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Playoff Eligible

Playoff Eligible

Updated for games played through Week 8
The WIAA football playoff qualification process can be a bit confusing at times, and this report attempts to simplify where teams stand. Teams that have a conference winning percentage better than .500 are guaranteed a spot in the playoffs. Teams that finish with a conference 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.
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.
The Playoff Qualifying Report will be updated each week of the regular season, beginning after Week 5.
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 2014 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, Conference) by clicking on the heading on each particular table.
* - Plays non-conference game in Week 9

Teams that have Clinched a playoff spot

165 teams

(Guaranteed conference record over .500)

Team Enrollment Conference
Abbotsford 180 Cloverwood
Adams-Friendship 516 South Central
Algoma 231 Olympian-Packerland Small
Almond-Bancroft 113 CWC-10
Amherst 275 CWC-8
Antigo 808 Great Northern
Appleton East w/Charters 1552 VFA-North
Appleton North w/Charters 1747 VFA-North
Arcadia 335 Coulee
Arrowhead 2248 Classic Eight
Ashwaubenon 1047 FRCC
Athens 202 Cloverwood
Auburndale 256 Marawood
Bangor 161 Scenic Bluffs
Bay Port 1795 FRCC
Belmont 91 Six Rivers
Big Foot 528 Rock Valley-South
Black Hawk 111 Six Rivers
Black River Falls 519 Coulee
Bloomer 351 Heart O'North
Bonduel 305 CWC-8
Brodhead/Juda 419 Rock Valley-South
Brookfield Academy 327 Midwest Classic
Brookfield East 1256 Greater Metro
Brown Deer 561 Woodland-East
Burlington 1213 Southern Lakes
Cambria-Friesland 113 Trailways-Small
Cambridge 269 Capitol-South
Cameron w/Charters 309 Lakeland-North
Cashton 163 Scenic Bluffs
Catholic Central 180 Metro Classic
Catholic Memorial 673 Classic Eight
Cedar Grove-Belgium 339 Central Lakeshore
Cedarburg 1143 North Shore
Chetek-Weyerhaeuser 277 Heart O'North
Clear Lake 153 Lakeland-South
Coleman 212 M&O
Colfax 245 Dunn-St. Croix
Crivitz 213 M&O
Cuba City 233 SWAL
Darlington 225 SWAL
De Pere 1331 FRCC
Deerfield 243 Trailways-Large
DeForest 983 Badger-North
Eau Claire Memorial w/Charters 1687 Big Rivers
Edgar 225 Marawood
Eleva-Strum 175 Dairyland
Elkhorn 853 Southern Lakes
Evansville/Albany 612 Rock Valley-North
Fond du Lac 2036 VFA-South
Franklin 1462 Southeast
Frederic 146 Lakeland-North
Freedom 523 Eastern Valley
Germantown 1409 North Shore
Gillett 176 M&O
Green Bay Preble w/Charters 2163 FRCC
Greendale 932 Woodland-West
Hartford 1439 Little Ten
Holmen 1112 Mississippi Valley
Homestead 1302 North Shore
Hortonville 1075 VFA-South
Howards Grove 272 Central Lakeshore
Hudson 1743 Big Rivers
Hurley 218 Great Western
Independence/Gilmanton 194 Dairyland
Iola-Scandinavia 249 CWC-8
Ithaca 104 Ridge & Valley
Janesville Craig w/Charters 1790 Big Eight
