Centralia Girls’ Softball Association 2018 Rules—12 & Under Division

The official ball shall be twelve (12) inches in diameter.

The distance from the pitching rubber to home plate shall be forty (40) feet.

The distance between bases shall be sixty (60) feet.

Games will be a maximum of seven (7) innings. No new inning will be started after 90 minutes from the start of any game. In the event of a tie, the game shall be declared a tie and count toward league standings. In case of a started game being cancelled by the umpire due to weather or darkness, four (4) completed innings shall constitute a played game and count in league standings.

The batting order will consist of all team members present. If a player is injured, she can be removed from the batting line-up and will not be counted as an out.

A maximum number of six (6) runs can be scored per inning.

Every attempt will be made to play each team member an equal amount of time, although an exception may be made for health or disciplinary reasons. The opposing coach is to be notified as to a reason for non-playing of the player, prior to the start of the game or as the situation arises.

Teams will field a maximum of ten (10) players and must field a minimum of eight (8) players in order to play. Less than eight (8) players will constitute a forfeit of the game.

Stealing of any base, including home, is allowed.

A batter may advance on a dropped third strike with the chance of being thrown out.

All other ASA rules shall apply.