New Rules for 2013
14U - 40' Phased Out Beginning in 2013, all 14U events (A/B/C) will be played at 43' pitching distance. For the past
2 years USFA has allowed the transition for both 40' and 43' events, however beginning 2013 we will phase out all 40' events
to align with the High School pitching distance. This mandated change will only affect a few states as most states have already
transitioned to 43'.
14U "C & Rec Ball" Class clarification:
"C" Class and Rec Leagues still have the option of playing at either 40' or 43' in League play and League Tournaments
until 2015. Pitching distances at the State Tournament level will be determined by each State. Also each league has the option
of allowing the wear of metal cleats at 14U within their leagues/parks. World Series Pitching distance for "C"
& Rec TBA based on feedback from the Leagues.
14U - 40' World Series:
USFA will no longer offer a 14U -40' Division at the World Series. However we will now have both "A" & "B"
Divisions in 14U-43'. 14U-43 will be played Week 2 of the World Series with the 16U & 18U Divisions