Junior Division Rules

 

 

1. All payers will be assigned to teams via blind draft

2. They will use an 11” softball

3. Up to 10 defensive players may be on the field at one time with distinct separation of

infield and outfield

4. A continuous batting order will be used

5. 4 run limit per inning

6. A lead may be taken once the ball leaves the pitchers hand, but the runner is not

allowed to steal

7. Bunting is allowed

8. Each batter will be allowed 6 pitches to bat the ball in play. Any batted foul ball on the

6th ball will not count as one of the 6 pitches unless the player attempted to bunt. Each

batter that fails to put the ball into play will be counted as an out and the next batter will

be up.

9. Only 1 ball will be used and the catcher is expected to throw the ball back to the pitcher

after every pitch.

10. No advances on an overthrow are allowed

11. Games will be 90 min or 7 innings

12. Games will be coach pitched from 35 ft for at least the first Ч of the season and then

progressed as agreed upon by the coaches i.e. using the pitching machine or player

pitched

13. One defensive coach allowed on the field

14. Offensive coaches will pitch, cover 1st and 3rd bases, as well as be allowed behind the

catcher to assist the batter. As the level of play improves the goal will be to remove the

defensive coach from the field and the hitting coach from home plate.

15. Sliding is allowed and encouraged with any close plays