Announcement

Finalized 2018 BC Baseball Bat Rules

Posted by BC Baseball Association on Dec 06 2017 at 10:13PM PST
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Finalized Updated 2018 BC Baseball Bat Rules
Following further consultation with Baseball Canada, the bat manufacturing industry and sporting goods retailers, please find the an updated, finalized version of the 2018 BC Baseball bat rules which will be included in the 2018 BC Baseball Rulebook.

7U (T Ball/Rally Cap) 30 inch, 2 5/8 inch max diameter, unlimited length/weight drop – bats with greater than 2 ¼ in. barrel diameter must be marked “USABB”

9U (Tadpole) 30 inch, 2 5/8 inch max diameter, unlimited length/weight drop – bats with greater than 2 ¼ in. barrel diameter must be marked “USABB”

10U & 11U (Mosquito) 32 inch, 2 5/8 inch max diameter, unlimited length/weight drop – bats with greater than 2 ¼ in. barrel diameter must be marked “USABB”

13U (PeeWee) 32 inch, 2 ¾ inch max diameter, -10 max length/weight drop, marked “BPF 1.15” or “USABB”

15U (Bantam) A/AA 2 3/4 inch max diameter, -3 max length/weight drop marked “BBCOR”, or -8 max length/weight drop marked “BPF 1.15” or “USABB”

15U (Bantam) AAA -3 max length/weight drop, Wood, Bamboo or Wood Composite

18U (Midget) AA -3 max length/weight drop, and marked “BBCOR”

18U (Midget) AAA/College Prep Wood, Bamboo or Wood Composite

Wood, bamboo and wood composite bats are permitted in all divisions.
Wood composite bats include wood bats with fibreglass sheathing and wood barrelled bats with composite handles.
Wood composite bats do not include any bat that has any metallic component.

Changes in bats at the 11U and younger levels for 2018 season as a Pilot Project for review after the season.