Opening Day
DES MOINEs
July 7th

This information is regarding the check-in and Opening Day Activities.  You can find dates, locations, and times for all activities here.

 

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Tentative Itinerary 

 

Thursday, July 29th -Virtual Coach Meeting  
                 
Opening Day Activities -

Friday, July 7

Location: TBD

Team Check-In (all ages) | 9AM

Skills Competition & Pin Trading | 9AM

Team Picnic, Opening Ceremonies & Parade of Teams | Noon
 

Opening Day Activities

Skills Competition Packet 

Location - 

TBD

Team Skills Competitions

  • Various Competitions designed to be competitive and FUN throughout the day.  Download the Skills Competition Packet to read about all of the contest we will be having.

  • Star Drill/Baserunning Relay/Catcher's Competition/Pitching Velocity/Overhand Velocity/4 Legged Race/Dizzy Bat Race/Dizzy Bat Relay

  • Download forms from menu and complete them prior to arriving.  You will turn in each form to the field that the contest will be completed on.


Selfie Scavenger Hunt

  • Teams will be given a list of items (and rules) or individuals hidden throughout the park that they need to take selfies with.  The contest will be timed, with the fastest team in each age group being named champions.


Cornhole Tournament (Parents & Coaches)

  • We will host a Doubles Cornhole tournament on Wednesday. CLICK HERE to register for this event.  (Registration must be done in advance and may be limited due to time constraints, so please register early if you wish to play).


Other Activities at the Park
We will have many more activities going on during the festivities on Friday.  Here are some of them.​​

  • Pin Trading (unofficial activity - no scheduled process, free trade during the day) 

  • Tournament Merchandise on Sale

  • Tournament Gate Passes on Sale

  • Additional Vendors

Player Picnic

We will have food and drinks provided for team members that day at the player picnic.  Details on how this works will be provided at check-in.

 

Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies location is TBD.

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