Quick League Reference Rules Chart (Western Ontario Baseball Association)

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LEAGUE GAME NOTES:

  • Game start time should be discussed at the home plate meeting prior to the start of the game.  Both scorekeeper and umpire work together to determine the start time of game.
  • Run limits are to be used where applicable. No open innings in all divisions except midget.
  • Reminder home team is to complete WOBA game sheet and submit to WOBA Secretary.
  • Home team is to report the score within 24hrs after the game.
  • Closed toe footwear must be worn by all participants including coaches.
 

WOBA CHAMPIONSHIP NOTES:

  • With exception of bantam & midget, maximum runs per inning shall apply in all tournament games.
  • No time limit in all Championship Final games.
  • Mercy rule applies to all games.

WOBA League Tier 3 & Minor Rookie Playing Rules-updated Spring 2020

Item

Rookie Minor(7U)

Rookie(9U)

Base Paths

65’

65’

Pitching rubber to back point of plate

44’

44’

Game Innings

7

7

No New Inning Starts After

1.25 hr

1.5 hr

Lead-Offs

Contact by Batter

Contact by Batter

3rdstrike Automatically out

5strikes

5strikes

Max Runs per Inning

7 or 3outs

7 or 3outs

10 Run Mercy

N/A

N/A

Courtesy runner for catcher

Coaches Option

Coaches Option

All players must bat

Yes

Yes

Infield Fly Rule Applies

No

No



Item

Tier 1 & 2

9U Rookie

10U Minor Mosquito

11U Mosquito

13U Peewee

15U Bantam

18U Midget

 

Home Plate

Standard

20” (x-large)

20” (x-large)

Standard

Standard

Standard

 

Base Paths

65’

65’

65’

75’

90’

90’

 

Pitching rubber to back point of plate

44’

44’

44’

50’

60’-6”

60’-6”

 

Game Innings

7

7

7

7

7

7

 

No New Inning Starts After **

1.5 hr

1.75hr

1.75 hr

1.75 hr

2 hr

2 hr

 

Lead-offs

NO Lead-off until contact by batter

NO Lead-off until ball leaves pitchers hand

NO Lead-off until ball leaves pitchers hand

Permitted

Permitted

Permitted

 

Third Strike Automatically Out

5 strikes

YES

No

No

No

No

 

Advance home on passed ball

NO

NO

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Max Runs per inning

7

6

6

6

8 (league play only; NOT tournament play)

N/A

 

10 Run Mercy

After 5 Innings

After 4 Innings

After 4 Innings

After 5 Innings

After 5 Innings

After 5 Innings

 

Courtesy Runner for catcher

Coaches Option

Coaches Option

Coaches Option

Coaches Option

Coaches Option

Coaches Option

 

Warm up limit (except new pitcher)

N/A

3 pitches

3 pitches

3 pitches

OBA rules

OBA rules

 

Pitch Count Limits for WOBA League Play Appendix 6, section B

N/A

Ref. OBA

Daily pitch limitations

Ref. OBA

Daily pitch limitations

Ref. OBA

Daily pitch limitations

Ref. OBA

Daily pitch limitations

Ref. OBA

Daily pitch limitations

 

Pitch Count Limits for WOBA Champ Tourney

Appendix 6, section D

N/A

Min 45

Max 70/day (Ref 2019 OBA Pitch rules)

Min 45

Max 70/day

(Ref 2019 OBA Pitch rules)

Min 55

Max 80/day

(Ref 2019 OBA Pitch rules)

Min 65

Max 90/day

(Ref 2019 OBA Pitch rules)

Min 75

Max 100/day

(Ref 2019 OBA Pitch rules)

 

Pitch & Catch in the same game

N/A

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

 

All players must bat

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

 

All players may bat (coaches option)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Coaches Option

Coaches Option

 

Infield Fly Rule applies

NO

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Players may only pitch for the team they are rostered on if called across from a sister team.

Call-up players from a lower division may pitch (age-pitch limitations apply) except Rookie call-ups may not pitch.

BOD approved overage players are not permitted to pitch in any game.

Western Ontario Baseball Association is proud to support

ZERO TOLERANCE
  

regarding harassment and unacceptable behavior on and off the field.

Both players & spectators are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that promotes


Good Sportsmanship & Friendly competition


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