16 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 30 games each, over 30 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
1. points won; 2. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. away goals in hth matches (only if two teams are tied); 6. total goal difference; 7. total goals scored; 8. play-off (only for deciding promotion and relegation).
Relegation to the league:
3 teams from 2. Division
Promotion from the league:
1-3 place: promoted to 2. Division
Relegation from the league:
14-16 place: relegated to STOK Elite Division
Promotion to the league:
3 teams from STOK Elite Division