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Stagione


Queensland:

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Format:

10 teams, each plays the other three times - of which at least once home and once away - for a total of 27 games each, over 27 game weeks.

Players born on or after 1 January 1999 are eligible for participation.



Scoring points:

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



Table order:

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



Relegation from the league:

no relegation from the league



Promotion to the league:

no promotion to the league





Western Australia:

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Format:

14 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 26 games each, over 26 game weeks.

Players born on or after 1 January 1999 are eligible for participation.



Scoring points:

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



Table order:

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



Relegation from the league:

1 team: the U20 team of the club, which is relegated from the National Premier Leagues - western Australia



Promotion to the league:

1 team: the U20 team of the club, which is promoted to the National Premier Leagues - western Australia from the 2016 Western Australia Division 1





Capital Territory - Regular Season:

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Format:

9 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 16 games each, over 18 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. total goal difference; 3. total goals scored; 4. points in head-to-head matches; 5. goal difference in hth matches; 6. goals scored in hth matches; 7. draw.



Qualification for the Final Stages:

1-4 place: qualify for the Final Stages



Relegation from the league:

no relegation from the league



Promotion to the league:

no promotion to the league





Capital Territory - Final Stages:

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Format:

4 teams from the Regular Season contest the NPL Youth League - Capital Territory champion in a knockout format.



Minor Semi-final:

Teams are paired according to their Regular Season standings:

3rd vs 4th.

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

The higher placed team from the Regular Season is host.

Winner qualifies for the Preliminary Final.



Major Semi-final:

Teams are paired according to their Regular Season standings:

1st vs 2nd.

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

The higher placed team from the Regular Season is host.

Winner qualifies for the Grand Final; loser enters the Preliminary Final.



Preliminary Final:

Teams are paired as follows:

winner Minor Semi-final vs loser Major Semi-final.

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.

Winner qualifies for the Grand Final.



Grand Final:

Teams are paired as follows:

winner Major Semi-final vs winner Preliminary Final.

The winner becomes the NPL Youth League - Capital Territory champion.

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.