IHSBCA Summer League Rules

Summer League Invoice

1A/2A Summer League Information

Illinois High School Summer Baseball

  • Summer League starting date – first Summer Contact Day June 5th. Players still participating in the IHSA Playoffs are not eligible until their team is eliminated.
  • Graduated seniors are not eligible. Transfer students are now eligible to play with their new high school.
  • A team must play 10 games to be eligible for the Summer State Tournament.Please contact Mike Stock (mstock@naperville203.org) with any extenuating issues.
  • Any team that is not in a league, but plays 10 games, can enter the tournament.
  • Any team wishing to switch leagues must be approved by both league directors and the summer high school director.
  • The entry fee for summer league baseball is $75 - fee should be paid to the summer league division director or regional director. Make check payable to IHSBCA.
  • Summer league baseball is governed by the Illinois High School Athletic Association Policies.


Phil Lawler Summer State Tournament

  • Summer league regional directors will contact teams for the records for seeding purposes. Your summer league fee must be paid before seeding.  Graduated seniors are not eligible. Transfer students are now eligible to play with their new high school.
  • Regional directors will compile records and seed teams.
  • The higher seeded team will be home team throughout the regional.
  • Each team will provide two baseballs each game of the regional.
  • Each team will be billed for one umpire each game of the regional
  • Summer State Tournament will follow IHSA rules.
    1. players and coaches must be in uniform.
    2. coach must be a high school certified coach.
    3. suspended games will be picked up at the point of interruption unless the game is official (4 ½ innings).
    4. No protest allowed.
  • 2017 Regionals: July 10th – 13th (play-in games may need to be played).
  • Lawler Summer State Finals will be held July 17th through July 20st.
  • North Central College and Benedictine University will host the state finals
  • Regional host: 1. St. Charles East 2. Libertyville 3. Lake Park 4. Fenwick 5. Palatine 6. Lockport 7. Richards 8. Hinsdale South.
  • Admission will be charged at regional and state final tournament games.

Any questions can be sent to Mike Stock
Naperville Central High School