- Games last 50 minutes- no inning will start after the
time has expired.
- Batters swing until hit is achieved or two swings are
- Batters are expected to swing at all strikes.
- Teams switch after three outs.
- When the bucket of balls has been depleted, both teams
are expected to help refill (clock continues to run).
- Home team will not bat if time has expired and they have
won the contest.
- All calls are determined by the judgment of the umpire.
- All teams are expected to keep an accurate score sheet
of their contest.
- Any disputes will be settled by the acting umpire’s
- Only official Little League bats may be used in the Rookie
- There will be no throwing of bats or helmets in the hitting
- Unpenalized line-ups will consist of four to eight players.
- Line-ups of three players must take an out to the four
- Line-ups of two players must take an out in the three
- Line-ups of one player must take an out in the two spot.
- In the case of a reschedule or no-show- the opposing team
will play for 25 minutes and may use the cage for the remaining time.
- Players arriving late may be inserted into the line-up
to avoid penalty.
- Only players on the roster are eligible to hit.
- Score sheets are to be kept accurately by each team.
- To be eligible for the league leader board, the player
must have an average of ten at-bats per week.
- Playoff statistics will count toward season ending statistics.
- Statistics will be updated weekly and will be posted on
the internet at http://ultimatestrikezone.tripod.com.
- Scoring areas must be hit in the air.
- Scoring goes as follows: Single=1 point, Double=2 points,
Triple=3 points, Home Run=4 points.
- Only exception is a one bounce to the back of the cage
panel, which will be scored a single (umpire’s discretion).
- All scoring calls are determined by the umpire’s
- “Hooting” is discouraged but not illegal.