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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.
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”):
The Event Entities may, in their sole discretion, cancel, modify or suspend the Event at any time in their discretion if the Event Entities are not able to, or decide not to, conduct the Event as planned (for any reason, including without limitation in the event the operation of the Event is canceled or suspended as a result of protective measures in place to prevent the spread of Communicable Disease, any governmental regulation or recommendation, including restrictions regarding group gatherings, any fire, flood, epidemic, pandemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or of public enemy, communications failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, federal, state or local law, order or court order). In the event of termination, cancellation or postponement of the Event, a notice will be posted on the Event website and no Event Entity shall be held liable in connection therewith. Any legal proceedings arising out of or relating to this Local Little League Host Release shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts located in Pennsylvania, and the parties consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to the Event and this Local Little League Host Release.