Searchable highlight areas of interest make notes easy navigation adjustable viewing size. Elliot hopkins, mld, caa director of sports, sanctioning and student services. Nfhs softball rules the wiaa follows nfhs rules for softball. You must be a paid member of an nfhs member association coaches or fine arts or a state staff member to view this content. See all formats and editions hide other formats and. Thank you for participating in this annual interpretation meeting.
Nfhs and wiaa announce baseball rules changes for 2020. The nfhs track and field and cross country case book is designated as a. Coaching fastpitch softball successfully coaching successfully kathy j. All situations and acts are legal, and no errors or mistakes are involved unless otherwise noted. Searchable highlight areas of interest make notes desktop laptop availability easy navigation adjustable viewing size. The official rules maintained by major league baseball. A player is designated on the line up card and in the scorebook by name, shirt number, batting order position and fielding. The national federation of state high school associations nfhs is the body that writes the rules of. Playpic a shows a legal screen as the screener is inbounds with legal position.
Baseball and wrestling ice hockey lindsey atkinson volleyball julie cochran. This change to allow intentional walks was enacted to align fast pitch and slow pitch rules, to keep up with current trends of the sport, and also to maximize the flow of the game. Gardner, publisher theresia wynns, editor nfhs publications to maintain the sound traditions of this sport, encourage sportsmanship and minimize the inherent risk of injury, the national federation of state high school associations writes playing rules for varsity competition among. Welcome to the diamond, the homepage for nfhs baseball officials information. Rule change pitching rules 611 penalty, exception 2 as before under the rules, if the batter does not reach first base safely or any base runner fails to advance at least one base, the coach of the team at bat shall have. The rules book is easy to navigate and a great asset for any baseball league directors to have. The nfhs is the sole and exclusive source of binding rules interpretations for contests involving its member schools.
It is our intention to continually update, and we encourage you to visit the diamond frequently for updates and new information the nfhs baseball rules committee meets annually to discuss rules change proposals, editorial changes. The ball shall be a sphere formed by yarn wound around a small core of cork, rubber or similar material and covered with two strips of white horsehide or two strips of white cowhide tightly stitched together. This change in equipment will beginning in 2018 to allow for. Although the editorial changes are minor, it is the rules committees intent to inform umpires, coaches. Elliot hopkins, mld, caa, editor nfhs publications to maintain the sound traditions of this sport, encourage sportsmanship and minimize the inherent risk of injury, the national federation of state high school associations writes playing rules for varsity competition among studentathletes of high school. Great resource great resource for coaches, parents and players. Each book contains diagrams of playing areas, official signals, and official interpretations and rulings. Screen rule 440 a new entry in the nfhs basketball rules book clarifies that a player standing on a boundary line cannot set a legal screen because heshe does not have legal position on the playing floor. For games played by younger age groups, agespecific rules should be utilized. In the exam situations, f refers to a fielder, b refers to a batter and r refers to a runner. Rules books and case books available as ebooks nfhs. For more information about nfhs baseball rules, visit. Recommended that umpires that have blood on their equipment and or uniform be.
They are made and published by the nfhs in response to situations presented. The nfhs baseball rules book contains the official rules code for high school baseball as approved by the nfhs baseball rules. Order a nfhs baseball rules book from the osaa corner store or. Instituted concussion language that is consistent with all nfhs rules books and was. Colorado hs baseball alum brandon mccarthy dishes on pitch cou. The 2018 nfhs baseball rules book is portable being a kindle version which enables me as a league director to have the rules book with me wherever i go and to have quick and easy access to it. National federation of state high school associations wikipedia. This video is best used along with your nfhs rulebook.
The nfhs publishes rules books for each sport or activity, and most states adopt those. The following are editorial changes to the playing rules. Modified the bat rule involving composite baseball bats effective 201011 school. Use of nonapproved interpretations or rulings that are contradictory to nfhs rules as written can confuse students, coaches, umpires and fans. The knob may be molded, lathed, welded or adjustable, but must be permanently fastened. Elliot hopkins, mld, caa, editor nfhs publications to maintain the sound traditions of this sport, encourage sportsmanship and minimize the inherent risk of injury, the national federation of state high school associations writes playing rules for varsity competition among studentathletes of high school age. The nfhs makes the rules and case books for high school sports and activities available online in the publications library. The home team or game management may designate an area for the media in dead ball territory. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Gardner, publisher bob colgate, editor nfhs publications to maintain the sound traditions of this sport, encourage sportsmanship and minimize the inherent risk of injury, the national federation of state high school associations writes playing rules for varsity competition among studentathletes of high. Link is to portal where you can purchase print or e book versions. The media shall be prohibited from being in liveball area.
Clarifies that game management may designate a media area in dead ball territory. We know you will find the information useful and use the resources to stay informed. Obr 2016 spanish national federation of state high school associations nfhs, or fed. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the enter key is pressed. Any person having questions about the interpretation of nfhs softball rules should contact. Director of sports, sanctioning and student services. The national federation of state high school associations is the only source of official high school interpretations. The revision to rule 314 was the only change recommended by the national federation of state high school associations nfhs baseball. The coach, pitcher or catcher of the defensive team may request an intentional walk either before or during the pitch count. A y is included in numerous places throughout the book to indicate where the youth rules rules for boys youth lacrosse are located at the end of this ebook differ from nfhs rules.1054 731 1296 1125 473 479 773 792 1299 189 861 765 658 784 898 106 1286 1151 1008 843 1480 1245 639 336 151 270 71 237 1043 298 706 542 948 800