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Home Run Derby and Closing Ceremony

  • Presented By
    International Women's Baseball Center (IWBC)
  • Location
    Beyer Stadium
    245 15th Ave.
    Rockford, IL 61104
  • Phone
    (815) 979-2899
  • Date
    June 3, 2018
  • Time
    Sunday 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Price
    Free to the public | Entry fees for Home Run Derby participants
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Children (T-ball) to adult (50+) paid entries will vie for "star" in various age categories. The day concludes with the first-ever competition pitting Firefighters vs. Policemen in a friendly revelry at the plate. All entries receive a Certificate of Participation. Trophies and medallions will be awarded at the Closing Ceremony of the Rockford Peaches 75th Anniversary Celebration.


IWBC, in partnership with the Friends of Beyer Stadium, presents a series of fun, family-friendly events over five days (May 30 and June 1-3) to celebrate the Rockford Peaches’ 75th Anniversary and the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL).

Wednesday, May 30 
“Diamonds, Denim and Stars”- 6 - 9 p.m. @ Coronado Theatre 

Friday, June 1 
Rockford Peaches Day at Rockford City Market - 3:30 - 8:30 p.m. @ Rockford City Market 
Rockford Peaches Day on State - 3:30 - 8:30 p.m. @ Downtown Rockford
“A League of Their Own” at Friday Night Flix - Dusk - 9:30 p.m. @ Davis Park 

Saturday, June 2 
“Baseball in the STEAM Zone” Family Day-  9 a.m.-Noon @ Beyer Stadium 
Opening Ceremony and Exhibition Game - 1-5 p.m. @ Beyer Stadium

Sunday, June 3 
Home Run Derby and Closing Ceremony 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. @ Beyer Stadium

Subarea:Rockford Southeast

Beyer Stadium - 245 15th Ave., Rockford, IL 61104 - From I-90, go west on E. State St/US Business 20 about 3 miles. Turn left on S. Alpine Rd. and go about 1 mile to Broadway. Turn right on Broadway and go about 3 miles to Kishwaukee/IL-251. Turn left on Kishwaukee and then right on 15th Ave.

Home Run Derby and Closing Ceremony