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Date: April 21, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
Website: Register Here
Event Description:

The Maquoketa Kiwanis and the Maquoketa Family YMCA are hosting the local competition of the 2017 Scotts PITCH HIT & RUN competition. The competition will be held in conjunction with the Y's Healthy Kids Day on Friday, April 21 fom 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the YMCA. The Jackson County Pork Producers will be cooking free pork while supplies last.

Scotts Major League Baseball PITCH HIT & RUN provides youngsters across the country an opportunity to participate in an exciting baseball/softball skills competition.  This national initiative gives boys and girls, ages 7-14, the chance to showcase their pitching, hitting, and running abilities.  There are two separate divisions of PITCH HIT & RUN: baseball and softball.  Participants may compete in either division.

Scotts Major League Baseball PITCH HIT & RUN is intended to encourage youth participation and emphasize the "FUN" element of baseball/softball.  Since there is NO registration fee, everyone has the opportunity to participate.

Scotts Major League Baseball PITCH HIT & RUN tests three of the most fundamental aspects of baseball/softball - pitching, hitting and running.

PITCH: Participant is tested throwing strikes in a designated "Strike Zone" target.  Any Method of throwing is permitted.

HIT:  Participant hits a ball off a stationary tee for distance and accuracy.

RUN:  Participant is timed, starting from second base, touching third then touching home plate.

All of the events are individually scored and converted to a total point score through the use of conversion tables.

Participants will compete in each of the three components of Scotts Major League Baseball PITCH HIT &
 RUN and accumulate a total score based on his/her performance.
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Event Sponsors:
  • Maquoketa Kiwanis Club
  • Maquoketa Area Family YMCA
  • Jackson County Pork Producers
Maquoketa Family YMCA
500 E. Summit St.
Maquoketa, IA 52060
Date/Time Information:
Friday April 21st from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Contact Information:
Bob Gavin (563)549-9415
FREE to all boys and girls ages 7-14

Age is determined as of July 17th 2017

Age 7/8        July 18,2008 - July 17, 2010
Age 9/10      July 18, 2006 - July 17, 2008
Age 11/12    July 18,2004 - July 17, 2006
Age 13/14    July 18, 2002 - July 17, 2004
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