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The OFFDACHAIN KICKBALL LEAGUE Rules and Regulations ensure a fun, safe, and healthy environment. Please read all rules and regulations carefully and govern yourselves accordingly. All games are to be played in an excellent, sportsmanlike manner. All players and coaches are always expected to respect one another. Failure to do so is subject to review and possible removal from the league by the league's Board of Directors.

Eligibility Requirements:
To be eligible to play in OFFDACHAIN KICKBALL SPORTS ASSOCIATION, all the following must apply for each participant.
• Must be 18 years of age or older
• Submit a completed and signed registration packet
• Provide a valid copy of a government-issued ID/Driver’s license
• $105 New/$80 Return league participation fee (uniform cost based on the team)
{Please note that all fees are non-refundable once paid. NO Checks Accepted
All new participants, please Email: or text: MsOffDaChain at 678-698-8405 to confirm receipt}

OFFDACHAIN KICKBALL LEAGUE offers participants the opportunity to join a team that has already been formed or forms one of their own. The freedom to choose a team name, opposing logo, and colors. The team name, colors, and logo are subject to availability. Players are only permitted to change teams up to 30 days after they have registered, and it must be before the start of the season and before the uniforms have been ordered. Team registration
will be accepted until the close of registration, or the league is entire, whichever comes first. Players may only play for one team in OFFDACHAIN KICKBALL LEAGUE. Each team must have a minimum of 11 players on the roster, with a maximum of 20 players per team. Teams must have 1-4 coaches, one manager, two captains, 2-4 scorekeepers. When fielding a maximum of 11 players; 4 outfielders and the remaining 7 in the field (1st base, 2nd base,3rd
base, two shortstops, pitcher, and catcher). A team failing to field eight players within game time will forfeit. Teams may opt to play an unofficial game without umpires. This game WILL NOT COUNT. Teams that play games with nine or fewer players must have a minimum of 2 players in the outfield. If you have ten players, you must have at least three outfielders. New Players: A new player cannot be added to the roster after the season’s second week. Players must fill out and supply the required documentation, including but not limited to; valid government-issued identification, waiver/release form, medical form, registration packet, etc. Once the Season has started, and a uniform has been ordered, you can’t change teams, and you have to wait until the following season. Players must play a minimum of four games to play in the playoffs. Emergencies reported at the event may be eligible for a waiver by the CEO only and must be documented on the Umpire’s official roster booklet.

Job Titles/Responsibilities:

Coach: Work players out 15-30 minutes before each game and each practice. Respect players:
no name-calling, demeaning, or ridicule. Be a positive and motivating instructor. No sexual
misconduct will be tolerated. This includes, but is not limited to: sexual harassment or dating
to avoid confusion among the other teammates and league unless you were a couple before
registration. Please allow all players to play during game time. Everyone paid the same
registration fee and deserves playing time, regardless of skill level.
However, if a player fails to attend practices, the player must kick but can ride the bench at the
coach's discretion for the game’s duration.

Manager: Team Manager must play on the team and is responsible for all paperwork; ensure
everyone is added to any group social page and Communicate with the CEO/Owner. Also,
make sure the dugout is well maintained and left clean after each game. Ensure the team is
kept in ORDER; make certain team in DRAMA FREE!! Make sure team members stay informed
of all messages from the League CEO and know about all the festivities. Make sure after each
game, scorebooks match and put in GroupMe directly after each game (example: each team’s
name and final points scored by each). TM set up charity work and fundraiser for the team and
set up MEET N GREET to practice team building. TM must turn in team roster 30 days before
season starts (Team Name* Player Real Name*Nickname* # on Jersey*Cell#* Payment Paid in
full or Balance * Email) must be turned in. Each team needs a First Aid Kit for their team.

