and the best way to reach staff is via email. We anticipate delays on orders through the OSAA Corner Store (rules books, BIA supplies) and officials packets will also be delayed.
Open Dates Page
Baseball AD and Coach Information
Baseball Plan Book - Season 3
Contains the season dates, NFHS rule changes, OSAA baseball rules and policies, state championship information and qualifications, OSAA general policies
Reminders / Memos
» 2021 Baseball Reminders Memo
Outlines reminders all AD's and coaches should review prior to the season
» COVID-19 Preparedness and Safety Plan
Details considerations outlined in this document are meant to help game management with protocols and procedures for facility set-up and contest responsibilities.
Wilson Ball Cleaning Recommnedations
Outlines products and methods to use on balls to sanitize and clean balls.
» Practice Limitation Board Policy - ALL CLASSIFICATIONS
For the 2020-21 Association Year only. Details out-of-season coaching restrictions for ALL schools, including the entire board policy
» OSAA Practice Model
» NOCSAE Stamp requirement on Catcher's Chest Protector gear
Memo sent to schools explaning the new requirement for catcher's chest protector gear.
» Decertification of 33" Louisville Slugger Meta Composite Baseball Bat
NFHS Memo on a decertified 33" Louisville Slugger Composite bat.
» NFHS Press Release
Starting in 2019 baseball season all baseballs are required to have the NOCSAE stamp. In 2020 all catcher's chest protectors must have the NOCSAE stamp.
Listing of Baseball Turf Fields
» Baseball Turf Fields
Includes list of fields and contact information
Pitch Smart Resources
» Pitch Smart Website
USA Baseball and MLB team up to help young players reduce arm injuries by providing a comprehensive resource for safe pitching practices. Includes a series of practical, age-appropriate guidelines to help parents, players and coaches avoid overuse injuries and foster long, healthy careers for youth pitchers.
» Pitch Smart Course on NFHSLearn.com
This FREE course will provide an overview of the Pitch Smart guidelines and concepts, and highlight additional resources available through the program.
» Pitch Count Policy
Major changes to the pitch count policy that effected ALL levels, Varsity, JV, JVII, Frosh. Excerpt OSAA Handbook, Practice Limitations, Baseball, Pitching.
Mandatory form for all levels, Varsity, JV, JVII, Frosh to track pitch counts of every pitcher.
» Individual Pitch Count - Running Total
Sample charts schools may use to track pitch counts by the pitcher for the whole season
2021 State Rules Interpreter BulletinsUpdates/reminders for officials sent throughout the season
» SRI Bulletin #1 - April 9