NCAA Bans 2020 Louisville Slugger Meta (-3) 2 ⅝” 33" BBCOR Baseball Bat
2020 Louisville Slugger Meta (-3) 2 ⅝” 33 in./30 oz. BBCOR Baseball Bat Update
UPDATED: 6:30PM EST MARCH 2, 2020
NFHS (High School) Has Now Also Banned the 2020 META 33 in/30 oz BBCOR Bat from Play Immediately
The NCAA recently conducted additional testing of the previously-certified 33 in./30 oz. Louisville Slugger 2020 Meta (-3) BBCOR baseball bat. The conclusion of this additional testing resulted in the NCAA's removal of this specific model from its approved-for-NCAA-sanctioned-play bat list.
IMPACTED BAT MODELS
|SKU||Name||Full SKU name & impacted sizes|
|WTLBBMTB32033||2020 Louisville Slugger Meta (-3) 2 ⅝” BBCOR Baseball Bat - 33 in./30 oz.||WTLBBMTB32033 - 2020 Louisville Slugger Meta (-3) 2 ⅝” BBCOR Baseball Bat - 33 in./30 oz.|
|WTLCBBMP20V||Custom 2020 Louisville Slugger Meta (-3) BBCOR Baseball Bat 33 in./30 oz.||WTLCBBMP20V - Custom 2020 Louisville Slugger Meta (-3) BBCOR Baseball Bat 33 in./30 oz.|
|WBL23630103033||2020 Louisville Slugger Meta GLD (-3) 2 ⅝” BBCOR Baseball Bat - 33 in./30 oz||WBL23630103033 - 2020 Louisville Slugger Meta GLD (-3) 2 ⅝” BBCOR Baseball Bat - 33 in./30 oz.|
"To help minimize any inconvenience you may experience due to the NCAA's decision, we are offering immediate assistance to players and families who own the 33” model of the 2020 Meta (-3) BBCOR bat. Our team immediately initiated the process to ensure the quickest and most effective response possible. We apologize to all players impacted by this development and we are committed to getting an industry-leading bat back in your hands as soon as possible. Our customer service team is available to answer any questions you have about which bat is right for you. They can be reached at 1-800-401-7908 and via the online contact form."
HOW TO RETURN YOUR BAT
RETURN YOUR 2020 Louisville Slugger Meta (-3) 33 in./30 oz. BBCOR BASEBALL BAT, RECEIVE A VOUCHER:
Submit a claim using the form below to receive a voucher for the full value of your bat (Meta (-3) - $499.95 / custom Meta (-3) - $549.95 / Meta GLD (-3) - $599.95). This voucher is redeemable for any inline stock product on Slugger.com or the Wilson Family of Brands websites including DeMarini.com, Wilson.com, ATECsports.com or EvoShield.com. Vouchers can be used toward the purchase of custom product by contacting Customer Service at 1-800-401-7908 or via the Slugger.com online customer service form:
- Once you submit your claim, you will receive an e-mail with a pre-paid 2-Day Air shipping label. Upon receipt of your bat at our facility, we will process it and issue you a voucher via e-mail for your personal use for the retail value of your bat.
- Vouchers are typically issued within two business days of receiving and processing your bat.
- The voucher will allow you to order one inline stock product of your choosing from any Wilson Family of Brands website (Louisville Slugger, DeMarini, Wilson, EvoShield and ATEC).
- In the event you would like to purchase a product that is priced at a lower cost than the full value of your voucher, please reply to your original voucher code email to receive a second voucher for the difference (Two voucher maximum).
- NOTE: If you would like to order a custom bat using your voucher, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-401-7908 or via the Slugger.com online customer service form.