Kaw Valley Kickball League
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When runners tag and overrun 1st base, they are allowed to return to 1st base safely....
As long as they do not turn to the left.
As long as they remain in foul territory.
As long as they do not intentionally move or fake toward 2nd base in fair or foul territory.
As long as they come back to the 1st base in a reasonable amount of time.
Player H is a baserunner on third base, with the bases loaded. A line-drive kick hits player H while they are standing on the base, in fair territory. Player H runs home, and everyone else advances successfully. What should be the call?
Player H is out because they were forced from the base. The run does not count, everyone else is safe.
Player H is out as well as the baserunner advancing from 2nd to 3rd base.
Player H is safe because he was on the base. The run counts, everyone else is safe.
Can balls and strikes be called?
Yes, they should always be called.
Yes, but only at the head-ref's discretion and when a kicker continues to let many kickable pitches (determined by the head-ref) pass by, and/or no kickable pitches are given.
What is the "Headshot Rule" and how is it determined?
It is when the ball hits any player's head and play stops, it is only used when the back of the head is hit.
It is when a runner is hit above the shoulders with a thrown ball only.
It is when a runner is hit above the shoulders with a thrown ball only and only when the are running upright (not sliding, ducking, or dodging).
It is when a runner is hit above the shoulders with ball (thrown or tagged) but only when the are running upright (not sliding, ducking, dodging, or moving their head below normal standing/running level).
Player L is on 2nd base with 1 out and no other runners on base. A line drive hits Player L while they remain stationary on the base. Is Player L out?
Depends on if interference is called.
No. There was no force, so the runner is safe.
Catcher takes a few steps back and then runs forward, without breaking the catcher's box, as the ball is pitched. Kicker bunts and the catcher fields and throws kicker out at first. What's the call?
Warning is given for defensive interference and kicker gets a re-kick.
Kicker is awarded first base for defensive interference.
Kicker is out.
3rd baseman crosses encroachment line before the ball is kicked. The kicker bunts and the catcher throws the kicker out. What's the call?
Kicker is out.
Warning is given to the 3rd baseman for encroachment violation and kicker gets a re-kick.
Kicker is awarded 2nd base for encroachment violation.
In which of these situations is a kick a Foul Ball?
A ball rolling in fair territory that nicks the corner of 3rd base before rolling into foul territory.
A ball popped into the air lands in fair territory and then bounces over 1st base into foul territory without hitting any player.
A ball that is kicked down the 1st base line halfway between home plate and 1st base, and while it is in fair territory the kicker bumps the ball with their foot while running.
A ball that is kicked on the ground in fair territory and then rolls into foul territory without being touched by any players before reaching 1st or 3rd base.
What is the minimum amount of spots that can be designated for each gender on a kicking order and what is the minimum amount of spots for a 12 person kicking order?
2 spots for less then 12 people in the kicking order and 3 spots for a 12 person in the kicking order.
3 spots for any size line up.
3 spots for less then 12 people in the kicking order and 4 spots for a 12 person kicking order.
3 spots. 12 person kicking line-ups are not allowed.
Player D shows up at 5:20 for their teams 5:00 game, which is now in the fourth inning. The team is already using all 12 kicking spots. Are they allowed to be added to the lineup?
No. You can not add late players to the lineup.
Yes. They may share a spot, so long as the rest of the lineup remains legal.
No. If they were only using 11 spots they could be added to the bottom, but as it is the lineup is full.
Player L is in right field, attempting a catch on a long fly ball. They misjudge the ball, which hits them in the head and bounces over the back fence, without touching the ground. What is the call?
Ground rule triple.
Ground Rule Double.
Ball is kicked and hits the top of the outfield fence. The ball pops and sticks to the fence. What's the call?
Ground rule double.
Play is stopped and must be re-kicked.
Ground rule triple.
How many foul kicks does it take for a kicker to be out?
None, players can not be called out on fouls.
Players A, B, and C are kicking in that order in the lineup. Player A kicks and successfully makes it to first base. Player C kicks next, safely making it to first and moving Player A to second. The referee then realizes that Player B was skipped. What should happen?
Nothing. The ref should say nothing unless the defense notices.
The team should be warned, and play should continue as usual.
Players B and C are both out.
Player C is out, Player A must return to first, and Player B kicks next. Player A must return to 1st base.
Player M is on 1st base and leaves before Player P kicks the ball. Is Player M out?
Yes, automatic out called by the ref.
Yes, only if the defense notices and tags the player.
Yes, only if the defense notices and tags 1st base.
No, leading off is allowed.
B & C
At game time Team A only has 8 players - 4 male and 4 female. What should happen?
They do not have a legal team and must forfeit.
This is a legal team and the game should begin as usual.
They must use the injury play act.
Situation: There are zero outs, there is a runner on 1st, and a runner on 3rd. A ball is kicked into the air and bounces off a outfielder. The runner on 1st then leaves leaves 1st base toward 2nd. The outfielder then catches the ball without it ever touching the ground. Then the runner on 3rd base leaves 3rd toward home. The ball is thrown to and controlled by the pitcher before either runner reaches their next base. The pitcher immediately takes the ball to tag 1st base. The runner that was at 1st before the play is now stopped on 2nd base, and the runner that was on 3rd base has crossed the home place. So, how many outs are there after the play ends?
How many people from the offensive team (excluding baserunners) are allowed to be outside of the dugout?
All of them.
Two base coaches.
Two base coaches, and the next two kickers.
Player A twists their ankle in a hole in the outfield, and leaves the game. The team still has enough players of the same gender. What should happen to the lineup when Player A's kicking spot comes up?
The spot is scratched from the lineup, no out.
They must suck it up and kick.
It is an automatic out.
How many steps are you allowed when leading off of a base before the kick?
As many as you want.
None. You are not allowed to lead off base.
One step away from the base.
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