12 teams, each plays the others three times - of which at least once home and once away - for a total of 33 games each, over 33 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
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. away goals in hth matches; 8. play-off (only for deciding promotion and relegation); 9. draw.
Relegation to the league:
1 team from Superliga
2 more teams from Superliga possible to relegate through Play-offs 1/2
Promotion from the league:
1 place: promoted to Superliga
2-3 place: enter Play-offs 1/2 with two Superliga teams for 2 places in Superliga
Relegation from the league:
11-12 place: relegated to 2nd Division
Promotion to the league:
2 teams from 2nd Division