Start hitting up the batting cages, everyone.

Kerry Wood is hosting a Home Run Derby at Wrigley Field on Thursday, June 18 to raise money for the Wood Family Foundation and Cubs Charities.

This inaugural event will run approximately from 2-8:30 p.m. and will feature 40 contestants with Wood as the pitcher. All participants will receive batting practice with Wood, fielding tips with Cubs alumni, a baseball signed by Wood and friends with a commemorative case, and many more!

To register or find out more information about the home run derby, visit cubs.com/derby.

Hear more about the event and see what Kerry Wood had to say in the video above.