MBL has changed the bat regulations effective for the 2018 Season for 9U-15U. The change was made to ensure that bat design provides a more wood-like standard, providing for the long-term integrity of the game The new standard has roughly 20% less “pop”. Click Here for the MBL website with the new Bat Regulations. You can also click here to take you to USA Bat Youth Bat Standards Q&A.
NPYBA in general plays games governed by one of three organizations:
MBL (league games and some tournament)---requires new bat regulations
MSF (tournaments)---requires new bat regulations
Gopher State (tournaments)---at this point has not changed to the new bat regulations
Please contact NPYBA if you have any questions.