Association Football in Victoria - League and Cup Systems - Leagues


The highest state based league is the Victorian Premier League. The league below that is the Victorian State League Division 1. Below that, State Leagues 2 and 3 are split into North/West and South/East divisions. Below that, three divisions of the Provisional Leagues follow, also split into North/West and South/East divisions. The participating clubs are almost entirely located within metropolitan Melbourne, however there are separate regional leagues organised by associations subsidiary to the FFV, such as the Geelong Regional Football Association, Ballarat & District Soccer Association and the Gippsland Soccer League.

League Structure
  • Victorian Premier League
    • Men's State League Div 1
      • Men's State League Div 2 North-West
      • Men's State League Div 2 South-East
        • Men's State League Div 3 North-West
        • Men's State League Div 3 South-East
          • Men's Provisional League Div 1 North-West
          • Men's Provisional League Div 1 South-East
            • Men's Provisional League Div 2 North-West
            • Men's Provisional League Div 2 South-East
              • Men's Provisional League Div 3 North-West
              • Men's Provisional League Div 3 South-East

Coverage of the VPL is provided by the local non-profit community television station, Channel 31 Melbourne, on Extra Time.

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