Bantam Rules

+  Game start is 6:30 pm
+  Game length is 1 hour 50 minutes or 7 innings
+  No new inning to start after noted time limit. (game start-6:30, no new inning after 8:20 pm)
+  Baseline length 80'
+  Plate to pitcher is 54'
+  Plate to backstop 40' to 50'
+  Batter's box 3' x 6' centered on plate and 4÷ away from plate, both sides
+  Coaches box 8' x 16', 10' off base path
+  NO run maximum
+  Mercy - 10 run differential after losing team has had 5th at bat
+  Runners are allowed to steal home
+  Runners may lead off
+  Batter may run on 3rd strike if catcher drops the ball
+  Players may pitch and catch in same game
+  Ball to be used is (official league÷ or similar with stitches and leather cover
+  Metal cleats are allowed
+  Metal bats MUST comply with the -3 rule. (weight in ounces MUST be within 3 ounces of the length of the bat in inches)
+  Wood bats may be used- the -3 rule does NOT apply
+  Helmet MUST have chin straps done up
+  Overage player·maximum of 1 year older (as of Jan. 1st)
Overage players MUST be declared. They CANNOT pitch or back catch.  Female player CAN pitch (as per Baseball Alberta)
+  Number of overage players MUST be LESS than 50% of your team
+  Baseball Alberta pitch count guidelines are in affect


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