Major League Baseball® Jr. Home Run Derby™ powered by @MLBdevelops (Jr.HRD™) strives to provide youngsters an opportunity to showcase their hitting skills in an exciting, free, grassroots home run hitting contest. Jr.HRD™ strives to build strong relationships with local youth organizations by ensuring effective communication, supplying consistent and timely information, and by delivering all materials on schedule to provide the highest quality program of its kind.
Participants and Eligibility •Jr.HRD™ is FREE for participants and hosting organizations. •All boys and girls 14 years of age and under are welcome to participate in one of two age groups: 12U and 14U •Age is determined as of July 20, 2022 •All participants must have their parent or guardian REGISTER ONLINE at JrHRD2022.leagueapps.com prior to competition. •Parents/guardians should be ready and able to show proof of participant age (copy/picture of birth certificate, etc.) Miscellaneous •In the event of threatening weather conditions, cancellations and rescheduling will be determined by the Local Competition Host at the competition site. •Jr.HRD™ endorses proper conduct and good sportsmanship. •Major League Baseball®, RCX Sports and hosting organizations of Jr.HRD™ reserve the right to make rulings and recommendations regarding the competition events determined to be in the best interest of the program. All rulings and recommendations are final. •Participation in Jr.HRD™ authorizes Major League Baseball® and RCX Sports to use participant’s name, likeness and other personal rights for promotional use without compensation.
Day of Event •Each participant is responsible to bring their own batting helmet and bat •We ask that hitters arrive prior to their scheduled batting time to check in and properly warm up •Winning participants will be notified by the Recreation & Community Services Department by Monday, June 13.