Rules

Rules for the Season

 

 

2017 NFHS Rule Book

2016 NFHS Case Book

2015 NFHS Mechanic Manual 

Games played at SWU Park

  • Please stay on the mound after throwing a pitch (Do not walk after every pitch to the catcher and receive the ball on the grass)
  • Umpires please stand on the dirt down the foul lines, not on grass.
  • 2B and SS please play on the infield dirt and not right on the grass edge
  • 1B and 3B should stay on dirt as much as possible for
  • Warm up pre-game 20 ft. off the foul lines please (towards Left Center and Right Center Field)
  • Keep warm up swings on the warning track please, not in the foul territory grass while on deck
  • No seeds/gum on the field.
  • Hitters please lay bats down at home plate; don’t spike it into the turfgrass; please do not throw bats back towards the dugouts
  • Please only use one bullpen mound in each area
  • Pitchers, please don’t dig a hole in front of the rubber
  • Please wear turf shoes as long as possible pregame; put your spikes on after warm-ups if possible
  • Please dump all water and ice from coolers down dugout drains. Do not throw it on field.

 

Games played at EPCC

  • Park in main parking lot
  • Do not park behind the gate – you will be ticketed/towed
  • No seeds or Gums – Includes umpires & players
  • No locker room is available – Change in parking lot or before game.

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VARSITY Games @ San Eli, Canutillo, Clint, Del Valle, Bel Air, Ysleta, Riverside
 
The hitting team will be responsible for shagging Foul Balls
Each game will have a 2 hour time limit and inning will be finished if time expires ( no drop dead)
No new inning after 1:50 minutes
Championship, consolation and 3rd palce will not have a time limit 
There will be a 15 run rule after 3 and ½ innings - There will be a 10 run rule after 4 and ½ innings


Montwood / Pebble Hills - JV

90 Minute drop dead
No time limit on championship
Coin toss for home starting Friday


Riverside / Ysleta -JV
90 Minute Finish the inning
No time limit on championship
7 run rule after 5
Coin toss for home starting Friday


Burges Tournament Feb 23-25 2017

Game Sites: Burges, Tom Lea

 

·         No new inning after 2 hours

·         No time limit on championship game 7 run rule after 5

·         Coin toss for home starting Friday

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Chapin & El Paso Tournament March 2-4 2017

Game Sites: Tom Lea Park – Chapin

 

·         No new inning after 90 minutes

·         Championship game: 2 Hour finish the inning 7 run rule after 5

·         Coin toss for home starting Friday

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Coronado & Franklin Tournament Feb 23-25 2017  

Game Sites: Franklin, Coronado

 

·         No new inning after 90 minutes

·         Championship/Consolation game: 2 Hour finish the inning

·         7 run rule after 5

·         Coin toss for home starting Friday

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Mountainview Tournament Feb 23-25 2017

Sites: Mountain View

 

·         No new inning after 90 minutes

  • 2 Hour Drop Dead Time Limit

·         Championship game: 2 Hour finish the inning

·         7 run rule after

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Socorro ISD Tournament Feb 23-25 2017

Game Sites: Americas, El Dorado, Montwood, Socorro, Eastlake

·         Finish the inning. No new inning after 2 hours.

Wood bats allowed

·         Standard NFHS Run Rule

·         SISD School always Home – Coin flip if non SISD school is playing

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YISD JV Tournament February 23-25 2017

Game Sites: Parkland & Hanks

 

o    No new inning after 90 minutes

o    Championship game: no time limit

o    7 run rule after 5

o    Coin toss for home starting Friday

 YISD Varsity Tournament March March 3-5  

Game Sites: Del Valle - Bel Air - Ysleta - Parkland - Clint - Riverside

  • No new inning after 2 hours 20 minutes. 2 hour 30 minute drop dead
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San Eli - Cathedral JV Tournament

·         No new inning after 90 minutes

·         7 run rule after 5

·         Coin toss for home starting Friday

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Canutillo Tournament Game sites: Canutillo February 23-25th

 

·         2 Hour Drop Dead

·         No time limit for championship/consolation

·         Top team on bracket is home.

 

 

Regular Season Play

All Varsity contests are to adhere to NFHS unless otherwise specified by the President of EPHSUA 

Socorro & YISD Developmental Rules

  • 90 Minutes finish the inning

JVA Rules

  • 1 hour 50 minutes finish the inning

EPISD Development Rules

  • 90 Minutes finish the inning
  •  YISD Middle School Rules
  • 1 Hour 45 Minute finish the inning
  • Champion Ship game 2 hour and 15 Minutes
  • Do not start a new inning with less than 10 minutes
  • 15 run rule after 3
  • 10 run rule after 5
  • 6 Run limit per at bat

SISD Middle School Rules

  • 90 Minutes finish the inning
  • No extra innings

CISD Middle School Rules

  • Weekday game – 2 hour finish the inning
  • Weekend game – 2 hour finish the inning
  • 3 outs or 9 batters

Canutillo Middle School Rules

  • Weekday game – 2 hour finish the inning
  • Weekend game – 2 hour finish the inning
  • 10 Run Rule after 3
  • 3 outs or 9 Batters

Fabens Middle School Rules

  • 2 Hour finish the inning

Anthony Middle School

  • Weekday game – 2 hour finish the inning
  • Weekend game – 2 hour finish the inning
  • 10 Run rule after 3
  • 3 outs or 9 batters

San Eli Middle School

  • Weekday game – 2 hour finish the inning
  • Weekend game – 2 hour finish the inning
  • 10 Run rule after 3
  • 3 outs or 9 batters