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CHAPTER III
DIXIE YOUTH COACH PITCH BASEBALL LEAGUE
RULES AND REGULATIONS

This league uses official playing rules of Dixie Youth Baseball, Coach Pitch Baseball - District I and II. For any rules not found in Dixie Youth Baseball, refer to the official baseball rules except those excerpted by local league option contained in these By-Laws.

1.00 -- PLAYER ELIGIBILITY

1.01 -- Playing Age. Players, age 8, are eligible for Dixie Youth Coach Pitch Baseball League.

2.00 -- PLAYER SELECTION

2.01 -- Recruiting. A Manager is allowed a maximum of four In-Park and two Out-of-Park Recruits. Any non-returning player who does not meet the definition of either In-Park or Out-of-Park Recruit is not eligible to be recruited and will be placed in the regular draft.

Note: A Manager must take his own child as a recruit unless the Manager indicates in writing that he desires his child to play on another team other than his own.

2.02 -- Draft Point System.

(a) Beginning Points. Each team will receive 12,000 points, assuming 12-player team leagues.

(b) Points. Recruits - 1000 points each. In-Park Brother/Sister option - 1000 points each. Out-of-Park Brother/Sister option - 1000 points each and counts as an Out-of-Park recruit.

3.00 -- TEAM ROSTERS

3.01 -- Team Balancing. Teams will be balanced in number of players.

4.00 -- GAME IN GENERAL

4.01 -- Time Limit. No new inning will commence after one hour and twenty minutes has elapsed except in the case of a tie score. Tie games shall be played to a conclusion.

4.02 -- Regulation Game Defined. Games shortened by rain or darkness shall be a regulation game if four innings (three and one-half innings if home team is ahead) have been played.

4.03 -- Inning Defined. One complete inning will consist of three outs for each team or as defined in Dixie Youth Coach Pitch Rules.

4.04 -- Mercy Rule. The ten run rule is in effect after 4 innings (3 if the home team is ahead).

4.05 -- Participation Rule. Each player shall play 3 defensive outs and bat his turn in the batting rotation.

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