East County Sports

Grossmont opponent Santa Ana drops to American Division


January 7, 2016

SCFA announces division, league changes for 2016 season

The Southern California Football Association has announced changes to its divisions and leagues for next upcoming two-year cycle, beginning with the 2016 fall season.

Appeals from Allan Hancock College, Citrus College, Pasadena City College, and Santa Ana College to move down from the National Division to the American Division were unanimously approved by the SCFA Competition Committee. Also in another unanimous vote, Santa Monica College was moved up from the American Division and placed in the National Division’s Northern League.

The SCFA will now be comprised of three, six-team leagues in the National Division (Northern, Central, and Southern). In the American Division, the Mountain and Pacific Leagues have been reduced to six teams while a newly formed Metro League will be comprised of seven teams.

“The action taken today by the Competition Committee stays consistent with our goal, which is to bring uniformity, strength and competitive balance to Southern California community college football,” said SCFA Commissioner Jim Sartoris. “In making some changes to our league structure, the SCFA continues to evolve in order to meet the needs of our membership and to provide healthy competition, as well as competitive challenges for our student-athletes.”

The new league formats, beginning with the 2016 season are below:

Northern League             Central League                 Southern League
Bakersfield                    Chaffey                              Fullerton
Canyons                        El Camino                            Golden West
Cerritos                       Long Beach                           Grossmont
Moorpark                       LA Harbor                            Orange Coast
Santa Monica                   Mt. San Antonio                      Palomar
Ventura                        Riverside                            Saddleback


Metro League                   Mountain League            Pacific League
East Los Angeles               Desert                           Allan Hancock
ECC Compton                    Mt. San Jacinto                  Antelope Valley
Glendale                       San Bernardino Valley            Citrus
LA Southwest                   San Diego Mesa                   LA Pierce
Pasadena                       Southwestern                     LA Valley
Santa Ana                      Victor Valley                    Santa Barbara
West LA

With its division structure and league alignments in place, a new two-year schedule can now be developed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *