CWPA Tiebreaker Procedure
Due to the complexity of the Collegiate Water Polo Association structure, the possibility of ties in divisions is a probable occurence during the course of a season.
To break these ties, a fair and balanced system was enacted with the league's founding to guarantee that the seedings for the division championships is based not on the opinion of coaches or the league office, but on the performance which advanced the tied ties to that point in the season.
It is important to note that the tiebreaker procedures set forth by the league are used to eliminate one team at a team. If a tie remains following the implementation of the procedure, the process begins again at head-to-head competition between the two teams and follows the set forth guidelines until no ties remain in the league standings.