OFFICIAL RULES

2017 Better Baseball Swing Speed Challenge

Thursday June 22nd - Sunday June 25th
 

So you think you can swing a bat pretty fast, huh?  Do you exceed the average swing speed of your age group?  Come see for yourself at Better Baseball’s Third Annual Swing Speed Challenge on Thursday June 22nd to Sunday, June 25th at both the Marietta and Chamblee Locations.  Using a Swing Speed Radar, we will analyze players’ swings and determine who has the fastest bat speed of their age group.  The competition will be broken down into 5 age groups for the boys and 5 age groups for the girls.  The top  performers from each age group will earn a prize as well as a photo posted on Better Baseball’s social media outlets!  So get ready to step in to the box and swing out of your shoes.  The challenge is on! 
 
The first 100 competitors get a
FREE T-SHIRT! 

(No need to make a reservation or reserve a time slot! We will have plenty of staff on hand to conduct the contest in a quick and timely manner. The swing speed challenge itself takes about 3-5 minutes to complete)

Contest Rules:

Each participant will be put into one of 5 age groups (one for boys & one for girls)

AGE GROUPS
4-7yrs, 8-10yrs, 11-13yrs, 14-16yrs, 17 & up

Each participant gets 3 swings, and their top swing speed counts for their total Score. They are allowed 3 warmup swings, but must swing a bat that is legal for their age group and must be a realistic swing aka "No Happy Gilmore Swings" 

i.e Billy is in high school and must swing a -3 BBCOR. Timmy is 12 yrs old and can either swing a -10 senior league bat or a legal small barrel bat

Scoring

 i.e. Billy swings 45, 45, and 48. on his 3 swings. 48 would be his final score. 
tie breakers: First tie breaker: Average of three swings. Second Tie breaker; Speed of Second Swing; Third Tie Breaker: Youngest age. 

One entry per person. Scoring must be witnessed and recorded by event staff to count towards the contest. All winners will be announced on Monday June 27th. No Sign Up required. 

The winners of each age group will be put into a hat and randomly selected to win the OVERALL PRIZE PACKAGE

Prizes:

Age Group Winners-    $50 Gift Card, Better Baseball Hat, Shirt, and Batting Gloves of their choice.


Overall Girls Winner -    Custom Demarini Fastpitch Bat Of Choice, Bat Pack Bag, and $200 Gift Card ($1000 Value!)


Overall Boys Winner -   Wilson A2k "Frostbite" Glove ( Exclusively designed for Better Baseball by world famous glove designer Brezues F. Guante) , Bat Pack Bag, and $200 Gift Card ($1000Value!) 
 

GOOD LUCK AND HAVE FUN!

Questions? Give us a call 404-400-2419

 

Better Baseball  reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value should featured prizes become unavailable. Better Baseball  and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and agents are not responsible for any negligence, claims, liability, injury or property loss or other damages of contest entrants arising from, or in connection with the prizes awarded or participation in this Contest. Winner will be notified by email or phone within one (1) week of contest and  must be picked up 12 days after the contest is over or an alternate winner will be chosen. Employees and family members of employees are ineligible for prizes, but can compete.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

*Better Baseball reserves the right to disqualify entrants who fail to follow these official rules and regulations or who make any misrepresentations relative to the Contest and redemption of prizes. Winners may not substitute or transfer prizes. The winners list will be posted online.

These rules and this promotion are governed by the laws of the state of Georgia without regard to applicable choice of law provisions. 


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