Coach Information

**CHECK THE WEB SITE AT 4:00 FOR CLOSED DIAMONDS DUE TO WEATHER, IF FIELDS ARE CLOSED IT IS UP TO THE HEAD COACH TO CONTACT THE VISITING TEAM OF THE CANCELLED GAME.

**IT WILL BE UP TO THE UMPIRE TO CANCEL THE GAME DUE TO WEATHER AT GAME TIME OR DURING THE GAME.

*IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL A GAME PLEASE VIEW OUR "GAME CANCELLING" PAGE FOR MORE INFO.

**IT IS UP TO THE COACHES TO MAKE SURE THE BASES ARE PUT AWAY, AND ORANGE BASE PLUGS ARE INSTALLED AFTER THE GAME AND THAT THE BATTING CAGE IS LOCKED. (If used)

**BATING CAGE IS FIRST COME FIRST SERVED

**DIAMONDS FOR PRACTICES ARE ALSO FIRST COME FIRST SERVED; PLEASE STAY OFF ANY DIAMONDS THAT HAVE BEEN PREPARED BY OUR FIELD CREWS.

**SDMFA TOURNAMENTS ARE FREE FOR HOUSE TEAMS, HOWEVER IF THERE IS NO HOME TOURNEY FOR YOUR TEAMS DIVISION THEN SDMFA WILL PAY FOR YOUR TEAM TO ENTER ONE AWAY TOURNAMENT.

**HOUSE COACHES ARE REMINDED THAT ALL PLAYERS DESERVE EQUAL PLAYING TIME.

**SQUIRT AND ABOVE DIVISIONS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ENTER THE DISTRICT PLAYDOWNS WITH THE WINNING TEAM MOVING ON TO PROVINCIALS.

**HOME TEAM TAKES 3RD BASE DUGOUT.

**INFIELD FLY RULE STARTS IN SQUIRT.

**DROP THIRD STRIKE RULE STARTS IN PEE WEE

**SDMFA ENFORCES THE "SLIDE AND AVOID" RULE MEANING THAT IF THERE IS A CLOSE PLAY AT 2ND, 3RD OR HOME PLATE THE RUNNER MUST SLIDE INTO THE BASE OR HOME PLATE TO AVOID A COLLISION WITH THE FIELDER. IF THE RUNNER FAILS TO SLIDE, THE BASE RUNNER WILL BE CALLED OUT. 

**OBSTRUCTION...PLEASE REMEMBER IF A FIELDER OR CATCHER DOES NOT HAVE POSSESION OF THE BALL THEY MAKE NOT BLOCK THE PATH OF THE BASE RUNNER AND THE RUNNER WILL BE CALLED SAFE.

PLEASE SEE ATTACHMENT FOR ALL DELTA INTERLOCK RULES

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