Jefferson 621 Rock Valley-North
Kenosha Indian Trail w/Charters 2442 Southeast
Kettle Moraine Lutheran 392 Flyway
Kewaskum 587 Eastern Wisconsin
Kewaunee 322 Olympian-Packerland Large
Kickapoo/LaFarge 218 Ridge & Valley
Kimberly 1418 VFA-North
La Crosse Logan w/Charters 841 Mississippi Valley
Lake Country Lutheran 213 Midwest Classic
Lancaster 288 SWC
Little Chute w/Charters 505 Eastern Valley
Lodi 514 Capitol-North
Luxemburg-Casco 626 Bay
Madison La Follette 1479 Big Eight
Madison West 2036 Big Eight
Marathon 212 Marawood
Marquette 2110 Greater Metro
Marshall w/Charters 361 Capitol-South
McFarland 715 Rock Valley-North
Melrose-Mindoro 212 Dairyland
Menasha 965 Bay
Menomonee Falls 1457 Greater Metro
Merrill 947 Great Northern
Middleton w/Charters 2122 Big Eight
Milton 986 Badger-South
Milwaukee Hamilton 1700 Milw. City
Milwaukee King 1486 Milw. City
Milwaukee Madison 940 Milw. City
Milwaukee Riverside 1595 Milw. City
Mineral Point 225 SWAL
Mishicot 263 Olympian-Packerland Small
Monona Grove 907 Badger-South
Mosinee 668 Great Northern
Mount Horeb/Barneveld 824 Badger-North
Mukwonago 1580 Classic Eight
Muskego 1652 Classic Eight
Necedah 232 Scenic Bluffs
Neenah 1941 VFA-South
New Richmond 854 Middle Border
Niagara/Goodman/Pembine 254 Northern Lakes
North Crawford 156 Ridge & Valley
Notre Dame 779 FRCC
Oak Creek 2038 Southeast
Omro 398 Flyway
Onalaska 883 Mississippi Valley
Oregon 1099 Badger-South
Osceola 537 Middle Border
Oshkosh North 1232 VFA-South
Owen-Withee 138 Cloverwood
Ozaukee 235 Central Lakeshore
Pecatonica/Argyle 204 Six Rivers
Pepin/Alma 147 Lakeland-South
Peshtigo 406 M&O
Pewaukee 809 Woodland-West
Platteville 432 SWC
Plymouth 799 Eastern Wisconsin
Potosi 110 Six Rivers
Poynette 337 Capitol-North
Racine Saint Catherine's 313 Metro Classic
Regis 247 Cloverbelt
Rio 147 Trailways-Small
Rosholt 200 CWC-10
Saint Croix Central 387 Dunn-St. Croix
Saint Francis 563 Midwest Classic
Saint Mary's Springs 224 Flyway
Shiocton 237 CWC-8
Shoreland Lutheran 308 Metro Classic
Shullsburg 96 Six Rivers
Slinger 980 Little Ten
Somerset 483 Middle Border
South Milwaukee 1145 Woodland-East
Southern Door 365 Olympian-Packerland Large
Spencer/Columbus Catholic 365 Cloverbelt
Stanley-Boyd 290 Cloverbelt
Stratford 302 Marawood
Sun Prairie 2141 Big Eight
Superior 1345 Big Rivers
University School 376 Midwest Classic
Valders 352 Olympian-Packerland Large
Verona w/Charters 1573 Big Eight
Waterford 1035 Southern Lakes
Waterloo 282 Capitol-South
Watertown 1296 Little Ten
Waukesha West 1227 Classic Eight
Waupaca 725 Eastern Valley
Wausau West w/Charters 1436 VFA-North
Wautoma 401 South Central
West De Pere w/Charters 820 Bay
West Salem 571 Mississippi Valley
Westby 332 Coulee
Whitefish Bay 979 North Shore
Wild Rose 176 CWC-10
Williams Bay 146 Trailways-Small
Wilmot Union 1100 Southern Lakes
Wisconsin Lutheran 762 Little Ten
Wrightstown 457 Olympian-Packerland Large
Xavier 593 Eastern Valley

