6A Football Playoff Qualifications
32-team OSAA bracket
1) Automatic Qualifiers – 24 teams automatically qualify for the OSAA’s 32-team bracket based on regular season and/or district tournament play. Each league determines how they will select their allotted playoff spots.
a) PIL – 4; Metro – 4; Mt. Hood – 4; Three Rivers – 4; Greater Valley – 4; Southern Oregon – 4
2) Rankings Freeze Date – The rankings will freeze at 10pm on Friday, October 31.
3) At-Large Qualifiers – Eight additional teams will qualify for the OSAA’s 32-team bracket based on the OSAA rankings.
a) Once the rankings are frozen, the eight highest ranked teams not already an automatic league qualifier will qualify as At-Large teams.
4) Rankings – Once the 32 qualifying teams are determined, they will be placed on the OSAA bracket according to OSAA Board Policy “State Championships – Rankings”.