Serbian basketball league system

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The Serbian basketball league system, or Serbian basketball league pyramid is a series of interconnected competitions for professional basketball clubs in Serbia. The system has a hierarchical format with a promotion and demotion system between competitions at different levels.

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Men

There are currently five different competitions on the pyramid - the 1st tier Basketball League of Serbia, the 2nd tier Second Basketball League of Serbia, the 3rd tier First Regional League, the 4th tier Second Regional League, which comprises the lower level regional divisions.

Basketball League of Serbia and Basketball League of Serbia B are organized by the Basketball Federation of Serbia while the lower tiers are organized by the Regional Federations.

The tier levels

For the 2018–19 season, the Serbian basketball league system is as follows: [1]

LevelLeague
0 Adriatic League First Division
(4 out of 12 teams)
Adriatic League Second Division
(3 out of 12 teams)
1 Super League of Serbia
(8 teams)
First League of Serbia
(14 teams)
2 Second League of Serbia
(14 teams)
3 First Regional League North
(12 teams)
First Regional League Central
(12 teams)
First Regional League East
(12 teams)
First Regional League West
(14 teams)
4 Second Regional League North
Group North
(20 teams)
Second Regional League North
Group South
(16 teams)
Second Regional League Central
(16 teams)
Second Regional League East
(13 teams)
Second Regional League West
Group One
(16 teams)
Second Regional League West
Group Two
(16 teams)
5Local Summer Leagues

Level 5 – Local Summer Leagues

Level 4Level 5 Districts
North Division – Group NorthBačka Division South Bačka District
North Bačka District
West Bačka District
North Banat Division Central Banat District
North Banat District
North Division – Group SouthSouth Banat Division South Banat District
Srem Division Srem District
Central DivisionBelgrade Division Belgrade
East DivisionEast Serbia Division Nišava District
Pirot District
Zaječar District
Bor District
South Serbia Division Jablanica District
Pčinja District
Toplica District
West Division – Group OneWest Serbia Division Mačva District
Kolubara District
Moravica District
Zlatibor District
West Division – Group TwoCentral Serbia Division Šumadija District
Pomoravlje District
Rasina District
Braničevo District
Podunavlje District
Raška–Kosovo Division Raška District
Kosovo and Metohija Districts

Other competitions

Women

Since the 2006–07 season, there are currently different competitions on the pyramid.

  1. First Women's Basketball League of Serbia, organized by the Basketball Federation of Serbia and composed by 12 teams.
  2. Second Women's Basketball League of Serbia, composed by 38 teams divided into three groups and also organized by the Basketball Federation of Serbia.
LevelLeague
1 First Women's Basketball League of Serbia
(12 teams)
2 Second League of Serbia North
(19 teams)
Second League of Serbia South A
(11 teams)
Second League of Serbia South B
(8 teams)

Other competitions

See also

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