Arena Ball Rules

Players

  • 4 players per team
  • Pitcher, catcher, 2 fielders

Outs and scoring

  • 3 outs per 1/2  inning
  • Outs:
      • Strike outs
    • Third strike foul ball
    • Caught balls
    • Ball returned to catcher within 4 seconds
  • Scoring:
    • Walks: 1 point
    • Hits: 2 points
    • Top part of net: 3 points
    • Homerun: 4 points
    • Basketball backboard: 5 points

Playing field

  • All walls, nets, and ceiling are considered a live ball except foul territory
  • Foul territory is behind the catcher and lines from home to the sides
  • Balls caught off the walls, nets, and ceiling are outs

Offense

  • 5 batters or 3 outs
  • Traditional 4 balls 3 Strikes
  • Each batter starts with a 1-1 count
  • A foul ball on two strikes will result in an out on the batter
  • No bunting
  • A ball hit into the duct tape squares on net are considered a home run

Defense

  • Strike the batter out
  • Catch the ball off the net, wall, or ceiling
  • Field the ball and get it back to the catcher on home plate in under 4 seconds