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Swing for Your Seats!

Date: Friday, August 23

Time: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

All season members (new or renewal) who place a deposit on or before Thursday, August 22 will have an opportunity to "swing" for their seats. Any member who hits a home run (determined by the Corpus Christi Hooks) will receive their season membership seats for FREE (max of 4 seats; additional seats, parking passes, padded seats, & promo club not included). There will also be various targets in the outfield that members can aim to hit for various prizes. (Prizes to be determined at a later date.) Call 361-561-HOOK to place a deposit and reserve your spot in the line-up!

Rules:

  • Must be over the age of 18
  • Must provide a valid state or government issues photo ID
  • Must sign an "Official Rules" waiver and "On Field" waiver
  • Their deposit must be paid in full and processed in order to participate
    • The number of seats they placed their deposit for will be the number of seats they are swinging for (up to a max of 4 seats). If they request additional seats after the event, they will not receive them for free.
  • Must use a (wooden) bat and balls provided by the Corpus Christi Hooks. Outside batting gloves and helmets are allowed. NO cleats allowed, no exceptions.
  • Members can opt in for a "pinch hitter" to swing for them as long as they meet the following requirements:
    • Pinch-Hitters
      • Must be over the age of 18
      • Must provide a valid state or government issues photo ID
      • Must sign an "Official Rules" waiver and "On Field" waiver
      • Pinch hitters can only bat on behalf of ONE (1) participant and cannot participate for any other eligible entrant, including the pinch hitter themselves
    • Those who are NOT eligible to be a pinch-hitter:
      • Current/former professional baseball or softball players which includes individuals who are were on the roster of a Major League, minor league, or independent league team at any time
      • Recent collegiate baseball or softball players, which includes individuals who are or were on the roster of a collegiate team at any level after 2014
  • If a participant cannot or does not attend the event on August 23, 2019 for any reason, such participant shall be deemed to have forfeited their opportunity to swing for their seats. NO MAKEUPS ALLOWED.
    • If weather becomes an issue it will be up to the sole discretion of the Corpus Christi Hooks to declare a cancellation of the event.
    • If members fail to show up due to weather concerns and the event has NOT been cancelled, the member forfeits their right to participate in the event.

Event Details:

  • Members will be given THREE (3) pitches (regardless if they swing or not) from a pitching machine (height, speed, and interval of pitches are at the complete and sole discretion of the Corpus Christi Hooks) to swing for a homerun or hit the outfield targets.
  • The Account holder (season member) MUST be present with an ID, even if they have a pinch hitter.
  • The THREE (3) pitches will be per account, not per seat.
  • Only ONE (1) batter will be allowed per account. Members must choose the batter (who meets all qualifications) during check in. There will be NO replacements or substitutions allowed, once the batter has officially signed in.
  • Only "batters" will be allowed on the field. They will be allowed to "warm up", but no practice pitches will be allowed.
  • If a member hits a home run, the Corpus Christi Hooks will validate the home run ("home run" to be determined at the sole discretion of the Corpus Christi Hooks), ensure that all information provided was accurate, and that no rules were broken. Once it has been validated, their deposit will be refunded in full and the seats they placed a deposit for will be free (max up to 4 seats).
  • If a member hits an outfield target, the Corpus Christi Hooks will validate the target has been hit (to be determined by the Corpus Christi Hooks), ensure that all information provided was accurate, and that no rules were broken. Once it has been validated, the member will receive the determined target prize.
  • If the member misses all THREE (3) pitches, they will not be allowed a do over or any additional pitches.
  • If the member does not swing for all THREE (3) pitches, they will not be allowed a do over or any additional pitches.
  • The batter must use equipment and balls provided by the Corpus Christi Hooks and MUST wear a helmet when on the field.
  • the Corpus Christi Hooks reserves the right to remove or to deny entry to any Participant who engages in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the Promotion Event. 

***Home runs and target hits are to be determined at the sole discretion of the Corpus Christi Hooks. If the ball hits field at any point (or bounces) before homerun or target hit, this does not qualify for a home run or target hit.