|Dates||1 April 2017 – 26 November 2017|
|Champions|| Rosenborg |
|Relegated|| Sogndal |
|Europa League|| Molde |
|Goals scored||682 (2.84 per match)|
|Top goalscorer|| Nicklas Bendtner |
|Biggest home win|| Brann 5–0 Stabæk |
(19 June 2017)
|Biggest away win|| Viking 1–7 Vålerenga |
(22 October 2017)
|Highest scoring||Viking 1–7 Vålerenga|
(22 October 2017)
|Longest winning run|| Strømsgodset |
|Longest unbeaten run||Rosenborg|
|Longest winless run||Aalesund|
|Longest losing run||Viking|
Rosenborg 1–2 Tromsø
(16 May 2017)
Sogndal 4–1 Stabæk
(5 April 2017)
|Average attendance||6,699 3.9%|
The 2017 Eliteserien was the 73rd completed season of top-tier football in Norway. The season began on 1 April 2017 and ended on 26 November 2017, not including play-off matches.Rosenborg were the defending champions, while Kristiansund and Sandefjord entered as the promoted teams from the 2016 1. divisjon.
The 2017 season saw the name of the league change from Tippeligaen (named after sponsor Norsk Tipping) to Eliteserien, a non-sponsor affiliated name controlled by the Football Association of Norway. Rosenborg won their third consecutive title and 25th top-flight title overall, with two games to spare. Rosenborg conceded only 20 goals during the season, a league record.
On 28 August 2016, the Football Association of Norway (NFF) and Norsk Toppfotball announced a rebrand; beginning with the 2017 season, the competition was known simply as Eliteserien, without any sponsor's name attached. As part of the rebranding, a new logo was introduced.
Rosenborg won their third consecutive title and 25th top-flight title overall. Rosenborg were the defending champions, while Kristiansund and Sandefjord entered as the promoted teams from the 2016 1. divisjon.
Rosenborg won the league with two games to spare. Aalesund and Viking were relegated directly. Fourteenth-finishers Sogndal were relegated after losing the play-off final to Ranheim.
Sixteen teams competed in the league – the top fourteen teams from the previous season, and two teams promoted from the 1. divisjon. The promoted teams were Kristiansund (first season in the top-flight) and Sandefjord, (returning to the top flight after a season's absence). They replaced Bodø/Glimt and Start ending their top flight spells of three and four years respectively.
|Aalesund||16||Ålesund||Color Line Stadion||Artificial||10,778|
|Sarpsborg 08||6||Sarpsborg||Sarpsborg Stadion||Artificial||4,700|
|Aalesund||Trond Fredriksen||Umbro||Sparebanken Møre|
|Brann||Lars Arne Nilsen||Nike||Sparebanken Vest|
|Haugesund||Eirik Horneland||Macron||Haugaland Kraft|
|Kristiansund||Christian Michelsen||Umbro||SpareBank 1 Nordvest|
|Molde||Ole Gunnar Solskjær||Nike||Sparebanken Møre|
|Odd||Dag-Eilev Fagermo||New Balance||SpareBank 1 Telemark|
|Rosenborg||Kåre Ingebrigtsen||Adidas||SpareBank 1 SMN|
|Sarpsborg 08||Geir Bakke||Select||Borregaard|
|Sogndal||Eirik Bakke||Umbro||Sparebanken Vest|
|Stabæk||Antoni Ordinas||Macron||SpareBank 1 Østlandet|
|Strømsgodset||Tor Ole Skullerud||Puma||DNB|
|Tromsø||Simo Valakari||Select||Sparebanken Nord-Norge|
|Viking||Bjarte Lunde Aarsheim (caretaker)||Diadora||Lyse|
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Table||Incoming manager||Date of appointment||Table|
|Viking||Kjell Jonevret||Mutual agreement||14 November 2016||Pre-season||Ian Burchnall||24 November 2016||Pre-season|
|Tromsø||Bård Flovik||Sacked||26 June 2017||15th||Simo Valakari||12 July 2017||15th|
|Viking||Ian Burchnall||Sacked||9 November 2017||16th||Bjarte Lunde Aarsheim (caretaker)||9 November 2017||16th|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Rosenborg (C)||30||18||7||5||57||20||+37||61||Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round|
|2||Molde||30||16||6||8||50||35||+15||54||Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round|
|12||Lillestrøm||30||10||7||13||40||43||−3||37||Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round|
|14||Sogndal (R)||30||8||8||14||38||48||−10||32||Qualification for the relegation play-offs|
|15||Aalesund (R)||30||8||8||14||38||50||−12||32||Relegation to 1. divisjon|
|2018–19 UEFA Europa League first qualifying round|
|Relegation to 2018 1. divisjon|
The 14th-placed team, Sogndal took part in a two-legged play-off against Ranheim, the winners of the 1. divisjon promotion play-offs, to decide who will play in the 2018 Eliteserien.
|Karlsen 88' (pen.)||Summary|
1–1 on aggregate. Ranheim won 5–4 on penalties.
|3||Björn Bergmann Sigurðarson||Molde||16||27||0,59|
|5||Patrick Mortensen||Sarpsborg 08||12||30||0,40|
|6||Eirik Ulland Andersen||Strømsgodset||11||26||0,42|
|Thomas Lehne Olsen||Tromsø||10||28||0,36|
|Ohi Omoijuanfo||Stabæk||Aalesund||3–1 (H)||2 April 2017|
|Ohi Omoijuanfo||Stabæk||Sarpsborg 08||3–0 (H)||17 April 2017|
|Gilbert Koomson||Sogndal||Viking||4–0 (H)||13 May 2017|
|Erling Knudtzon||Lillestrøm||Tromsø||4–1 (H)||28 May 2017|
|Lars Veldwijk||Aalesund||Odd||5–1 (H)||25 June 2017|
|Benjamin Stokke||Kristiansund||Stabæk||4–1 (A)||25 June 2017|
|Simen Juklerød||Vålerenga||Viking||7–1 (A)||22 October 2017|
|Mos||Aalesund||Strømsgodset||4–3 (H)||26 November 2017|
(H) – Home team
(A) – Away team
|Morten Gamst Pedersen||Tromsø|
|4||Pål André Helland||Rosenborg||8|
|5||Krépin Diatta||Sarpsborg 08||7|
|1||Per Kristian Bråtveit||Haugesund||12|
|5||Anders Kristiansen||Sarpsborg 08||9|
|Espen Bugge Pettersen||Strømsgodset|
Updated to games played on 26 November 2017
|Player of the Year||Tore Reginiussen||Rosenborg|
|Breakthrough of the Year||Krépin Diatta||Sarpsborg 08|
|Coach of the Year||Kåre Ingebrigtsen||Rosenborg|
|Goal of the Year||Nicklas Bendtner||Rosenborg|
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