6A Football Playoff Qualifications
32-team OSAA bracket
1) Automatic Qualifiers – Twenty-four 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; Southwest – 4
PIL - Lincoln, Grant, Madison, Franklin
Metro - Jesuit, Sunset, Liberty, Southridge
Mt. Hood - Clackamas, Central Catholic, Oregon City, Barlow
Three Rivers - Tigard, Lake Oswego, West Linn, Tualatin
Greater Valley - West Salem, Sprague, McMinnville, McNary
Southwest - South Medford, Sheldon, Grants Pass, North Medford
2) Rankings Freeze Date – The rankings will freeze at 10pm on Friday, October 27.
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 - Sherwood
At-Large #2 - Lakeridge
At-Large #3 - South Salem
At-Large #4 - Beaverton
At-Large #5 - Gresham
At-Large #6 - West Albany
At-Large #7 - Willamette
At-Large #8 - Jefferson
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.”