City of Mesa Youth Sports is partnering with the Chicago Cubs and hosting a free MLB Pitch, Hit and Run competition at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Sloan Park, 2100 W. Rio Salado. Participation is free. Boys and girls ages 7 to 14 will compete in pitching accuracy, hitting distance and quickness on the base. Chicago Cubs players will be on hand to meet and cheer on the kids.
Winners in each division will receive two tickets to the Sunday, March 22, game against the San Diego Padres.
Registration is available on-site at the event starting at 2:30 p.m. or pre-register online at: www.mlb.com/phr. Print and bring a copy of your registration. All participants must also submit a city of Mesa waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
Continue the fun by attending Youth Sports’ Day at the Ballpark at 1:05 p.m. Sunday, March 22. The whole family is invited to watch the Chicago Cubs play the San Diego Padres. Make sure children wear their Youth Sports shirt. Tickets to the game can be purchased at www.cubs.com or at the Cubs Park Box Office.
For more information on the competition please contact, Lacy Bienkowski at 480-644-3040 or visit www.mesaaz.gov/youthsports.
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