Excerpt from 9th Conference Tournament Rules:
B.12 League’s Format
B.12.1 Elimination will be triple round, after which, teams will be ranked from 1st to 8th according to their win-loss record. In case of a tie, the win-over-the-other or quotient system would be applied appropriately.
B.12.2 Teams ranked 1st and 2nd will automatically enter the semi-final round while their 3rd and 4th ranked counterpart will be seeded in the quarterfinals.
B.12.3 Teams ranked 5th to 8th will fall in the knockout wildcard phase wherein the 5th ranked team will play against its 8th ranked counterpart (W1 Series) and the 6h ranked team will play against the 7th ranked team (W2 Series).
B.12.4 In the quarterfinal round, the winner of the (W1 Series) will play the 4th ranked team (Q1 Series) and the winner of the (W2 Series) will play against the 3rd ranked team (Q2 Series), wherein the 3rd and 4th ranked teams enjoy twice-to-beat advantages.
B.12.5 In the semi-final round, the winner of the (Q1 Series) will play the 1st ranked team and the winner of the (Q2 Series) will play against the 2nd ranked team in a best-of-3 series.
B.12.6 The best-of-three championship will be contended by the winners of the two (2) semi-final series and the sudden-death battle for third place by the losers of the said series.