TOSH SKILLS CHALLENGE

  • Date: Thursday, July 14
  • Location: Southfield Park (600 Southfield Road, Heber City, UT)
  • Start Time: 5:30 pm
  • Awards: 7:15 pm at Wasp Field
  • Home Run Derby Start Time: 7:45 pm
  • Home Run Derby Awards: 9:00 p.m. at Wasp Field
  • Skills Challenge Schedules: Schedule Link below for each Skill
  • Attention Coaches, Parents & Players: Volunteers will be needed on some Skills. Your help when requested by our staff will be appreciated.

Players need to arrive to each Event 10 minutes prior to their scheduled time. All times are approximate. Players should wear uniform during competition. Players may compete in a maximum of 2 individual events. All players must participate in at least one event (individual or team). Players will compete with their Age Division only. The Tournament BBQ and Live Band will be running simultaneously with the Skills Challenge so make sure to get some grub between Events!

throwing-accuracy-2016

  • Schedule
  • Who: 2 Players Per Team (Individual Event)
  • Goal: To score the most points based on the below scoring system.  Awards for 1st and 2nd Place.
  • Description: Start at Centerfield and throw to Home, Then from Shortstop throw to First Base, End at Pitcher’s Mound and throw to Home (2 throws per spot, 30 second timer).
  • Rules: Most Points Wins: 15 Points for hitting the baseball off the tee (tee is at home plate), 10 Points for hitting the tee but the baseball doesn’t fall off, 4 Points for hitting inside the large garbage can, 2 Points for hitting outside the large garbage can.  Points scored from the outfield are worth double.  Throws from the outfield can bounce.  Throws from shortstop and pitcher must be on the fly.  If there is a tie a playoff will be played to break the tie.

60-yard-dash-2016

  • Schedule
  • Who: 2 Players Per Team (Individual Event)
  • Goal: To be the fastest runner.  Awards for 1st and 2nd Place.
  • Rules: Fastest time wins. Start at start line and run 60 yards to finish line.

base-running-relay

  • Schedule
  • Who: 9 Players Per Team (Team Event)
  • Goal: To have the best team speed.
  • Description: Nine players per team participate in relay race. Each Player will Start at Home Plate and End at Home Plate.
  • Rules: Fastest time wins. Nine players participate from each team. Each Team can choose order of runners. Player coming Home must tag the next players hand at Home Plate before the next player can start running. Two second penalty for each base that is not touched (does not include Home Plate).

around-the-horn-2016

  • Schedule
  • Who: 9 Players Per Team (Team Event)
  • Goal: To have the fastest time Around the Horn.
  • Description: Players must throw the baseball according to the below rules.
  • Rules: Fastest time wins. Baseball must be thrown in the following order. Players must step on the base at their position (including outfielders). Two second penalty for each base not touched. Overthrown balls can be retrieved by other fielders but ball must be returned to the base/player that was overthrown. Time begins when the ball leaves the Pitcher’s hand. Time ends when the Catcher tags Home Plate. Each team gets two back-to-back turns and keeps best time. Players may not switch positions between turns.

    1. Pitcher throws the ball to Catcher
    2. Catcher throws the ball to Shortstop (on 2nd Base)
    3. Shortstop throws the ball to Right Fielder
    4. Right Fielder throws the ball to 3rd Baseman
    5. 3rd Baseman throws the ball to Left Fielder
    6. Left Fielder throws the ball to Shortstop (on 2nd Base)
    7. Shortstop throws the ball to Center Fielder
    8. Center Fielder throws the ball to 3rd Baseman
    9. 3rd Baseman throws the ball to 2nd Baseman (on 2nd Base)
    10. 2nd Baseman throws the ball to 1st Baseman
    11. 1st Baseman throws the ball to Catcher and Catcher tags Home Plate

home-run-derby-2016

  • Schedule
  • Who: 2 Players Per Team
  • Goal: To hit the most Home Runs.  Awards for 1st and 2nd Place.
  • Description: Players will hit off a live pitcher and will attempt to hit a fair ball home run over the fence.
    • Fence distances by feet: 8u = 150, 9u & 10u = 175, 11u & 12u = 200, 13u & 14u = 250
  • Rules: Most Home Runs wins. 8 Swings Per Player. Players must provide their own Pitcher.  You can choose the pitching distance.  A L-screen will be provided.  If there is a tie a Hit Off will be played; 4 Swings each Player until tie is broken. 14u must use BBCOR bats.

Last Modified: July 12, 2016 - 1:59 pm