Inifinity Youth Sports offers recreational and competitive sports to the youth of New Mexico, ages 3-16. Our sports include tball, volleyball, basketball, and soccer. Infinity Youth Sports is also home of the Southwest Gridiron Conference, a division of U

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TBALL/COACH PITCH RULES
 

TEAM FORMATION

  • Players ages shall be 3-5 for tball and 6-7 or coach pitch
  • The minimum number of players on a team are 10, the maximum allowed is 15.  Note:  According to Tball USA, more than 15 players on the field or batting is not advised.


GAME FIELD SPECIFICATIONS

  • Distance between bases is 50 feet.
  • A real or imaginary playing line is between the first base and third base or an arc of 40 feet from the home plate.


GAME DAY SPECIFICATIONS

  • Every player gets to bat and plays in the field.
  • The ball is hit off the tee; there is no pitching.*
  • There are no walks or strikeouts.
  • The ball must travel at least 10 feet or it is a foul.
  • No fielder may cross the playing line until the ball is hit. 
  • No stealing.  Players stay on base until ball is hit.
  • An inning is over when all players have batted once.
  • A standard game is 4 innings; however there is a drop dead time limit of 50 minutes.
  • Scores are not kept.


GAME EQUIPMENT SPECIFICATIONS

  • Safety helmets should be worn.
  • Bats:  25"/26" long, 2 1/4" diameter, max weight 17-20 ounces.
  • Ball:  9" to 9 1/2" around, 4-5 ounces. Ball should also be softer than a standard baseball and is recommended to have a molded core or sponge rubber center.
  • Gloves:   12" long, max.
  • Tees:  adjustable, flexible tube on a moveable base. 
  • Athletic footwear only may be worn on field and at practice.  No flip-flops, crocs, or sandals of any sort will be allowed on the field.


COACH PITCH SPECIFICATIONS

  • Only coaches are allowed to throw or pitch the ball to a player. 
  • Under-hand pitches may thrown withan arc in order to reduce speed.
  • Over-hand pitches may be thrown from one knee on ground in order to put the pitcher at the same level as the batter.
  • Maximum number of pitches allowed is 4; after the 4th pitch the batter may have 2 attempts at hitting the ball from a T.