The teams (all 140 of them) are split into 28 groups of five teams. The groups are ranked, based each teams top 15 players average CSR, and then the top 20 ranked teams are spread out in the Top 4 groups. 

The top 4 groups will play for the Cup. Groups 5 to 8 play for the Plate, 9 to 12 play for the Bowl, 13 to 16 play for the Shield, 17 to 20 play for the Vase, 21 to 24 will play for the Plaque and 25 to 28 will play for the Resin.

There are 10 group rounds (Rounds 1-10) and everyone plays each other home and away. Each team will have 8 fixtures and 2 byes throughout the group rounds. (Resin format may vary)

After the group rounds the teams finishing in the top four in each group will move forward to the knockout rounds, with the grand finals being in week 14.

The teams that finish on top of the table in each group will earn home games in the knockout round and the quarter finals as a reward for topping their groups.

The teams that finish in 2nd place on the table in each group will earn home games in the knock-out round only, as a reward for coming 2nd.

During the group rounds, the teams will be awarded 4 points for a win, 2 points for a draw, and a possible bonus point (BT) for scoring 4 tries or more, regardless of the results, and a bonus point (BL) for losing by 7 points or less. 

When two or more teams are tied on total points, the higher-ranked team will be determined by the following criteria in order:
- Points Difference
- Total wins in current IGTWCC season
- more bonus tries (BT)
- more loss points (BL)
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