Softball 10U

 

  • Games will be 1 hour 10 minutes or 5 innings, whichever comes first.  No new inning can start after time limit. Home team bats last. 6 runs max per inning.

  • Bases are 60’ apart and the pitching distance is 35’.

  • An 11” ball will be used.

  • If the home team is ahead by 15 runs after 2 ½ innings or 3 innings for the visiting team, it will be considered a complete game and the team ahead is the winner.

  • There should be no more than 10 girls in the field at any given time.  There should be 6 infielders and 4 outfielders.  You cannot use your 10th girl in the infield.

  • Pitchers must have contact with the pitching rubber when pitching.

  • Batter is out on dropped 3rd strike.  Base runners may advance at their own risk.

  • Players should wear a face mask, including the pitcher.

  • Catchers must wear mask with helmet, chest protector, and shin guards.  Batter must wear helmets with face guards.

  • Baseball/softball pants must be worn. No exceptions.

  • No running on dropped 3rd strike.  Batter is out.

  • Teams will hit through their entire roster.

  • Bunting or stealing is allowed.

  • Base runners may advance when the ball leaves the pitcher’s hand.

  • There is no infield fly rule.

  • Base runners should try to avoid contact by sliding on close plays except first base.

  • Players can re-enter as many times as the coach wants including the pitcher.

  • Sportsmanship is encouraged by coaches, parents and players. 

  • Most importantly have fun.