Bats will be legal for USSSA sanctioned play only if the bat is manufactured
by an approved USSSA bat manufacturer on the USSSA approved bat
manufacturer list (kept by USSSA and published and made available by means
including, but not limited to, the USSSA website) and has the new USSSA
mark (kept by USSSA and published and made available by means including,
but not limited to, the USSSA website; pictured below) on the taper of the bat.
Wood bats made on the approved USSSA bat manufacturer list shall be legal
without regard to this section E.2.
THE BAT may be made of hard wood of one piece, or laminated
from sections of hard wood bonded together with adhesive in such a way that the
grain directions of all the pieces are essentially parallel to the length of the bat. THE
BAT may also be made of aluminum or other metals, fiberglass, graphite or composite