The Regional League Board decided on the hosts of the first tournaments in the season 2021/22.
As we already published, the Regional League will start in November. Thirteen teams will take part in the Premier League (highest competition rank), and they will be split into two groups.
First tournaments of the Premier Regional Premier League will be played in Belgrade and Split between November 24 and 27.
Newcomer Novi Beograd will host the tournament of Group A.
Group A (Belgrade), participating teams: Jug AO (CRO), Mladost (CRO), Jadran Herceg Novi (MNE), Sabac (SRB), Partizan (SRB), Budva (MNE) and Novi Beograd (SRB)
Group B will be played in Split. Jadran will be the host.
Group B (Split), participating teams:Radnicki Kragujevac (SRB), Jadran Split (CRO), Crvena Zvezda (SRB), Solaris (CRO), Primorac (MNE) Mornar BS (CRO)
First stage-At the first tournament, all teams that are in the same group will play with each other (each team in Group A plays six, while each team in group B plays five matches in this stage).
Second stage-The groups will be mixed at the second tournament. Teams ranked 1st-3rd in Group A after the first stage will face teams ranked 4th-6th in Group B. Clubs ranked 1st-3rd in B group will play against teams ranked 4th-7th in Group A.
Third stage-Teams that didn’t play each other at the first two tournaments will face off in the third stage. At the third tournament, teams ranked 1st-3rd in Group A will play against teams placed 1st-3rd in Group B after the first stage. Clubs ranked 4th-7th in Group A will play against 4th-placed, 5th-placed, and 6th-placed in Group B.
The top four teams will qualify for the Final Four.
The hosts of the second and the third stage will be determined afterward. The Board proposed the hosts of the next two stages, but the decision will be confirmed after talks with clubs.
The second-tier competition (A1 Regional League) will be played in the same format (three tournaments and the playoffs).
The first tournaments will be played in Rijeka and Novi Sad, between November 18 and 21.
Group A (Rijeka), participating teams: Primorje EB Rijeka (CRO), Medvescak (CRO), Nais Nis (SRB), KPK Korcula (CRO), Valis Valjevo (SRB) and Cattaro Kotor (MNE).
Group B (Novi Sad), participating teams: Vojvodina Novi Sad (SRB), Zemun (SRB), POSK (CRO), Proleter Zrenjanin (SRB), Zadar 1952 (CRO) and Triglav Kranj (SVN)