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Division Formation

Girls

The NPL seeding committee is responsible for all NPL acceptance/rejections and the creating of the NorCal NPL Girls Fall Divisions.  Winter and Spring division placement is determined by the NPL seeding committee and based on Fall or Winter League performance.  The names of the Girls divisions from highest to lowest are:

  1. State Premier 1
  2. State Premier 2
  3. State Premier 3

Boys

The NPL seeding committee is responsbile for all NPL acceptance/rejections and the creation of NorCal NPL Boys Fall and Winter Divisions.  In the Spring, the boys Fall and Winter teams come together to complete the NPL season in a statewide league.  The names of the Boys divisions from highest to lowest:

  1. NPL Champions League
  2. State Premier 1
  3. State Premier 2
Team qualify for each of the divisions based on fall or winter league standings.  Here are how teams qualify for spring divisions by age group:

U14 Boys
  1. NPL Champions League (8 teams) – The first through fifth place teams from Fall Premier 1 West and the first through third place teams from Fall Premier 1 East are promoted to the NPL Champions League.
  2. State Premier 1 (7 teams) – The sixth through eighth place teams from Fall Premier 1 West and the fourth and fifth place teams from Fall Premier 1 East remain in the State Premier 1 Division.  The first and second place teams from Fall Premier 2 are promoted to the State Premier 1 Division.
  3. State Premier 2 (7 teams) – The ninth and tenth place teams from Fall Premier 1 West and the sixth place team from Fall Premier 1 East are relegated to the State Premier 2 Division.  The third through sixth place teams from Fall State Premier 2 remain in the State Premier 2 Division.
U15 Boys
  1. NPL Champions League (8 teams) – The first though fourth place teams from Fall Premier 1 and Winter Premier 1 are promoted to the NPL Champions League.
  2. State Premier 1 (8 teams) – The fifth through seventh place teams from Fall Premier 1 and Winter Premier 1 remain in the State Premier 1 division.  The first and second place teams from Fall Premier 2 are promoted to State Premier 1.
  3. State Premier 2 (8 teams) – The eighth and ninth place teams from Fall Premier 1 and Winter Premier 1 are relegated to State Premier 2.  The third through sixth place teams from Fall Premier 2 remain in State Premier 2.
U16 Boys
  1. NPL Champions League (8 teams) – The first though fourth place teams from Fall Premier 1 and Winter Premier 1 are promoted to the NPL Champions League.
  2. State Premier 1 (8 teams) – The fifth through seventh place teams from Fall Premier 1 and Winter Premier 1 remain in the State Premier 1 division.  The first and second place teams from Fall Premier 2 are promoted to State Premier 1.
  3. State Premier 2 (7 teams) – The eighth and ninth place teams from Fall Premier 1 and Winter Premier 1 are relegated to State Premier 2.  The third through fifth place teams from Fall Premier 2 remain in State Premier 2.   
U17 Boys
  1. NPL Champions League (8 teams) - The first though fourth place teams from Fall Premier 1, the first through third place teams from Winter Premier 1, and the first place team from Fall Premier 2 are promoted to the NPL Champions League.
  2. State Premier 1 (8 teams) – The fifth through seventh place teams from Fall Premier 1 and the fourth place team from Winter Premier 1 remain in the State Premier 1 division.  The second through sixth place teams from Fall Premier 2 are promoted to State Premier 1.
  3. State Premier 2 (8 teams) – The eighth and ninth place teams from Fall Premier 1 and the fifth and sixth place teams from Winter Premier 1 are relegated to State Premier 2.  The sixth through ninth place teams from Fall Premier 2 remain in State Premier 2.
U19 Boys

Due to U19 teams being able to opt out of the Spring portion of the NPL, the NPL committee will re-seed teams based on Fall and Winter League standings once the number of teams participating is known.

NorCal NPL Champion Criteria


Girls

Any NPL team that wins two of the three NPL Seasons is considered NPL Champion and will represent NorCal at the National Premier League Champions Cup.  If there are three separate seasonal champions the following is used as a Tiebreaker:
  1. Head to Head points average between the three league champions
  2. Head to Head goal differential average between the three league champions
  3. Winner of the State Premier 1 Fall League
Boys

The NorCal NPL Champions League winner will be considered the NorCal NPL Champion and will represent NorCal at the 2013/14 National Premier League Champions Cup.