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Rules

It is the intent of the Richland Youth Association to provide as much enjoyment to the players as possible and practical while maintaining an equitable and competitive level of play consistent with the Rules of Baseball; therefore, the rule exceptions below reflect that goal. A great deal of consideration has been given to overall skill levels of the players involved.

The following general rules and exceptions apply to all levels of SBA Recreational League play unless otherwise specified.

SBA General Rules & Exceptions, Pony Baseball Rule Book and Major League Baseball Official Rules must be followed for Shetland, Pinto, Mustang and Bronco Divisions in that order of authority, unless otherwise specified herein.  The Program League Commissioner will inform coaches what rules are to apply to games prior to the start of the season. 

All rules have been approved by the RYA Board of Directors.

The following rules apply to all levels of play (Shetland, Pinto, Mustang, Bronco, and Pony) unless otherwise specified.

Major League Baseball rules and Pony Baseball, Inc. must be followed, unless otherwise specified herein.