Junior Playing Conditions

Playing Conditions
As previously distributed to all clubs, the 2013/2014 Junior Playing conditions can be found on the following link with all amendments from last year highlighted in red.
Link to 2013 - 2014 Playing Conditions (PDF)

Phoning of the Scores
An official from the home club shall be responsible for telephoning the scores from their match within 30 minutes after the match.
The telephone number is (03) 9517 7523.

You will speak into a recording service. Please clearly indicate the following information:

  • The Competition (e.g. Men, Women, Masters or Juniors)
  • The Division and Grade (e.g. Division 1 firsts or Division 2 South East, etc.)
  • The Home team and their score (e.g. Ballarat Yankees 5)
  • The Visiting team and their score (e.g. Bendigo Mets 5)

Match Sheets

All Junior Summer League Match sheets are now to be sent to the following email junior.scores@baseballvictoria.com.au
Clubs and umpires are reminded that Match sheets are not be sent via smart phones.
Link to Match Report Sheet

Scorers are to ensure all stated information is completed, plus the following details:

  • Mark next to any junior player’s name the youngest age group they qualify (e.g. U14 or U16 or U18)
  • Mark C next to any player that played as a catcher in the game
  • Mark P next to any player that pitched in the game
  • If a junior player pitches, mark the number of pitches they threw (e.g. P56).
  • Mark DH next to any player that played as a Designated Hitter (U18 & U16 Only)

Email: junior.scores@baseballvictoria.com.au

Competition Key dates

  • Round 1 Sunday 13 October 2013
  • Round 2 Sunday 20 October 2013
  • Round 3 Sunday 27 October 2013
  • Round 4 Sunday 3 November 2013
  • Round 5 Sunday 10 November 2013
  • Round 6 Sunday 17 November 2013
  • Round 7 Sunday 24 November 2013
  • Round 8 Sunday 1 December 2013
  • Round 9 Sunday 8 December 2013
  • Round 10 Sunday 15 December 2013
  • Round 11 Sunday 22 December 2013
  • Round 12 Sunday 26 January 2014
  • Round 13 Sunday 2 February 2014
  • Round 14 Sunday 9 February 2014
  • Round 15 Sunday 16 February 2014
  • Semi Finals Sunday 23 February 2014
  • Grand Finals Sunday 2 March 2014

Field Dimensions

  Under 13 & below U15 & U14 U16 & above
Pitching Distance 46ft (14.02m) 54ft (16.46m) 60ft 6in (18.44m)
Base Paths 60ft (18.3m) 80ft (24.38m) 90ft (27.43m)
Diamond 84ft 10¼in (25.86m) 113ft 3in (34.52m) 127ft 3 3/8 in (38.79m)
Passed Ball Line 25ft (7.62m) 40ft (12.2m) 60ft (18.3m)
Home plate, Pitcher's
plate and Bases
Senior/Full Size Senior/Full Size Senior/Full Size
Home Run Fence Radius
LF: 200ft (61.0m)
CF: 200ft (61.0m)
RF: 200ft (61.0m)
LF: 230ft (70.1m)
CF: 250ft (76.2m)
RF: 230ft (70.1m)
LF: 320ft (97.54m)
CF: 374ft (114.0m)
RF: 320ft (97.54m)
Centre of Home Run
Fence Radius
Home Plate Pitcher's Plate Second Base
Coaches Box
8ft x 4ft
(2.44m x 1.22m)
16ft x 8ft
(4.88m x 2.44m)
20ft x 10ft
(6.10m x 3.05m)
Batting Box
6ft x 3ft
(1.83m x 0.92m)
6ft x 4ft
(1.83m x 1.22m)
6ft x 4ft
(1.83m x 1.22m)
Catcher's Box Senior Size Senior Size Senior Size

Junior Contacts

Junior Chairman:
Craig Mitchell