Captains: Be familiar with the game rules and regulations. Keep team enthusiasm and morale
going. (Must have a great Attitude and be motivating must have Coach and Team Manager

Score Keeper: Review the training provided by the CEO/Owner. Scorekeeper rules on the
website. Must attend games and be very attentive to the plays. Keep an accurate record of each
game, including your team and the opposing team list of team players, Jersey Name/ jersey
numbers, and points scored throughout the game. The team is responsible for their scorekeeper
book (Baseball Scorebook). You can purchase them at any Sporting Good Store (i.e., Dicks,
Sports Authority, or Amazon long with Lineup Sheets – with three copies); after each game,
scorekeepers must make sure they both have identical scores, provide to Team Manager and
Home plate umpire. The winning Team should post scores in League GroupMe; the other team
should hit like in agreement. The scorekeeper must be in team colors. It can only be two people
in the scorekeeper booth at All times (no friends, no players, no pets) unless in training.
Scorekeepers can sit outside the scorebox but “MUST” check in with the umpire.
Once a game has started, all changes to the scorebook must come from the plate umpire.
Modifications made without umpire approval will result in a forfeit.
scorekeepers must pay attention at all times)

Uniforms/ Equipment:
Uniforms are required to be worn to participate in OFFDACHAIN KICKBALL LEAGUE.
BOTTOMS, such as Leggings, regular shorts, or biker shorts, done in good taste are permitted;
they all must match. Please be mindful that this is a family-friendly league and a league of
integrity, so please dress respectfully. Each player must wear a complete uniform to each
game. A full uniform includes a jersey/Team T-shirt with the Player’s name and number on the
back (No manual writing on T-shirts or jerseys allowed). Please be mindful that metal spikes
are not permitted! Rubber cleats only!!!. Socks may run thicker than average socks. Please
refrain from wearing “ANY” jewelry for safety, excluding wedding bands. Any player not in
Uniform (no name and number on T-shirt or Jersey) by the start of 3rd week of the season
player can be allowed if on the roster; however, the team forfeits one (1) point to the
opposing team at the start of the game (2 point maximum for multiple players – discretion
of league owner.
Umpires have the discretionary call on jewelry for safety and insurance purposes. Each team is
encouraged to have at least one official game ball. The ball must be a 10-inch kickball and can
be any color.

Field Set-Up:
The standard distance between bases should be 55 ft.

Dugout Area: NO SMOKING, NO PETS, NO CHILDREN, INFANTS, FAMILY MEMBERS, or FRIENDS IN THE DUGOUT DURING THE GAMES! Illegal Players: Any player found to be playing illegally (not on the roster, not paid in full, underage, under the influence of alcohol or any illegal substance) will be suspended, and the offending team will forfeit the game the player
participated in.

Illegal Players: Any player found to be playing illegally (not on the roster, not paid in full, underage, under the influence of alcohol or any illegal substance) will be suspended, and the offending team will forfeit the game the player participated in. The Board requires that all players’ names and signatures be entered on a state park/OFFDACHAIN KICKBALL LEAGUE roster for General Liability Insurance purposes before entering the field for play.
Suppose a player is in the game and believed to not be on the liability and insurance roster. In that case, the game will continue, but then protested to the Umpire before the end of the game. The team manager must verify that player’s identity by verifying proper identification. If
a player is found to have played in a game without paying or being on the roster, it is an automatic forfeit for the team using the illegal player. Any Illegal activity should be reported to the Umpires by the coaches before the end of the game for review. Forfeit Game**** If the team needs to forfeit a game, the league needs 24 to 48-hour notices; if play is lost without warning, it’s a $60 fee that has to be paid before playing the following week, the coach and
the team are responsible for paying the fee if it’s the last game of the season. You forfeit before playing the following season team balance must be paid off. Forfeit a game gives the other team 10 POINTS. NO EXCEPTIONS! Only playing, paid team members are allowed in the dugout for insurance purposes. Please respect the teammate’s personal property. Please keep the dugouts clean and neat during and after games. All teams are required to clean up before leaving. Failure to do so may result in review by the board, penalty, and fine set by the CEO/Owner. All teams are responsible for bringing a trash bag to every game for their dugout. Failure to keep the Parks clean can result in the season being canceled by Georgia State Parks and Recreation.

Each team will be responsible for setting time for practice and finding a practice field (you can
always buy baseball mats and use an open area). Please feel free to call around and inquire
about local schools, parks, etc. Practice should be held at least 2-3 times per week.
Conditioning and Strength training will be offered through the leagues. Each player needs a
kickball. Practices scheduled at the official park should be pre-approved by the League CEO
and held after 7:30 pm.


