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6A Football Playoff Qualifications

Rankings Freeze and Play-In Dates Summary

6A Football

32-team OSAA bracket

  1. Automatic Qualifiers – Twenty-one teams automatically qualify for the OSAA’s 32-team bracket based on regular season and/or special district tournament play on or before Friday, November 1. Each special district determines how they will select their three allotted playoff spots.

      Special District 1 - Grant, Roosevelt, Jefferson
      Special District 2 - Jesuit, Aloha, Beaverton
      Special District 3 - Sherwood, Newberg, Glencoe
      Special District 4 - Central Catholic, Clackamas, Barlow
      Special District 5 - Tigard, Tualatin, Lake Oswego
      Special District 6 - McNary, West Salem, Bend
      Special District 7 - Sheldon, North Medford, South Medford

  2. Rankings Freeze Date – The rankings will freeze at 10pm on Friday, November 1.

  3. At-Large Qualifiers – Eleven additional teams will qualify for the OSAA's 32-team bracket based on the OSAA rankings. Once the rankings are frozen, the 11 highest ranked teams not already an automatic special district qualifier will qualify as At-Large teams.

    At-Large #1 - West Linn
    At-Large #2 - Sunset
    At-Large #3 - Mountainside
    At-Large #4 - Liberty
    At-Large #5 - Lakeridge
    At-Large #6 - Reynolds
    At-Large #7 - Westview
    At-Large #8 - Southridge
    At-Large #9 - Grants Pass
    At-Large #10 - Oregon City
    At-Large #11 - Century

  4. Rankings – Once the 32 qualifying teams are determined, they will be placed on the OSAA bracket according to OSAA Executive Board Policy "State Championships – Rankings".