Local Little League Competition Host Rules & Regulations
*All participating leagues should follow their state and local government’s guidelines surrounding youth sports participation, public gatherings, and mitigation recommendations prior to hosting a local event. All rules within the Little League® Rulebook are to be implemented and the Best Practices on Organizing, Playing, and Watching Little League During Coronavirus Pandemic should be used as a reference during the competition; including, but not limited to those contained below:
Duties & Obligations of Local Little League Host
Leagues are welcome to utilize the T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby as a league fundraisers long as all Little League guidelines and policies surrounding fundraising are followed.
Please review Little League fundraising guidelines at LittleLeague.org/fundraising
Should there be a tie between two participants at the end of any round that would determine advancement to the next round or the final champion, the following tie breaking procedure will be used:
In the event of a tie at the end of the first, second, or final round, there will be a swing-off between the participants who are tied that will determine which participant advance (after 1st or 2nd rounds) or wins (after final round). Each participant will receive three (3) additional swings at a time, the contestant with the most home runs after the three (3) additional swings will advance or be crowned the champion. The additional swings will repeat until the tie is broken. Tie-breaking home runs do not count towards total home runs.
Regional Finals/ Championship Rules & Regulations
For the Regional Finals and Championship, there will be a separate set of rules & regulations that will be released prior to the events taking place.
*T-Mobile, Little League and the competition agency reserve the right to alter, update, and modify these rules prior to these events taking place.
Little League® also will have the right to provide such information to Sponsor and to MLB; and Sponsor and MLB will have the right to use such information in connection with the administration of the Event. Any Participant Information provided by Little League® to Sponsor will be subject to and may be used in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Statement (available at https://www.t-mobile.com/responsibility/privacy/privacy-policy).
For purposes of this “Local Little League Host Release” document, “Event” means all “T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby” events being held at various locations throughout the United States and any and all transportation to, from and between Event locations, and all other activities related to the Event. In consideration of the opportunity to host a local competition (“Local Competition”), I agree to the following on behalf of myself and my local Little League (“Local Host”):