each skill event uses a conversion table to convert accuracy, distance and time into a composite point total. No metal spikes are allowed.
All youth competition will receive a participation item.
Local champions advance to sectional competition.
National Finals will be held at the MLB All-Star Week.
For official competition rules, visit pitchhitrun.com.
Local Competition - Early/Mid May 2019
- All-Around, Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions advance from EACH division age group.
- Sectional Competition - Early/Mid May-Early June
- Each Sectional is part of an MLB team's geographic market.
- All-Around Champions in each division age group are ELIGIBLE to advance to their markets Team Championship.
- The top 3 scores in each division age group among the Sectional All-Around Champions within each MLB geographic market will advance to the Team Championships.***
MLB Team Championship - Late May - June 2019
- Held in all 30 Major League Ballparks.
- Participants must place first in their age group to be ELIGIBLE to advance. The top 3 scores in each division age group out of all 30 MLB Team Championships will advance to the National Finals.***
National Finals - MLB All-Star Week
- National Finalists will receive an all-expense paid trip to MLB All-Star Week. Finalists will participate in an array of festivities upon arrival, including competing on-field prior to shagging fly balls during the Home Run Derby!
PRIZES/AWARDS: At each level of competition competitors will receive an item for their participation. Prizes at different levels of competition include certificates, medals, trophies and other awards. National Finalists receive a trip to MLB All-Star Week.
* Competitors compete in four age groups: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14. Age is determined as of July 17, 2019.
** Weather permitting, specific dates within your market will be available upon determination of each Team Championship date.
*** Advancement notified by PHR Headquarters. All-Around Champions at the Sectional and Team Championship do NOT automatically advance.