Questions and Answers for DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY Youth
Can I use it in high school?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat (DXCDY) is a youth model and is not legal for high school play.
Is this a wood bat or is it a composite handle with a wood barrel?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat (DXCDY) Youth features a composite handle and a maple wood barrel.
Could I use this in little league at the junior level?
Yes the DeMarini Composite Wood bat is approved for Little League play.
Is this bat BBCOR?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY Youth is not BBCOR certified. BBCOR bats will have length to weight ratios of -3. However, this bat does feature the BPF 1.15 performance certification.
Can you use it in any 13U tournament?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY Youth has the new USSSA 1.15 BPF and should be legal in tournament play. We always recommend to contact your league director for rules and regulations.
How big is the barrel?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat has a 2 1/4" barrel.
I play baseball for the Little League Majors division, which is 11-12 yrs old. I'm 5 foot and 12 years old. What size do you recommend? I have swung a 26 oz. before so I am used to the heavier weight.
The correct size is determined by your weight as well. Check our our bat coach for correct sizing for the DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY Youth. Here is the link; http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
Can you use it in wood bat leagues?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY Youth is approved for play in a variety of Youth associations. Some divisions may not approve composite/wood bats like this model. To be certain it's legal, you would need to check with a coach or league official.
Is this bat Little League approved?
Yes. The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY is approved for Little League.
My son is 10 years old and 55" tall. He currently uses a 29" drop -12 DeMarini and he can crank balls with it. My concern is will he have a hard time getting this bat around because of the extra weight. What are your thoughts?
Yes, the -5 length to weight ratio on the DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY Youth may make the bat feel too heavy for him. He should be swinging a -10 size at his age. Around the age of 12-13 a -5 would work better.
How durable is the combination of the wood and the composite handle where they meet?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY Youth bat features increased durability with the combination of the composite handle and Performance-Grade Maple barrel. As of now, we have had no customer reviews stating issues with the joint connecting the two materials.
When are you going to get the 32" 27 oz. size bats in?
We expect to receive a shipment within 2-3 weeks. You may also sign up for email alerts, for that particular size, on the product's web page. You could then be notified the day they arrive.
What is the weight of a 29 inch?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY Youth is approximately 24 ounces in weight.
What is the weight of 32" and 31"?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY has an approximate -5 length to weight ratio. This means a 32" model will weigh approximately 27 oz. and a 31" model will weigh approximately 26 oz.
What material is on the handle?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY Youth bat features a composite handle.
how much drop is this bat and does it feel lighter than the actual weight?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY Youth has an approximate -5 drop. It is going to feel true to size.
Is this bat high school qualified?
No, the DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY youth bat doesn't have the BBCOR stamp needed for play in high school.
Is that a pure maple wood barrel on this bat?
Yes. The barrel on the DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY Youth bat is all maple.
Little League approved 2013 season? I do not see this bat on little league list yet? http://www.littleleague.org/learn/equipment/baseballbatinfo.htm
This bat is new for 2013. It has the updated USSSA stamp. It will be legal for play in 2013. I would assume the list will be updated soon. It comes with a 3 month warranty from DeMarini.
We play in a wood only league. Does this bat qualify?
The DeMarini Composite Wood Bat: DXCDY is approved for Little League and USSSA. We recommend contacting your local league for specific clarifications as the bat does have composite materials.
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