Pony Rules & Regulations

SCABA Rules apply first, then USSSA

Rules 1. Player Eligibility

a. Please see USSSA rule 3.0

2. Rules of Play

a. Please see USSA rule 7.0
b. Base length will be 80′. Pitching distance will be 56
‘. 14U will play some games at 60’ 90’ on Jerry Robertson Field. c. Run Spreads: 15 after 3, 10 after 4 and 8 after 5.

3. Game Length

a. A complete game will consist of 7 innings or a 1hr-45min time limit. Called games are official after 4 innings (3 1⁄2 if home team is ahead). The beginning of the next inning will be at the immediate end of the previous inning.
b. Umpires will communicate when time is close to being up or saying last inning.

4. Equipment

a. Steel cleats are permitted in this League.
b. Each team is required to provide balls per General Playing Rule #1.

5. Official Roster

a. Please see USSSA rule 3.0
b. All teams must carry a minimum of 9 players on their roster.
c. Roster will be frozen on May 15 and NO player may be added or play unless approved by the League Rep. Penalty: Forfeit of game(s).

6. Official Line-up

a. Please see USSSA rule 7.02D

7. Player Discipline

a. A player may be benched for disciplinary reasons. At the time such action is taken, it will be communicated to the home plate umpire, the opposing team, and within 24 hours a letter of explanation must be sent to the league rep and the player’s parents.

8. Bats

a. Please see USSSA rule 7.01

9. Courtesy Runner

a. A courtesy runner will be allowed for the pitcher and catcher at any time. The last batted out will be used or a designated pinch runner based on the line up.

10. Sportsmanship

a. Any player, coach or fan who gets ejected from a game will be suspended for a minimum of two (2) more games from all SCPR activities or facilities. Any player, coach or fan receiving two (2) ejections during the season will be suspended for the remainder of the season.