Softball Rules Changes - 2016

By NFHS on January 21, 2016 softball Print

2-57-4 New: Art 4… Projected Substitute.  A projected substitute is the act of entering a substitute without first removing a player from that position in the line-up. (3-3-3).

Rationale: To provide a standard definition for a “projected” substitute and to help clarify Rule 3-3-3.

 

2016 MAJOR EDITORIAL CHANGES

NOTE: One American flag, not to exceed 2 inches by 3 inches, may be worn or occupy space on the jersey.  By state association approval, to allow for special occasions, commemorative or memorial patches, not to exceed 4 square inches, may be worn on jerseys.

 

2016 POINTS OF EMPHASIS

  1. STRIKE ZONE (FP)
  2. DP/FLEX EDUCATION
  3. PITCHING (FP)