Rule Books

Rule Books

There is no greater authority of softball rules than reading directly from the rule book.

There are multiple ways to access most of these rule books from each governing body: A physical book, a digital copy (PDF), and a mobile app. Links by organization are provided.

CISA encourages umpires to download rulebook applications as they allow for the best search function on a mobile device, thus portability and ease of use.

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The NCAA does not offer a mobile app for its rule book at this time.

PGF follows NFHS rules with a few minor exceptions, which are available for download. Visit the NFHS rule book links to order or download their rule book.

USA Softball rule books are not available for order or as a digital copy at this time

USSSA does not offer rule books for order or mobile apps at this time.

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