Pottstown Little League
Local Rules – Major Softball
Unless otherwise specified below, all rules and regulations listed in the 2013 Softball Official Regulations and Playing Rules will be strictly followed.
Major (Ages 11-12)
• A regulation game consists of six (6) innings. If a game is called due to conditions, it is a regulation game if four (4) innings have been completed (3 1/2 if home team is ahead). Official games that cannot be completed due to conditions may be completed at the discretion of the manager.
• The batting order will consist of all players present for the game. (Continuous batting.)
• All players must play a minimum of three (3) innings per game. This mandate is based on the following criteria:
o 12 players (or less) on the roster
o 6 inning games
• The offensive inning shall end when three (3) outs are reached, or when five (5) runs are scored during innings one (1) through five (5). Any subsequent innings have no limitations on the number of runs scored.
• Players will be permitted to steal bases.
• Pitchers will follow 2013 Softball Official Regulations and Playing Rules.