Rosters will lock after 9PM on Wednesday 23rd November. Before this date, players may freely move between rosters.
Matches are played on Sundays and Mondays.
Matches scheduled at 9:15PM, 9:45PM, 10:15PM, and 10:45PM AEDT. (when playing 4 games in a night)
Top 8 teams qualify for the finals series.
Two-legged aggregate. If scores are tied after two games, a third game will be played using Golden Goal rules. Extra time and penalties will come into play in the third game if no goal is scored in regular time. There is no away goals rule.
The AFL finals system will be used for the AVPL Finals. (see image below)