CIF announces football divisions

Well, the moment all high school football fans have been waiting for has finally come. The California Interscholastic Federation announced the enrollment breakdowns for each division of next season’s CIF state championship bowl series. Here they are:

                                        NORTH                          SOUTH
Division I                    1,701+                          2,400+
Division II                 1,001-1,700                1,101-2,399
Division III            1,000 and below*        1,100 and below*
Small School Division   400 and below **        500 and below**
Open Division:   The top team from the north part of the state will play the top team from the south, regardless of school enrollment.
*       All schools, including those that fall within the Small School
Division enrollment parameters, will be eligible to be selected to play in
the Division III game.
**      Only schools that fall on or below the enrollment parameters will be
eligible to be selected to play in the Small School Division.

While we’re at it, here is the schedule for the championship games.
Friday, December 19, 2008
4:30pm  Small School Division
8:00pm  Division I
Saturday, December 20, 2008
Noon Division III
4:00pm  Division II
8:00pm  Open Division