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BAT Requirements: General and Age Specific

USSSA Bat Requirements
  • Big Barrel (2 5/8" or 2 3/4") -- 15u and below
  1. Have a permanent USSSA mark on its taper, OR
  2. Be a qualified BBCOR bat, OR
  3. Be a wood bat


  • Big Barrel (2 5/8" only) -- 16u and above
  1. Must have NHSF approved with appropriate BBCOR certification mark, OR
  2. Be a wood bat


  • Any bat permanently stamped with the official USA Baseball logo is legal to use in any USSSA baseball event.

AGE Specific Rules for ABC Leagues

    6u - 8u LEAGUES

    No Tee Ball bats are to be used any time. (Illegal equipment). Also, no bat with "COACHES PITCH" or "CP" in the model number can be used. All bats must have bat performance factor (BPF) of 1.15 or below.

    9u - 12u LEAGUES

    ABC recommends 2 5/8" barrel bats only.

      15u LEAGUE

      All Players and Teams can use drop five (-5) no more than a drop eight (-8) in league play only. Allstars have to use a drop five (-5)

        18u LEAGUE

        All Players and Teams must use a maximum drop 3 (-3) bat with BBCOR .50 certified mark or wooden bat.

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