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VFV:

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Format:

32 teams, divided into 2 groups of 16 teams each (Groups A-B) on regional basis.

Each team plays against all the teams from its own group twice - home and away - for a total of 30 games each, over 30 game weeks.

Period winners:

The season is divided into 3 periods as follows:

Period 1: rounds 1-10;

Period 2: rounds 11-20;

Period 3: rounds 21-30.

A period table is compiled based only on the results for the respective period, with the winner of each period qualifying for Play-offs 3/4.


Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.


Table order:

1. points won; 2. games won; 3. total goal difference; 4. total goals scored; 5. total away goals scored; 6. away games won; 7. play-off.


Relegation to the league:

4-6 teams from Second Amateur Division - VFV


Qualification for Championship Final - VFV:

1 place of each group: enters Championship Final - VFV


Promotion from the league:

1 place of each group: promoted to Second Amateur Division - VFV


2 place of each group: enter Promotion Play-off - VFV

the three period winners of each group *: enter Promotion Play-off - VFV

* - if any of the period winners also finishes 1st in its group, and/or if a team wins more than one period, then the next best placed team or teams in the overall standings of the respective group also enter Play-offs 3/4.


Relegation from the league:

13 place of each group: enter Relegation Play-off - VFV

14-16 place of each group: relegated to Provincial


Promotion to the league:

6 teams from Provincial



Championship Final - VFV:

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Format:


2 teams from the two VFV Regular Season groups contest the Third Amateur Division - VFV champion.


Final:

The two teams meet each other with the winner becoming Third Amateur Division - VFV champion.

Winner is decided over two legs.

Hosting is determined by draw.


Tie-breakers for the knockout matches:

1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. away goals, 3. extra time, 4. penalties.




Relegation Play-off - VFV:

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Format:

2 teams from the two VFV Regular Season groups contest against relegation in a knockout format.


Final:

The 2 teams meet each other with the winner becoming Relegation Play-off winner.

Winner is decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

Hosting is determined by draw.


Relegation from the league:

the Final loser: relegated to Provincial *

* - if there are 2 or less teams relegated from First Amateur Division to the VFV groups of Second Amateur Division, then the loser also stays in Third Amateur Division.

* - if there are 4 teams relegated from First Amateur Division to the VFV groups of Second Amateur Division, then the winner is also relegated from Third Amateur Division.



Promotion Play-off - VFV:

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Format:

8 teams from the two VFV Regular Season groups contest promotion to Second Amateur Division - VFV in a knockout format.

The number of teams to promte to the Second Amateur Division - VFV depends on the number of teams relegated from First Amateur Division to the Second Amateur Division VFV:

- if 2 or more: 2 teams promote to Second Amateur Division - VFV;

- if 1: 3 teams promote to Second Amateur Division - VFV;

- if 0: 4 teams promote to Second Amateur Division - VFV;

- if 0, AND a team from Second Amateur Division VFV promotes Play-offs 3/4 AND the First Amateur Division team relegated to Second Amateur Division - ACFF: 5 teams promote to Second Amateur Division - VFV.


1st Round:

8 teams are drawn into 4 pairs.

Winners are decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

Hosting is determined by the draw.


2nd Round:

4 teams are drawn into 2 pairs.

If 4 teams are promoted to Second Amateur Division - VFV no 2nd Round is played.

If 2 or 3 teams are promoted to Second Amateur Division - VFV the 4 1st Round winners play in the 2nd Round.

If 5 teams are promoted to Second Amateur Division - VFV the 4 1st Round losers play in the 2nd Round.

Winners are decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

Hosting is determined by the draw.


3rd Round:

2 teams are drawn into 1 pair.

If 2 or 4 teams are promoted to Second Amateur Division - VFV no 3rd Round is played.

If 3 or 5 teams are promoted to Second Amateur Division - VFV the 2 2nd Round winners play in the 3rd Round.

Winner is decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

Hosting is determined by the draw.



Promotion from the league:

if 2 teams are promoted: the two 2nd Round winners are promoted to Second Amateur Division - VFV

if 3 teams are promoted: the two 2nd Round winners and the 3rd Round winner are promoted to Second Amateur Division - VFV

if 4 teams are promoted: the four 1st Round winners are promoted to Second Amateur Division - VFV

if 5 teams are promoted: the four 1st Round winners and the 3rd Round winner are promoted to Second Amateur Division - VFV




ACFF:

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Format:

28 teams, divided into 2 groups of 14 teams each (Groups A-B) on regional basis.

