6U Girls Rules

Perry Junior League 6U Girls Rules

Revised 1-19-18


  1. Games will have a 1-hour time limit.

  2. Each player shall be allowed to bat once per inning.  Once 7 runs are scored or 3 outs are acquired, additional runs shall not be counted in the score.

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

  4. 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.  Players arriving after the start of the game will be added to the end of the lineup.

  5. Coach pitchers will deliver 3 pitches to the batter.  If the batter does not hit one of those pitches, she will be allowed two chances to hit the ball off a batting tee.  If the batter is unable to hit any of the pitches or off the tee, she is out.

  6. The coach pitcher must pitch from within the designated pitching circle with the coach pitcher’s feet remaining in the designated pitching circle until the pitch is released. If the coach pitcher does not remain in the circle, a violation shall be called by the umpire with the defensive team having the option of taking the play or a no pitch.

  7. The coach pitcher shall exit the playing field behind the runner or away from any play on the field when the ball is hit into fair play to avoid interference. If the umpire determines interference on the coach pitcher, the batter shall be declared out and all runners shall return to the base occupied at the time of the pitch. The coach pitcher shall be warned and a second occurrence in the game shall result in the removal of the coach pitcher from the mound to the dugout for the remainder of the game.

  8. If the coach pitcher is hit by the ball, it is a dead ball and will be declared a no pitch.

  9. The coach pitcher may coach or verbally position the batter only, prior to the delivery of a pitch.  A coach may physically position the batter only once during the batter’s at bat.

  10. Play is stopped and runners are unable to advance when the ball is in front of the lead runner or the pitcher has control of the ball in the pitching circle. Any runners not halfway to the next base when time was called will return to the previous base.

  11. Overthrown balls to 1st and 3rd bases will allow all runners to advance one base only.  Additional bases may be taken on an overthrow if defensive player attempts to make a play.

  12. Infield fly rule is in not in effect.

  13. All batters must wear a helmet with a facemask.  If a helmet has snaps a chinstrap must be used.

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

  15. Batted ball must pass the 10-ft circle in front of home plate to be considered a live ball.

  16. Bunting is not allowed.

  17. A tie score is allowable during regular season games.

  18. The pitcher player must make an attempt to throw to 1st base unless momentum moves the player directly to a tag.  The pitcher can tag other runners when an obvious tag can be made.  The pitcher is not allowed to run down a player advancing to 1st base.

  19. The pitcher player must stand with one foot inside the circle until the ball is put in play.

  20. A runner is not allowed to leave the base until the pitcher delivers a pitch and the ball crosses the plate.

  21. A runner must return to the base once the pitcher is on the rubber preparing to pitch.

  22. The catcher is only required to wear a helmet and mask.

  23. Two coaches are allowed in the field during their defensive half of the inning.

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