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Monday, February 1
2016 Rule Changes and Clarifications

2016 Baseball

Regulation IV – The Players

(a) Little League (Major) Division: Any candidate with amateur status who will attain the age of 9 years before September 1, 2016, and who will not attain the age of 13 before May 1 of the year in question shall be eligible to compete in Little League Baseball (subject to the local league Board of Directors alignment of this division). This means that a participant who will be 13 years old on May 1 or later, is eligible to play that year; a participant who will be 13 years old on April 30 or earlier will not be eligible for either local league play or tournament play at any time during the calendar year in question.

NOTE 1: League age 12-year-olds may participate in Minors Division under certain circumstances.

NOTE 2: Effective November, 2015, a new implementation plan has been established, grandfathering players born between May 1 and August 31, 2005 as 12-year-olds for the 2018 season, using the April 30 age determination date for the 2016, 2017, and 2018 seasons. This four-month group of individuals will begin utilizing the new, August 31 age determination date beginning with the 2019 season. (See Age Chart 2018 in Appendix G.)

Minor League Division: Any candidate with amateur status who will attain the age of 7 years before September 1, 2016, and who will not attain the age of 13 before May 1 of the year in question shall be eligible to compete in the Minor League Division Baseball (subject to the local league Board of Directors alignment of this division). This means that a participant who will be 13 years old on May 1 or later, is eligible to play that year; a participant who will be 13 years old on April 30 or earlier will not be eligible for either local league play or tournament play at any time during the calendar year in question.

Tee Ball Division: Any candidate with amateur status who will attain the age of 4 years before September 1, (2016), and who will not attain the age of 8 on or before August 31, (2016), of the year in question shall be eligible to compete in the Tee Ball Division Baseball (subject to the local league Board of Directors alignment of this division). This means that a participant who will be 7 years old on or before August 31, is eligible to play that year; a participant who will be 8 years old on August 31 or earlier will not be eligible at any time during the calendar year in question.

NOTE: If a league elects to operate a Tee Ball baseball program only, it must use the league age determination date noted above.

2016 Little League Age Chart

FOR BASEBALL DIVISION ONLY

Match month (top line) and box with year of birth. League age indicated at right.

JAN   FEB   MAR   APR   MAY   JUN   JUL   AUG   SEP    OCT   NOV    DEC   AGE

2012  2012  2012  2012  2012   2012  2012  2012   2011   2011   2011   2011     4

2011  2011   2011  2011   2011   2011   2011  2011    2010   2010  2010  2010     5

2010 2010   2010 2010   2010   2010  2010  2010   2009  2009  2009  2009    6

2009 2009  2009 2009  2009  2009  2009 2009   2008  2008  2008  2008    7

2008 2008  2008 2008  2008  2008  2008 2008   2007  2007  2007  2007    8

2007 2007  2007 2007  2007  2007  2007 2007   2006  2006  2006  2006    9

2006 2006  2006 2006  2006  2006  2006 2006   2005  2005  2005  2005    10

                                      2005  2005  2005 2005                                             10

2005 2005  2005 2005  2004  2004  2004 2004   2004  2004  2004  2004    11

2004 2004  2004 2004  2003  2003  2003 2003   2003  2003  2003  2003    12

2003 2003  2003 2003  2002  2002  2002 2002   2002  2002  2002  2002    13

2002 2002  2002 2002  2001  2001   2001 2001   2001   2001   2001  2001     14

2001 2001   2001 2001   2000  2000  2000 2000  2000  2000   2000  2000    15

2000 2000  2000 2000  1999  1999  1999  1999   1999   1999   1999  1999     16

1999 1999   1999 1999   1998  1998  1998  1998   1998   1998   1998  1998     17

1998 1998   1998 1998   1997  1997  1997  1997   1997   1997   1997  1997     18

NOTE: This age chart is for BASEBALL DIVISIONS ONLY, and only for 2016.



Wednesday, March 4
Decertified and Failed Performance Bats

Decertified and Failed Performance Compliance Testing Bats

Decertified Bats (Failed NCAA BBCOR Testing)

Effectively immediately and until notified otherwise, the following bat models should be considered non-compliant and subject to Intermediate, Junior, Senior, and Big League Baseball Rules 1.10 and 6.06(d).

  • Reebok Vector-TLS 33-inch model
  • Marucci CAT5 33-inch model
  • Marucci CAT5 Squared 34-inch model
  • Marucci Black 33-inch and 34 inch models

 

Failed Performance Compliance Testing (2 ¼ inch barrel bats only)

Effectively immediately and until notified otherwise, the following bat models should be considered non-compliant and subject to Little League (Majors) and below baseball rules 1.10 and 6.06(d).

  • Adidas (Dick’s Sporting Goods) Trilogy (Model - YBTRGY2K14) (illegal in Intermediate & Junior divisions also)
  • Louisville Slugger TPX Dynasty -12 (Model - YB12D), including all graphic variations
  • Mattingly Sports, Inc., Balistk bat (Model - BTKYB, blue) including all graphic variations
  • Nike Bat Model (BT0636 CX2 (light grey)), including all graphic variations
  • Nike Bat Model (BT0573 CX2 (dark grey)), including all graphic variations
  • Nike Bat Model (BT0598 CX2 (blue)), including all graphic variations

Click on the header above to link with the Little League website for pictures and releases.

 



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Monday, February 1
Baseball Bat Resource Page available on Little League website
Dear Little League Parents, Coaches, Umpires and Local League and District Volunteers:

As you take to the field this season, Little League International has assembled an online resource page dedicated to baseball bat information, which is available through the Little League website.

Click here to find the latest bat information, including the 2016 Little League Baseball rules and regulations governing bats, definition of terms, the moratorium on the use of composite bats, and a series of frequently asked questions, with answers.

If there is a bat-related issue that requires an explanation the answer is just a click away.

You are encouraged to you use this resource, and refer to it often to review the latest information.

Little League International


Handout: Approved composite bat list for Majors and Minors

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