Each team plays against all the teams from its own group twice - home and away - for a total of 26 games each, over 26 game weeks.


Period winners:

The season is divided into 3 periods as follows:

Period 1: rounds 1-10;

Period 2: rounds 11-18;

Period 3: rounds 19-26.

A period table is compiled based only on the results for the respective period, with the winner of each period qualifying for Play-offs 3/4.


Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.


Table order:

1. points won; 2. games won; 3. total goal difference; 4. total goals scored; 5. total away goals scored; 6. away games won; 7. play-off.


Relegation to the league:

3-6 teams from Second Amateur Division - ACFF


Qualification for Championship Final - ACFF:

1 place of each group: enters Championship Final - ACFF


Promotion from the league:

1 place of each group: promoted to Second Amateur Division - ACFF

2 place of each group: enter Promotion Play-off - ACFF

the three period winners of each group *: enter Promotion Play-off - ACFF

* - if any of the period winners also finishes 1st in its group, and/or if a team wins more than one period, then the next best placed team or teams in the overall standings of the respective group also enter Play-offs 3/4.


Relegation from the league:

12 place of each group: possibly enter Relegation Play-off - ACFF *

13 place of each group: enter Relegation Play-off - ACFF or are relegated to Provincial

14 place of each group: relegated to Provincial

* - if there are 3 teams relegated from First Amateur Division to the ACFF groups of Second Amateur Division, then the 13th placed teams of each group are relegated directly to Provincial

* - if there are 4 teams relegated from First Amateur Division to the ACFF groups of Second Amateur Division, then the 13th placed teams of each group are also directly relegated to Provincial and the 12th placed teams of each group enter Relegation Play-off ACFF


Promotion to the league:

6 teams from Provincial



Championship Final - ACFF:

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Format:

2 teams from the two ACFF Regular Season groups contest the Third Amateur Division - ACFF champion.

Final:

The two teams meet each other with the winner becoming Third Amateur Division - ACFF champion.

Winner is decided over two legs.

Hosting is determined by draw.


Tie-breakers for the knockout matches:

1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. away goals, 3. extra time, 4. penalties.



Relegation Play-off - ACFF:

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Format:

2 teams from the two ACFF Regular Season groups contest against relegation in a knockout format.

If there are 3 teams relegated from First Amateur Division to the ACFF groups of Second Amateur Division, then no Relegation Play-off ACFF is played.


Final:

The 2 teams meet each other with the winner becoming Relegation Play-off winner.

Winner is decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

Hosting is determined by draw.


Relegation from the league:

the Final loser: relegated to Provincial *

* - if there is 1 or less team relegated from First Amateur Division to the ACFF groups of Second Amateur Division, then the loser also stays in Third Amateur Division.



Promotion Play-off - ACFF:

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Format:

8 teams from the two VFV Regular Season groups contest promotion to Second Amateur Division - ACFF in a knockout format.

The number of teams to promte to the Second Amateur Division - ACFF depends on the number of teams relegated from First Amateur Division to the Second Amateur Division ACFF:

- if 1 or more: 1 team promotes to Second Amateur Division - ACFF;

- if 0: 2 teams promote to Second Amateur Division - ACFF;

- if 0, AND a team from Second Amateur Division ACFF promotes Play-offs 3/4 AND the First Amateur Division team relegated to Second Amateur Division - VFV: 3 teams promote to Second Amateur Division - ACFF.


1st Round:

8 teams are drawn into 4 pairs.

Winners are decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

Hosting is determined by the draw.


2nd Round:

4 1st Round winners are drawn into 2 pairs.

Winners are decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

Hosting is determined by the draw.


3rd Round:

2 teams are drawn into 1 pair.

If 2 teams are promoted to Second Amateur Division - ACFF no 3rd Round is played.

If 1 team is promoted to Second Amateur Division - ACFF the 2 2nd Round winners play in the 3rd Round

If 3 teams are promoted to Second Amateur Division - ACFF the 2 2nd Round losers play in the 3rd Round.

Winner is decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

Hosting is determined by the draw.


Promotion from the league:

if 1 team is promoted: the 3rd Round winner is promoted to Second Amateur Division - ACFF

if 2 teams are promoted: the two 2nd Round winners are promoted to Second Amateur Division - ACFF

if 3 teams are promoted: the two 2nd Round winners and the 3rd Round winner are promoted to Second Amateur Division - ACFF