Thursday, April 20, 2017
CHANGE! Optimist Sports Complex
Registration will be taken at The Linc until 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 20 or at the Optimist Sports Complex between 5-5:30 on Thursday, April 20.
Major League Baseball Junior Home Run Derby is a FREE program providing boys and girls age 14 and under the opportunity to become the Junior Home Run Derby national champion.
- 14u: Born between July 18, 2002 - July 17, 2004
- 12u: Born on or after July 18, 2004
*Age is determined as of July 17, 2017
All participants must submit a signed registration/waiver form. All participants must provide a copy of a valid birth document for age verification.
Levels of Competition:
- Local: each local competition host can determine the appropriate format for his/her participants. Only one champion in each age group advances to the Regional Competition. Number of pitches, format of pitching and home run distance is determined by the local host.
- Regional (May - Mid June)
- National Finals (July)
Winners of local and regional contests will ultimately compete in the National Final during Major League Baseball All-Star Week. Sign up here to receive more information on how to host a local competition for your community and see if you can help us find the next Junior Home Run Derby champion!
Jr. Home Run Derby Web site