10 teams, each plays the others once - for a total of 9 games each, over 9 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
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 Final Stages
Relegation from the league:
10 place: relegated to Baiano 2
Promotion to the league:
1 team from Baiano 2
4 teams contest the Baiano 1 champion in a knockout format.
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.
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:
winner: qualify for Copa do Nordeste
Qualification for Copa do Brasil:
1-2 place: qualify for Copa do Brasil