Last Updated: September 23, 2017

Rules for 2017 Fall

Playing Rules - All Divisions except 8U Machine Pitch - confirmed at the August 16, 2017 Fall meeting.

Revisions:

  • 9/5 - removed 8U Machine Pitch references (see below)

Playing Rules - 8U Machine Pitch 

2017 Official PONY Rules

NOTE: The bat rules remain the same for the 2017 fall season.  We are planning to adopt the USA Baseball Bat Standard for the 2018 Spring season. More details will be provided to participating organizations, and the spring rules will be updated to match.


Rules for 2017 Spring

Playing Rules - All Divisions

Recent Revisions

  • April 11, 2017 - added that games may end in ties, in all divisions keeping/reporting score (8U, 10U, 12U, 15U/18U).
  • March 30, 2017 - fixed more copy/paste errors.
  • March 15, 2017 - fixed copy/paste errors.
  • March 14, 2017 - added 5U Tee Ball rules, modified 6U and 8U coach pitch rules (previous ones were from the fall), clarified that pitching innings must be consecutive, added Severna Park's drop-dead stop at 2:15, and clarified the bat rules for 15U and 18U.

2017 Official PONY Rules


Rules for 2016 Fall

Playing Rules - All Divisions -

 * Revised 9/21/2016 - 8U division, rule 5 (Pitching).
 * Revised 9/8/2016 - Clinic 6U division, rules 3d, 3e, and 4d.


Rules for 2016 Spring

Playing Rules - All Divisions - revised March 15, 2016.


Rules for 2015 Fall