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Area Youth Invited To Compete In MLB® Jr. Home Run Derby™ Competition

Posted May 21, 2021 at 9:11 am

On Saturday, June 12th, at Northern Cambria Middle School, the Penn Highlands Community College Ebensburg Student Activity Club will host a free Major League Baseball® Jr. Home Run Derby™ Competition for area youth beginning at 11 AM. The Major League Baseball® Jr. Home Run Derby™, powered by @MLBdevelops, is a fun and exciting youth competition for talented youngsters to showcase their hitting abilities, with the opportunity of competing at the Finals during the World Series™.

Boys and girls are divided into two age divisions: 12U and 14U, 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 Finals, which will take place during the 2021 World Series™.

All participants must pre-register online athttp://pennh.cc/HRDerby and plan to bring age verification (copy/picture of birth certificate or similar) to the competition. Additionally, those who bring a canned good item to donate to a local food pantry will earn entry into a basket raffle. Raffle tickets are provided for each canned good item.

For questions concerning the competition, please contact Robert Sekerak, Local Coordinator and Penn Highlands Regional Center Director, at 814.471.0013 or rsekerak@pennhighlands.edu.

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