NFHS Rule Changes and Interpretations

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The NFHS has been informed by the NCAA that the BBCOR decertification process has been implemented for the Reebok Vector TLS 32-inch model and 33-inch model baseball bat. Effective immediately and until further notice, this bat (32" and 33" lengths only) should be considered a non-compliant bat and subject to NFHS Baseball Rules 4-1-3b and 7-4-1a. Please inform your schools and local officials associations of this action.

The NFHS has been informed by the NCAA that the BBCOR decertification process has been implemented for the Marucci CAT5 33-inch model baseball bat. Effective immediately and until further notice, this bat (Marucci CAT5 33" length) should be considered a non-compliant bat and subject to NFHS Baseball Rules 4-1-3b and 7-4-1a. 

 

Baseball Bat Decertification List

2018 Rule Changes

2017 Rule Changes / 2017 Umpire & Coach Memo

2016 Rules Memo / 2016 Rule Interpretations

NEW 2015 CIF Bylaw - Protective Helmet Required for ALL Adult Base Coaches

2015 Rule Changes / 2015 Rule Interpretations / 2015 Rule Coaches and Umpire Memo

2014 Rule Interpretations

2014 Coaches/Umpire Memo

2014 Rule Changes

2014 NFHS Rule Changes Press Release

2014 Baseball/Softball Differences