Composite Bat Information

Rule 1.10 – Baseball The bat must be a baseball bat which meets Little League specifications and standards as noted in this rule. It shall be a smooth, rounded stick and made of wood or of material and color tested and proved acceptable to Little League standards. Little League (Majors) and below: it shall not be more than thirty-three (33) inches in length nor more than two and one-quarter (2¼) inches in diameter. Non-wood bats shall be labeled with a BPF (bat performance factor) of 1.15 or less;

EXCEPTION: For the Little League (Majors) and below, for regular season play and Tournament, composite bats are prohibited unless approved by Little League International. 

Intermediate (50/70) Division & Junior League: it shall not be more than 34 inches in length; nor more than 2 5/8 inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30”) at its smallest part. All composite bats shall meet the Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (BBCOR) performance standard, and such bats shall be so labeled with a silkscreen or other permanent certification mark. The certification mark shall be rectangular, a minimum of a half-inch on each side and located on the barrel of the bat in any contrasting color.

Senior/Big League: it shall not be more than 36 inches in length, nor more than 2 5/8 inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30”) at its smallest part. The bat shall not weigh, numerically, more than three ounces less than the length of the bat (e.g., a 33-inch-Iong bat cannot weigh less than 30 ounces). All bats not made of a single piece of wood shall meet the Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (BBCOR) performance standard, and such bats shall be so labeled with a silkscreen or other permanent certification mark. The certification mark shall be rectangular, a minimum of a half-inch on each side and located on the barrel of the bat in any contrasting color. Aluminum and composite bats shall be marked as to their material makeup being aluminum or composite. This marking shall be silkscreen or other permanent certification mark, a minimum of one-half-inch on each side and located on the barrel of the bat in any contrasting color.

In all divisions, wood bats may be taped or fitted with a sleeve for a distance not exceeding sixteen (16) inches (18 inches for Junior/Senior/Big League baseball) from the small end. A non-wood bat must have a grip of cork, tape or composition material, and must extend a minimum of 10 inches from the small end. Slippery tape or similar material is prohibited.

  • NOTE 1: Junior/Senior/Big League: The 2¾ inch in diameter bat is not allowed in any division.
  • NOTE 2: The traditional batting donut is not permissible.
  • NOTE 3: The bat may carry the mark “Little League Tee Ball.”
  • NOTE 4: Non-wood bats may develop dents from time to time. Bats that cannot pass through the approved Little League bat ring for the appropriate division must be removed from play. The 2¼ inch bat ring must be used for bats in the Tee Ball, Minor League and Little League Baseball divisions. The 2 5/8 inch bat ring must be used for bats in the Junior, Senior and Big League divisions of baseball.
  • Note 5: An illegal bat must be removed. Any bat that has been altered shall be removed from play. Penalty – See Rule – 6.06 (d).

Major Division and Below

Licensed composite-barreled bats (2 1/4 inch barrels) that meet the Bat Peformance Factor (BPF) standard, and the Accelerated Break In (ABI) procedure, are listed below.

This list applies for the current season, and will be updated as needed.

This list is representative of licensed composite-barreled baseball bats that are permitted to be used in the Little League (Majors) Division and below, as of the latest revision date shown at the bottom of this page, when this list was last updated.

This list may have more licensed models added to it as more bats are tested, and if Little League receives the positive testing results from the manufacturer.

For a complete list of bats that are licensed by Little League, please view or download the following PDF:

Download Current Complete Bat List:

Current Licensed Bat List (PDF)

