REMINDER: Bat Rule Clarification for Baseball Canada National Championships

November 24, 2017


OTTAWA - Prior to the 2017 baseball season, and due to an imminent change in the bat industry, Baseball Canada’s Board of Directors voted to adopt the following rule that was in effect for 2017 Baseball Canada National Championships and will remain for 2018 and beyond.

For 13U, 16U Girls, 21U Women and Senior Women National Championships, a max barrel of 2 3/4” with (i) a 1.15 BPF (Bat Performance Factor) or (ii) USA Baseball Model is permitted.  For the 13U National Championships using up to a minus 10-length/weight differential is permitted.  For 16U Girls, 21U Women and Senior Women National Championships using up to a minus 5 length/weight differential is permitted.

*Please Note - This rule applies to Baseball Canada National Championships, please check with your provincial and/or local baseball association for rule clarifications and interpretations as it applies to them.

 

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