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Saison

Third League - North-East:
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Format:
12 teams, each plays the others three times - of which at least once at home and once away - for a total of 33 games each, over 33 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. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. away goals in hth matches (only if 2 teams are tied); 6. total goal difference; 7. total goals scored; 8. fairplay ranking; 9. draw.

Relegation to the league:
0-1 teams from Second League

Promotion from the league:
1 place: promoted to Second League

Relegation from the league:
10 place: possible relegation to OFG *
11-12 place: relegated to OFG
* - depends on the number of Second League teams relegated to the group as follows:
if 0 or 1: no additional relegation from the group;
if 2: 10th placed team is also relegated to OFG.

Promotion to the league:
2 teams from OFG (if 1-4 teams are relegated to the group from B PFG)
3 teams from OFG (if no teams are relegated to the group from B PFG)


Third League - North-West:
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Format:
16 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 30 games each, over 30 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. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. away goals in hth matches (only if 2 teams are tied); 6. total goal difference; 7. total goals scored; 8. fairplay ranking; 9. draw.

Relegation to the league:
0-3 teams from Second League

Promotion from the league:
1 place: promoted to Second League

Relegation from the league:
12-14 place: possible relegation to OFG *
15-16 place: relegated to OFG
* - depends on the number of Second League teams relegated to the group as follows:
if 0 or 1: no additional relegation from the group;
if 2: 14th placed team is also relegated to OFG;
if 3: 13th-14th placed teams are also relegated to OFG;
if 4: 12th-14th placed teams are also relegated to OFG.

Promotion to the league:
2 teams from OFG (if 1-4 teams are relegated to the group from Second League)
3 teams from OFG (if no teams are relegated to the group from Second League)


Third League - South-West:
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Format:
18 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 34 games each, over 34 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. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. away goals in hth matches (only if 2 teams are tied); 6. total goal difference; 7. total goals scored; 8. fairplay ranking; 9. draw.

Relegation to the league:
0-4 teams from Second League

Promotion from the league:
1 place: promoted to Second League

Relegation from the league:
14-16 place: possible relegation to OFG *
17-18 place: relegated to OFG
* - depends on the number of Second League teams relegated to the group as follows:
if 0 or 1: no additional relegation from the group;
if 2: 16th placed team is also relegated to OFG;
if 3: 15th-16th placed teams are also relegated to OFG;
if 4: 14th-16th placed teams are also relegated to OFG.

Promotion to the league:
2 teams from OFG (if 1-4 teams are relegated to the group from Second League)
3 teams from OFG (if no teams are relegated to the group from Second League)


Third League - South-East:
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Format:
18 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 34 games each, over 34 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. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. away goals in hth matches (only if 2 teams are tied); 6. total goal difference; 7. total goals scored; 8. fairplay ranking; 9. draw.

Relegation to the league:
0-4 teams from Second League

Promotion from the league:
1 place: promoted to Second League

Relegation from the league:
14-16 place: possible relegation to OFG *
17-18 place: relegated to OFG
* - depends on the number of Second League teams relegated to the group as follows:
if 0 or 1: no additional relegation from the group;
if 2: 16th placed team is also relegated to OFG;
if 3: 15th-16th placed teams are also relegated to OFG;
if 4: 14th-16th placed teams are also relegated to OFG.

Promotion to the league:
2 teams from OFG (if 1-4 teams are relegated to the group from Second League)
3 teams from OFG (if no teams are relegated to the group from Second League)