University of Rochester

Athletics & Recreation

U of R Athletics

Intramural Kickball Rules

LEAGUES

Open - any combination of males or females

FIELD

The Pitcher’s mound is approximately 30 feet from home plate.
If dirt is not present, the “outfield” starts roughly 10 feet past 1st, 2nd, & 3rd bases.
“Out of play” is behind the backstop or outside the backstop line or approximately 10 feet outside 1st & 3rd base line and home plate if no backstop is present.

PLAYERS

Any clothing, costume, and related accessories on a player when the ball is kicked will be counted as part of the player and eligible to be played for an “out” during the game. A player’s hair will be counted as part of the players head and follows all other rules of hitting in the head as described hereafter.
Each player is responsible for his/her own actions and may incur disciplinary actions as a result of unsportsmanlike conduct including but not limited to warnings, suspensions, or permanently expel players or entire teams from the league from repetitive complaints and/or degree of incident(s).

TEAMS REQUIREMENTS

REGULATION GAMES

PITCHING

FIELDING

KICKING

RUNNING

FOULS

OTHER RULES

No wearing of metal spikes or kicking with any footwear that may damage the kickball or cause bodily harm.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

Play will generally continue in all weather conditions and games are rarely cancelled due to weather. Please monitor the IM hotline (x55454) for further information regarding effected games. Head supervisors reserve the right to cancel games in the event of inclement weather with approval from the IM Director.