Please report problems to the ihsa technology department. Iowa girls high school athletic union 5000 westown parkway, suite 150 west des moines ia 50266 515. Must be received by december 1, 2018 take the 20182019 rules test here. The term used by an umpire to order the suspension of play in a game. Here is the 20192020 ihsa rule book and its table of contents. Ohio high school athletic association 4080 roselea place, columbus oh 43214 fax. From this page you can access the monthly files intended to sharpen your skills as a usa softball umpire. Map of ihsa schools, 201920 complex pdf document, requires a printer with lots of memory map of chicago area schools, 201920 complex pdf document, requires a printer with lots of memory order forms. Appeal plays an appeal play is a one which the umpire may not make a call until a player or manager brings it to the umpires attention.
The ihsa uses the same rules that the national federation of high fairly and that both teams can compete while following the same rulebook. You can play the game with 9 starting players on the line up card. High school softball rules changes focus on intentional walks, equi. A total of 362,488 girls played high school softball in the 2012 school year. The ighsau sanctioned softball in 1957, and iowa is the only state in the nation that holds its softball season in the summer. Most recreational programs play slowpitch in which the pitcher delivers the ball at a slow to moderate speed. This will ensure we have good contact information for. Rule change pitching rules 611 penalty, exception 2 as before under the rules, if the batter does not reach first base safely or any base runner fails to advance at least one base, the coach of the team at bat shall have. The ihsa uses the mercy or slaughter rule to end onesided baseball games.
Ncaa publications 2018 and 2019 ncaa womens softball rules. Softball rules and regulations divisions 10u all play will be judged according to the rules set down by the amateur softball association asa with the following exceptions, variations, etc. The usa softball app provides the latest in news, results and videos from team usa athletes and events across the globe. A situation not specifically covered in these local rules will be governed by asa rules. Nfhs to halt printing of spring sports rules publications 2020 rules to be used in 2021 season. Dec 11, 2018 fastpitch softball is the fifth most popular girls high school sport, according to the national federation of state high school associations. Ohsaa softball regulations and related materials this softball manual is intended as a guide to assist with the coaching, officiating, and administration of interscholastic softball.
Louisiana high school athletic association this site contains information on the association, the various sports teams, and a variety of studentathlete related material. If a team is winning by 15 runs at the end of 4 innings 3 12 if the home team is winning the game should be considered complete. National federation of state high school associations nfhs national association of sports officials. The ihsa officials department oversees the licensing and testing of illinois high school officials. Supplemental publications include the fhsaa member school directory. Neighboring states keeping eyes on wyomings slow embrace of softball. All rules will be governed by the ihsa current rule book. Illinois high school association scorezone express. There is no greater authority of softball rules than reading directly from the rule book. Softball girls high school softball is an institution in the state of iowa, producing talented athletes who represent their communities while playing the sport they love. The illinois high school association is seeking a host for its girls softball state finals for the 5year period from 202021 to 202425. Dead ball and suspension of play deadball and delayed deadball tables rule 6.
If your team is ahead by 15 or more runs after four innings, the game is concluded after the trailing team takes its atbat in the fourth inning. Fastpitch softball is played in the spring and is basically the girls alternative to baseball at the high school level. In addition to softball world cups, the wbsc holds and sanctions a number of international softball events in various forms. All or portions of each publication are made available as they are published as portable document format pdf files for download into your computer. The terms and conditions change above only applies to the ihsa state series regionals, sectionals and state. The wbsc holds two 2 softball world cups each year with the senior womens and junior mens u 19 held in one year and the senior mens and junior womens u19 world cups held in the alternate year. The national federation of state high school associations, whose rules the ihsa follows, voted to increase the pitching distance. E books are available via itunes and amazon, while print publications can be purchased on. It is a direct descendant of baseball, although played with a larger ball that is pitched underhand rather than overhand. Ihsaa softball rule book ihsaa state finals programs indiana high school athletic association, inc. Baseball 5 basketball 3 football 6 soccer 6 softball 5 volleyball 3 rules for participation in individual sports under this rule are somewhat different. Softball is a team sport popular in intramural programs across the united states.
Rule clarifications and plays welcome to the rule clarifications and plays umpire page. October 15, 2020 thursday of week 15 how your school can join the iesa is your school a member. Look back rule west university softball association. Included in this manual are the sports regulations for softball as adopted by the ohsaa board of directors, and the nfhs rule changes and points of emphasis. For your convenience, nfhs offers rules and case books in multiple formats. Designated player dp flexible player flex rule explained. The ihsa board of directors announced the decision monday. If you are a coach or team manager, or an umpire you must create an account first before you can apply for membership. There are multiple ways to access most of these rule books from each governing body. National fastpitch softball coach of the year 2017. Use your director or uic login and password as you have always done to log in and access your online functions. You may propose changes to the rulebook by filling out the rule change proposal form. This new mark is very similar to the 2004 asa softball logo just with usa softball. If your team is ahead by 10 runs or more after five innings, the game is concluded.
This change to allow intentional walks was enacted to align fast pitch and slow pitch rules, to keep up with current trends of the sport, and also to maximize the flow of the game. Softball rules committee welcomes four new members. The coach, pitcher or catcher of the defensive team may request an intentional walk either before or during the pitch count. Lacrosse rules ihsla lacrosse play abides by the rules of the national federation of high schools nfhs and is sanctioned by us lacrosse. New york high school softball pitcher strikes out all 21 batters in. The complete guide to nfhs rules, online rule book ordering, and ncaanfhs rule differences can be found here. Read pdf ihsaa softball rule book ihsaa softball rule book ihsaa softball rule book ihsaa state finals programs indiana high school athletic association, inc.
Click here for information on how to display your epub download on ipad, kindle, nook, iphone, android and blackberry, plus your desktop browsers. Softball regional playin and quarterfinal hosts checklist. The ihsa rules shall govern when the hybsl rulebook does not address a situation. A physical book, a digital copy pdf, and a mobile app.
This new mark will begin to be seen in 2020 and beyond. Box 40650 indianapolis, indiana 46240 ihsaa softball ihsaa softball rule book, were definite that you will not locate bored time. This new mark is very similar to the 2004 asa softball logo just with usa softball wording. Girls softball officials records book officials ihsa. Oct 08, 2019 the ihsa uses the same rules that the national federation of high fairly and that both teams can compete while following the same rulebook. The intent of the new rule is to allow the dh type player to play some defense too and thus get more playing time. If you are a director or uic you already have an account. These special rules supersede ihsa rules where applicable. Alabamas libby baker sets softball national record.
Rule change pitching rules 611 penalty, exception 2 as before under the rules, if the batter does not reach first base safely or any base runner fails to. The lookback rule is triggered when the pitcher has control of the ball in the pitchers circle and is not attempting to make a play on a runner including a fake or threatened throw. How to join the committee administrators, coaches and officials. Softball dpflex rule presentation iesa activity limitations iesa policies 20192020 iesa handbook seeding bylaws 20192020 iesa host responsibilities toward officials.1228 45 1046 680 1324 1499 507 965 949 1069 1011 1349 842 152 536 1061 736 23 251 320 29 740 1144 791 1380 576 1146 725 65