The rules regulating the bats permitted for use in Little League have changed in 2018.

Updated as of February 15, 2018
More information at Little League Bat Info

Rules covering the bats that may be used in Little League have changed for 2018. Please take them into consideration when buying a new bat, as only bats that meet these rules can be used in Little League.
The rules for Softball bats have not changed.

2018 Bat Summary Chart

T-Ball
(PeeWee)
T-ball bat with USA Baseball marking
or
T-Ball bat with Approved T-Ball Sticker
(Approval/sticker available from HTV)
Coach Pitch
(Rookies)
USA Baseball marking
2 5/8” barrel maximum
or

T-ball bat with USA Baseball marking

or
T-Ball bat with Approved T-Ball Sticker
(Approval/sticker available from HTV)
Minors & Majors
USA Baseball marking
2 5/8” barrel maximum
Intermediate (50/70) & Junior
USA Baseball marking
2 5/8” barrel maximum
BBCOR
Senior
ALL bats must be BBCOR

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