Rules of Kickball
- Kickball can be played on any type of pitch or surface but it is most usually played on a softball diamond.
- Games often consist of 6 innings, but this can be flexible as long as both teams agree.
- Kickballs are made of inflated rubber and can be a variety of sizes and usually measure between 8 and 16 inches in diameter.
- Team sizes can vary, although it is recommended that teams should be between 8 and 11.
- Unlike baseball, there are no strikeouts, leading off or stealing.
- The play comes to an end once the ball returns to the pitcher.
- A player can be out in Kickball when:
- The ball is caught in the air before touching the ground by an opposing team member
- They are tagged out by an opposing player
- The player is forced out at a base by an opposition team member
- To score a run, a runner simply has to safely reach the home plate before then end of an innings.
- Fairplay is taken very seriously. Any kind of cheating or poor sportsmanship will result in a player being asked to leave the field of play immediately.