Playing Rules

Goal-mouth arc recommended in men’s lacrosse

The NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Rules Committee recommended adding an arc within the goal-crease area to clearly define the “goal mouth.”

20-second action rule approved in baseball

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a 20-second action rule that will be enforced before all pitches in the 2019-20 academic year.

Modification to stick checks approved in women’s lacrosse

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved changes to pregame and in-game stick checks in women’s lacrosse for the 2019-20 academic year.

Clarification to video review rule approved in ice hockey

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a rule that all video reviews in men’s and women’s ice hockey for offsides or too-many-players-on-the-ice infractions leading to a goal in the regular season be reviewed by coach’s challenges only.

Changes to pitching procedures approved in softball

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved changes to the components of the pitching position and the procedure for pitchers to take signals before releasing a pitch for the 2020 season.

Protocols for in-season bat testing in place

The NCAA Baseball Rules Committee set the protocols for in-season bat testing that will take place in Division I during the 2020 season.

SEC to experiment with third official for video review challenges in volleyball

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved an experimental rule to allow the Southeastern Conference to use a third official to conduct video reviews for the 2019 season.

Change to pitching procedures proposed in softball

The NCAA Softball Rules Committee proposed changes to the components of the pitching position and the procedure for pitchers to take signals prior to releasing a pitch.

15-meter video review option approved in swimming

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved allowing the use of video review to determine whether 15-meter violations were called accurately in men’s and women’s swimming.

Wrestlers can compete in special shorts next season

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved allowing wrestlers to compete in shorts designed for the sport and removing all language in the sport’s rules book regarding the length of a wrestler’s hair.

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