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 ITBL Playoff Format

 

 

2019 Intertown Playoff Alignment Minors/Majors

 

16 Teams in Minors & Majors Make the Playoffs

 

2 Conferences Per Minor & Major Divisions

 

American and National

 

Top 8 Teams in the American & National Conference Make playoffs

 

Playoff Tiebreakers (in order)

 

If two teams are tied for 8th place:

 

  1. head to head
  2. better record against playoff teams ahead of you in conference
  3. better record against common opponents
  4. play in game (coin flip determines home team)

 

If three or more teams are tied:

 

  1. head to head among teams involved
  2. better record against playoff teams ahead of you in conference
  3. better record against common opponents
  4. play in game (coin flip determines home team)

 

If seeded teams are tied for a playoff spot and teams in question are already guaranteed a playoff spot then a coin flip will decide standings for playoff spot

 

Example Playoff Pairings (Cross Over 1st Round Only):

 

  1. #1 American vs #8 National
  2. #1National vs #8 American
  3. #2 American vs #7 National
  4. #2National vs #7 American etc

 

RESEED after each Round with highest seed as Home Team

 

Single Elimination until Semi-Final & Finals Best 2 out of 3