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GENERAL RULES FOR SOFTBALL DIVISIONS

1.  CODE OF CONDUCT:

A.     Use of profanity, throwing of equipment or other flagrant unsportsmanlike conduct by a coach, assistant coach or player will result in ejection from the game.

B.     Any coach, assistant coach or player ejected during a game will be suspended for the next two games. A second ejection in the same season will result in suspension for the rest of the season.

C.     A suspended coach or assistant coach assisting his/her team in any manner from the bleachers or near the playing field will be ejected from the ballpark.

D.     The Wallen Softball Board of Directors, by majority rule, has the authority to permanently remove a coach, assistant coach or player from their team for unsportsmanlike conduct at anytime during the regular season and/or tournament.

E.      The Head Coach, or Substitute Head Coach, is responsible for the behavior of his/her team's parents and fans, and is subject to ejection from the game for unsportsmanlike conduct by his/her team's parents and/or fans.

F.      Anyone intentionally damaging or defacing the ballpark or school property will be subject to suspension for the rest of the season.

G.    Smoking is not allowed on the field, dugouts or grandstands.

H.     Pets are not allowed at the ballpark.

2.  THE GAME:

A.     National Federation of  High School Associations (NFHS) rules will apply in all divisions except as amended herein.

B.     First team listed on the schedule is the visiting team and second team listed is the home team. The visiting team will use the dugout designated for visitors and the home team will use the dugout designated for home team. In the case of regularly scheduled double headers, the visiting team in the first game will use the visitor's dugout for both games.

C.     Teams shall not conduct pre-game warm up in the infield, but may warm up in the outfield and areas outside of base paths.

D.     Games may be started before scheduled time upon agreement by both coaches, assuming umpires are available.

E.      All Jewelry, including watches, rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings must be removed, as per NFHS rule 3-2-12.

F.      Each team will give the opposing coach a line-up prior to the scheduled game time. The line-up must be in batting order and contain NAME AND NUMBER.

3.  PRACTICE AND WARM-UPS:

A.     No practices allowed before league try-out day.

B.     For insurance purposes, practices should not occur of private property.

C.     There will be no batting practice between the school and the diamonds, teams will not be permitted to bat or pitch into the school's soccer goals

D.     Batting practice is permissible in the batting cages located bewteen Diamond #2 and Diamond #5.

4.  SEASON STANDINGS:

A.     Season standing and tournament seeding will be based on the following: For each regular season game the winning team will receive two points the losing team will receive zero points and in case of a tie each team will receive one point.

B.     If two or more teams tie in regular season standings, the first tiebreaker will be head to head results. The second tiebreaker will be fewest defensive runs allowed for the season. The third tiebreaker will by fewest runs allowed in head to head games. The fourth tiebreaker will be coin flip.

5.  TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS:

A.     Tournament seeding will be based on final season standings. B. Tournament bracket will be determined by Board of Directors.

C.    Tournament game scheduling will be determined by Board of Directors.

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The higher seeded team will be home team. The winner of the winner's bracket will be home team in potential Championship Game. Home Team for Championship Game will be determined by coin flip if both teams have one loss.

6.  ALL-STAR TEAM SELECTION:

A.     Each team will be coached by the head coaches of the two teams ranking highest in the league standings one week prior to the scheduled game. If either coach is not available, coaching duties will be filled by the next available coach according to league standings. Each coach is expected to utilize the other head coaches as assistant coaches.

B.     The head coach of each team will nominate 4 players from their team to participate in the All-Star game. Those four players will be ranked number 1 through 4, with number 1 being the highest rank player and the coach's 1st selection to the All-Star team.

C.     A representative of the Softball Board of Directors will contact the 1st and 2nd ranked nominee from each team, informing them of their nomination. If either of the nominated players decline their nomination, the Board will conduct the next highest rated player until players from each team have been selected. If two players of the four nominated are not available the Board will contact the head coach and ask for additional nominations. The intent is to have at least two players from each team.

D.     All-Star teams will typically roster 12 players each. The Board will nominate players to complete rosters after two players have been chosen from each team. The Board nominated player(s) may, or may not, be chosen from Head Coach nominations.

Field Status

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Wallen Complex (04:21 PM | 12/20/16)

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Field 9 (The Quad) (04:21 PM | 12/20/16)

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Field 10 (The Quad) (06:36 PM | 02/04/17)

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Diamond 1 (12:48 PM | 03/11/17)

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Diamond 2 (12:48 PM | 03/11/17)

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Diamond 5 (12:48 PM | 03/11/17)

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Diamond 6 (12:48 PM | 03/11/17)

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Field 8 (The Quad) (03:57 PM | 03/21/17)

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Field 7 (The Quad) (03:57 PM | 03/21/17)

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Field 4 Softball (01:35 PM | 03/27/17)

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Shawnee #1 (06:38 PM | 03/30/17)

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Shawnee#2 (06:38 PM | 03/30/17)

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Shawnee#3 back field (06:38 PM | 03/30/17)

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misc.(offsite) (10:29 PM | 04/21/17)

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Diamond 3 (02:40 PM | 05/21/17)

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Washington Township Hall (Firestation (02:24 PM | 04/06/17)

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FRONT HALL (02:26 PM | 04/06/17)

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Back Fire Station (10:08 PM | 05/14/17)

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Shawnee Middle School (05:44 AM | 04/13/17)

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CLOSEST #1 (05:45 AM | 04/13/17)

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MIDDLE #2 (05:45 AM | 04/13/17)

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BACK FIELD #3 (05:45 AM | 04/13/17)