At a Governor’s meeting in September, the playoff format for this season was agreed upon.
For the 2021/2022 season it has been determined that playoffs will be as follows:
a) The top three teams of each division (based on league point standing) will participate in the playoffs.
b) The remaining 2 South teams and 3 North teams will be ranked together based on league point standings.
c) The top 2 teams in this ranking will participate in the playoffs (3 teams eliminated)
i. If 2 North teams are selected, the most southerly geographical North division team will participate in the South division’s first 2 rounds of playoffs and will be seeded in the South rankings based on League points.
ii. If 2 South teams are selected, the most northerly geographical South division team will participate in the North division’s first 2 rounds of playoffs and will be seeded in the North rankings based on League
d) All series will be seven games and the highest placed team will have home ice advantage.
e) The first two rounds of the playoffs will be intra-divisional
f) First round: In each division, the first place team will play the fourth place team and the second and third will play off.
g) Second round: the winners of round 1 face each other within their division.
h) Third round: the winner of the North Division vs the Winner of the South Division.