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Feb, 2018

2018 PONY Bat Rules

BASEBALL 
  • No two and three quarter inch (2-3/4″) diameter bats are allowed at any level of play.
  • Two and five-eighth inch (2-5/8″) diameter bats that weigh minus 3 (-3) and have the "BBCOR Certified" stamp on them are legal, as long as they are designed for baseball use.
  • Two and one-quarter (2-1/4") and two and five-eighth (2-58") diameter bats that weigh minus 4 (-4) through minus 13 (-13)  must be USABat certified with the USABat licensing stamp on the bat in order to be used for league and tournament play.
  • T-ball bats are only allowed when hitting off a tee and using a safety ball. (Not allowed when a coach or pitching machine delivers the pitch)
  • Coach-pitch bats are allowed in coach pitch divisions when using a safety ball. (Not allowed when hitting off a tee or when a pitching machine delivers the pitch)
  • Colt and Palomino will only be allowed to use 2-5/8" -3 BBCOR certified bats.

MORE ON THE NEW USABAT STANDARD CAN BE FOUND HERE


SOFTBALL
 - All fastpitch softball bats must have a 2 1/4 inch barrel diameter and must not be over 34 inches in length and 31 1/2 oz in weight.
 - Bats must be marked with the ASA Certified 2004 stamp.  These bats should perform within the limits of the 98 mpb batted ball speed standard.  Bats can be made from aluminum or other metals; fiberglass, graphite or other composite material; or wood.  Bats can be made from one or multiple pieces.