A regulation game shall consist of 6 innings for 10u and 7 innings for 12u – 16u/18u or until completion of the time limit. A full seven innings need not be played if the team second at bat scores more runs in six and one half innings and/or before the third out in the last of the 7th inning, or the run ahead rule is applied.
Any Bracket game that is tied at the end of 6 innings for 10u, all others 7 innings or at the completion of the time limit shall be continued by playing additional innings using the International Tie Breaker (ITB) until one side has scored more runs than the other at the end of the completed inning, or until the team second at bat has scored more runs in their half of the inning before the 3rd out is made.
A game called by the umpire shall be regulation if 4 or more complete innings have been played (3 or more for 10u), or if the team second at bat has scored more runs in 3 1/2 innings for 12u thru 16u/18u or 2 1/2 innings in 10u. The umpire is empowered to call a game at any time due to darkness, rain, fire, panic or other cause that place our fans or players in peril.
Games that are tied and have to be suspended for any reason will be started back at the point of interruption.