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Future of Class 6A football up to vote of schools

by Scott Wright Modified: May 13, 2013 at 4:41 pm •  Published: March 13, 2013

The future of of Class 6A football is up to a vote of the 32 OSSAA schools in the class.

On Wednesday, the OSSAA board of directors approved the ballots that will be sent to the schools for the vote. Though the actual ballots are far more lengthy, and full of legal language, here’s a basic breakdown of the two plans. There is not an option on the ballot to keep 6A football as it is.

Plan I

1. Class 6A will include the 32 largest football playing schools according to ADM.

2. Class 6A will be divided into two divisions.

3. Division I will consist of the largest 16 football playing schools.

4. Division II will consist of the next largest 16 football playing schools.

5. Each division will consist of two eight-team districts.

6. The top four finishers from each district will advance to the playoffs.

7. The playoffs will consist of eight schools from each division.

8. One champion will be determined from each division.

Plan II

1. Class 6A will include the 32 largest football playing schools according to ADM.

2. Class 6A will consist of four eight-team districts.

3. Each school is to play the other schools in the assigned district.

4. Each district will be divided into two divisions, four schools from Division I and four schools from Division II.

5. Division I schools will come from the largest 16 football playing schools according to ADM.

6. Division II schools will come from the next largest 16 football playing schools according to ADM.

7. The top two finishers in each district division will advance to the playoffs (Only games within a team’s district division will count for playoff advancement.).

8. The playoffs will consist of a total of eight schools from Division I and eight schools from Division II.

9. One champion will be determined from each division.

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by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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