1st Phase:



11 teams, each plays the others once - for a total of 10 games each, over 11 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 Final Stages

Relegation from the league:

10-11 place: relegated to Baiano 2

Promotion to the league:

1 team from Baiano 2

Final Stages:



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:

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