This list is effective for 2020-2021. Official Ball Program – Mandatory use in Playoffs Official Ball per sport.
|BASEBALL||Rawlings CIF-SS Must be CIFSS stamped ball; not an alternative Rawlings ball (Must have NOCSAE stamp after January 1, 2020)|
Rawlings RCIF-SS Must be CIFSS stamped ball; not an alternative Rawlings ball (Must have NOCSAE stamp after January 1, 2020)
|BOYS BASKETBALL||Spalding TF1000 NFHS Classic NFHS|
Spalding TF1000 Legacy NFHS
Spalding TF-1000 Platinum ZK NFHS 29.5 (Used in CIF-SS Championship)
|GIRLS BASKETBALL||Spalding TF1000 NFHS Classic 28.5 NFHS|
Spalding TF1000 Legacy 28.5 NFHS
Spalding TF-1000 Platinum ZK NFHS 28.5 (Used in CIF-SS Championship)
|FOOTBALL||Spalding ball with NFHS; any Spalding model with NFHS stamp|
Spalding Alpha ball with NFHS (Used in CIF-SS Championship)
|LACROSSE||Champion Sports NOCSAE Lacrosse Balls|
-LBG (Lime Green)
|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 (Used in CIF-SS Championship)|
|TENNIS||Penn Tour for both boys and girls use (Used in the CIF-SS Championship)|
Penn ATP World Tour for both boys and girls use
|VOLLEYBALL||Spalding with NFHS stamp: TF-VB5, TF-VB3|
|BOYS WATER POLO||KAP7 model 105 with NFHS stamp (Used in CIF-SS Championship)|
|GIRLS WATER POLO||KAP7 model 104 with NFHS stamp (Used in CIF-SS Championship)|
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.