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rting the Game: Each team is encouraged to begin with prayer and affirmation. Each team
must arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled game time for warm-ups. The first pitch will
signify the game starts. The coaches’ and captains’ meetings will be performed five minutes
before game time. Umpires will notify Coaches that clock time begins at the end of the
coaches/umpire meeting.

Awarded points:
Points will be awarded to the opposing team if your team does not have lineups ready at game
time. One point will be awarded to the opposing team at the 10 minutes, 5 minutes, and official
referee start of a game mark, respectively, if the lineup is not provided to the opposing team and
umpires—a total of 3 points.
This will max out at 3 points awarded to the ready team. If both teams are not prepared, then the
points will cancel out. Once one team is ready, they will be awarded the remaining points.

Kicking Order: Rosters are to be in both team books 10 minutes before game time. Coaches
have two options for kicking orders. If you have 11 players or less to start a game, you must use
rule 1 below. If other players arrive, you can use 1 or 2 upon arrival. Once the game has begun,
no changes can be made to the scorebook once the game has started unless authorized by the
plate umpire. No players will be added to rosters after the2nd inning. Before the start of the
3rd inning, the Umpires, coaches, and scorekeepers will review the lineup to double-check
anyone listed on the substitution list. If they are not present/playing, they must be removed
and the game does not count as play for playoff.

Any changes made to a roster not authorized by the plate umpire result in a forfeit.
1. Kick all players on your roster.
a. If all players are placed in the kicking order, you can freely substitute your defensive
b. If you have an injured player, you are not penalized; that person is just removed
from the lineup. (The last kicked out shall replace the injured player) No out is
recorded when her turn arrives. Once removed from the game, the player can be
returned to the lineup only once; if substituted a second time she may not return.
2. Kicking only 11 players.
a. You must have the same players kicking play on defense.
b. If you substitute a player, she may not return to the game.
c. If you go below 11 players and out is recorded for every player spot missing.

Regulation Games: Regulation games last 1 hour. There will be five innings played. No new
inning will start after 55 minutes. The umpire will manage the official time. In a tie, we will use
the California league rules.

California league rules: No extra inning may start if game time has expired. No more than two
extra innings can be played. The team shall place the last kicked out on second base. There will
be one out. The kicker will have a “full” count. The game will be declared a tie by whichever
comes first; two extra innings or expiration of game time. No special extra-inning rules will be used doing playoffs.

Timeouts: The team captain/coach may request two defensive timeouts per game and one
offensive timeout per inning.

Inclement weather: If an umpire calls a game off due to inclement weather. Three (3)
complete innings or longer shall be considered a regulation game. At the end of the last full
inning, the score shall determine the winner. A game will be documented as a tie if the teams
have the same score and have completed at least three innings.

Mercy Rule: The game will be considered mercy if the home team is ahead by 15 points after 2
½ innings or the visiting team is ahead by 15 points after three.

Live ball Rules:
• No defensive player may advance pass the 1st-3rd base diagonal restriction line until the
ball is kicked. The catcher must remain behind the kicker before contact with the ball;
If all runners advance at least one base, the penalty will be ignored. If an out is made on the
play, it will be a delayed dead ball,. The offensive coach will have an option to take the
outcome of the play or place the kicker on first and can only advance runners if forced.

Any runner who does not pass the base will be returned to the last base gained. If the pitcher
makes a play before time has been called, the play will remain alive.
• If a base runner is hit by a kicked ball while in fair territory and is not on base, the runner is
out. The play is dead immediately. All runners must return to the base they occupied at the
time of pitch. If a kicked ball hits a base runner while on base, she is safe.
• If a runner intentionally touches or stops the ball, the play ends, and the runner is out even
if they are on the base.
• Base coaches CAN NOT physically assist any kicker or runner while the ball is in play.
* Runners may not advance on balls caught in foul territory.
* Runners may run continuously on an overthrown ball.

• The strike zone extends to 12 inches on either side of the home plate and 12 inches in height.
• Three balls is an awarded base.
• The pitcher may pitch from anywhere inside the pitching circle but must remain behind the
imaginary line. One foot constitutes in the process.
• There is no restriction to how the pitcher can release the ball.
• The pitcher and catcher can only be replaced once per inning.
The pitcher after directed to pitch has 5 seconds after receiving the ball and the kicker is in the
box to pitch. The delay will result in an awarded ball.
The pitcher can be directed to pitch if the kicker is not at the plate. This pitch is an automatic
strike unless kicked.

