General Rules of Play   VIEW ALL RULES 7u-14u (pdf)

Registration: all teams must create an account and register through the 2Dsports website. 

Fees: no entry fees for all 2Dsports Youth Tournaments; all teams must pay umpires at the plate prior to each game ($30-$40).

Format: two pool play games Saturday, everyone makes single elimination bracket play on Sunday (subject to change based on number of participating teams and event type)

Tournament Schedule: released Wednesday by 5:00pm

Bats: official bat shall be constructed of wood or aluminum or a combination of the materials.

Division  BPF/BBCOR  Wood Aluminum Max Negative Weight
7/8U 1.15 BPF allowed allowed n/a
9U-12U 1.15 BPF  allowed allowed n/a
13U (54/80) 1.15 BPF  allowed allowed -8
13U (60/90) 1.15 BPF  allowed allowed -8
14U  BBCOR .50 allowed allowed -3

Pitching: a pitcher may throw up to 35 pitches in one day; any pitcher throwing over 35 pitches in a day must have 1-days rest.  

Division One Day Max to Pitch Next Day One Day Max Pitches Three Day Max Pitches
9u-12u 35 75 110
13u-14u 35 85 120

ONE DAY MAXIMUM TO PITCH THE NEXT DAY: The maximum number of innings a player can legally pitch in one (1) day and still pitch the next day.  Example: In the 9U – 14U age divisions, a player may legally pitch a maximum of (35) pitches in one (1) day and still legally pitch the next day. If the player pitches 36 or more pitches in one (1) day, the player cannot legally pitch the next day.

ONE DAY MAXIMUM: The maximum number of pitches a player can legally pitch in one (1) day.

Example: In the 9U – 12U age divisions, a player may legally pitch a maximum (75) pitches in one (1) day. The player would be ineligible to pitch the next day. Similarly, in the 13U – 14U age divisions, a player may legally pitch a maximum of (85) pitches in one (1) day. The player would be ineligible to legally pitch the next day.  

THREE DAY MAXIMUM: The maximum number of pitches a player can legally pitch in three (3) consecutive days.

Example: In the 9U – 12U age divisions, a player may legally pitch a maximum of 110 pitches in three (3) consecutive days. In the 13U – 14U age divisions, a player may legally pitch a maximum of 120 pitches in three (3) consecutive days. This is to be interpreted as a player may legally pitch any combination of innings to equal (110) pitches in two (2) days as long as the player doesn’t pitch more than (35) pitches the first (1st) day. Similarly, as a player may legally pitch any combination of innings to equal eight (8) innings in three (3) days as long as the player doesn’t pitch more than three (35) pitches in the first (1st) or second (2nd) days.

Baseballs: each team must supply a minimum of 3 baseballs per game. Baseballs must be certified youth game baseballs.

Time Limits: no new inning after 1hr 40mins (9u-12u).  no new inning after 1hr 50mins (13/14u).  ties allowed in pool-play. 

Tie-Breaker in Bracket Play: the three previous outs load the bases, the inning is started with 1-out. Play until winner is determined.

Tie-breaker in Pool Play Standings: (1) head-to-head (2) runs allowed (3) runs scored (4) coin flip

Age Control Date: is your age on or before April 30th. Birth Certificates and required for all players, at all times. If a player is participating using the grade exception, they will also be required to have a current report card on site at all games.

  • 7U Division: players who turn 8 prior to May 1st of the current season are not eligible unless they are in the 1st grade. Also, any player turning 9 prior to May 1st will not be eligible. Players who are 7u are eligible for this division regardless of their grade.
  • 8U Division: players who turn 9 prior to May 1st of the current season are not eligible unless they are in the 2nd grade. Also, any player turning 10 prior to May 1st will not be eligible. Players who are 8u are eligible for this division regardless of their grade.
  • 9U Division: players who turn 10 prior to May 1st of the current season are not eligible unless they are in the 3rd grade. Also, any player turning 11 prior to May 1st will not be eligible. Players who are 9u are eligible for this division regardless of their grade.
  • 10U Division: players who turn 11 prior to May 1st of the current season are not eligible unless they are in the 4th grade. Also, any player turning 12 prior to May 1st will not be eligible. Players who are 10u are eligible for this division regardless of their grade.
  • 11U Division: players who turn 12 prior to May 1st of the current season are not eligible unless they are in the 5th grade. Also, any player turning 13 prior to May 1st will not be eligible. Players who are 11u are eligible for this division regardless of their grade.
  • 12U Division: players who turn 13 prior to May 1st of the current season are not eligible unless they are in the 6th grade. Also, any player turning 14 prior to May 1st will not be eligible. Players who are 12u are eligible for this division regardless of their grade.
  • 13U Division: players who turn 14 prior to May 1st of the current season are not eligible unless they are in the 7th grade. Also, any player turning 15 prior to May 1st will not be eligible. Players who are 13u are eligible for this division regardless of their grade.
  • 14U Division: players who turn 15 prior to May 1st of the current season are not eligible unless they are in the 8th grade. Also, any player turning 16 prior to May 1st will not be eligible. Players who are 14u are eligible for this division regardless of their grade.

Rosters: prior to competing in any 2Dsports Youth Tournament, an official team roster must be submitted on the 2Dsports team account. Rosters Freeze on May 1st, 2018.

Division Freeze: by March 31st, all teams must choose to participate in Major or Minor division for the remainder of the Spring Season, including the World Series. 2Dsports will work to ensure teams are placed in the appropriate divisions.

Insurance: prior to competing in any 2Dsports Tournament, the following insurance must be submitted. Minimum Insurance Requirements:

  • General Liability $1,000,000 occurrence / $2,000,000 aggregate
  • Participant Medical $25,000 each participant
  • Include the name of the team registered in the tournament(s) on the Certificate - a certificate for each team is required
Refund Policy: once a game has begun (1st pitch thrown) no refunds on umpire fees. 
 
 
Point/Ranking System: view here

 

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