Rules

T-Ball Rules and Regulations:
  1. Home team shall occupy the first base dugout and visiting team shall occupy the third base dugout.
  2. Each game will be five (5) innings long with a time limit of one hour. No inning shall start after 55 minutes of play.
  3. All players on the team will be allowed on the field for defense. However, there will be a limit of four (4) standard infield players, in addition to the pitcher and catcher.  The remaining players must be positioned in the outfield grass.
  4. To the managers discretion each inning or every two innings the defensive players must play a different position than they previously played in that particular game. There will not be assigned positions at this level.
  5. Coaches should equalize playing time in the infield and outfield for all players throughout the season. Players shall be given the opportunity to play a variety of positions.
  6. Every offensive player must wear a helmet when batting or running the bases. Helmets should also be worn during practice.
  7. Coaches may only throw over-hand from one knee or under-hand. Coaches may only pitch three balls per at bat (regardless of foul balls or unhittable pitches thrown by the coach). After three pitches the ball will be placed on the Tee for the player to hit.  After two swings on the tee if the player is still having difficulty hitting the ball in play the coach should help the player hit the ball off the Tee.
  8. Runners can only advance one (1) base per hit ball.
  9. An inning shall end after all players have had a turn at bat.
  10. Coaches will handle all Umpiring from their respective positions on the field during play.
  11. Defensive coaches are permitted to be on the field in fair territory for instructional purposes. Coaches are not permitted to touch a live ball, but only to instruct the players.
  12. No league standings and no official score is to be kept. Since no standings are kept all games need not be completed.  Coaches wishing to schedule a make-up game will coordinate the make-up game with the opposing coach and the field scheduler.

Coach Pitch Rules and Regulations:
  1. Games are (6) innings or 90 minutes of play. No game will end until the home team completes their half of an inning.
  2. The coaches will umpire the game.
  3. Each team may place (10) players on the field for defense. The infield should have one player per position with four players placed in the outfield.
  4. A continuous batting order will be established by each manager. The batting order will not change during a game except due to player injury.
  5. A half inning shall end after three (3) outs are recorded or after every batter in the order has batted.  If the teams have different number of player one time through the batting order will equal the number of players on the team with lesser players.
  6. Batters may advance one base on hits to the infield.
  7. Batters may attempt to advance more than one base (at their risk) on hits to the outfield. Home runs are permitted.
  8. No tagging-up on caught fly balls.
  9. Base distances are regular little league distances. Pitching distance is approximately (35) feet.
  10. Batters are limited to (4) strikes or (6) pitches whichever comes first.
  11. No advance on passed balls.
  12. The ball shall be considered dead and no runner may advance once the ball has been thrown to the pitcher and the pitcher has possession of the ball.
  13. The offense has two base coaches. The base coaches must stay in the coach’s box.
  14. The defense may have coaches in the field, they may not interfere with play.
  15. Only adult coaches will pitch to their team. Coaches are not permitted to change pitchers for specific batters.
  16. No under-hand pitching.
  17. No stealing.
  18. No leading off of base is allowed.
  19. Sliding is permitted.
  20. No hitting from a tee will be allowed during games.
  21. All players must stay in dugout when not playing defense or up to bat. A coach should be in the dugout while the team is at bat.
  22. Absolutely NO player handles a bat unless walking to home plate to hit. There is no on-deck batter.
  23. Coaches should rotate players throughout the infield and outfield to gain playing experience. Players will not have assign positions.  If it is a safety issue coaches may choose not to play a particular player(s) at first base, pitcher or the catcher positions.
  24. All players will play an equally amount. The Manager is responsible to systematically rotate out the player(s) on defense each inning if a team has more than (10) players.
  25. All players should wear a protective cup.
  26. Official Little League baseballs will be used.
  27. Teams (coaches and players) will line up at home plate after each game and shake hands.