Participants will advance from our Local competition to our Sectional competition also hosted in Council Grove.
Sectional winners may advance to the Team Champtionship during a Royals game at Kauffman Stadium.
Team Championship winners may advance to the National Finals at the All-Star game.

Pitch, Hit & Run

    The Official Skills Competition of Major League Baseball.

Local Competition
  • Date: May 6, 2018

  • Time:  2:00 PM

  • Location:  Bill Young Complex

  • Cost:  FREE

Sectional Competition
  • Date:  May 20, 2018

  • Time:  2:00 PM

  • Location:  Bill Young Complex

  • Cost:  FREE

2018 Age Verification Chart
  • 7 & 8 year olds:  July 18, 2009 to July 17, 2011

  • 9 & 10 year olds:  July 18, 2007 to July 17, 2009

  • 11 & 12 year olds:  July 18, 2005 to July 17, 2007

  • 13 & 14 year olds:  July 18, 2003 to July 17, 2005

***The four age classifications are based upon the child's age as of July 17th of the current year.***

  • Boys will follow baseball guidelines and girls will follow softball guidelines.

  • All boys will use a standard baseball.

  • Girls 7 & 8 years old and 9 & 10 years old will use an 11-inch softball.

  • Girls 11 & 12 years old and 13 & 14 years old will use a 12-inch softball.

The Pitch:  will test how accurately a competitor can throw strikes to a designated “Strike Zone” target. Boys will throw from 45 feet and Girls will throw from 35 feet.
Any method of underhand/overhand pitching or throwing is accepted. A pitch hitting ANY portion of the target will be deemed a strike!
 

 

The Hit:  will test a competitor’s ability to hit a baseball from a stationary tee, along a tape measure from home plate, toward straight-away center field.
Hits will be measured for distance and accuracy.

 

The Run:  will measure a competitor’s speed in a sprint from second base, touching third, and across home plate.
Boys will run 160 feet with 80ft bases and Girls will run 120 feet with 60ft bases.

CGRD will award...

All-Around Champion

All-Around Runner-Up

All-Around Third Place

Pitching Champion

Hitting Champion

Running Champion

...in each age group!
Advances to Sectional...

All-Around Champion

Pitching Champion

Hitting Champion

Running Champion

...in all age groups!

POINT SCORING SYSTEM

(Competitor's distance or time event will be converted into a composite point total)

 

The Pitch:  total points based on six pitches to a designated "Strike Zone" target.
*each throw hitting the "Strike Zone" is 75 points

*competitor must have one foot touching the rubber chalk line when the pitch is released

*failure to hit the "Strike Zone" target will result in the minimum of 50 points

 

The Hit:  total points based on the best distance of a competitor's three attempts.

*rounded up or down to the nearest foot

*a hit of less than 50 feet will result in the minimum score of 50 points

 

The Run:  total points based on the competitor's time from second base to home plate.

*a time of more than 11 seconds will result in the minimum score of 50 points

*one false start is allowed

*competitor must touch third base and home plate; if not, the minimum score of 50 points is received

Contact Us

Office:  (620) 767-7255

Cell:  (785) 466-6786

Fax:  (620) 767-6749

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Council Grove, KS  66846

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