New USSSA Baseball Bat Marks and Grandfathering Rules - Effective January 1, 2012
Big Barrel Bat Rules (2 5/8" or 2 3/4") - 14U & Below
Effective January 1, 2012
- Have the new USSSA Mark on its taper OR
- Be a Qualified BBCOR bat* OR
- Be a wood bat
ALL of the above must be manufactured by an approved USSSA Bat Licensee
**THIS APPLIES TO ALL BIG BARREL BATS, INCLUDING COACH PITCH BATS**
* Qualified BBCOR Bat is a Big Barrel bat that has a BBCOR mark permanently attached to the bat that is recognized by NHSF as a legal bat for NHSF sanctioned play and has no more than a minus 3 ounces difference from the length of the bat which bat must be at least 29 inches long.
LOOKING TO PURCHASE A NEW BAT?
We are working with a vendor who is offering us a variety of bats at a discount and we are populating the bat selection page with approved bats in our online shop. If you would like to place an order for a bat and take advantage of our special pricing, shop the selection we have in our Fan Zone shop.
Orders for bats must be be placed online by the midnight, February 1st - NO EXCEPTIONS.