Time limit is 60 minutes (Spring & Fall) and the game ends. A half or full inning does not need to be completed.
Two (2) base coaches may be on the field to assist base runners and three (3) coaches may be on the field to assist the defense.
All players present will be on the field defensively and will bat regardless of the number of players present. No substitution is required and there are no forfeits due to the number of players.
Each team will bat through their entire batting order once each inning. The batting order should be reversed each inning.
Batters, at the discretion of their Coach may first receive a maximum of five (5) pitches. If the ball is not hit by the fifth pitch a batting tee will be used. The Coach may pitch from any appropriate distance in order to give the batter an opportunity to hit the ball. All efforts should be made to let the batter put the ball in play but time should be considered. The batter may not advance past first base on a hit. A 10" softie ball will be used for all games.
If possible, defensive players should be rotated to different positions except in situations where injury or embarrassment may occur.
All play stops when a player has possession of the ball and is within the circle drawn around the pitcher’s mound.
The purpose of this age group is to have fun, work on basic skills and build enthusiasm for the game. No score will be kept , all players are WINNERS.