12U Girls Softball

Age Group: 11-12 year olds

Innings: 7

Bases: 60 feet

Mound: 40 feet

Drop Third Strike: Yes

Infield Fly Rule: Yes

Batting: A continuous batting order is used

Pitching: Pitchers are allowed to pitch 4 innings in a game maximum and 12 innings per week max. 

One reentry can be used for the starting pitcher only assuming they have not reached their 4 max innings for the game.

Travel players can pitch throughout the year and in playoffs.
• 3 innings max per game combined

Bunting: Yes

Stealing and Lead Offs: Lead offs are not allowed. Stealing is allowed once the ball leaves the pitchers hand.

Slaughter Rule: Yes when there is a 15 run lead after 3 innings, 12 run lead after 4 innings, 10 run lead after 5
innings, 8 run lead after 6 innings have been played.

Dead Ball: The ball is live unless the Umpire declares dead ball or when the pitcher has control of the ball
with both feet in the 8’ circle. At which point please refer to the look back rule/rounding the base on Page 9.

Special Note: Teams shall not score more than 6 runs in any inning. When a team has reached their 6th run
even if there are not 3 outs the teams will change sides.