6A Football Playoff Qualifications
32-team OSAA bracket
1) Automatic Qualifiers - 22 teams automatically qualify for the OSAA's 32-team bracket based on league play.
a) Special District 1 (Southwest)* - 4; Special District 2** - 1; Metro - 3; Mt. Hood - 3; Three Rivers - 3; Pacific - 4; Central Valley - 3; plus highest remaining ranked team - 1
*Special District 1 (Southwest)
= Thurston, South Eugene, Sheldon, Roseburg, Grants Pass, South Medford, North
**Special District 2 = Grant, Lincoln
Special District 1 - North Medford, Sheldon, Grants Pass, South Medford
Special District 2 - Lincoln
Metro - Jesuit, Southridge, Sunset
Mt. Hood - Central Catholic, Centennial, Reynolds
Three Rivers - Oregon City, Clackamas, Lakeridge, Canby (highest remaining ranked team)
Pacific - Tigard, Tualatin, Newberg, Glencoe
Central Valley - Sprague, West Salem, McNary
2) Rankings Freeze Date - The rankings will freeze at 10pm on Saturday, October 26.
3) Play-In Model - The remaining 20 teams compete in 10 Play-In games on or before Saturday, November 2. The 20 teams will be ranked 1-20 with the highest ranked team hosting the lowest ranked team. Same league matchups will be avoided using the same procedures used by the OSAA. Winners advance to the OSAA 32-team bracket.
#20 @ #1 - David Douglas @ Lake Oswego
#19 @ #2 - South Eugene @ Westview
#18 @ #3 - Barlow @ Roseburg
#17 @ #4 - McKay @ McMinnville
#16 @ #5 - Grant @ West Linn
#15 @ #6 - North Salem @ Aloha
#14 @ #7 - Thurston @ Beaverton
#13 @ #8 - Crater @ Forest Grove
#12 @ #9 - Century @ South Salem
#11 @ #10 - Hillsboro @ Gresham
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".