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Playoff Eligible

The WIAA football playoff qualification process can be a bit confusing at times, and this report attempts to simplify where teams stand as of games played through Week 7. This report will be updated again after each week of the season.
 
Teams that have a conference winning percentage better than .500 are guaranteed a spot in the playoffs. Teams that finish with a conference record of exactly .500 are playoff eligible, but not guaranteed a spot. However, in most years only a few teams that finish .500 do not make the playoffs, and the last two years, every team that finished at .500 in conference did get in, along with several that were under .500.
 
It is important to note that being "Playoff Eligible" does not mean the team is guaranteed a spot in the playoffs, just that they have met the minimum requirement to qualify. Also, teams not on these lists may still qualify for the playoffs, but will need to win multiple league games.
 
Through games played in Week Seven, 121 teams have clinched playoff spots. 36 teams have become playoff-eligible by guaranteeing themselves at least a .500 league record and can clinch with one more win. 38 other teams can clinch a playoff spot with another conference win.

32 teams can become playoff eligible with one more conference win.
 
This Playoff Qualifying Report lists those teams that have clinched a playoff spot, those that have become playoff eligible, those that can clinch a spot with one more win, and those that can become playoff eligible with one more win.
 
The Playoff Qualifying Report will be updated each week for the rest of the regular season.

To view how many CONFERENCE games your favorite team will need to win to become playoff eligible and/or click a playoff spot, please see the list by conference here.
 
To view the full WIAA playoff qualifying procedures, click here.
 
To view Standings for all conferences on one page, please click here.
 
To view Enrollment numbers and a projected divisional placement for each team for the 2016 season, please click here.
 
To view how many league games must be won by members of each conference in order to Clinch a playoff spot or Become Eligible, please click here.
 
You can sort by the different columns (School, Enrollment, Projected Division, Conference) by clicking on the heading on each particular table.
 
* - Teams with an asterisk (*) by their name will receive a forfeit Lakeland-South Conference win against Clayton later in the season, with the win counted in their current projection. Team with a (^) by their name will receive a forfeit Six Rivers Conference win against Cassville later in the season, with the win counted in their current projection. Team with a (#) by their name will receive a forfeit Midwest Classic Conference win against Kenosha Christian Life later in the season, with the win counted in their current projection.

TEAMS THAT HAVE CLINCHED A PLAYOFF SPOT

121 teams

(Guaranteed conference record over .500)

