Official Ball List

This list is effective for 2018-19. 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 (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)

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 ATP World Tour for both boys and girls use (Used in CIF-SS Championship)
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 (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.