Rules

Updated Monday September 18, 2017 by Tri-Cities Baseball & Softball.

Tri-Cities Baseball will follow the rules of Major League Baseball, as reported in the most current edition of the Sporting News, as well as the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) National and Texas USSSA rules unless otherwise specified in Tri-Cities Baseball & Softball General Rules and Regulations.

The order of precedence is as follows:  

  1. TCBSA League Rules (attached below)
  2. USSSA National Rules
  3. MLB rules

Respectively, Tri-Cities Softball will follow the rules of Major League Softball, as well as the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) unless otherwise specified in Tri-Cities Baseball & Softball General Rules and Regulations.

The order of precedence is as follows:

  1. TCBSA League Rules
  2. ASA Rules
  3. MLS rules

USSSA Equipment Rules​

       Bats must have the USSSA stamp on them to be legal. Click here for details.

ASA Equipment Rules

       Details about approved ASA equipment can be found here.

TCBSA Playing Rules - updated fall 2017.pdf