Part 1 Exam will be open on January 6th, 2019 and close on March 17th, 2019.
All of the Chapters received the test instructions in their packet at the State meeting last fall.
Part 2 Exam will be open on March 18th, 2019 and close on April 30th, 2019.
1-3-1 — Modified the effective date that baseballs shall meet a NOCSAE performance standard. (Effective January 1, 2020).
6-1-3 — Modified an element of the pivot foot requirement.
Officials’ Signals — Created a signal for a 3- or 4-person mechanic to indicate the direction of rotation to the umpiring crew.
Officials’ Signals — Created a signal for a game umpire to alert his or her partner of relevant information.
2019 Baseball Points of Emphasis
- Compliance of Players' Equipment
- Baserunner's Responsibilities
The NFHS Baseball Rules Committee and the NFHS Board of Directors believes there are areas of the game of interscholastic baseball that need to be addressed and given special attention. These areas of concern are often cyclical, some areas need more attention than others, and that is why they might appear in the rules book for consecutive editions. These concerns are identified as “Points of Emphasis.” For the 2019 high school baseball season, attention is being called to: Sportsmanship, Compliance of Player’s Equipment and Baserunner’s Responsibilities. When a topic is included in the Points of Emphasis, these topics are important enough to reinforce throughout the academic year because they are not being given the proper attention.
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