Rule 12.00 – Drafted Leagues & All-Star Programs
12.01 Drafted League Program: Drafted League is a playing level for actual drafted league teams from USSSA Sanctioned Leagues. Age divisions shall include 5U – 18U.
12.01.A Leagues that conform to the below guidelines and register one hundred percent (100%) of their league teams shall be allowed to participate. State Directors may sanction others with the approval of the Association’s Executive Vice President of Baseball.
12.01.A.1 Leagues shall have an approved draft system that shall include no more than four (4) protected / frozen players per team previous to the draft.
12.01.A.2 Leagues shall submit their complete rules, by-laws, and schedules for approval.
12.01.A.3 A league shall consist of a minimum eight (8) game schedule.
12.01.A.4 Eligible players shall compete in a minimum of seventy five percent (75%) of the scheduled league games.
12.01.B State Directors shall set guidelines for teams to qualify for the Drafted League State Championship and World Series.
12.02 All-Star Program: All-Star is a playing level for actual All-Star teams formed from USSSA Sanctioned Drafted Leagues. Players shall be permitted to participate with an All-Star team and an A, AA, AAA or Major team pursuant to USSSA Rule 3.00. Age divisions shall include 5U – 18U.
12.02.A Leagues shall conform to all the requirements pursuant to USSSA Rules 12.01.A.1 – 12.01. A.4.
12.02.A.1 All-Star teams may be chosen by any method.
12.02.A.2 Leagues may have multiple All-Star teams in any age division.
12.02.A.3 The League President (or Highest Officer) shall submit an official roster to the State Director for approval.
12.02.A.4 Only State Directors shall register and approve all Official Online Roster for All-Star teams.
12.02.A.5 National All-Star Division:
12.02.A.5(a) All-Star team players shall not have participated on a team of higher classification than AA (i.e.; AAA, Major) after January 1st of the current year. Any player that has participated on a AAA or Major team after January 1st of the current year is ineligible for National All-Star Division play but may be eligible for American All-Star Division play pursuant to these rules.
12.02.A.5(b) All-Star teams shall have no more than three (3) players on their roster that have participated on a AA team after May 1st.
12.02.A.5(c) All-Star teams shall not begin playing together until May 1st.
12.02.A.6 American All-Star Division:
12.02.A.6(a) All-Star teams that do not meet the requirements pursuant to USSSA Rule 12.02.A.5 but meet the requirements pursuant to USSSA Rule 12.02.A.6 shall be eligible for American All-Star Division play.
12.02.A.6(b) All-Star teams entering tournaments that do not make must participate in the highest classification the team would otherwise be eligible (i.e.; AA, AAA, Major).
12.02.B State Directors shall set guidelines for teams to qualify for the All-Star State Championship and World Series.