15U Bantam Division Information

15U (Bantam) Information

At the 15U age group/level, the base paths are set at 80 feet, lead offs and stealing are allowed and games are 7 innings long. Balk balls are called on pitchers. Pitchers throw from 54′ and pitching limits follow the BC Minor Rules. Exceptions to this are at the “AAA” level, all players bat in rotation as 9 man ball is not in effect.

The Bantam division is tiered and at all levels the teams travel to play other associations. If available, players may try out for the “AAA” team that offers a more competitive level of play. This team will play similar level teams from other associations. Players not selected to the “AAA” team will be selected to one of the “A” teams which offer a more recreational level of play. These “A” teams will play “A” teams from other associations.

Overview

At the  Bantam  level, base  paths  are set at 80 feet,  lead offs and stealing  are allowed and games are 7 innings long. Balk balls are  called on pitchers  and running to 1st on a dropped 3rd strike is allowed (if 1st base  is unoccupied, or if 1st base  is occupied  with 2 out).  Pitchers throw  from 54′ and may pitch up to 7 innings per day and 14 innings per week.  Except for at the  ”AAA” level, where players bat in rotation as 9 man ball is in effect.

The Bantam  division is tiered  and  at all levels the  teams travel  to play other  associations. Players may try out for the  ”AAA” team  that  offers a more  competitive level of play. This team  will play similar level teams from other  associations. Players  not selected to the  ”AAA” teams will be selected to one of the  ”A” teams which offer a more  recreational level of play. These  ”A” teams will play “A” teams from other associations.