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Indoor Play Day Rules

 
* PLEASE ENSURE YOUR DUGOUT IS CLEAN AFTER EACH GAME!! **

** TEAMS ARE NOT TO BE IN THE SIMULATOR LANE IN THE BATTING CAGE AREA **

ADDRESS TO THE FACILITY IS:

64 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE

BRISTOL, VA 24201

 

Indoor Play Day Rules

General INDOOR Rules

  • A team may consist of a minimum of 6 players, with unlimited number of batters
  • Defense is INFIELD PLAY ONLY. Six players are required to field a team (you can bring as many as you like)
  • A teams age group is determined by whatever age group your team will be in the 2019 season.
  • Base distance shall be 60 feet. 
  • Tennis shoes only must be worn. No cleats or turf shoes allowed.
  • Batting helmets must be worn by all batters and all runners. 
  • Catchers must wear a helmet with a face mask.
  • Jugs Softie Balls will be used for play.
  • Games will be 50 minutes drop dead play.
  • One umpire per field will be provided (this will be a plate umpire to call balls/strikes)
  • 6 defense players max, but you can bat as many players as you like
  • Each team may score only 7 runs per inning. (3 outs or 7 runs –whichever comes first—ends the team’s at bat)
  • Sliding is not allowed. Any player sliding will be called out.  This is for safety reasons.
  • All fly balls that hit the ceiling net are playable off the net for an out or a hit.
  • All fly balls that hit the “outfield nets” are a hit and players will play them off the nets and runners advance.
  • No infield fly rule will be in effect.
  • In the first inning the pitcher is allowed 5 warm-up pitches and team infield warm-up is allowed. After the first inning, only 3 warm-up pitches and no infield warm-ups between innings are allowed.
  • No Appeals allowed for this type of play.
  • Awards will not be given. This level of play is for winter practice only and will not be considered a championship play tournament.

OTHER RULES:

  • All play is governed by USA Fastpitch rules unless otherwise stated within these rules