• A team is only allowed a manager and 3 coaches on the roster.   No managers or coaches are allowed on the field of play while the game is in progress.
  • Coaches are allowed outside dugouts during the game.   However, they will be called for interference when applicable.
  • ONE coach must be in the dugout at all times
  • No player is allowed to sit on the bench for more than six consecutive defensive outs. All players must play at least half the game in a defensive position. When re-entering defense, the player must play in a different defensive position than they were previously playing. No more than 2 offensive time outs per half inning.
  • An inning concludes when 3 outs are recorded or when the entire line-up has batted.
  • Time limit:   No new inning after 1:30, Drop Dead after 1 hour 45 minutes except in case of a tie.  The inning will start with a runner on 2nd  base (Last batted out).  Must have a winner.
  • Open defensive substitutions are allowed.
  • Mandatory 15 runs after 3 1/2 or 4 innings.
  • No standings will be kept and the year end tournament will determine the champion.   A blind draw will be held to determine brackets.
  • Any coach ejected will be suspended from his next game. Circumstances pertaining to the ejection will be referred to the board to determine eligibility for remainder of the season.


  • Coaches may warm up a pitcher between innings if the catcher is not ready.
  • No more than 5 warm-up pitches between innings.
  • You may pitch as many 12 year olds in a week as you wish. However, a pitcher may only pitch 3 innings per game and 5 innings in a week. One pitch constitutes an inning.
  • Once the pitcher is removed from the mound, he cannot return to the mound.


  • Each team MUST bat their entire line-up.
  • NO on deck batters are allowed. 
  • You must start with 9 players but must finish with no less than 8 players.  If playing with less than 9 players, the line-up shall shrink and no outs recorded.
  • Players shall be added to the bottom of the lineup as they arrive to the game.
  • Drop third strike is Not in effect.
  • NO SLASHING - Penalty:  Batter will be called out and manager will be ejected.  Example:  A play by the team at-bat where the hitter assumes the position for a bunt and then changes grip and takes a swing at the ball.  Any batter pulling the bat back to a hitting position after assuming the postion for a bunt will  be deemed guilty of slash bunting whether the baseball is put into play or not.


  • A courtesy runner MUST be used for the catcher with 2 outs.  This applies to the current catcher of record that is going to continue as catcher.


  • Little League approved bats
  • No metal cleats allowed.

NOTE: It is the Manager's responsibility to ensure that the minimum play requirement is met. Managers failing to comply with the minimum play requirements will be subject to disciplinary action.

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