• The catcher must not restrict the kicker in the process of kicking.
• The catcher must be behind the kicker when contact is made.

• Each player must kick in kicking order as printed on the kicking roster.
• Each player must kick and run for themselves.
• Any umpire-directed pitch is an automatic strike unless kicked.
• The kicker can step on home plate to kick however, no part of the planted foot may be in
front of the plate. A violation is treated as a foul.

Base Running:
• Neither leading off base nor stealing is allowed.
• A runner off their base when the ball is pitched shall be out!
• If a base dislodges the runner is safe while in the vicinity of the original spot.
• A runner is out if running more than three (3) feet out of her base path if there is a tag
• If a base runner advances in front of another runner or touches the runner in front of them
she will be called out.
• Any runner hit above the shoulder as they are running to a base shall be safe. If a runner has
fallen completely to the ground and the ball hasn’t been released, you are not allowed to hit
the runner in the head area. This is an immediate ejection. A second occurrence by the same
team is a forfeit.
• A player will be out if hit in the head while sliding, ducking or performing any act which lowers
her head height.
• Tag becomes legal on first touch.
• If a ball goes into dead ball territory (dugout, over a fence, etc. the ball is dead, and
the runners are awarded one extra base.
• Runners can run outside the direct base path to avoid contact with the defender. Any contact
with the defender can result in an out called by the umpire.

• Defensive players can’t cross the restraining line until the ball has been kicked.
• The catcher must remain behind the kicker before contact with the ball; Defense has right of
way on any kicked ball
• Defenders can’t be in the base path unless playing the ball (FYI stay out of the baseline for
• Players can’t be in the base unless making a play
• Outfielders must be in grass area unless given a different area to stand doing pregame by

Strike criteria:
• Pitch threw the strike zone that was not kicked or was missed.
• Must have two bounces before the plate.
• All fouls count toward strikes
• Ball can’t curve or bounce over just the back of the strike zone (back door)
• Double kick, kick in front of plate, contact above the knee are all treated as fouls (If the ball is
caught it is an out).

Ball: Is a pitch outside the strike zone or an illegal pitch

• Caught ball
• Force
• Interference
• Three strikes, all fouls count as a strike.
• Contact with the ball while not on base.
• Intentionally touching the ball while kicking.
• If the player touches a pitched ball with their hands
• *If a base runner advances in front of another runner or touches the runner in front of
them, she will be called out.

***INJURY PLAYER*** that can kick but must make it to first base, last person who didn’t reach first can run for them

Players pay for 5 to 10 regular-season games, the playoff is an award, so if the coach feels
you haven’t been to practice during the season or you have not been a team player, the coach
has the right not to play you in the playoffs. Players must have “Played” in a minimum of four
(4) games during the regular season to qualify to play in the playoffs and/or championship

Miscellaneous Rules & Code of Conduct:
Protest of Game should be submitted by Team Coach to Umpire prior to the conclusion of the
game. This is included but is not limited to Player eligibility. Some determinations by require
research for resolution after the game day. If an ineligible player is found to be valid all team
games will be subject to review and possible forfeit.
• Alcoholic Beverages are prohibited in the dugout, on the field, in the parking lots and on
playground areas.
• No smoking in Park…………
• Children are welcome to all games. Please know where your child is at all times. LET’S TAKE
GOOD CARE OF OUR PARK. At the end of the game, parents and children must walk the park to
pick up all trash and debris from the grounds. Please clean up behind your kids.
• A player that tampers with or steals items from another, OFFDACHAIN KICKBALL
LEAGUE player will be suspended from the league permanently.
• Teams have the right to vote a player off the team with a 70 percent vote of the entire team
to include the coaches and the approval of the Board. No refund granted.
• Teams must respect coaches.
• Coaches must respect players.
• Fighting is not tolerated. You will be suspended from the league
• Players play at their own risk. You are encourages to seek insurance that covers injury during
the kickball season The Offdachain Kickball League does not assume legal responsibility for any
player injuries.

Be sure to watch other teams play to get a thorough understanding of the game and to learn as
much as possible.

Video all your games!!!

Make up Games are done during the week Mon – Sun so please be prepared (So teams be on GO!) We will do a lot of double headers.

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