SUMMER SERIES RULES

GAME RULES

Here are the rules for games at the Summer Series events:

U14 & U16

  • Games are 7-innings, no new inning to commence after 1:30, finish the inning... if home team is ahead game ends
  • Teams can play 9 with DP/Flex, or bat roster with unlimited substitution. Choice made at beginning of game, must carry forward to game end.
  • You can always pinch-run for the active pitcher (anytime), and always for the active catcher (2-out)
  • Teams can play with 8-players, with no penalty in the batting order
  • U14 Tier 1 (Drumbo - No ties in pool play)

U12

  • Games are 7-innings, no new inning to commence after 1:20, finish the inning... if home team is ahead game ends
  • Innings 1,2 & 3 - there is a maximum of 5-runs that can be scored by the batting team each inning, After the 3rd inning, all remaining innings are open
  • Teams are encouraged to bat their complete line-up
  • You can always pinch-run for the active pitcher (anytime), and always for the active catcher (2-out)
  • Teams can play with 8-players, with no penalty in the batting order
  • Championship game does not have the 5-run max run rule at any time

*** If your game is doubling as a PWSA bracket game, PWSA rules overide any of the information on this page

EVENT RULES

Here are the rules for standings, etc.

  • Upon completion of your game, report score to field convener (you can also text score to 519-635-3204)
  • 2-points for a win, 1-point for tie, 0-points for loss
  • If two teams are tied, first tie-breaker is H2H, then least runs against, most runs for
  • If three or more teams are tied, first tie-breaker is H2H games against the teams tied together, then least runs against, then most runs for

TOURNAMENT RULES 

To help with Ontario Return to Play guidelines the following are to be followed:

  • Teams must take attendance upon arrival, using their own form, or the UTM form provided (names, contact numbers)
  • Teams must supply their own game balls (in compliance with RTP rules)
  • All other PWSA RTP protocols as of July 12/2021 must be followed

UTM Fastpitch reserves the right to adjust this policy at any time to accommodate unusual circumstances