9u-14u Rules

Sporting News Rules along with USSSA Handbook applies with the following options:

 

    1. Divisions are based upon player’s age as of year (2017 league age as of April 30th, 2017)
    2. Coaches are allowed outside the dugouts during the game.  However, they will be called for interference when applicable.
    3. (9u thru 12u)  No new inning will start after 1h45m or 6 innings, whichever comes first. If tied after 6 innings, additional innings may be played if time limit permits. A drop dead time limit of 2:00 hours will be in effect.  If a batter is currently at the plate, the game will end once his turn is completed.  Exception: If the run differential listed below is met, the current score will be final.  Teams may elect to concede or continue play until a drop dead time limit of 1h45m or 6 complete innings, whichever comes first, with additional runs not affecting the score.  
      9u thru 12u - 15 runs after 3 innings, 8 runs after 4 innings
    4. (13u thru 14u) No new inning will start after 2:00 hours or 7 innings, whichever comes first. If tied after 7 innings, additional innings may be played if time limit permits.
      A drop dead time limit of 2h15m will be in effect. If a batter is currently at the plate, the game will end once his turn is completed.  
      Exception: If the run differential listed below is met, the current score will be final.  Teams may elect to concede or continue play until a drop dead time limit of 2:00 hours or 7 complete innings, whichever comes first, with additional runs not affecting the score.  
      ​13u thru 14u - 15 runs after 3 innings, 12 runs after 4 innings, 8 runs after 5 innings​
    5. During the playoffs, there will be NO DROP DEAD.
    6. 14U Division must use BBCOR or WOOD bats.
    7. Teams may play an official game with an eight (8) player line-up. If a team plays with an eight (8) player line-up, an out shall be declared for the ninth (9th) position in the batting line-up each turn at bat.
   LENGTH OF GAME       RUN DIFFERENTIAL       INNING      
6 Innings 15 3rd Inning
6 Innings 8 4th Inning
7 Innings 15 3rd Inning
7 Innings 12 4th Inning
7 Innings 8 5th Inning

 

  1. Pitching rules are as follows:

      AGE DIVISION    PER GAME    PER WEEK  
    8U - 12U  6 9
    13U & 14U 7 11
  2. If a team cancels their regularly scheduled game, that game may not be rescheduled, nor is a refund given.  An extra game will be given to the team who was scheduled to play against the team who cancelled the game.