What bats are illegal in Little League softball?

What bats are illegal in Little League softball?

Bats that have cracks or sharp edges, or that cannot pass through the approved Little League bat ring for the appropriate division must be removed from play.

What makes a bat illegal in Little League?

The BPF stands for Bat Performance Factor, and any bat that is BPF 1.15 is illegal. BPF 1.20 bats are softball bats and are illegal for baseball too. This is the Little League standard since 2018 and has been created to mirror the exit velocity of a wood bat.

Are USSSA bats allowed in Little League softball?

The bats currently on the market, which are marked with a 1.15BPF stamp, will no longer be legal for play in these leagues. USSSA youth baseball will NOT be implementing this rule change to the bats.

Is the Easton ghost legal for Little League softball?

“Pursuant to Rule 1.10, this is now an illegal bat,” he said in a prepared statement, which was sent to the Advance via an email from Great Kills Little League. “At the time of this decertification notice, all other lengths and drops of the Easton Ghost X bat remain approved for play.

Are composite bats legal in 8u softball?

Bats may not exceed a Bat Performance Factor (BPF) of 1.20. This should be marked on most, if not all, USSSA Approved Fastpitch bats. Bats can be made from aluminum or other metals; fiberglass, graphite or other composite material; or wood. Bats can be made from one or multiple pieces.

What does 1.20 BPF mean on a softball bat?

Bat Performance Factor for Slowpitch
NSA (1.20 BPF): Bat Performance Factor for Slowpitch softball governed leagues. Bat Performance Factor (BPF) is simply the increase in the liveliness of a ball hitting a bat compared to throwing a ball against a solid wall. For example a 20% faster rebound = a BPF of 1.20.

Is the gold ghost bat illegal?

Please be aware there are two ghost bats – one is legal in USSSA but not certified by USA Softball and therefore not legal in High School or College; the other is certified by USA Softball but not USSSA so it is illegal for USSSA use but legal in High School or College.

Is Easton ghost bat legal?

This Easton Ghost bat is legal in USSSA but not High School. It has the USSSA thumbprint but not the ASA Certification. This Easton Ghost bat is NOT legal in USSSA but is legal in High School.

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