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Season


Participation:

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15 teams participate in the competition:

- all 10 Meistaradeildin teams;

- all 4 non-II 1. Deild teams;

- all 1 non-II 2. Deild teams.





Knockout stage:

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1st Round:

15 teams, 14 of them are drawn into 7 pairs with the remaining 1 team receiving a bye into the Quarter-finals.

Winners are decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

Hosting is determined by the draw.



Quarter-finals:

8 teams are drawn into 4 pairs.

Winners are decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

Hosting is determined by the draw.



Semi-finals:

4 teams are drawn into 2 pairs.

Winners are decided over two legs.

Hosting is determined by the draw.



Tie-breakers for the knockout matches over two legs:

1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. away goals, 3. extra time, 4. penalties.



Final:

The two Semi-finals winners meet each other with the winner becoming Løgmanssteypid winner.

Winner is decided over one leg, with extra time and penalties if score is level after regular time.

The match is played at a neutral venue.



Qualification for UEFA competitions:

winner: UEFA Europa League

* - if the Løgmanssteypid winner qualifies for the UEFA Champions League, then no team from the Løgmanssteypid qualifies. The best placed Meistaradeildin team, not otherwise qualified for the UEFA Europa League, earns the spot instead.