Please answer the following questions after first reviewing the following documents:

Softball Coaching Guide, Quick Start Guide, and Sports Rules
Softball Rules- SOI
SOKS Softball Rules Modifications and Levels
SOKS Basic General Information

This exam needs to be completed every 4 years.

Sport-specific Quiz: Softball

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1. In cases not covered by SOKS rules, ASA rules will govern.
2. Games are _____ innings or 1 hour, whichever comes first.
3. Teams may turn in a batting lineup with up to 15 batters on it.
4. Coach pitch batters have up to _____ pitches to hit a fair ball before being called out.
5. In slow pitch, if a coach touches a runner while the ball is still in play, that runner will be declared out.
6. A game is over when a team is up by 15 runs after 3 complete innings, or 10 runs after 4 complete innings.
7. Slow pitch pitches must have an arc between 5' and 10' high.
8. Teams are allowed free defensive substitutions, but the batting order must remain the same for the entire game.
9. International tie breaker will be used if the game is tied afer the time limit has expired. This means that:
10. Teams must have ___ players to start a game.
11. In T-ball, when the pitcher has both feet inside the 10 ft. circle, is in possession of the ball, and is not trying to tag out any runners, the umpire calls the play dead and and runners always advance to the next base.
12. All SOKS athletes must have a physical on file with the HQ office to participate in the program.
13. All athletes must attend a regional competition (if offered) in order to attend a state competition.
14. All SOKS coaches must have a Class A Form and Protective Behaviors certification on file with HQ in order to coach.
15. If a Down Syndrome athlete is positive for atlantioaxial, the Down Syndrome Addendum that is on file with the HQ office must state it is okay for the athlete to participate in a specific sport (in this case softball).
16. Coaching certification lasts for 5 years from the date of this exam.
17. Regional softball is held in _____ every year.
18. The state softball competition is held in Topeka the last weekend in July.