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Bat Rules

Updated on 6/15/18

Ripken Baseball has not made changes to our bat rules for the 2018 season.

For players 13u and younger, a BPF 1.15, BBCOR, or USA Baseball designation must be displayed on the bat (no other weight or diameter restrictions).

For players 14u and older, the bat must have a BBCOR or USA Baseball designation and may not exceed -3.


Please Note: Due to Ripken Baseball's commitment to player safety, the following bats have been deemed ILLEGAL for use at The Ripken Experience until further notice:

For a complete list of bats banned by USSSA and Ripken Baseball, please click here.


It is the responsibility of coaches to raise questions of illegal bats to the attention of umpires and/or Tournament Officials (Ripken Staff) at their field.