It becomes dead if any part of the body, other than hands or feet, touches ground in dead area Runner interference: Not in 45-ft. While softball is generally played in the same way throughout schools and age groups, regulations may still vary. Failure to play the game will result in a 2 game suspension for the Head Coach that refused to play the game. The camp attracted young players ages 5 and up from all over the region. If not, the game shall be suspended, and if made up at a later time, the game shall be resumed from the point of interruption.
If the fielder is unable to hold onto the ball while tagging a runner, the runner is considered safe. This warning will be issued to both teams upon the first occurrence. Most importantly, it protects the kids. Examples: Runner s return to the last base they passed or runner s stopping on a base due to any defensive play. Thanks to something that Buck and Judy started and pursued with persistence, North Carolina women have the opportunity to compete and can be found on the rosters of college softball teams all across the southeast and the nation. There is a seven-minute limit. A pitcher may drop the pitching arm to the side and to the rear before starting the windmill motion.
They must play outfield and bat in the bottom two spots in the line-up. The Amateur Softball Association is the national governing body of softball in the United States. He has been an ambassador for the game of softball in North Carolina and the nation. It is certain that the game of softball in Harnett County and North Carolina are better because of the contributions of Dan Honeycutt. No player shall sit on the bench defensively for two consecutive innings. Teams will play continuous batting at all games. If you need to add games to your softball schedule, To add your team to the list, send your open dates and contact information to.
A ball that is caught in midair before it touches the ground is out. All runners must touch up. A pitch cannot have an arc of more than 6 feet. He ended his high school coaching career in 2015 when he accepted the position of head coach at his alma mater Pfeiffer College. Please refer to detailed Summer All-Star Program rules. Today, they have joined forces and created their T2 Softball Training facility and program.
If there is a second offense, the team will forfeit the said two consecutive games and the Head Coach will be suspended for two games. If defense attempts a play, even if initiated by the offense, they lose the right to appeal. He continues to be heavily involved in the behind-the-scenes work that takes place but is rarely publicly apparent. The non-forfeting team pitchers' innings reset. The team that earns the most runs is the winner of the game. The pitcher must throw underhand, releasing the ball from a point below his hip.
If there is a balk to a base and ball is thrown to the base, ball remains alive. All runners advancing are at the risk of being put out. Email Steve with the rule references for inclusion. At the sub-varsity level, use of the run differential rule is optional. If a team begins with 8 players they do not take an out each time the 9th batter was scheduled to bat.
Many of the issues I have seen with players are a direct result from year-round practices with either travel programs or individual coaches. Once the ball is touched by a fielder she must stop at the base she was advancing to. The standings will seed the End of Season Tournament. Check your equipment now, before playoff time, and correct any problems. All other rules apply so that each team receives three outs per extra inning. Four additional requirements for 2016 on take-out slides.