Big Bear Softball Rules

UNLESS STIPULATED ON THIS PAGE WE FOLLOW PONY/MAJOR LEAGUE RULES


Pony Rules found at:  www.pony.org 


SOFTBALL:

14U RULES:

1.       No new inning may begin after 2 hours and 15 minutes of play. 

2.       No time restrictions on any post season games.

3.       (Bat Around) the entire roster of players present for the game shall bat in rotation.

4.       A team failing to field at least EIGHT uniformed players within 15 minutes after scheduled starting time of game, or at any time during game, shall forfeit the game. 

12U RULES:

1.       No new inning may begin after 2 hours and 15 minutes of play. 

2.       No time restriction on any post season games.

3.       (Bat Around) the entire roster of players present for the game shall bat in rotation.

4.       A team failing to field at least EIGHT uniformed players within 15 minutes after scheduled starting time of game, or at any time during game, shall forfeit the game. 

5.       Metal cleated baseball/softball shoes are NOT permitted.

 10U RULES:

1.       Five run rule is in effect except the last inning.

2.       No new inning may begin after 2 hours and 15 minutes of play. 

3.       No time restriction on any post season games.

4.       (Bat Around) the entire roster of players present for the game shall bat in rotation.

5.       Once a player has control of the ball within the pitching circle all base advancement stops. 

6.       A team failing to field at least EIGHT uniformed players within 15 minutes after scheduled starting time of    game, or at any time during game, shall forfeit the game. 

7.       Metal cleated baseball shoes are NOT permitted.

8.     "Drop Third Strike" starts from Day 1.

8U RULES:

1.       Five run rule is in effect except last inning. 

2.       No new inning may begin after 2 hours of play. 

3.       A runner only gets one base on an overthrow.

4.       Once a player has control of the ball within the pitching circle all base advancement stops. 

5.       No stealing bases.

6.       A team failing to field at least EIGHT uniformed players within 15 minutes after scheduled starting time of game, or at       any time during the game, shall forfeit the game.

7.       Pitching machine all season.

8.       Each batter will receive 6 pitches.  Foul balls do not end an at bat.  

9.       (Bat Around) the entire roster of players present for the game shall bat in rotation.

10.    Total of 10 players on the field (4 outfielders).

11.    Metal cleated baseball shoes are NOT permitted. 



Updated 01/05/2018



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