Rule Changes and Clarifications

Approved Rule Changes Effective 2019

At its annual fall meeting in November 2018, the Little League® International Board of Directors approved new updates to the Little League Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Policies that will take effect starting in the 2019 season. On this page, you will find a full breakdown of all the changes to the rules and regulations, including a summary of each and where it is located in the Little League Rulebooks.

*Please note that all rule and regulation changes and clarifications are reflected in the 2019 Little League Rulebooks. The information provided below is strictly a summary of the changes.

Operating Policies and Procedures

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Regulations

Playing Rules

Tournament Rules and Guidelines