6A Football Playoff Qualifications
Rankings Freeze and Play-In Dates Summary
Two 16-team OSAA brackets
Automatic Qualifiers – Twenty-two teams automatically qualify for the OSAA’s 32 qualifying spots (Two 16-team brackets) based on
regular season and/or special district tournament play on or before Saturday, October 29. Each league/special
district determines how they will select their allotted playoff spots.
PIL - 4; Metro - 3; Pacific - 3; Mt. Hood - 4; Three Rivers - 3; Special District 1 - 5
PIL - Grant, Jefferson, Roosevelt, Ida B. Wells
Metro - Jesuit, Mountainside, Westview
Pacific - Sherwood, Liberty, Century
Mt. Hood - Central Catholic, Nelson, Barlow, Sandy
Three Rivers - West Linn, Tualatin, Lake Oswego
Special District 1 - Sheldon, North Medford, South Salem, South Medford, Grants Pass
Rankings Freeze Date – The rankings will freeze at 10pm on Saturday, October 29.
At-Large Qualifiers – Ten additional teams will qualify for the OSAA's 32 qualifying spots (Two 16-team
brackets) based on the OSAA rankings. Once the rankings are frozen, the 10 highest ranked
teams not already an automatic special district qualifier will qualify as At-Large teams.
At-Large #1 - Tigard
At-Large #2 - Oregon City
At-Large #3 - Newberg
At-Large #4 - Lakeridge
At-Large #5 - Sprague
At-Large #6 - Clackamas
At-Large #7 - Sunset
At-Large #8 - North Salem
At-Large #9 - McMinnville
At-Large #10 - Reynolds
Rankings – Once the 32 qualifying teams are determined, they will be placed on the OSAA brackets
according to OSAA Executive Board Policy "State Championships – Rankings".
OSAA 16 - team Football State Championship Bracket
The six league champions along with the next 10 highest ranked teams from the 32 qualifying teams will make up the 16-team state championship bracket.
OSAA 16-team Football Columbia Cup Bracket
The remaining 16 qualifying teams will be placed on the Columbia Cup 16-team bracket