- Three back to back matches played on Tuesdays.
- Matches scheduled at 9:15PM, 9:45PM, and 10:15PM AEST.
- Top 8 teams qualify for the finals series.
- 8 team single elimination bracket.
- 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.