2017-18 OUA Football Structure


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFF & CHAMPIONSHIP
# OF TEAMS 11
6
PARTICIPATING TEAMS

Carlton, Guelph, Laurier, McMaster, Queen's, Ottawa, Toronto, Waterloo, Windsor, Western, York

Top 6 from regular season
# OF GAMES
8
3 Rounds
FORMAT Each team plays an 8-game schedule, with non-combatants rotating on yearly basis

Higher Seed has home field advantage in all games

QUARTER-FINALS
1 & 2 receive a bye;
6 @ 3, 5 @ 4

SEMI-FINALS
Lowest remaining seed @ 1;
Next remaining seed @ 2

YATES CUP CHAMPIONSHIP
Semi-Final winners @ higher ranked 

2016-17 CHAMPION
109th - Yates Cup Champions - Laurier Golden Hawks
OUA CHAMPIONSHIP
(110th Yates Cup)
November 11th, 2017 @ Highest Remaining
U SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP
November 25th, 2016 @ Hamilton, ON