Indoor Tournament Rules
All games will be played by NFHS rules and the PG Softball Addendum with the following exceptions:
Time limit:
  1. Pool Play: Time limits will be 65 minutes and we will finish the batter. (One-day events will be considered Pool Play.
    1. The game may NOT end on a walk or HBP (hit by pitch)
    2. For Pool Play games, we will determine the winner based on the result as of the end of the time.
  2. Bracket Play: Time limits will be 65 minutes and finish the inning.
  1. Regulation games will be defined by the type of game that it is. There will be two types of games played in the different formats:
    1. Pool play: Games will be 7 innings or time limit. If the game is tied at the end of regulation, the game is a tie.
      1. Timer goes off, team batting is ahead, game is over
      2. Less than two out, runners on base, you must finish the play, then game is over
      3. No runners on base, out is made, game is over
    2. Bracket Play: Games will be 7 inning or time limit. Games that are tied at the end of regulation will use the ITB rule until a winner is declared.
  2. Run rules: 10 runs after 3 innings; 8 runs after 4 innings; 6 runs after 5 innings.
  3. Team manager may consult with the umpires; players, sponsors and other coaches are to keep out of discussions.
  4. No smoking or tobacco use on the field or in the dugouts. NO SUNFLOWER SEEDS IN BUILDING.
  5. Roster Batting will be allowed during the ENTIRE tournament. Regardless of the number of players you have, you will need to announce your line-up format at the pre-game conference with the officials.
  6. Special Indoor Rules:
    1. Ceiling & Vertical Netting: The ceiling above the playing surface is considered foul territory. No balls which hit the netting may be caught for an out. The vertical netting around the “fair” territory is played as ground extended. A Home Run will be awarded when a fair ball hits the Vertical Netting above the Ribbon or seam that stretches from left to right field.
    2. Field Goal Posts: Any batted balls that contact the football goal posts, it will be considered a foul ball. For any thrown ball that contacts the goal post, it will be considered a live ball.
    3. Metal Cleats: Metal Cleats will NOT be allowed inside the facility.