Rules Progression

2017 Ponytails Softball

 

Rules Progression

Division

Pee Wee

Ponytail

Juniors

Middle

High

Age

5-6 yrs

7-8 yrs

9-10 yrs

11-13 yrs

14-18 yrs

Coordinator

Eric Schmidt

Frank Moll

Candace Paolini 

Rodney Ratajczak  Chris Albert

 

 

 

 

 


 

Innings

6 innings

6 innings

7 innings

7 innings

7 innings

Official Game

N/A

4 Innings

4 Innings

4 Innings

5 Innings

 

 

 

 

 

 

Defensive Players

9

10

10

10

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pitcher

Coach & Tee

Coach & Player

Player

Player

Player

Max Innings

N/A

N/A

4 innings

4 innings

No Max

Pitching Distance

30 Feet

35 Feet

35 feet

40 feet

43 feet

Ball Size

11' DX1

11' DX1

11' DX5

12'

12'

Balls & Strikes

N/A

3 Strikes / 6 Pitches

Normal

Normal

Normal

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hitting

5 # of pitches then use tee

3 swinging strikes or 
6 Pitches Max

Normal

Normal

Normal

Hit by Pitch on bounce, to 1st?

N/A

N/A

Yes (doesn't count against pitcher as HBP)

Yes (doesn't count against pitcher as HBP)

Yes

Drop Third Strike?

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Infield Fly Rule?

No

No

No

No

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Base Running

No Stealing

No Stealing

Stealing 2nd & 3rd

Stealing 2nd,3rd & Home

Stealing

Leave Base

After ball is hit

After ball is hit

Ball crosses plate

After pitcher release

After pitcher release

On a Passed Ball

No base taken

No base taken

One base(not home)

Any base And home

Any base And home

 

 Any questions: David.Rouse@ftr.com