Season 4 Changes

In an effort to consolidate all the additions and things changing for the upcoming Season 4, we thought it best to put them all in one place for easy reference. Note that these changes will be placed in their respective places prior to the Season.

Note that this list may be edited, and is not considered official until posted to the Rules & Regulations.

Disgusted Player Rule: (Pro)

  • Teams who concede or have a League Managed Match (loss) will have any/all player(s) with 51 or higher SPP subject to leaving the team. In the case that a team does not have any players at or over 51SPP on their roster then the player with the highest SPP will be subject to this rule.
    • The League will roll a d6. On a result of 1-3 the player stays. On a result of 4-6 the player will leave the team and must be fired before the next play week.
    • Failure to comply will result in loss of 10 standings points, and may result in removal from the League.

League Managed Matches Change: (Pro / Challenge)

  • Change from:
    • Teams with two consecutive League Managed Matches may be removed from the League and required to re-register for upcoming seasons if they wish to continue at the MMLPro level.
  • To:
    • Pro Teams with two League Managed Matches will be removed from the Pro League and required to either sit out a season or play a season in the Challenge League before returning to the Pro League.
    • Challenge Teams with two League Manged Matches will be removed from the Challenge League and required to spend a season on the Farm before returning to the Challenge or Pro League.

Regular/Post Season: (Pro)

  • Teams will play each team in their play pool once (7 games).
  • The top two teams from each play pool will advance to the play-offs. (top 2 teams with the most points after 7 games)
  • Bowl Eligible teams will advance to Bowl Games.

Regular/Post Season: (Challenge)

  • Teams will play each team in their play pool once (7 games).
  • The top two teams from each play pool will advance to the play-offs. (top 2 teams with the most points after 7 games)

Coach Incentives:

  • Edit:
    • From: Bowl Eligibility
    • To: Bowl/Post-Season Eligibility
  • Add:
    • 10bTV – Conference Loyalty
    • 40bTV – Racial Diversity

Tie-Breakers: (Pro)

  • Most wins
  • Head-to-Head (best W-L-D record between clubs)
  • Coin Toss (2 Teams) or Drawing of Lots (3 or more)

Definitions:

  • Pro Team: Any team that is currently playing in the Pro Season play pool, bowl or post-season is considered Pro for the purposes of these Rules & Regulations. Teams that have only ever played Pro, maintain their Pro status as long as no other games are played outside of the Pro Season (such would be the case of a coach who sits a season out but returns in subsequent seasons with the same team, etc.)
  • Challenge Team: Any team that is currently playing the Challenge League play pool or post-season is considered a Challenge team for the purposes of these Rules & Regulations.
  • Farm Team: Any team that is currently enrolled in the Farm open ladder, or is not currently playing at the Pro or Challenge Level.
  • *Season Ready Team: A team needs to be in a certain state in order to receive a ticket to participate in a season, this state is defined in addition to the above Pro/Challenge Team definitions:
    • Minimum 11 man (active) roster. More than 11 players is allowed, however at least 11 players must be available to play in the first game.
    • All players must not have excess SPP. All players must be leveled and not have SPP held in reserve in excess of their next level.

*Under review/discussion and/or verification of in-game mechanics.