10:30am Early Bird Youth Registration and Continental Breakfast
12:00pm to 4:00pm Event Competition
Batting for Kids is a baseball competition for Boys and Girls ages 5-13. The youth compete and are scored competitively in Batting, Hitting and Throwing while moving through seven skill stations that include kinesiology workshops on the field at Comerica Park.
Every participant will receive:
- Breakfast, lunch and snacks
- Special Event t-shirt
- A baseball souvenir
- Free parking for parents on the day of the baseball challenge
- 4 tickets to the Pre-Game Award ceremony Detroit Tigers Versus the Minnesota Twins on Monday, July 18th
Participants should dress appropriately for athletic activity (gym shoes, shorts, sweats, baseball pants, etc.) Please no jewelry or cleats of any kind. T-shirts and all equipment will be provided.
Join Detroit Tigers legend, Willie Horton and 450 Detroit area youth as they
participate in a youth development, baseball skills competition that promotes the
enrichment of urban youth and recreational sports.
Boys and girls, ages 5 - 15 will have a unique opportunity to:
Visit Comerica Park and compete on a major league baseball field.
Display three fundamental baseball skills: batting, throwing and base-running.
Participate in Demonstration Clinics.
Earn a chance to be recognized at a Detroit Tigers game.
Every participant is provided an event T-shirt, food & beverages, and a baseball souvenir.
Youth will participate in the following age divisions:
5-7 year olds
8-10 year olds
11-12 year olds
13-15 year olds
Winners from each skill competition will receive their trophies at the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.