The Nationals Team Showcase is a very unique event where teams will clash in different types of competition throughout championship Thursday. At the end of the showcase, all the results from each competition will be put together to crown the Nationals Team Showcase king.
The 60 yard dash is a simple test of speed. In this battle of the quickest of the quick National’s players will compete to have the fastest 60 yard dash in the tournament.
The Catcher’s pop time competition is a test to determine which National’s catchers are quickest to receive the ball, and gun it down to second base. To be competitive here you will need to have combination of a good arm and quick reflexes.
Velo across the diamond will determine which National’s players have the best arm when it comes to making throws from positions in the infield. The player that puts the most velocity on their throws will be the winner of this competition.
The King of Swat, aka the home run derby, determines who the best power hitters competing in the Nationals are by seeing who can put the most balls over the fence.
Here at the Nationals, we include the coaches in the competitions too! Coaches will compete against each other in an accuracy test that determines who is best at hitting balls to certain positions in the field.
Around the horn is always the last competition of the day, and it is also worth double the amount of points of all the other competitions, because it is a team competition. Around the horn determines which team can be the most composed while dealing with an intense rush to get the ball to every spot in the field faster than any other team.