1) 8U games will be played with an 11", ASA Approved softball.
2) The pitching rubber will be set at 35 feet.
3) Base Paths will be 55 Feet
4) The MMFL will use standard ASA Class A rules for 8U game play.
5) MMFL League Rule Adaptations:
-Inning Limit – 3 outs, or when team bats their entire lineup. If team bats their entire lineup the inning will end when any of the following has occurred: The third out is made during last batter, the last batter is tagged out, or catcher steps on home plate while having possession of the ball-Games will be seven innings in length.
• Time Limit: There will be a 60 minute time limit. No new innings may begin after 60 minutes. There will be a "Drop dead" time of 75 minutes, at which time the game is ended and the final score reverts to the score at the end of the last completed inning. Games may end in a tie.
• Run rules: 15 runs after 3 innings (2 ½ innings after visitor bats if home team is ahead by 15 runs), 10 runs after 5 innings, (4 ½ innings after visitor bats if home team is ahead by 10 runs)
• Mound Visits: 5 per game, on the 6th visit and each additional visit will require a pitching change