Ames Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with the Boys and Girls Club of Story County to co-sponsor the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run event. This will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. (check-in begins at 9:30) at the Softball Complex at North River Valley (725 E 13th St). This is a free event for all participants.

The MLB Pitch, Hit & Run is open to boys and girls ages 7–14. There will be individual event winners and an overall winner. Winners will then get a chance to advance through four other levels, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game! Preregistration is required. A birth certificate is also required for proof of age.

To register for this event, please contact Johnny Willis, director of operations for Boys and Girls Club of Story County, at 515-233-1872 or email at Please direct any specific questions to Johnny.