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•   A regulation game shall be 7 innings or 1-¾ hours whichever comes first. Any inning started must be completed regardless of time limit unless the team up to bat last is winning in the final innng. NOTE: No new inning to start after 8:00 pm

•   In case of darkness or rain, 4 innings or a 10 run lead will constitute a complete game

•   In playoff situation all games will be 7 innings or a pre-set time limit

•   A pitcher can only pitch 4 innings per game. No pitcher is allowed to pitch more than two consecutive innings. One pitch thrown in an inning counts as an inning pitched. In the case of playoff play this rule does not apply to extra innings over the prescribed seven

•   No pitcher is allowed to pitch more than two consecutive innings. One pitch thrown in an inning counts as an inning pitched

•   "Infield Fly Rule" is in effect

•   Lead off as soon as ball leaves the pitcher's hand

•   8' circle rule is in effect

•   Diamond Bases - 60'
Ball - 12" - balls can be white or optic, COR <=47, compression <=375.
Pitcher - 38'


•   Age - under 14 as of Jan 1


•   Both Coaches must email Scores to scores@augustasoftball.com they must be submitted within 48 hours of the game date by both teams. Rainouts must be communicated within 48 hours of the game date also. Failure to do this& results in 0-¬0 score final and both teams get zero pts.

Scores are sent in scores@augustasoftball.com with Game#, Division, score both teams (Changed in 2015)


•   Home teams are responsible for keeping completed score sheets on hand until the end of the season

•   Year-end Playoffs or Tournament will be decided at spring meeting.
Mid Season to be a tournament style


•   An inning will consist of 3 outs or 7 runs whichever comes first

•   New Rule for 2016 - Hit by Pitch rule -if you hit three batters who have been given first base by the umpire you are to be removed from pitching that inning.

Last Updated: April 23, 2013