Below was released by the NFHS and MIAA. Be sure to check out our BBCOR page, which has lots of information about these new bats.
Due to the positioning of the BBCOR .50 certification mark on the taper instead of on the barrel, the Rip-It bat has been identified by umpires as being non-compliant in some instances. This is the correct interpretation. However, the NFHS has had discussions with the Rip-It management group about this issue and an agreement was worked out to extend an administrative remedy to permit Rip-It bats to be allowed in high school competition. Therefore, the Rip-It product with the BBCOR .50 certification mark on the taper of the bat instead of the barrel is compliant with the NFHS baseball rules due to an administrative remedy.
Another point regarding Rip-It products, at some point last year, the NCAA de-certified the Rip-IT bat due to performance issues. The company recalled all the bats, repaired them and had them re-certified. The bats that were repaired have a “re-certified” sticker on the barrel. These bats are compliant because they now meet the BBCOR standard.