Five Tool Youth Tournament Rules

THESE ARE THE PITCHING RULES PER AGE

If a player pitches in game 1, they can pitch the daily max minus pitches thrown in game 1 in game 2. No player may pitch in 3 games in a day or 3 days in a row.

Five Tool Youth refers to the Official Rules of Major League Baseball for any items not specifically addressed in the Five Tool Youth Rules.

A hard copy of Major League rules may be purchased by going to Amazon here

TIME LIMIT:

9U-12U: 1:30 or 6 Innings

13U-14U: 1:45 or 7 Innings


RUN RULES:

9U-12U: 15 after 2, 10 after 3, 8 after 4

13U-14U: 15 after 3, 10 after 4, 8 after 5

The NFHS rulebook will serve as the default for any rules not previously mentioned. 


TIE BREAKERS:

  1. Record
  2. Head-to-Head
  3. Runs Allowed
  4. Run Differential
  5. Runs Scored
  6. Coin Flip

BANNED BAT LIST

  • 2015 Demarini CF7 (-5)
  • 2015 Easton XL1 (-5)
  • 2016 Demarini CF8 (-5)
  • 2016 Demarini CF8 (-8)
  • 2016 Demarini CF8 (-10)
  • 2017 Demarini CF Zen Balanced (-8)**
  • 2017 Demarini CF Zen SL 2 3/4″ (-10)**
  • 2017 Demarini CF Zen Zero Dark 2 3/4″ (-10)**
  • 2017 Demarini CF Zen – Balanced (-5)
  • 2017 Demarini CF Insane – Endloaded (-5)
  • Louisville Slugger Blue Meta Composite (33/30 model only)
  • 2018 Dirty South Kamo BB KA 8 (30/22, 31/21, 32/22, 31/23, 32/24 only)
  • (Easton) Ghost X (30/20 only – USA Baseball Marked)