Teams that are playoff-eligible & can clinch with one more win

24 teams

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

Team Enrollment Conference
Berlin 543 Eastern Valley
Boyceville 228 Dunn-St. Croix
Clinton 375 Rock Valley-South
Elmwood/Plum City 217 Lakeland-South
Grantsburg 271 Lakeland-North
Greenfield 1360 Woodland-East
Hilbert 152 Olympian-Packerland Small
Lake Holcombe/Cornell* 230 Lakeland-South
Lourdes Academy 220 Trailways-Large
Manitowoc Lincoln w/Charters 1606 FRCC
Manitowoc Lutheran 221 Olympian-Packerland Small
Markesan 233 Trailways-Large
Milwaukee Bradley Tech 1060 Milw. City
Northland Pines 446 WestPAC
Osseo-Fairchild 252 Cloverbelt
Pardeeville 255 Trailways-Large
Reedsburg 824 Badger-North
Seymour 697 Bay
Spring Valley 199 Dunn-St. Croix
Stoughton 1054 Badger-South
Turtle Lake 122 Lakeland-South
Unity 270 Lakeland-North
Washburn/Bayfield/South Shore 354 Independent
Waunakee 1164 Badger-North

Teams that can clinch a playoff spot with one more conference win

41 teams

Team Enrollment Conference
Alma Center Lincoln 196 Dairyland
Badger 1469 Southern Lakes
Brookfield Central 1308 Greater Metro
Campbellsport 453 Eastern Wisconsin
Chequamegon 257 Marawood
Chilton 355 Olympian-Packerland Large
Cochrane-Fountain City 201 Dairyland
Columbus 383 Capitol-North
Cumberland 277 Heart O'North
D.C. Everest 1670 VFA-North
Ellsworth 525 Middle Border
Fennimore 194 SWAL
Florence 130 Northern Lakes
Greenwood/Granton 196 Cloverwood
Hayward/Lac Courte Oreilles w/Charters 635 Heart O'North
Hillsboro 145 Scenic Bluffs
Iowa-Grant 224 SWAL
Kenosha Bradford w/Charters 1829 Southeast
Kenosha St. Joseph 319 Metro Classic
Kohler/Sheboygan Lutheran/Christian 446 Central Lakeshore
Laconia 329 Flyway
Lakeside Lutheran 360 Capitol-North
Loyal 173 Cloverwood
Manawa 210 CWC-8
McDonell Central 171 Cloverwood
Menomonie 976 Big Rivers
New Lisbon 191 Scenic Bluffs
Northwestern 438 Heart O'North
Prescott 366 Middle Border
Racine Horlick w/Charters 2189 Southeast
Racine Lutheran 210 Metro Classic
Rice Lake w/Charters 750 Big Rivers
River Valley 455 SWC
Roncalli 345 Olympian-Packerland Large
Spooner 385 Heart O'North
Sussex Hamilton 1368 Greater Metro
Two Rivers 534 Eastern Wisconsin
Wausaukee 157 M&O
Whitehall 232 Dairyland
Winnebago Lutheran 336 Flyway
Wisconsin Dells 495 South Central

Teams that can become playoff-eligible (guaranteed conference .500 record) with one more win

21 teams

Team Enrollment Conference
Baraboo 960 Badger-North
Colby 285 Cloverbelt
De Soto 183 Ridge & Valley
Denmark w/Charters 506 Bay
Dodgeland 277 Trailways-Large
East Troy 525 Rock Valley-North
Fall Creek 267 Cloverbelt
Fall River 158 Trailways-Small
Glenwood City w/Charters 200 Dunn-St. Croix
Green Bay Southwest w/Charters 1191 FRCC
Lakeland 702 Great Northern
Medford 630 Great Northern
Milwaukee Pulaski/Arts/Reagan# 3551 Milw. City
Milwaukee Washington/Science/Career/Collegiate 1646 Milw. City
New Berlin Eisenhower 810 Woodland-West
Palmyra-Eagle 312 Rock Valley-South
Pius XI 900 Woodland-West
Reedsville 216 Olympian-Packerland Small
Saint Croix Falls 329 Lakeland-North
Wauwatosa West 1030 Woodland-West
Weston 91 Ridge & Valley