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What's Happening at THE 2016 CAL RIPKEN WORLD SERIES

July 29 - August 6

Participate in the world's biggest celebration of youth baseball. Join us throughout the Cal Ripken World Series for family friendly events alongside the thrilling tournament action.

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE

OPENING CEREMONIES

FRIDAY, JULY 29TH | 5:00PM

CAL, SR.'S YARD
INCLUDING SKILLS COMPETITION & HOME RUN DERBY

We welcome all 18 teams to Cal, Sr.’s Yard and give them a chance to showcase their talent during the Skills Competition and Home Run Derby.


BLOOD DRIVE

SATURDAY, JULY 30TH | 8:00AM – 2:00PM

LEIDOS FIELD AT RIPKEN STADIUM

Don’t forget to stop by the Club Level at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium to donate blood. Everyone who donates blood receives a ticket to attend an Orioles game!


GIANT GET OUT & PLAY BASEBALL CLINIC

SATURDAY, July 30TH | 9:00AM – 12:00PM

CAL, SR.’S YARD

Giant Food is committed to being a ‘Better Neighbor’ and makes the health and well-being of their shoppers a priority. Giant Food’s “Get Out & Play” baseball clinics encourage children to have fun while being active and learning critical life lessons. This clinic features four instructional baseball stations, as well as educational programming focused on healthy eating habits and maintaining a balanced diet.

You must register for this FREE baseball clinic. Register Now »


INTERNATIONAL DANCE EXTRAVAGANZA

WEDNESDAY, august 3rd | FOLLOWING 8:00pm GAME

CAL, SR.’S YARD

Following the conclusion of the 8:00pm game between New England and Maryland State, all fans are invited onto the field at Cal, Sr.’s Yard for a big group photo. Then, fans can stay on the field for a fun-filled evening of dancing to the Cha-Cha Slide, Cupid Shuffle, and many more! The International Dance Extravaganza is a great way to let loose and have a little fun after the pool play round officially concludes.

FREE AND OPEN TO EVERYONE – Including those who think they can’t dance.


LEAGUE OF DREAMS GAME

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6TH | 9:00AM

CAL, SR.’S YARD

The League of Dreams game will kick-off World Championship festivities on August 6th. The League of Dreams provides all individuals, regardless of physical or mental capacity, the opportunity to experience the joy, challenges & personal growth from playing the great games of baseball and softball. Everyone is welcome to participate in this great event.


GIANT GET OUT & PLAY BASEBALL CLINIC

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6TH | 11:00AM – 2:00PM

CAL, SR.’S YARD

Giant Food is committed to being a ‘Better Neighbor’ and makes the health and well-being of their shoppers a priority. Giant Food’s “Get Out & Play” baseball clinics encourage children to have fun while being active and learning critical life lessons. This clinic features four instructional baseball stations, as well as educational programming focused on healthy eating habits and maintaining a balanced diet.

You must register for this FREE baseball clinic. Register Now »


ripken FUTURES GAME powered by under armour

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6TH | 3:00PM

CAL, SR.’S YARD
 
The Ripken Futures Game Powered by Under Armour is the culmination of a three-day premier baseball experience. 24 of the best 12u players from across the country will play in a one game showcase on Saturday, August 6 immediately before the World Championship Game of the Cal Ripken World Series.  Teams will participate in a formal workout, home-run derby, and be coached during the game by former MLB stars.

AWARDS CEREMONY & CLOSING CEREMONIES

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6TH | 6:00 PM | FOLLOWING RIPKEN FUTURES GAME POWERED BY UNDER ARMOUR

CAL, SR.’S YARD

Join us for an exceptional end to a night of talented baseball with fun festivities prior to the World Championship game that begins at 8:00pm. Come watch the Awards Ceremony where the best tournament performances will be recognized.


FIREWORKS

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6Th | FOLLOWING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP @ 8:00pm

CAL, SR.’S YARD

Sit back with friends and family and enjoy the best fireworks display in Harford County. Presented by Fireworks Extravaganza.


WRAP PARTY

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6Th | FOLLOWING POST-GAME FIREWORKS

CAL, SR.’S YARD

Before the final goodbye, join us for one more chance to party with the community. Free to attend – young or old, participant or fan, champion or not – join us to celebrate summer and the culmination of another great youth baseball season.


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