Bat Regulations

Baseball Alberta Bat Regulations

Where aluminum bats are permitted, only approved “BBCOR” stamped aluminum bats in the 15U and above categories will be permitted for use.

11U None 2 3/4 32"
13U -10 2 3/4 34"
15U Boys -3 2 5/8 34"
15U Girls -5 2 3/4 34"
15U AAA* N/A 2 5/8 34"
18U AA* N/A 2 5/8 35"
18U AAA* N/A 2 5/8 36"
18U Women -5 2 3/4 35"
Jr./Senior AA* N/A 2 5/8 36"
Jr./Senior AAA* N/A 2 5/8 36"
Jr./Senior Women -5 2 3/4 35"

*Wood or composite wood only

  • For 13U, 16U Girls, Junior Women and Senior Women National Championships, a max barrel of 2 3/4” with (i) a 1.15 BPF (Bat Performance Factor) or (ii) USA Baseball Model with BBCOR “wood like” BPF is permitted. For the 13U National Championships using up to a minus 10-length/weight differential is permitted. For 16U Girls, Junior Women and Senior Women National Championships using up to a minus 5 length/weight differential is permitted.


  • USSSA 1.15 and USABB bats will be both approved for play under Baseball Canada rules for the 11U and under categories. This allows for all previous & current 2 1/4”, 2 5/8” and 2 3/4” USSSA 1.15 certified bats to be used.


  • All Post Provincial Championships (Western Canada Championships and Baseball Canada National Championships) for categories 15U ‘AAA’ and above are wood or wood composite bat only Championships.


  • The 17U Canada Cup Championship is a wood bat only championship.


  • 15U and 18U Girls are eligible to use up to a -5 bat with a barrel no more then 2 3/4” diameter. Girls using bats that are NOT -3 must have them clearly marked (colored tape around handle). Umpires must be notified of this bat prior to the game.



Updated Dec 12,2022

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