Playoff Formats and Season Structure

8 game minimum seasons

The following describes Divisions with an 8 game overall season.  Just look for how many teams are in your division and this will give the Regular Season and Playoff Format.

For Playoff Schedule dates, click on schedules and click on your season and division.  The days and time of the playoffs will be shown there.

Many times the semi-final and Championship games will be on the same day and played as a doubleheader.

Click on how many teams are in your division to see how your regular season and playoff format is set up.

This is for seasons where we price based upon 8 games.  Click on a number of teams in your division to see how your season and playoffs are set up.

4 Team Division
5 Team Division
6 Team Division
7 Team Division
8 Team Division
9 Team Division
10 Team Division
11 Team Division
13 Team Division
14 Team Division

 

 

 

4 Team Division

 

Regular Season = 6 games (every team plays other team twice) (12+4=16) (6W+1-2W)

Playoffs = All 4 teams make playoffs.  

3rd Place Game = Losers of Game 1 vs Losers of Game 2

4 Team Seeded Single Elimination Tournament Bracket

 

5 Team Division (avoid if possible)

Regular Season= 8 Games (every team plays other team twice) (20+1=21) (10w+1w)

Playoffs = Top 2 teams play in Championship Game.

6 Team Division

 

Regular Season= 7 games (unbalanced schedule). (21+4=25) (7w+1/2)

Playoffs = Top 4 teams make playoffs.  Bottom 2 teams play in consolation.

 

4 Team Seeded Single Elimination Tournament Bracket

 

7 Team Division

Regular Season = 6 games (Play each team once) (21+8=29) (7w+2/3)

Playoffs = All teams make playoffs.

Consolation = Losers of (Game 4 vs Game 2) and Losers of (Game 1 vs Game 3)

Printable 7 Team Seeded Single Elimination Tournament Bracket

 

8 Team Division

Regular Season = 7 Games (56+7=63)

Playoffs = All teams

8 Team Single Elimination Seeded Tournament Bracket

9 Team Division

Regular Season = 8 games (36+3=39) (9w+1/2)

Playoffs Top 4 teams.

4 Team Seeded Single Elimination Tournament Bracket

 

10 Team Division

Regular Season = 7 games (unbalanced regular season)

Playoffs Top 8 teams, Bottom 2 teams get a consolation game.

8 Team Single Elimination Seeded Tournament Bracket

 

 

11 Team Division (Avoid if possible) 

Regular Season = 8 games  (unbalanced regular season)

Playoffs Top 4 teams.

4 Team Seeded Single Elimination Tournament Bracket

 

 

13 Team Division

Regular Season = 8 games  (unbalanced regular season)

Playoffs Top 4 teams.

4 Team Seeded Single Elimination Tournament Bracket

 

14 Team Division

Regular Season = 6 games

Playoffs= Week 7- All teams play Seed 1 v Seed 14 (Becomes Seed 1W and Seed 7L), Seed 2 v Seed 13 (Becomes Seed 2W and Seed6L), Seed 3 v Seed 12 (Becomes Seed 3W and Seed 5L), etc

Week 8 We have a Winners Bracket( A) and Losers Bracket(B).   Both Brackets are as below.  Both the winner and loser move into the Seed Position above in ().

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Regular season = 7 games

The top 7 teams are in the A Division Playoffs and the Bottom 7 teams are in the B division Playoffs

 

Printable 7 Team Seeded Single Elimination Tournament Bracket