Quick Answer Are all baseball bats BBCOR?

All BBCOR baseball bats will carry the “BBCOR Certified . 50″ mark (pictured above) somewhere on their barrel or taper. Additional requirements for a bat to become BBCOR Certified include a length to weight ratio that is no greater than -3 and a barrel diameter that does not exceed 2”.

What is the difference between USSSA and BBCOR bats?

In summary, USSSA stamped bats have a higher Bat Performance Factor (BPF) than BBCOR bats and come in various different barrel sizes. BBCOR bats are used at the high school and college level while USSSA bats are used at the youth level of travel baseball.

What is difference between BBCOR and US bat?


The barrel size between the two bats are also the same – they must both be 2 5/8-inches. However, USA bats do not have drop 3 weight to length ratio restrictions like BBCOR bats do. USA bats can be much lighter than BBCOR bats making it much easier to swing them due to them being used by younger players.

Do high school bats have to be BBCOR?

BBCOR Bats are now mandatory in California for both High School and College. BBCOR Baseball Bats will now be required for all Colleges as well. Easton Currently has the best selling Mako, which is extremely balanced and has a massive barrel.

Why did they switch to BBCOR bats?

High school players in South Carolina and across the country must use BBCOR (Batted Ball Coefficient of Resolution) bats this season. Because the bats are designed to perform more like wood bats, expect fewer home runs and more bunts on high school fields in 2012.

Are wood bats BBCOR?

BBCOR Wood Bats are coveted for their promise.

Are all USSSA bats BBCOR?

Performance Advantage

USSSA also allows a wider barrel diameter compared to other standards. It’s important to note that USSSA bats have to be BBCOR certified too. Before they’re legal for USSSA play, these bats must pass the BBCOR certification.

Can a bat be USSSA and BBCOR?

With the approval of USSSA National, certain 14U and an even more limited number of 13U tournaments may be run allowing only BBCOR and wood bats from approved USSSA Bat Licensees. (2) USSSA marks and other graphics of the bat must be applied permanently and must be applied by the USSSA licensed manufacturer.

Can you use BBCOR bats in USSSA?

In many leagues or tournaments organized by USSSA, you can not use BBCOR bats due to several restrictions. Conversely, high school and college players must use the BBCOR, and all USSSA bats are illegal. In this article, we will explain the difference between BBCOR and USSSA bats &amp
see what best suits you.

Is USA or BBCOR better?

The answer is BBCOR not because they have better trampoline effect (they are in fact the same). But, BBCOR bats have much greater mass as they are required to be drop 3 while USA bats are not that heavy. Bat’s with a higher swing weight (as almost all BBCOR bats do compared to USA bats) will hit the ball father.

Is Besr better than BBCOR?

In comparison to the older standard, the ball exit speed ratio (BESR), BBCOR certified bats are noticeably less powerful. This change was in part due to the immense power that BESR composite bats offered and the danger concerns for pitchers, particularly at the collegiate level.

What does BBCOR stand for?

BBCOR stands for “Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution.” This BBCOR standard controls the amount of energy lost when the player makes contact with the bat on the baseball.

Are USA bats BBCOR certified?

USABat will not have a drop weight limit. USA Baseball will allow the use of 2 big barrel bats for all age levels. BBCOR bats are permitted for Intermediate (50-70) Division and Junior League Division, but must be labeled with a silkscreen or other permanent certification mark.

Do BBCOR bats have less pop?

Do BBCOR bats have less pop? BBCOR bats have less pop than softball bats and USSSA baseball bats. But, they have the same amount of pop as a USA Bat.

Do BBCOR bats come in drop 5?

Looking for a “drop 5 BBCOR”? or a “minus 3 ounce USA Bat”? We occasionally have customers ask us for these bats, but they do not exist. A BBCOR bat is required to be no lighter than a minus 3 ounce length to weight ratio. So a -5 ounce BBCOR bat would be against the rules, and therefore not a BBCOR bat.

When did BBCOR become a thing?

BBCOR, or Batted-Ball Coefficient of Restitution, was mandated in 2012. Five years later, safety standards in all scholastic sports continue to tighten. The byproduct is a slightly different game of baseball, one with an increased emphasis on pitching and fewer home runs.

Does college baseball use BBCOR bats?

The BBCOR bat performance standard has returned the game of college baseball to a wood bat game.

When did college baseball switch to BBCOR?

So the NCAA stepped in again. The BESR standard was replaced by the batted ball coefficient of restitution—or BBCOR—standard in 2011.

Is BBCOR the same as USA?

The main difference is that, in most cases, a BBCOR bat will hit the ball farther and with greater speed. This is because compared to USA-certified bats, a BBCOR bat has a higher swing weight.

Is BESR bats legal?

Through the early 2000’s under the BESR standard, bat companies perfected bats to pass the test but perform above it after the bat were worked in. By 2010 the NCAA banned all composite BESR bats after finding a considerable amount of them exceeded performance standards in play.

Can 13u use BBCOR bats?

For the 13u/14u division, BBCOR is also permitted and sometimes used by the bigger players.

Whats the difference between USSSA and ASA?

USSSA Slowpitch Stamp – Slowpitch Softball

Just like for fastpitch, USSSA allows for higher performance than ASA so a USSSA only stamp bat will typically be hotter than a bat with an ASA stamp. USSSA slowpitch is also getting a new stamp which will be on our 2021 line later this year.