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Red River Valley League Rules

Divisions 5-12 will be based off of Little League International rules and regulations. Each league will have a few exceptions and can be found in the below documents. 

Divisions 13-15 will be based off of Babe Ruth League rules and regulations. Each League will have a few exceptions and can be found in the below document. 

Be sure to review these each year as there are some rule differences. Also, we review the rules on a yearly basis and some additions or modifications may have been done from the previous year. Anything highlighted in YELLOW is new for this year. Anything highlighted in GREEN was a new rule last year.

LAST RULES UPDATE: 4/22/2021

7 & 8 Year Old Rules

Bat Rules

Beginning with the 2018 season, non-wood and laminated bats used in Fargo Youth Baseball MUST HAVE the USA Baseball logo sticker signifying that the bat meets the USABat – USA Baseball’s Youth Bat Performance Standard. Any bat WITHOUT this sticker is illegal and cannot be used. 

All BPF – 1.15 bats will be prohibited beginning with the 2018 season. Additionally, starting in 2018, the bat diameter shall not exceed 2⅝ inches for these divisions of play.

Little League/Cal Ripken (12 & Under)

  • USA Baseball Marking
  • 2 5/8'' Barrel Maximum
  • NO BBCOR

Babe Ruth (Ages 13-15) 

  • USA Baseball Marking
  • BBCOR .50
  • 2 5/8'' Barrel


Click Here to read about the USABat Standard to be used beginning on January 1, 2018.

Click Here for the list of USA Bat Standard approved bats.

Click here for information, reviews and recommendations for all USA bats.  There is also a form you can fill out with your child's specifications where they will recommend the bat that best fits your player's needs.

Fargo Youth Baseball Tournament Rules

May 14-16 / 9-12U Fargo Invite
9-12U RULES

June 4-6 / 14U Fargo Invite
14U RULES

June 4-6 / 9-12U NIT Early Bird
8U RULES
9U & 10U RULES
11U & 12U RULES

June 11-13 / 13U & 15U Liam G. Medd Memorial Tournament
13U & 15U RULES

June 18-20 / Roger Maris Invitational 
9-12 RULES

July 23-25 / NIT End of the Season
9U & 10U RULES
11U RULES

July 30 - Aug 1 / NIT End of the Season
8U RULES
9U & 10U RULES
11U & 12U RULES

13U-15U RULES

August 13-15 / Back to School
10U & 12U RULES

September 10-11 / Fall Classic
13U & 14U RULES

September 24-25 / Fall Classic
12U RULES

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