2015 Playoff Format Details

2014 Playoff Information - New Post Season Format

With the new post season format, this page has become a bit larger.   The Championship Bracket is immediately below, the Cascade Cup Bracket will be a few page scrolls down and the financial info is near the bottom.  All bracket seedings are based on the LAXPower Ratings at the end of the regular season. 

Playoff game times, locations, or scores can always be found on the OHSLA Schedule and Scores page which is accessible from anywhere on the site from the Teams menu (above). 

Championship Bracket

TBD - Here's last year's final bracket:
Champ bracket complete
2014 OHSLA Championship Finals bracket as as of 10am June 5th.

OHSLA Championship Bracket Formation

  1. There are "automatic" bids, to use the nomenclature of the NCAA tournaments, given to the first and second place teams in each Conference.  The remaining "At-Large" bids are given to the teams with the highest LAXPower Ratings at the end of the regular season that did not recieve automatic bids. 
  2. The top eight LAXPower rated teams earn a bye. 
  3. Since some of the automatic bids went to teams that were not in the LAXPower top 24 rated teams, the tournament seeds may not be a direct match to the LAXPower ratings number. 


2014 Cascade Cup Bracket

Last year's Cascade Cup Bracket:

Cascade bracket complete
2014 OHSLA Cascade Cup Bracket (updated 10am 6/5/14)

Cascade Cup Bracket Formation

  1. The Cascade Cup includes the 16 highest rated teams from the LAXPower Ratings at the end of the season that are not part of the Championship Bracket. 
  2. Bracket seeding will map directly to relative LAXPower rankings of the teams.

Playoff Game Revenues and Costs

Revenue Sharing

According to OHSLA 2015 SOPs paragraph 32 for playoff games in Playoff Rounds 1 & 2, and Quarterfinals (and now Cascade Cup Semi-Finals) pricing and revenues are as follows:

  • Admission charges (prices to be determined by the Commissioner) MUST be charged to ALL spectators, not just those of the visiting school.
  • The gate total shall be split 50/50 with the OHSLA and host school after approved host expenses are subtracted from the gate total.  OHSLA Treasurer Lisa Hockman will email each club their referee costs after each playoff game.  The total amount due can be calculated from the 2014 OSHLA Playoff Payment Worksheet (right click and select "Save Target As..." or "Save Link As...", depending on your browser).  A copy of this worksheet with the payment can be sent to the OHSLA Treasurer.
  • If charging admission is a problem for any program, special arrangements must be made with the OHSLA prior to the game taking place.
  • Failure to turn your accounting worksheet in and pay OHSLA their portion of the gate described in the SOP`s will result in a fine of $250.00.

If you have any questions or need a playoff calculation worksheet emailed to you, please email lisahockman@comcast.net


Travel Allowances

OHSLA will help with travel costs for visiting playoff teams in the first three rounds of the playoffs (first round, second round and quarter finals).  For teams that have home games as well as away games, the travel allowance for their away game can be applied as a credit (just like any approved host expense) to their final team billing.  The Table below shows the Travel Allowance from OHSLA for teams between the four areas in the state.  Note that even travel within a team's home area will still have a minimum travel allowance of $150.

  PDX Salem Eugene High Desert
PDX $150 $250 $300 $450
Salem $250 $150 $250 $300
Eugene $300 $250 $150 $300
High Desert$450 $300 $300 $150


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