9 teams. Each team plays all the teams once for a total of 8 games each, over 8 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
1. points won; 2. games won; 3. total goal difference; 4. total goals scored; 5. draw.
Qualification for Semi-Finals:
1-4 place: qualify for Semi-Finals
8-9 place: relegated
Teams are paired according to their 1st Phase standings:
1st vs 4th;
2nd vs 3rd.
Winners are decided over two legs.
The higher placed teams host the second legs.
Tie-breakers for the Semi-finals knockout matches over two legs:
1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. hosting the second leg.
The two Semi-finals winners meet each other with the winner becoming Alagoano champion.
Winner is decided over two legs.
The team with better 1st Phase record hosts the second leg.
Tie-breakers for the Final knockout matches over two legs:
1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. extra time, 3. penalties.
Qualification for Serie D:
1-2 place: qualify for Serie D
* - if a qualified team is participating in Serie A, Serie B, Serie C or Serie D, the best placed team that isn't already assured participation in Serie a, Serie B, Serie C or Serie D qualifies instead.
Qualification for Copa do Brasil:
champion: qualifies for Copa do Brasil
losing finalist: qualifies for Copa do Brasil
3 place: qualifies for Copa do Brasil
Qualification for Copa do Nordeste:
champion: qualifies for Copa do Nordeste
losing finalist: qualifies for Copa do Nordeste