2021 USL League Two Playoff Format Announced Featured News USL League Two by Ashle Norling - July 1, 2021June 30, 20210 Tuesday afternoon USL League Two announced it’s 2021 Playoff format. This year there will be a total of 26 clubs, more than the typical 16 teams of the past, qualifying for the USL League Two Playoffs. This will consist of 8 teams from each the Central, Eastern, and Southern Conferences and two teams from the Western Conference. Qualification Breakdowns Central Conference Great Lakes Division – 3 Teams Heartland Division – 2 Teams Mid-South Division – 3 Teams Eastern Conference Mid-Atlantic Division – 2 Teams Metropolitan Division – 3 teams Northeast Division – 2 Teams Wild Card – Best 3rd Place team between the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Divisions Southern Conference Deep South Division – 3 Teams Southeast – 2 Teams South Atlantic – 3 Teams Western Conference Mountain Division Champion vs Northwest Division Champion 2021 USL League Two Playoff Bracket | Credit: United Soccer Leagues/USL League Two Playoffs Schedule The 2020 playoffs will run from July 16th to July 31st with the first round starting just three days after the final regular season game outside the Western Conference. The three Conferences playing Quarter-Final and Semi-Final round matches will play those the weekend of July 16-18. The winners of each conference Semi-Final and the Mountain Division and Northwest Division winners, who will represent the Western Conference, will meet the weekend of July 23-25. The teams will play the Conference Final followed by the National Semi-Final that weekend. The Western Conference will meet the Central Conference and the Eastern Conference will meet the Southern Conference in the Semi-Finals. The USL League Two National Championship Final will be played on July 31st with the highest seed remaining hosting the final at their home site.