2021 Hawaiian Hitfest
The 20th anniversary of the largest tournament in the world!
It’s the tournament that is on everyone’s schedule every year! With more than 900 teams collectively in 2020, the Hawaiian Hitfest is back and promises to be bigger than ever in 2021. Grab your grass skirts and surf boards and head on out to the ballpark for a weekend of fun in the sun! All the contests are back – dugout decorating, spirit, dance and social media!
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The Hitfest Experience
Your beach-themed weekend will include all the contests that make the Hawaiian Hitfest… well, the Hawaiian Hitfest! Players, Coaches AND Fans — Here’s all you need to know on contests to be on your way to earning credits for future events and (of course) bragging rights as the best dressed, the best decorated or having the quickest thumbs in the Midwest!
Hawaiian Community Project
This year brings a new Community Project to light! We’re collecting new and gently used softball and baseball equipment to donate to kiddos who could use a little extra help to keep playing the game they love! Top donating teams will earn credit to future PGMW events!
Additionally, through the PG Cares Foundation, teams can choose to fundraise with proceeds to benefit America’s underserved youth and children bravely battling illness. There are so many children that need our help! Check out top team fundraising packages before the deadline on May 1st!
Click below to visit the PG Cares Foundation and learn more about how you can help make a difference!
Grab your grass skirts and lei’s! The Hawaiian Hitfest Spirit Contest is all about which team gets decked out in the best Hawaiian-themed gear. The more Hawaiian you and your entire crew dresses and the more spirit you show, the better chances your team will have to win the Spirit Contest!
Spirit Contest judging will take place at your first pool game on Saturday unless otherwise communicated to the team. Ex: In the event your team plays 1 pool game on Friday night and 1 pool game on Saturday, you will be judged at your first pool game on Saturday. If your team plays both pool games on Friday night, you will be judged at your first pool game on Friday.
Click the pictures to view some of the best outfits from past events!
Grab your Hawaiian themed dugout decorations and get to decorating! Dugouts or Tiki Huts? You decide! The sky is the limit for this creative contest! The more creative and more decorations your dugout holds, the better your chances are at winning!
Dugout Decorating contest judging will take place at the same time as the Spirit Contest at your first pool game on Saturday, unless otherwise communicated to the team. Ex: In the event your team plays 1 pool game on Friday night and 1 pool game on Saturday, you will be judged at your first pool game on Saturday. If your team plays both pool games on Friday night, you will be judged at your first pool game on Friday.
Click the pictures to view some of the best dugouts from past events!
Warm up those thumbs and tell all your friends! Everyone is invited to participate in the Twitter contest. The top three teams with the most tweets at the end of the weekend will earn credit towards a future PGMW event!
- For tweets to count 3 THINGS MUST BE INCLUDED:
- Must tag @HawaiianHitfest
- Must use event hashtag: #HawaiianHitfestFP21 (for fastpitch) #HawaiianHitfestBB21 (for baseball)
- Must include team tag! (Ex: TeamPG12A)
This contest runs all day, all weekend — it begins Friday morning and ends Sunday night.
PG Love Medals
presented by Hawaiian Bros
In 2012, MSP (now PG Midwest) lost a vibrant part of our family with the passing of Josh Williams. Josh, the one who phrased “MSP LOVE,” made it his mission to build relationships with everyone he met, while reminding us of the importance of living life to the fullest each and every day.
As a PG Midwest family, we have committed ourselves to continuing Josh’s mission to teach and lead others in demonstrating that same “PG Midwest LOVE” he so effortlessly displayed every day.
In youth sports we spend so much time chasing the performance based accomplishments, often missing the impact they can have on character. That’s why our goal is to not award the best athlete or best player on the team, but to award a player who demonstrates a Championship attitude in other areas of life that we feel are more important. This is what makes this award different from a game MVP award!
Attributes to look for when handing out this medal:
- Displays outstanding character on the field
- Example of respect
- Extraordinary example of sportsmanship
- Example of hustle
Coaches will be given one love medal per pool game at check-in. At the conclusion of each pool game, your team will award a player from the opposing team with a “PG LOVE” medal, and the opposing team will do the same for yours.
Thanks to Hawaiian Bros, this year’s PG Love medals will include a free meal at Hawaiian Bros!
PG Midwest Fan Club
We believe that families and athletes that join us every weekend want and deserve more than just a tournament. This is why we started the Perfect Game Midwest Fan Club, to create a memorable positive experience for families at the ballparks.
Our program has many benefits like gate discounts, concessions bonuses, giveaways and other bonuses like Food Finder Guide and partner promotions.
Whether you are a parent, sibling, grandparent, uncle, you are eligible to join the PG Midwest Fan Club for FREE!