2020 GIVENS BACK BLITZBALL TOURNAMENT

EVENT DATE/LOCATION: January 4th, 2020 in Tampa, FL

Come bring your Blitzball squad and compete for a chance to play in the FINAL GAME vs. TEAM MLB (Orioles pitcher Mychal Givens and his squad of MLB buddies - MLB roster is TBD)!

Come meet and hang out with (and possibly even play against) your favorite Blitzball league players, YouTubers Mighty Goat & Emmdotfrisk, and maybe even hit dingers off some pros!



FINAL GAME DETAILS: TEAM MLB vs. TEAM BLITZBALL

  • This will be the FINAL GAME of the tournament
  • 6-inning Blitzball game for charity vs. Orioles pitcher Mychal Givens and his squad of MLB buddies (MLB roster is TBD)
  • TEAM BLITZBALL will be represented by squads of 4-6 different teams who will combine to battle vs. TEAM MLB by playing at least 1-inning each:
    • Inning 1: MLB vs. Tournament Grand Champion (will be the age-group champion with highest run scoring differential in their final championship game). Teams from ALL age groups will have a chance for a spot in the final MLB game.
    • Inning 2: MLB vs. best performing Official Blitzball league in the tourney (based on win % in bracket play)
    • Inning 3: MLB vs. Blitzball league (by special invitation)
    • Inning 4: MLB vs. Blitzball league (by special invitation)
    • Inning 5: MLB vs. Blitzball league (by special invitation)
    • Inning 6: MLB vs. Blitzball league (by special invitation)
  • There will be no baserunning in tournament games and ghost runners will be used instead
  • Pitching distance will be 50 feet and a maximum pitch speed limit of 80 MPH will be enforced to ensure that the games will be safe, fair, and fun for everyone

*NOTE: It is possible for Official Blitzball League teams to get to play more than 1 inning in the final MLB game if they are the top Blitzball League in the tourney and ALSO win the overall tournament championship.

2019 GIVENS BACK BLITZBALL TOURNAMENT

Very special thanks to Mychal Givens of the Baltimore Orioles and the Givens Back Foundation for hosting last year's Blitzball Tournament!

Thank you Givens Back Foundation for hosting the 2019 Blitzball World Series and allowing us to help raise funds for young, inner-city baseball players of Tampa. It was incredible to watch so many people playing Blitzball and having an awesome time while supporting this wonderful cause.


MLB Players vs. Blitzball Leagues in Tampa!
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Mychal Givens, Preston Tucker, and Kevin Kiermaier

Oakleaf Bombers and Mighty Goat

Kevin Kiermaier

Mychal Givens

Mallex Smith

Leagues and Pros



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