What bats are illegal in Usssa baseball?

Starting in 2021, Perfect game bans all the USSSA banned bats, see below, and the 2017 DeMarini CF drop 5, the 2016 USSSA CF8 line of bats (5, 8, 10), the 2015 CF7 in a drop 5 and the 2015 Eaton XL1 in a drop 5. All banned for Perfect Game starting 2021.

What baseball bats are illegal?

5 Best Illegal Bats Of All-Time

  • DeMarini CF Zen. …
  • Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR. …
  • RIP-IT Prototype. …
  • COMBAT B2 Youth. …
  • Louisville Slugger oneX Fastpitch.

What bats are USSSA approved?


  • Marucci (38)
  • Easton Sports (17)
  • DeMarini (15)
  • Louisville Slugger (12)
  • AXE (7)
  • Rawlings (6)
  • Victus (4)
  • Mizuno (3)

How do I know if my bat is USSSA approved?

A USSSA Bat must have the 1.15 BPF USSSA or Certified . 50 BBCOR stamp somewhere on the barrel. If the bat exceeds a barrel diameter of 2.75 inches, it would not be certified according to USSSA Bat rules. Moreover, one-piece wood bats do not need a stamp of approval and are considered as the USA and USSSA Bats.

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Are composite bats legal in USSSA?

These bats are required for uses in high school baseball play & college baseball play. For players in the youth baseball leagues between the ages of 12-14 years, BBCOR is mandatory if composite bats are in play. Otherwise, a USSSA may be able to be used.

Is the z1000 bat legal?

The Z-1000 is BBCOR Certified and legal for high school and collegiate play. This bat comes with a Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer’s Warranty.

Can you use a USA bat in USSSA?

Yes. You are allowed to use a USA Baseball Bat in USSSA certified play, but we do not recommend that you do. The reason is that the performance difference between the two certifications is sizable. USA models will be substantially lower performing bats when directly compared to USSSA models.

What is difference between USA and USSSA bats?

The difference between the two standards is actually very simple. The USSSA BPF 1.15 bats will be more lively and will, simply put, hit the ball further and the USA bats. In conclusion, USSSA bats are not permitted to be used in game play in any of the USA Baseball member organizations (Rec League).

Can you use USSSA bats in Cal Ripken?

Which Bats are allowed for Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth League Play? The bat may not exceed 33”in length, and the bat barrel may not exceed 2 ¼” in diameter. Only 2 ¼” barrel non-wood bats marked BPF 1.15 will be allowed.

What is the difference between Bbcor and USSSA bats?

In summary, USSSA stamped bats have a higher Bat Performance Factor (BPF) than BBCOR bats and come in various different barrel sizes. BBCOR bats are used at the high school and college level while USSSA bats are used at the youth level of travel baseball.

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What does 1.20 BPF mean?

NSA (1.20 BPF): Bat Performance Factor for Slowpitch softball governed leagues. Bat Performance Factor (BPF) is simply the increase in the liveliness of a ball hitting a bat compared to throwing a ball against a solid wall. For example a 20% faster rebound = a BPF of 1.20.

What is USSSA bat?

USSSA bats meet the standards set by the United States Specialty Sports Association. These bats are most often used in “travel ball” tournaments, including the Elite World Series, USSSA World Series, Global Sports World Series and All-American Games.

What is the difference between ASA and USSSA bats?

For instance, ASA approved bats must adhere to the 98 mph batted-ball speed standard, while bats approved for USSSA and other associations are allowed to have a much hotter 100+ mph batted ball speed and a bat performance factor (BPF) of 1.20 or sometimes more. You can find a full rundown of rules and regulations here.

What DeMarini bats are illegal?

Here are the illegal DeMarini CF Zens: 2017 Green/White Drop 8 2 5/8 USSSA. 2017 Blue/White Drop 10 2 3/4 USSSA.

  • 2017 CF Zen. The CF Zen for 2017 (the blue one pictured below) is illegal in USSSA play. …
  • 2018 CF Zen. Not Illegal (Any Longer): …
  • 2019 CF Zen. …
  • 2017 Retooled CF Zen.

What ages use USSSA bats?

All BBCOR baseball bats are a -3. “-3” is the drop weight of the bat, which is the difference between the length and weight of the bat, meaning that a bat 33″ long, weighs 30 ounces. USSSA certified bats cover most leagues from ages 5 to 14. Every USSSA certified bat must max out at 1.15 BPF (Bat Performance Factor).

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What USA bats are banned?

Effective May 3rd, 2018, USA Baseball has banned the Easton Ghost X (YBB18GX10). Their ban only applies to the 30″ / 20 ounce option and the leagues that are affected include AABC, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Dixie Youth, Little League, and PONY Baseball.