May 9

Bat Standards for 2019

The MSF will NOT be changing its bat standards for youth baseball for the 2019 season. The same standard as 2018 shall apply for tournament play. The MSF WILL allow new bats which bear the USA stamp.

10-14 year old teams:                                                                

Bats must:

1) have the 1.15 BPF or USABat stamp; or
2) have a BBCOR stamp; or
3) be a wooden bat

 15 year old teams:

Bats must comply with NFHS standards:

Bats must be stamped BBCOR.50, and be no more than 2 3/4” in diameter, and be less than 36” in length.

NOTE: The ABOVE bat standards shall be in effect through December 31, 2019. New bat standards (BELOW) shall take effect January 1, 2020.

   Effective January 1, 2020, bats which are marked with the 1.15 BPF Stamp WILL NOT be allowed at the 13U-15U age levels.  Bats used by 13-15 year olds must have the USABat stamp, BBCOR Stamp, or be a wood bat. Bats which are marked with the 1.15 BPF, USA or BBCOR Stamp (or wood bats) WILL be allowed for use at the 10U-12U age groups.

If you have questions regarding these rule changes, please contact