Rules

Updated Thursday June 20, 2019 by TCBSA.

Tri-Cities Baseball will follow the rules of Major League Baseball, as reported in the most current edition of the Sporting News, as well as the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) National and Texas USSSA rules unless otherwise specified in Tri-Cities Baseball & Softball General Rules and Regulations.

The order of precedence is as follows:  

  1. TCBSA League Rules (attached below)
  2. USSSA National Rules
  3. MLB rules

Respectively, Tri-Cities Softball will follow the rules of Major League Softball, as well as the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) unless otherwise specified in Tri-Cities Baseball & Softball General Rules and Regulations.

The order of precedence is as follows:

  1. TCBSA League Rules
  2. ASA Rules
  3. MLS rules

USSSA Equipment Rules​

       Bats must have the USSSA stamp on them to be legal. Click here for details.

ASA Equipment Rules

       Details about approved ASA equipment can be found here.

6U All Star Rules

       Details for the 6U All Stars (see attachment).

8U All Star Rules

       Details for the 8U All Stars (see attachment).

Recreational All Star Softball Tournament Rules

       Details for the rec All Star Softball Tournaments (see attachment).

Interlock Softball Rules

     Details for Interlock softball rules (see attachment).

TCBSA Baseball-Softball Playing Rules - Revised Fall 2018.pdf
Interlock Softball Rules.odt
General All Star Tournament Rules.pdf
6U All Star Softball Rules 2019.pdf
8U ALL STAR RULES 2019 docx.pdf