Three bonus points for competing against a school two classifications above
Four bonus points for competing against a school three classifications above
Competition between a school classified as C1 and a school classified as C2 will be considered as competition between two classes. Competition between a school classified as D1 and a school classified as D2 will be considered as competition between two classes.
A team’s point rating will be determined by dividing the total number of points by the number of contests played.
If there is a tie in enrollment for classification, the three-year Nebraska classification tiebreaker will be used to determine classification assignments.
If a Class D1 or Class D2 team plays a school which has more than 83 enrollment, who is not eligible for the playoffs and plays a majority of its games in the 8 man division, the Class D1 team will receive basic points for playing an 8-man team of D1 size. A Class D2 team in this situation will receive 2 bonus points for playing a team one classification higher.
The score of a game goes not affect the number of points a team receives.
A score of 7-6 will result in the same number of points as a score of 50-0.
If more than one team finishes with the same point average, the play-off qualifier and/or higher seed will be determined in the following manner: POINT SYSTEM TIEBREAKER 1- If only two teams have identical point averages and are tied for one of the qualifying spots and/or higher seed and the teams have played each other, the team that won the contest between the two teams in question will qualify for the State Play-offs and/or get the higher seed. 2- If the two teams have not played each other or if more than two teams are tied, Step 3 will be used to determine which team qualifies for the State Play-offs and/or get the higher seed. 3- If two or more teams have identical point averages and are tied for one or both of the remaining qualifying spots and/or higher seed, the team or teams with the greatest number of wins over first division teams will be selected and/or given the higher seed. If only two teams remain after this step and the two teams tied have 28