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Rules

 

ADDRESSES

  • Strike Force Academy: 793 Seasons Rd, Hudson, OH, 44236

    • Indoor Academy NO SPIKES/ GUM/ SEEDS

  • Patterson Park (First Energy Field): 955 Patterson Ave, Akron, OH, 44310

    • Outdoor Ballpark we will use for practice, and games.

 

PRACTICE PROCEDURE

  • Please wear baseball pants, jersey tucked in, belt,  and a hat to every practice

  • Practices are from 5:30pm-7:00pm and alternate inside and outside on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  •  No Spikes/ Gum/ Seeds at inside practices

  • If it rains we will practice from 5:30-6:30, or 6:30-7:30 indoors at Strike Force. If it is a Tuesday Practice that gets rained out 13/14U will practice from 5:30-6:30, and 10/12U will practice from 6:30-7:30 indoors. Thursday Practice that gets rained out 10U/12U will practice from 5:30-6:30, and 13/14U will practice 6:30-7:30 indoors.

 

GAME PROCEDURE

  • Arrive no later than 45 minutes before the game

  • White or grey pants with the Strike Force Jersey, and hat provided must be worn tucked in with a belt

  • Games will be a 6 inning doubleheader every Saturday at 8:45, and 11:00 am unless another team is playing that week. Schedule is completely up to date!

  • If you cannot make a game you must let us know! All lineups are created the night before. If you are a no show we have to focus on writing a line up instead of working with our players

  • No parents in the dugout! The only time we will allow a parents by the dugout is for drinks or snacks. Please do not coach during the game that is our time. After the game you can do that!

 

RAINOUT PROCEDURE

  • If and when it does rain we will stick with this procedure.

  • All communication will be through email, and announcements on the homepage of the Strike Force Website.

  • All practices will be moved inside if it rains! Please see Practice Procedure for details. Practices will never be canceled!

  • We will make decisions on practices no later than 4pm!

  • Game weather will be communicated through email for all games on Saturdays, and Sundays if there is a delay or cancellation. Make up game date for rain outs will be the first Saturday in October!

10u Rules

  • 10U BATS MUST BE -12 OR LOWER, NO BARREL RESTRICTIONS
  •  SLIDE OR GIVE UP ON ANY BALL TO GLOVE CONTACT TO THE POSITION PLAYER RECEIVING THE BALL ON A CLOSE PLAY.
  • PITCHERS ARE ALLOWED ONLY 5 INNINGS PER DAY
  • YOUR CHOICE WITH THE BATTING ORDER.YOU CAN BAT YOUR ROSTER OR BAT 9 OR AS MANY AS YOU WANT. ONCE YOU START THE GAME WITH YOUR DECISION YOU THAN MUST SUBSITUTE IN THE ORDER IF YOU HAVE PLAYERS NOT IN THE STARTING BATTING ORDER
  • ALL PLAYERS MAY RE-ENTER A GAME AT ANYTIME, THEY MUST STAY IN THE PROPER BATTING ORDER
  • SPEED UP RULE FOR CATCHER WITH TWO OUTS
  • TWO HOUR TIME LIMIT, NO NEW INNING STARTS AFTER THE TWO HOURS, OFFICIAL TIME IS THE UMPIRE
  • PLAYERS MUST HAVE A UNIFORM WITH NUMBER ON BACK AND BASEBALL PANTS AND HAT TO PLAY
  • IF A PLAYER IS INJURED YOU JUST SKIP OVER THAT BATTING POSITION {NO OUT}
  • 6 INNING GAME
  • COACH MUST REPORT SCORE TO 440-715-3549
  • NO RUN RULE
  • LEADOFFS, AND STEALS ARE PREMITTED
  • SUPPLY ONE GAME BALL PER GAME (NEW OR NICE USED)
  • PAY UMPS W/ CASH $45 PER UMP, WE WILL HAVE ONE UMP

12u Rules

  • 12U BATS MUST BE -10 OR LOWER, NO BARREL RESTRICTIONS
  •  SLIDE OR GIVE UP ON ANY BALL TO GLOVE CONTACT TO THE POSITION PLAYER RECEIVING THE BALL ON A CLOSE PLAY.
  • PITCHERS ARE ALLOWED ONLY 5 INNINGS PER DAY
  • YOUR CHOICE WITH THE BATTING ORDER.YOU CAN BAT YOUR ROSTER OR BAT 9 OR AS MANY AS YOU WANT. ONCE YOU START THE GAME WITH YOUR DECISION YOU THAN MUST SUBSITUTE IN THE ORDER IF YOU HAVE PLAYERS NOT IN THE STARTING BATTING ORDER
  • ALL PLAYERS MAY RE-ENTER A GAME AT ANYTIME, THEY MUST STAY IN THE PROPER BATTING ORDER
  • SPEED UP RULE FOR CATCHER WITH TWO OUTS
  • TWO HOUR TIME LIMIT, NO NEW INNING STARTS AFTER THE TWO HOURS, OFFICIAL TIME IS THE UMPIRE
  • PLAYERS MUST HAVE A UNIFORM WITH NUMBER ON BACK AND BASEBALL PANTS AND HAT TO PLAY
  • IF A PLAYER IS INJURED YOU JUST SKIP OVER THAT BATTING POSITION {NO OUT}
  • 6 INNING GAME
  • COACH MUST REPORT SCORE TO 440-715-3549
  • NO RUN RULE
  • LEADOFFS, AND STEALS ARE PREMITTED
  • SUPPLY ONE GAME BALL PER GAME (NEW OR NICE USED)
  • PAY UMPS W/ CASH $45 PER UMP, WE WILL HAVE ONE UMP