Team Enrollment Projected Division Conference
Abbotsford 196 7 Cloverwood
Adams-Friendship 489 4 South Central
Altoona 433 4 Cloverbelt
Amherst 332 5 CWC-8
Arcadia 347 5 Coulee
Badger 1474 1 Southern Lakes
Bangor 180 7 Scenic Bluffs
Bay Port 1823 1 FRCC
Berlin 560 3 East Central
Black Hawk 128 7 Six Rivers
Brookfield Academy # 334 5 Midwest Classic
Brookfield Central 1330 2 Greater Metro
Brookfield East 1253 2 Greater Metro
Cambria-Friesland 110 7 Trailways-Small
Catholic Memorial 689 3 Classic Eight
Cedar Grove-Belgium 356 5 Big East
Chetek-Weyerhaeuser 264 5 Heart O'North
Chippewa Falls 1496 1 Big Rivers
Clinton 382 4 Rock Valley
Cochrane-Fountain City 213 6 Dairyland
Coleman 199 6 M&O
Columbus 394 4 Capitol-North
Darlington 216 6 SWAL
De Soto 157 7 Ridge & Valley
Delavan-Darien 784 3 Southern Lakes
Durand 310 5 Dunn-St. Croix
Eleva-Strum 182 7 Dairyland
Elmwood/Plum City 193 7 Lakeland-South
Evansville/Albany 664 3 Rock Valley
Fennimore 218 6 SWAL
Fox Valley Lutheran 571 3 North Eastern
Franklin 1493 1 Southeast
Freedom 553 3 North Eastern
Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau 423 4 Coulee
Glenwood City 217 6 Dunn-St. Croix
Grantsburg 259 6 Lakeland-North
Green Bay Southwest 1137 2 FRCC
Greenfield 1231 2 Woodland-East
Hayward/Lac Courte Oreilles 618 3 Heart O'North
Highland ^ 84 7 Six Rivers
Hilbert/Stockbridge 182 7 Big East
Holmen 1173 2 Mississippi Valley
Homestead 1299 2 North Shore
Hurley 175 7 WestPAC
Iola-Scandinavia 220 6 CWC-8
Ithaca 135 7 Ridge & Valley
Jefferson 665 3 Rock Valley
Kenosha Indian Trail 2597 1 Southeast
Kenosha St. Joseph Catholic 313 5 Metro Classic
Kewaskum 608 3 East Central
Kiel 456 4 Eastern Wisconsin
Kimberly 1483 1 VFA-North
Lake Country Lutheran 249 6 Midwest Classic
Lancaster 300 5 SWC
Little Chute 477 4 North Eastern
Loyal 168 7 Cloverwood
Luxemburg-Casco 645 3 North Eastern
Marathon 238 6 Marawood
Markesan 257 6 Trailways-Large
Marquette 2148 1 Greater Metro
McDonell Central 165 7 Cloverwood
Medford 668 3 Great Northern
Melrose-Mindoro 217 6 Dairyland
Menasha 1006 2 Bay
Menomonie 962 2 Big Rivers
Merrill 852 3 Great Northern
Middleton 2148 1 Big Eight
Milwaukee Bay View/Lifelong Learning 1125 2 Milwaukee City-Richardson
Milwaukee Hamilton/Audubon 2133 1 Milwaukee City-Richardson
Milwaukee King 1462 1 Milwaukee City-Blackbourn
Milwaukee Morse-Marshall/Carmen NW/Juneau/Languages 1941 1 Milwaukee City-Blackbourn
Milwaukee Riverside/Golda Meir 2149 1 Milwaukee City-Richardson
Monona Grove 968 2 Badger-South
Monroe 690 3 Badger-South
Nekoosa 412 4 South Central
New Berlin Eisenhower 845 3 Woodland-West
New Richmond 927 3 Middle Border
Northern Elite 241 6 Northern Lakes
Northwestern 441 4 Heart O'North
Notre Dame 800 3 FRCC
Oconomowoc 1576 1 Little Ten
Onalaska 897 3 Mississippi Valley
Osceola 536 4 Middle Border
Owen-Withee 137 7 Cloverwood
Ozaukee 231 6 Big East
Pecatonica/Argyle 221 6 Six Rivers
Pepin/Alma * 137 7 Lakeland-South
Peshtigo 405 4 M&O
Pewaukee 843 3 Woodland-West
Platteville 443 4 SWC
Plymouth 791 3 East Central
Racine St. Catherine's 328 5 Metro Classic
Random Lake 291 5 Big East
Reedsburg 823 3 Badger-North
Regis 223 6 Cloverbelt
Rib Lake/Prentice 269 5 Marawood
Saint Francis # 567 3 Midwest Classic
Saint Mary's Springs 247 6 Flyway
Sheboygan Falls 540 3 Eastern Wisconsin
Shorewood/Messmer 1408 2 Woodland-East
Shullsburg 113 7 Six Rivers
Southern Door 343 5 Packerland
Sparta 794 3 Mississippi Valley
Spencer/Columbus Catholic 365 4 Cloverbelt
Stanley-Boyd 313 5 Cloverbelt
Stevens Point 2078 1 VFA-South
Stratford 312 5 Marawood
Sun Prairie 2271 1 Big Eight
Turtle Lake 118 7 Lakeland-South
Unity 267 5 Lakeland-North
Verona 1585 1 Big Eight
Wabeno/Laona 218 6 Northern Lakes
Waterford 1108 2 Southern Lakes
Waterloo 280 5 Capitol-South
Waunakee 1196 2 Badger-North
West De Pere 885 3 Bay
West Salem 540 3 Mississippi Valley
Whitefish Bay 953 2 North Shore
Wild Rose 165 7 CWC-10
Wilmot Union 1125 2 Southern Lakes
Wisconsin Lutheran 768 3 Little Ten

TEAMS THAT ARE PLAYOFF-ELIGIBLE & CAN CLINCH WITH ONE MORE WIN

36 teams

(Teams that have guaranteed at least .500 conference record)

