Official Ball List

This list is effective for 2017-18. Official Ball Program – Mandatory use in Playoffs Official Ball per sport.

Sport Details
BASEBALL Rawlings CIF-SS Must be CIFSS stamped ball; not an alternative Rawlings ball
Rawlings RCIF-SS Must be CIFSS stamped ball; not an alternative Rawlings ball
BOYS BASKETBALL Spalding TF1000 NFHS Classic NFHS
Spalding TF1000 Legacy NFHS
Spalding TF-1000 Platinum ZK NFHS 29.5
GIRLS BASKETBALL Spalding TF1000 NFHS Classic 28.5 NFHS
Spalding TF1000 Legacy 28.5 NFHS
Spalding TF-1000 Platinum ZK NFHS 28.5
FOOTBALL Spalding ball with NFHS; any Spalding model with NFHS stamp
SOCCER Spalding TF-SC5 NFHS for both boys and girls use.
Spalding TF-SC3 NFHS for both boys and girls use.
Spalding TF5000 NFHS for both boys and girls use.
SOFTBALL Dudley CFP12Y NFHS
TENNIS Penn ATP World Tour for both boys and girls use
Pro Penn Marathon for both boys and girls use
VOLLEYBALL Spalding with NFHS stamp: TF-VB5, TF-VB3
BOYS WATER POLO KAP7 model 105 with NFHS stamp
GIRLS WATER POLO KAP7 model 104 with NFHS stamp

All playoff ball adoptions agreements with the CIF Southern Section run through June 30, 2021.

Mandatory Playoff Use Requirement:

The mandatory “official” ball rule for all playoff rounds, excluding golf. The rule applies
throughout the conduct of all CIF-SS playoff contests.

Playoff Ball Use Rule Enforcement:

Should a school fail to provide the correct game ball, the game will always be played.
Teams/schools failing to utilize the correct official ball in CIF-SS playoffs will be reported by
officials to CIF-SS and will not be allowed to host their next available home playoff game.
Penalty does carry over to the next season if not enforceable this season due to elimination.

Note: NFHS stamp is required in all sports except golf and tennis.