15U Girls Rules

Perry Junior League 15U Girls Rules

Revised 1-19-18

 

  1. Games will be 1 hour and 45 min or 6 innings.

  2. No limit to runs per inning.

  3. A team may start and finish a game with 8 players.  The start of a game may be delayed by 10 minutes if one of the teams does not have 8 players present.  If the required number of players is not present after 10 minutes, that team must forfeit the game.  Start times will not be delayed if 8 or more players are present.

  4. Run Rule is 15 after 3, 10 after 4, 8 after 5.

  5. Infield fly rule is in effect.

  6. A continuous batting order will be utilized and enforced throughout the game.

  7. A facemask is optional for the batter.  If a helmet has snaps a chinstrap must be used.

  8. Dixie Softball recommends that all infielders use a face mask during offensive play.

  9. Bunting is allowed.

  10. A ball is considered live at all times unless the umpire calls time or there is a dead ball.

  11. Stealing is allowed at any time.

  12. A game running 6 innings will end in a tie during the regular season.

  13. The team will receive one warning for a player slinging a bat.  For all other occurrences, the batter will be called out.

  14. The team will receive on warning for players being outside the dugout.  The next occurrence will result in the ejection of the Head Coach.

  15. Runners may leave the base path to avoid interference, but MAY NOT leave the base path to avoid a tag. Runners must slide or surrender at any base a defensive play is being made on. No headfirst slides at any base. Runners MUST slide at home plate to avoid a collision or be called OUT.

  16. The umpire will announce and make the determination of game time and be responsible for monitoring time left.

  17. A new inning of a game will not be started within 10 min of time expiring, but the inning must be finished unless the home team is batting and in the lead, or the visiting teams ½ inning is completed and they are behind in the score.

  18. Any rule not listed here will be referenced in the Dixie Youth Rule Book.