The parish of Ascension Recreation and Culture Department will hold Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit and Run competition at 10 a.m. May 2 at the South Louisiana Fairgrounds in Donaldsonville.

The competition is a free, one-day event for boys and girls ages 7-14. Boys and girls compete separately and participants have the opportunity to compete in four levels of competition including locals, sectionals, team championships and the National Finals at the MLB All-Star Game.

PARC program coordinator Ajia Morand Mitchell said participants may register online at, fax the registration form at (225) 473-9931 or email Mitchell at

Forms also are available at the PARC offices — 300 Railroad Ave. in Donaldsonville and 45175 Paul Road Extension in St. Amant.

Prizes and awards will be given at each level of competition and competitors will receive an item for their participation.

National finalists will receive a trip to the All-Star Game.

For information, call Mitchell at (225) 473-3898.