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Saison


1st Phase:

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Format:

10 teams, each plays the others once - for a total of 9 games each, over 9 game weeks.



Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.



Table order:

1. points won; 2. games won; 3. total goal difference; 4. total goals scored; 5. points in head-to-head matches; 6. goal difference in hth matches; 7. goals scored in hth matches; 8. lesser number of red cards received; 9. lesser number of yellow cards received; 10. draw.



Qualification for 2nd Phase:

1-8 place: qualify for 2nd Phase



Relegation from the league:

9-10 place: relegated to Terceira Divisão



Promotion to the league:

2 teams from Terceira Divisão





2nd Phase:

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Format:

8 teams from the 1st Phase are distributed into 2 groups of 4 teams each (Groups 1-2), based on their 1st Phase standings:

Group 1: 1st, 4th, 5th and 8th;

Group 2: 2nd, 3rd, 6th and 7th.

Each team plays the others from its own group twice - home and away - for a total of 6 games each, over 6 game weeks.



Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.



Table order:

1. points won; 2. games won; 3. total goal difference; 4. total goals scored; 5. points in head-to-head matches; 6. goal difference in hth matches; 7. goals scored in hth matches; 8. lesser number of red cards received; 9. lesser number of yellow cards received; 10. draw.



Qualification for the Championship Final:

1 place of each group: qualify for the Championship Final





Championship Final:

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Format:

2 teams from the 2nd Phase contest the Paranaense 2 champion in a knockout format.



Final:

The two teams meet each other with the winner becoming Paranaense 2 champion.

Winner is decided over two legs.

The team with better 1st Phase and 2nd Phase combined record hosts the second leg.



Tie-breakers for the knockout matches over two legs:

1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. penalties.



Relegation to the league:

2 teams from Paranaense 1



Promotion from the league:

1-2 place: promoted to Paranaense 1