Inclement Weather Rainouts Cancellations

Updated Thursday May 24, 2018 by ROSL Staff.

Thunderstorms with Lightning 

The game will be suspended immediately. Players should seek covered shelter or dugout. A 15 minute waiting period will occur after the last sign of lightning. If lightning continues for more than 30 minutes, the game will be cancelled.

 

Tornado Watch (Conditions exist for tornado but no sightings)

If this is in effect prior to the game time/or during game time, game may be played but be alert for warning siren.

 

Tornado Warning (Tornado has been sighted)

If warnings exist prior to game time, games will be cancelled. If warnings exists during a game, the game will be suspended immediately. All persons should take cover. Managers must make sure all players have made it to safe cover. Stay in a safe place until weather conditions improve.

 

Light Rain 

Games can be played during light rain if field conditions allow.

 

Game Suspension Time Limit 

Games will not be called due to weather for at least 30 minutes after the game is suspended. Unless the umpire calls the game for another reason (daylight), the game can resume within 30 minutes of the initial delay, weather permitting.

 

Rainout Rule 

If all baseball teams in a given league are rained out, no games will be made up from that day in that league. However, if one team completes an official game, all other teams must make up their scheduled games. 

 

Cancelled Games 

Postponed or abbreviated games will not be rescheduled unless the rainout limit is reached.

 

Rainout Game Limit 

Only three games can be lost from the season. If a league were to be rained out more than 3 times, the 4th rainout and all further rainouts must be rescheduled.

 

Freehan Weather or Darkness Cancellation 

Games will be 6 innings in length. In case a full 6 inning game cannot be played due to weather or darkness, 3 1/2 innings will constitute a legal game unless the home team is behind in the game. In this case, the home team will get the last at bat.

 

Kaline Weather or Darkness Cancellation 

Games will be 7 innings in length. In case a full 7 inning game cannot be played due to weather or darkness, 4 1/2 innings will constitute a legal game unless the home team is behind in the game. In this case, the home team will get the last at bat.

 

Harwell Weather or Darkness Cancellation 

Games will be 7 innings in length. In case a full 7 inning game cannot be played due to weather or darkness, 4 1/2 innings will constitute a legal game providing the home team is ahead at the time. In this case, the home team will get the last at bat.

 

All Softball Divisions Weather or Darkness Cancellation 

Freshman games will be 6 innings in length. Junior and Senior gams will be 7 innings in length. In case a full 6 (Freshman) or 7 (Junior and Senior) inning game cannot be played due to weather or darkness, 3 1/2 innings for Freshman and 4 1/2 innings for Junior and Senior will constitute a legal game unless the home team is behind in the game. In this case, the home team will get the last at bat.