Prior to the start of the game, it is a coach responsibility to decide on whether a game should be attempted. Before arrival at the field, either coach may initiate discussions with the coach of the other team. If postponed, one coach *must* contact the Umpire-in-Chief immediately so umpires can be informed of the cancellation.
Once a game has commenced, it is then the responsibility either of the umpire or adult Game Coordinator to decide on game postponement or cancellation.By Little League rules, the score for a 6-inning game is considered final after 4 complete innings (3 1/2 if the home team is ahead). In a 7-inning game (Junior and above), it is 5 complete innings (4 1/2 if the home team is ahead).In house league, a game which is cancelled prior to reaching "final" status is replayed from the start.Lightning Guidelines On seeing lightning, all games are suspended and may start only after 15 minutes have passed from the last sighting of lightning. All players and spectators should move to safety and away from steel fences and trees. Wait in your cars until the game restarts or is cancelled.