Kiwanis to host Junior Home Run Derby
Submitted by Dan Wenger
The Sabetha Kiwanis Club is hosting a Junior Home Run Derby and invite area youth to attend the event at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at the Sabetha Sports Complex, Field 2.
This fun and exciting youth competition is a free way for talented youngsters to showcase their hitting abilities, with the opportunity of competing at the National Finals during Major League Baseball All-Star Week.
Boys and girls are divided into two age divisions: 12 and under and 14 and under, and will have the chance to advance through three levels of competition. The local champions from both age divisions will advance to the Regional Level, and Regional Champions will advance to the National Finals, which will take place during the 2018 MLB All-Star Week.
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 local coordinator Dan Wenger at 785-285-0199.