How can I promote my local competition for players to register?

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Each digital toolkit will include a media advisory template, posters, and sample social media posts to encourage your local sluggers to join! Some other fun ways to drive participation include but are not limited to, incorporating the T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby into a pre-existing league event, such as opening day or closing ceremonies, or hosting during a community … Read More

What will we receive in our host toolkit?

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The League Officer who registers will receive a digital toolkit within 48 hours that includes all of the information needed to run a competition including rules, scoresheets, sample social media graphics, and a media advisory template. A physical toolkit will also be sent with the event banner, staff t-shirts, banners and pins within 10 business days.

What do we need to host a competition?

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Participating leagues will need a baseball/softball field with either a permanent fence, temporary fence, chalk or cone line at the distances of 170’ for baseball and 130’ for softball.  These distances are typically shorter than standard fence dimensions – we recommend a chalk line on the field at each distance, cones or the use of a temporary fence. All equipment … Read More

What if we already host a home run competition?

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You can use the results of the home run competition as long as they fall within the T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby event Rules. Leagues will still need to register and submit all results through the website portal.

How do if I know if my athlete advanced to the Regional Finals?

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Once all local competitions have been completed and results have been verified, our team will directly contact any individuals that have advanced to the next round of the competition. Please note, winning a local competition does not immediately qualify your Little Leaguer for any advancement opportunities. Information regarding the next stages of the T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby will be … Read More

Who can participate?

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The competition is open to athletes league age 9-12 years old who are currently registered and meet all eligibility requirements within their chartered Little League for the 2023 season. The baseball competition is open to athletes league age 9 – 12 years old and the softball competition is limited to female athletes league age 9 – 12 years old. A … Read More

How do we receive the T-Mobile Equipment Donation?

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In order to qualify for the T-Mobile Equipment Donation, leagues will need to submit the following on the league dashboard at LittleLeague.org/HomeRunDerby (this site) Official score sheet Completed participant release forms Champion photo and information Once submitted and verified by the T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby team, league donations will begin shipping to leagues starting in early June.

What equipment will the league receive from T-Mobile for participating?

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Each participating league will receive the following from T-Mobile for participating in the 2023 T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby, while supplies last. Six Dozen licensed A.D. STARR AD 100 LL-XL World Series Baseballs (if participating in baseball division) Four Dozen licensed A.D. STARR OLL 12 PL-World Series Softballs (if participating in softball division) 2 Ball Buckets (If participating in … Read More