Softball & Baseball Approved Equipment
Softball

Bat barrel must be no more than 2 1/4" in diameter and say "softball approved".  Can't be lighter than -13.

Metal spikes are not allowed.

Batting helmets must have a face mask on it.


Baseball

9-12 year olds
Any bat currently owned with a USSSA stamp on it will be allowed for GYS league play* in 2018. Any bats purchased in the future must have the USSSA stamp on them to be allowed. USA Baseball stamped bats will be allowed as well, but keep in mind that the performance of these bats is expected to be reduced when compared to a USSSA bat. 

*GYS will follow USSSA bat rules for all GYS hosted baseball tournaments.

13 year olds 
Bats must have a USSSA sticker on it or be a wood bat.
Metal spikes are allowed.

14 year olds 
Bats no lighter than -5 weight differential.
Must have the USSSA sticker on it or be a wood bat.
Metal spikes are allowed.

15 year olds 
Bats must be -3 weight differential.
Must be a BBCOR bat or be a wood bat.
Metal spikes are allowed.

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