Rocky Mtn USSSA Baseball uses only ONE set of rules, the USSSA rule book… its link here
STATE DIRECTOR TATE SHETTERLY HAS FINAL DISCRETION ON ALL MATTERS. SIGNED GAME CARDS ARE NON NEGOTIABLE (make sure to review and USE NAMES not number). NO MAKE UP FOR POOL GAMES IF WEATHERED OUT (ws sched jammed to finish dbl elim sun). MOUNDS ONLY 14yr and up – BBCOR ONLY FOR 14MAJORS FOR SUPERNIT.
PITCHING SHEET is OFFICIAL signed game card
pitching sheet is also avail on forms here
- Games are: 6 innings for 8 – 12’s and 7 innings for 13 – 14’s- 145hr ALL GAMES **champ 2hr
- Umpires will keep the official game time.
- Be prepared to play 20 minutes prior to schedule time
- Pool play games CAN END IN A TIE…NO PROTEST in pool
- Home team will be determined by a coin flip for the pool games.
- The home team will be the higher seed during elimination games. (CHAMP GAME COIN TOSS)
Batting Order :
8.02.D Teams may bat a nine (9) player line-up, ten (10) player line-up using an Extra Hitter (EH) or continuous line-up of all present, eligible, uniformed players. Such line-up must be declared before the start of the game and used the entire game. NO DH in 15under
8.02.D.1(a) If a team uses a line-up that contains substitute players, all starting players may be removed and re-enter the game once, but must re-enter in their original position in the batting order. Non-starters are not allowed to re-enter. When a starter reenters, the player in the starter’s batting position in the batting order must be removed from the game and is ineligible for the remainder of the game. once a player pitches and is removed he can NOT pitch again that game
Courtesy Runners: 8.04.B At any time, the offensive team may use a courtesy runner for the pitcher and catcher of record the previous inning on defense. The courtesy runner must be a player not presently in the line-up. If no players not presently in the line-up are available, the courtesy runner shall be the player making the last batted out.
Mercy Rule :
6 Innings 15 3rd Inning
6 Innings 8 4th Inning
7 Innings 15 3rd Inning
7 Innings 12 4th Inning
7 Innings 8 5th inning
7U-12U – 3inn max to pitch next day: 6 max in a day: 8 max in 3 day total
13U-14U – 3inn max to pitch next day: 7 max in a day: 8 max in 3 day total
*see usssa pitching chart in rules *if 4 day tourney it is a 3 day revolving chart*NO PLAYER CAN PITCH 4 consecutive days*