BUCS Playoff information has been shared with DC and all Uniball Head Coaches.
The playoff berth information and fixture dates for the Division One Conferences are as follows:
Teams ranked first and second in each conference, along with top two third place teams qualify to regional playoffs (North/South)*.
First place teams are seeded #1, #2, #3 based upon record and tie-breakers.
Second place teams are seeded #4, #5, #6 based upon record and tie-breakers.
Top two third place teams (as determined by record and tie-breakers) are seeded #7 and #8 based upon record and tie-breakers
Regional Champions (North/South) are promoted to Premiership.
Teams ranked fifth in each conference are relegated to Division Two.
First Round: 5th March
North and South regional playoffs.
#1 seed hosts #8 seed
#2 seed hosts #7 seed
#3 seed hosts #6 seed
#4 seed hosts #5 seed
Quarter Finals: 12th March
North and South regional playoffs
Highest seeded victors from First Round host lowest seeded victors.**
Semi Finals: 19th March
Division One North and South Regional Championships
Highest seeded victors from Quarter Finals host lowest seeded victors.**
Victors receive promotion to Premiership.
Bowl game: 25th or 26th March
National Division One Final. Venue to be confirmed.
For BUCS points and silverware.
* North = 1A North, 1A North Western, 1A Midlands.
South = 1A South, 1A South East, 1A South West
**Awaiting confirmation of whether playoffs are bracketed and thus lower seeded victors assume the seeding of higher seeded teams they beat.