Licensed BPF-ABI Composite (2-1/4in) Baseball Bats – Visual Guide
Product Name Model Number Photo
Baden L142A Avenge L142A Avenge Combat-B2YB2-FB-300px
Combat B2 Reloaded B2YB2 Combat-B2YB2-FB-300px
Combat 2011 B3 Gear GEARYB2 (2011 Retrofit) Combat-GEARYB3-fb-300px
Combat B4 B4YB1 Combat-B4-B4YB1-FB-300px
Combat Portent PORYB1 2013-Combat-Portent-PORYB1
Combat Pure YB PUREYB1 Combat-PUREYB1-FB-300px
Combat Wanted WANYB1 2013-Combat-Wanted-WANYB1
DeMarini CF4 CFL10 Demarini-CF4-CFL10-FB-300px
DeMarini CF4 CFL11 Demarini-CF4-CFL11-FB-300px
DeMarini CF5 CFL12 DeMarini-CFL12-FB-300px
DeMarini CF5 CFL13 Demarini-CF5-FB-300px.jpg
DeMarini CF5 -11 CFL13-LE DeMarini CF5-11
DeMarini CF6 CFL14 DeMarini CF6-CFL14
Easton EJ Stealth LCN9J 2013-Easton EJ Stealth-LCN9J
Easton MAKO -11 YB14MK Easton MAKO -11 - YB14MK 300px
Easton Omen XL LNC1XL Easton Omen XL LNC1XL 300px EastonOmenXL-LNC1XL-Back-300px
Easton Omen XL LNC2XL EastonOmenXL-LNC2XL-300px EastonOmenXL-LNC2XL-Back-300px
Easton S1 YB11S1 Easton-S1-FB-300px
Easton S1 YB14S1 2013 EastonS1-YB14S1
Easton S1 -12 YB13S1 Easton-YB13S1-FB-300px
Easton Stealth Speed -12 LSS6XL EastonStealthSpeed-12-Model-LSS6XL-FB-300px
Easton Stealth Speed -11 LSS1 EastonStealthSpeed-LSS1-FB-300px
Easton Stealth Speed -9 LSS2 Easton-StealthSpeed-LSS2-FB-300px
Easton Stealth Speed -13 LSS3 Easton-StealthSpeed-LSS3-FB-300px
Easton Stealth IMX -11 LCN9 Easton-Stealth-IMX-11-LCN9-fb
Easton Stealth IMX -13 LCN11 Easton-Stealth-IMX-LCN11-back-FB-300px
Easton Stealth -11 LCN4 Easton-Stealth-LCN4-FB-300px
Easton Stealth -11 LCN6 Easton Stealth-11LCN6Front Easton Stealth-11LCN6Back
Easton Synergy IMX -12 LZN1 Easton-Synergy-IMX-LZN1-FB-300px
Easton XL1 YB11X1 Easton-XL1-FB-300px
Easton XL1 -10 YB13X1 Easton-YB13XL1-FB-300px
Easton XL1 -10 YB14X1 Easton XL1 -10 - YB14x1 300px
Louisville Slugger Attack -10 YB13A5 LouisvilleSlugger-YB13A5-FB-300px
Louisville Slugger Attack -10 YBAT14-R5 LouisvilleSlugger-YB13A5-FB-300px
Louisville Slugger Attack – 12 YB13A LouisvilleSlugger-YB13A-FB-300px
Louisville Slugger Attack -12 YBAT14-RR LouisvilleSlugger-YB13A5-FB-300px
Louisville Slugger Catalyst YBCT14-RR LouisvilleSlugger-Catalyst-YBCT14-RR-300px
Louisville Slugger L-1000 JYB013 Louisville Slugger Catalyst JYB013
Louisville Slugger TPX Catalyst -12 YB12C LouisvilleSlugger-Catalyst-12-YB12C-FB-300px
Louisville Slugger TPX Catalyst YB13C LouisvilleSlugger-YB13C-FB-300px.jpg
Louisville Slugger TPX Catalyst YB12EI LouisvilleSlugger-YB12EI-FB-300px
Louisville Slugger TPX Dynasty -12 YBDH LouisvilleSluggerTPXDynasty-YBDH12-FB-300px
Louisville Slugger TPX Maverick AYB11M LouisvilleSluggerTPXMaverick-AYB11M-FB-300px
Louisville Slugger Triton -12 YB12T LouisvilleSlugger-Triton-12-YB12T-FB-300px
Miken REV-EX YREV12 Miken-REVEX-YREV12-300px
Miken REV-EX YRVX12 Miken-REVEX-YRVX12
Miken Sports Freak NXT YBNX12 MikenSports-FreakNXT-YBNX12-FB-300px
Miken Sports Triad YTRI10 Miken-Triad-YTRI10-FB-300px
Miken Triad Xtreme YTRD10 Miken Triad Xtreme
Rawlings Mach-10 YBMC10
Rawlings Machine YBMC12 2013-Rawlings-Machine-YBMC12
Rawlings Machine YBM12R Rawlings Machine
Rawlings Machine YBMACH Rawlings-Machine-YBMACH-300px
Rawlings Plasma YBLAC Rawlings-Plasma-YBLAC-FB-300px
Rawlings Plasma YBPLAD Rawlings Plasma
Worth Prodigy Legit YBPR12 Worth-ProdigyLegit-YBPR12-FB-300px.jpg

The list above is current as of today’s date. It was last updated on January 10, 2014.

Little League will update this list when/if it receives testing results from the manufacturer(s) showing the bat meets the specifications.