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6A Football Playoff Qualifications

Rankings Freeze and Play-In Dates Summary

6A Football

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

PIL - Grant, Wilson, Lincoln, Roosevelt
Metro - Jesuit, Westview, Sunset, Beaverton
Mt. Hood - Central Catholic, Oregon City, Clackamas, Gresham
Three Rivers - Tigard, Sherwood, West Linn, Oregon City
Greater Valley - South Salem, West Salem, West Albany, McNary
Southwest - Grants Pass, Sheldon, North Medford, South Medford

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.

At-Large #1 - Sprague
At-Large #2 - Lakeridge
At-Large #3 - Southridge
At-Large #4 - Canby
At-Large #5 - Roseburg
At-Large #6 - Thurston
At-Large #7 - Barlow
At-Large #8 - David Douglas

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” .