Category: Rules

Rule and Regulation Updates Beginning With the 2023 Little League® Season Announced Following Congress Voting

Following the unique, democratic process established by Little League International in the mid-1950s to help chart the future of the organization, the International Board of Directors officially approved six rule and regulation items to be implemented for the 2023 season, as voted on by District Administrators. These items were discussed and voted upon following the […]

New Tournament Tiebreaker Structure and Roster Guidelines Highlight 2019 Little League® Rule Changes

Following the annual fall meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, Little League International officially announced the rule and regulation changes that will take effect in 2019. The two most notable changes will take place in the International Tournament with a new tiebreaker structure in all divisions, as well as a regulation establishing […]

7 Answers to Questions from Little League® Tournament Managers

The Little League® International Tournament is a fun and exciting time, but it’s also important for managers and coaches to know the rules. To assist tournament managers and coaches, the Little League Tournament Committee in Williamsport, Pa., has compiled a list of questions and provided answers to some of the more common situations and scenarios […]

Little League® International Announces Rule and Regulation Changes for 2018 Season

Among the changes is a waiver for Regulation I(d) and III(c) to provide leagues flexibility to structure their Little League Baseball® Major Division. During their annual November meeting, the Little League® International Board of Directors approved new rule and regulation changes to go into effect for the 2018 season. Highlighting some of the changes in 2018 […]

In an effort to promote sportsmanship and increase the pace of play, Little League® has announced new rule and regulation changes to take effect in 2017. This winter, the Little League® International Board of Directors has approved new rule and regulation changes that will take effect starting in the 2017 season. Along with two major […]