Article II – Structure
Section 1 – Conference and Divisions
a. The CFA Football League shall be composed of two (2) Conferences, the American Conference and the National Conference.
b. There will be two (2) Divisions within each conference. Divisions 1 and 2 in the American Conference. Divisions 3 and 4 in the National Conference.
c. The conference and division structure will remain in-tact for two (2) years to maintain the home and away scheduling, and/or may be reorganized every year by the Commissioner or as deemed necessary by the Commissioner.
d. The procedure to select associations (teams) for each conference will be developed by the commissioner and provided to all CFA Associations.
e. Regular season games. Each association will play an eight (8) game, eight (8) week regular season schedule. This schedule will be developed by the Commissioner. An example would be that each association plays six (6) games in their respective conference. Three (3) games in their division and three (3) games in the other division of the conference that they play in, and two (2) cross over games within the other conference divisions.
f. Eight (8) teams in each conference will make the playoffs.
g. Each conference will hold a super bowl championship game for their peewees, ponies and midget teams.
h. The playoff games and super bowl games schedule will be developed by the Commissioner.
i. Any conflicts will be resolved by the commissioner.
j. New teams may be added as deemed necessary by the commissioners and team reps. A majority vote is required for acceptance. Commissioner will coordinate this action with all Commissioners and Teams Reps.
k. New teams will be placed on a one (1) year probationary period. At the end of the first season, a vote will be taken by Team Reps to accept the team or teams. A majority vote is required for acceptance. If a team is not accepted, the Team Reps may vote to place the new team or teams on probation for an additional year.
l. Any team on probation is not eligible to vote on any changes or revisions to the bylaws. However, they are eligible to vote on daily business.