Team Enrollment Projected Division Conference
Almond-Bancroft 123 7 CWC-10
Antigo 727 3 Great Northern
Appleton West 1491 1 VFA-North
Bonduel 305 5 CWC-8
D.C. Everest 1627 1 VFA-North
DeForest 1058 2 Badger-North
Dodgeland 247 6 Trailways-Large
Edgar 194 7 Marawood
Elk Mound 342 5 Dunn-St. Croix
Fall River 141 7 Trailways-Small
Fond du Lac 2070 1 VFA-South
Greendale 935 2 Woodland-West
Horicon/Hustisford 363 5 Trailways-Large
Hortonville 1089 2 VFA-South
Iowa-Grant 194 7 SWAL
Johnson Creek 174 7 Trailways-Small
Kewaunee 324 5 Packerland
Laconia 308 5 Flyway
Lourdes Academy 193 7 Trailways-Small
Manawa 218 6 CWC-10
Milwaukee Vincent/Destiny 1528 1 Milwaukee City-Blackbourn
Mount Horeb/Barneveld 845 3 Badger-North
New Glarus/Monticello 333 5 Capitol-South
New Lisbon 178 7 Scenic Bluffs
Oconto 321 5 Packerland
Omro 402 4 Flyway
Royall 143 7 Scenic Bluffs
Saint Croix Falls 296 5 Lakeland-North
Shawano 791 3 Bay
South Milwaukee 1163 2 Woodland-East
Spring Valley 199 6 Dunn-St. Croix
Stoughton 1047 2 Badger-South
Waupaca 667 3 Bay
Wausau West 1394 2 VFA-North
Wauzeka-Steuben/Seneca 192 7 Ridge & Valley
Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln 1634 1 VFA-South

TEAMS THAT CAN CLINCH A PLAYOFF SPOT WITH ONE MORE CONFERENCE WIN

38 teams

Team Enrollment Projected Division Conference
Amery 465 4 Middle Border
Arrowhead 2217 1 Classic Eight
Ashwaubenon 1039 2 FRCC
Big Foot 497 4 Rock Valley
Bloomer 382 4 Heart O'North
Brodhead/Juda 411 4 Rock Valley
Cedarburg 1135 2 North Shore
Clear Lake 179 7 Lakeland-South
Cumberland 291 5 Heart O'North
Dominican 331 5 Metro Classic
East Troy 541 3 Rock Valley
Green Bay Preble 2114 1 FRCC
Hartford Union 1402 2 Little Ten
Hudson 1804 1 Big Rivers
La Crosse Logan 822 3 Mississippi Valley
Lake Mills 411 4 Capitol-North
Lodi 508 4 Capitol-North
Madison La Follette 1525 1 Big Eight
Madison West 2134 1 Big Eight
Martin Luther 447 4 Metro Classic
Mauston 512 4 South Central
Mukwonago 1615 1 Classic Eight
Port Washington 846 3 North Shore
Pulaski 1063 2 FRCC
Racine Lutheran 225 6 Metro Classic
Rice Lake 724 3 Big Rivers
River Valley 421 4 SWC
Saint Croix Central 406 4 Middle Border
Superior 1340 2 Big Rivers
Suring 123 7 M&O
Two Rivers 476 4 Eastern Wisconsin
University School of Milwaukee 397 4 Midwest Classic
Valders 357 5 Eastern Wisconsin
Watertown 1313 2 Little Ten
Waukesha North 1191 2 Classic Eight
Waukesha West 1233 2 Classic Eight
Wausaukee 164 7 M&O
Whitehall 217 6 Dairyland

TEAMS THAT CAN BECOME PLAYOFF-ELIGIBLE (GUARANTEED CONFERENCE .500 RECORD) WITH ONE MORE WIN

32 teams

Team Enrollment Projected Division Conference
Appleton North 1921 1 VFA-North
Assumption 159 7 Cloverwood
Auburndale 239 6 Marawood
Belleville 267 5 Capitol-South
Brookwood 219 6 Scenic Bluffs
Cameron 302 5 Lakeland-North
Cashton 147 7 Scenic Bluffs
Colby 290 5 Cloverbelt
Cuba City 244 6 SWAL
Fort Atkinson 923 3 Badger-South
Mayville 397 4 Flyway
Milwaukee Bradley Tech 1236 2 Milwaukee City-Richardson
Milwaukee Career & Tech. Ed. 672 3 Milwaukee City-Blackbourn
Milwaukee Reagan 1312 2 Milwaukee City-Richardson
Milwaukee Washington/Science/Collegiate 1449 1 Milwaukee City-Blackbourn
Neenah 1978 1 VFA-South
New Berlin West 752 3 Woodland-West
North Crawford 150 7 Ridge & Valley
Oostburg 329 5 Big East
Oshkosh North 1273 2 VFA-South
Pardeeville 255 6 Trailways-Large
Pittsville 185 7 Marawood
River Ridge 149 7 Six Rivers
Seymour 710 3 Bay
Tigerton/Marion 225 6 CWC-10
Tri-County 182 7 CWC-10
Wauwatosa West 1038 2 Woodland-West
Weyauwega-Fremont 272 5 CWC-8
Whitnall 823 3 Woodland-East
Winnebago Lutheran 304 5 Flyway
Wrightstown 459 4 North Eastern
Xavier 571 3 Bay