A: Primary Means of Ranking
Three points are awarded for a win, one point for a tie and no points for a loss. The total points accumulated through scheduled games during the regular season of the League will be the primary means of ranking within a division.
B: Tie Breaking Procedures
If, at the end of the regularly scheduled playing season, 2 or more teams are tied in points, the following tie-breaking procedure will apply.The first means of tie-breaking will be the accumulated points as a result of head to head competition between the tied teams, including forfeits. If more than two teams are tied in points or if there are tied teams from the above step, then:
If the tie position involves a League trophy award or a possible League imposed team shift between divisions, the following criteria will be issued:
A. Average goal difference – a maximum of three goals difference per game played will be used to compute the average. If a tie still exists, then
B. Lowest average of goals allowed in games played.
If the tie position does not involve a League trophy award or a possible League imposed team shift between divisions, the teams involved will be considered tied in the final standings.
C: League Awards
League awards are to be given to the clubs by the first week of September.
A sportsmanship award is to be presented to the team in each division that best represents the goals and ideals of sportsmanship. Publicity of this award is to be commensurate with that accorded to divisional championships. Revised 12/01