Rules to play Kickball
Pitching catching and fielding
Balls must be pitched by hand. There are no restrictions on pitching style.
Proper Field Position must be maintained by all fielders while a pitch is in progress, and until the pitched ball
reaches the kicker. Failure to be properly positioned will result in a Position Warning to the team that caused the
infraction. The teams second and each subsequent Position infraction by that team that game will result in the
kicker being awarded first base regardless of the outcome of the kick.
Proper Field Position is
a. for Fielders: All fielders besides the catcher must remain in fair territory behind the 1st3rd base diagonal.
b. for Pitchers:
The pitcher must start the act of pitching with at least one foot within the pitching mound.
The pitcher must have at least one foot on or directly behind the pitching strip .
No part of the pitchers front foot may be in front of or across the front edge of the pitching strip.
c. for Catchers:
The catcher must be positioned within or directly behind the kicking box and behind the horizontal plane of
the kicker, parallel to the front edge of home plate.
The catcher may not make contact with the kicker, nor position so closely to the kicker as to restrict the
The kicker may not trigger a position violation through maneuvers judged by the Ref to be deliberately
tricky or unsportsmanlike.