Global World Series Skills Competitions Information



**Coaches will sign up/register players for Skills @ Check-In Wednesday AM**

Skills Competition Order
1- Around The Horn, 2- Accuracy Throw, 3- Baserunning, 4- Home Run Derby

Skills Competition Location(s) / Fields
North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex 

8U- Field 1
9U - Field 1
10U - Field 2
11U - Field 5
12U - Field 6
13U - Field 4
14U - Field 3

SKILLS COMPETITION DETAILS
: The overall objective of the skills competition is to have every player on each team participate and enjoy the social interaction of this tremendous event. 
 Awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd in each age division in each skills competition. These will be announced @ Opening Ceremonies.

Round The Horn- (5 Players) (Team Event)

Five (5) players from each team will be allowed to participate. The players will take their positions in the infield (1B, 2B, 3B, SS, C). The catcher will start the event (when a thrown ball is caught by the catcher time will start). The catcher will throw to third baseman, third-baseman throws to second baseman, second-baseman throws to shortstop, shortstop throws to first-baseman and first-baseman throws to catcher. The time will start when the catcher throws and time will stop when the catcher receives the throw from the first-baseman. All Fielders MUST stay in the appropriate/marked area when receiving/throwing the ball. ANY DROPPED BALLS OR BAD THROWS ARE CONSIDERED LIVE AND TIME WILL KEEP RUNNING! One Practice Round should occur for all Teams, then 2 Times will be recorded with the best time between the 2 times recorded.

Accuracy Throw - (3 Players) (Individual Event) -Golden Arm Competition

Three (3) players on each team can participate.  Each player will get THREE (3) throws to hit the target.  Players must throw behind the marked position on the field.  Players will be awarded one (1) point for the ball going between the left hand and right hand batter’s box, and three (3) points for the ball going over home plate OR BETWEEN THE BATTER BOXES.

Base Running - (8 Players form 2 Teams of 4 Players) (Team Event) -Road Runner Competition 

Eight (8) players from each team will be allowed to participate and Form 2 Teams of 4 Players. This is a relay type race where the first player (and each of the 3 additional players) will start inside the batters box with back foot touching back of home plate and run the bases. Each player will tag the next player in line after running the bases. Time will start on first player (on players first movement) and end with the fourth player touching home plate. Each Team will be allowed 2 Teams of 4 players. EACH PLAYER CAN ONLY RUN IN 1 OF THE 2 GROUPS AND CANNOT RUN TWICE! The Best Time of the 2 Teams will be in the Running for Finals. Any additional player who has not participated in any event can participate.

Home Run Derby -(10 Pitches for $10) (Individual Event)

ONLY USSSA CURRENT APPROVED BATS ALLOWED! Players who would like to participate will be given 10 Pitches for $10.(Ball or Strike) (Foul Balls count as Pitches).Player can choose the pitcher of their choice..This is a one round Home Run Derby due to time constraints!!  If there is a tie between hitters or multiple hitters..There will be a 5 swing "swingoff" to declare a winner in each age group..If no homeruns are hit the hitter with the furthest hit ball will be declared the winner of the Home Run Derby..A Swing and a miss is declared/counted as a pitch that goes against the 10 swings..Winners receive great prizes..
PLEASE NOTE- DUE TO A HIGH NUMBER OF KIDS WHO MAY ENTER IN THIS EVENT, THE HOME RUN DERBY RULES MAY BE ADJUSTED. PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE TO USE 10 PITCHES DUE TO TIME CONSTRAINTS!



                     

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