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New York City Home Run Derby

August 19, 2021

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One event on July 5, 2022 at 12:00 AM

The Home Run Derby is our new, pledge-based fundraising event to benefit the 68,000 athletes of Special Olympics New York. Participants fundraise for this unique opportunity to hit it out of the park in different locations across New York State.

 

Individual Softball Derby

Participants may register as an individual and compete in the individual competition. The individual competition will include a men’s and women’s division. Individual batters will get 3 minutes OR 10 outs, whichever is reached first, to hit as many home runs as possible in the qualifying round. The top 3 batters from each division will move on to the championship round, where they will again receive 3 minutes OR 10 outs to his as many home runs as possible. The batter who hits the most home runs in the championship round will be named the winner of their division!

Individual batters are required to raise a minimum of $500 by the event registration deadline (August 17th @ 11:59 pm) in order to compete.

 

Team Softball Derby

Participants may register in groups of 7-10 batters to form a team. If possible, divisions will be created, i.e. pro and amatuer. All teams must include at least 2 women. Team batters will receive 5 minutes OR 15 outs, whichever is reached first, to hit as many home runs as possible in the qualfying round. Teams will need to cycle through their batters so that every person bats at least once. The top 3 teams from each division will move on the championship round. Teams will receive another 5 minutes OR 15 outs to hit as many home runs as possible. The team that hits the most home runs in the championship round will be named the winner of their division.

Teams are required to raise a minimum of $2,500 by the event registration deadline (August 17th @ 11:59 pm) in order to compete.

 

For more information on how to register, CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

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Date:
August 19, 2021
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Website:
event.nyso.org/2021nychrd

Venue

Maimonides Park (Home of the Brooklyn Cyclones)
1904 Surf Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11224
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Organizer

Lizzy Latinsky
Email:
llatinsky@nyso.org

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Region
Long Island, New York City

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