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Kids Can Show Their Stuff at 'Pitch, Hit & Run' at Lithia Springs Park

Competition is open to boys and girls ages 7-14.

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department hosts a free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run competition Sunday, May 4 at Lithia Springs Park.

The competition begins at 2 p.m. and is open to boys and girls ages 7-14. The park is located at 2292 S. Sweetwater Road in Lithia Springs.

Here’s more from a Douglas County press release:

Pitch, Hit & Run™ is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball®.  This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills.

Boys and girls are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the 2014 MLB™ All-Star Game®.

The individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each age and gender group at the Local Competition will be awarded and advance to the Sectional Level of Competition.

All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and have their parent or guardian fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition.  For questions concerning the competition, please contact Tracie Ivey at 770.920.7129 or  tivey@co.douglas.ga.us

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