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Rules, Regulations & Policies

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Disengage-Able Base Rule


Local Little Leagues have until the 2008 season to install disengage-able bases for all levels of play, if they have not already done so. So now is the best time to get this important project done!   Read More

Mike Mussina Speaks About Pitch Count


New York Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina, also a member of the Little League International Board of Directors, answered questions about the Little League Pitch Count Pilot Program today.   Read More

Position & Policy Statements


These position statements comprise various policies that must be observed at all levels of Little League.

    Bat Modifications and Alterations
    Communications While Acting as a Representative or Leader at any Level of Little League
    Compensation for Services Provided to Local League
    Creation and Maintenance of Social Networking Sites by Local Little Leagues
    Images of Little Leaguers on Internet Web Sites
    Little League Guidelines on Reporting Abuse
    Little League Pledge - History and Use
    Names of Countries, Flags, and Anthems
    Religion and Little League
    Rules – Printed and Electronic
    Travel Teams
    Use of Little League in Support of Political Office-Seekers or Legislation
    Use of Trademarked Names and Logos
    Web Sites Outside of Eteamz.com

Rule Changes & Clarifications


Little League International has announced the full list of significant changes to the rules and regulations of the program.

    2013 Rule Changes
    2012 Rule Changes
    2011 Rule Changes
    2010 Rule Changes

Rule Interpretations


    Rule 4.04
    Rule 7.09
    Infield Fly? Easy!
    Follow the Bouncing Ball
    Rule Clarification: Tournament Rule IV (d) Pitchers, Exception

The Experts Speak


During the 2007 Little League International Congress in Houston, Texas, Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Glenn Fleisig made an hour-long presentation that addressed pitching injuries...   Read More

Waivers of Rules and Regulations


When a league applies for its annual charter with Little League, it pledges to abide by all the rules and regulations of Little League. However, under special circumstances, it may become...   Read More

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