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Season




1st Phase:



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Format:



10 teams, each plays the others once - for a total of 9 games each, over 9 game weeks.







Scoring points:



3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.







Table order:



1. points won; 2. games won; 3. total goal difference; 4. total goals scored; 5. points in head-to-head matches; 6. goal difference in hth matches; 7. lesser number of red cards received; 8. lesser number of yellow cards received; 9. draw.







Qualification for the Final Stages:



1-4 place: qualify for the Semi-Finals







Relegation from the league:



10 place: relegated to Baiano 2





Promotion to the league:



1 team from Baiano 2







Final Stages:



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Format:



4 teams contest the Baiano 1 champion in a knockout format.



Semi-finals:



Teams are paired according to their 1st Phase Summary table standings:



1st vs 4th;



2nd vs 3rd



Winners are decided over two legs.



The teams with the better 1st Phase records host the second legs.







Final:



The two Semi-finals winners meet each other with the winner becoming Baiano 1 champion.



Winner is decided over two legs.



The team with the better 1st Phase and Semi-finals records combined hosts the second leg.







Tie-breakers for the knockout matches over two legs:



1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. hosting the second leg.







Qualification for Serie D:



best three eligible teams: qualify for Serie D



* - a team is eligible to qualify for the Serie D only if it isn't already participating in Serie A, Serie B, Serie C or Serie D.







Qualification for Copa do Nordeste:



1-3 place: qualify for Copa do Nordeste







Qualification for Copa do Brasil:



1-2 place: qualify for Copa do Brasil



4 place: qualifies for Copa do Brasil