BUCS Division One Playoff Dates and Information

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:

 

Playoff Qualification:

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.

 

Playoff dates:

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.**

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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.

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