12U Ozone Rules

Perry Junior League 12U Boys Rules


  1. Games will be 1 hour and 45 min or 6 innings.
  2. No limit to runs per inning.
  3. A team may start and finish a game with 8 players.
  4. Run Rule is 15 after 3, 10 after 4, 8 after 5.
  5. Pitcher shall not throw more than 85 pitches in the same game or on the same day. Exception: If the pitcher reaches the pitch count limit while facing a batter, he may continue to pitch until the batter reaches base safely or is put out.
  6. Pitcher is allowed 6 innings per week (Monday to Sunday).  An additional inning may be awarded to a pitcher that completes 6 innings in a tie game and will be permitted to pitch a 7th inning.
  7. Starting pitcher may not return to a game once he has been removed.
  8. Balks will be enforced by the umpires.
  9. A catcher is required to be in full gear with a throat protector and must utilize a catchers’ glove.
  10. Infield fly rule is in effect.
  11. A continuous batting order will be utilized and enforced throughout the game.
  12. A facemask is optional for the batter.  If a helmet has snaps a chinstrap must be used.
  13. Bunting is allowed.
  14. A runner is allowed to lead off the base at risk of being put out.
  15. A ball is considered live at all times unless the umpire calls time or there is a dead ball.
  16. Stealing is allowed at any time.
  17. A game running 6 innings will end in a tie during the regular season.
  18. The umpire will announce and make the determination of game time and be responsible for monitoring time left.
  19. A new inning of a game will not be started within 10 min of time expiring, but the inning must be finished unless the home team batting and in the lead, or the visiting teams ½ inning is completed and they are behind in the score. 
  20. Any rule not listed here will be referenced in the Dixie Youth Rule Book.