Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd

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Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd
Map of Bavaria with the location of Upper Bavaria highlighted
Country Germany
State Bavaria
Number of teams16
Level on pyramidLevel 7
Promotion toLandesliga
Relegation to
  • Kreisliga Zugspitze 1
  • Kreisliga Zugspitze 2
  • Kreisliga München 2
Current champions1. FC Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd (English: District league Upper Bavaria-South) is currently the seventh tier of the German football league system in the southern part of the Bavarian Regierungsbezirk of Upper Bavaria (German: Oberbayern). Until the disbanding of the Bezirksoberliga Oberbayern in 2012 it was the eighth tier. From 2008, when the 3. Liga was introduced, was the seventh tier of the league system, until the introduction of the Regionalligas in 1994 the sixth tier. From the league's inception in 1963 to the introduction of the Bezirksoberliga in 1988 it was the fifth tier.



Before the Bezirksoberligas in Bavaria were introduced in 1988 the Bezirksligas were the leagues set right below the Landesligas Bayern in the football pyramid from 1963 onwards, when the Landesligas were established. Until the establishment of the Bezirksoberliga, the league champions were not automatically promoted but instead had to play-off for promotion as there was five Bezirksligas feeding the Landesliga but initially only three, later four promotion spots.[1][2]

In 1988, when the Bezirksoberligas were introduced, the league lost some of its status as it was relegated one tier. On a positive note, the league champions were now always promoted and the league runners-up had the opportunity to play-off for promotion as well.[1]

With the league reform at the end of the 2011–12 season, which included an expansion of the number of Landesligas from three to five, the Bezirksoberligas were disbanded. Instead, the Bezirksligas took the place of the Bezirksoberligas once more below the Landesligas.[3]

The following qualifying modus applied at the end of the 2011-12 season:[4][5]

  • Champions: Promotion round to the Landesliga, winners to the Landesliga, losers to the Bezirksliga.
  • Teams placed 2nd to 12th: Remain in the Bezirksliga.
  • Teams placed 13th to 16th: Directly relegated to Kreisliga.


The winner of the Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd, like the winner of the Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Nord and Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Ost was, until 2011, directly promoted to the Bezirksoberliga Oberbayern. The runners-up of the Bezirksligas in Upper Bavaria would take part in a promotion round with the best-placed Bezirksoberliga team which did finish on a relegation rank to determine one or more additional promotion spots, depending on availability. From the 2012-13 season onwards, the league champion will be promoted to one of the five Landesligas. Given that the new Landesligas, unlike the old ones, are not geographically fixed the champion could end up in either the Landesliga Bayern-Südwest or the Landesliga Bayern-Südost.[6]

The bottom three teams of each group were relegated to one of the Kreisligas. At the same time the Kreisliga champions were promoted to the Bezirksliga. The runners-up of the Kreisligas faced a play-off with each other and the 13th placed teams in the Bezirksliga.

The Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd is fed by the following Kreisligas:

  • Kreisliga Zugspitze 1
  • Kreisliga Zugspitze 2
  • Kreisliga München 2

Since 1995, the league has generally operated with a strength of 16 clubs and rarely deviated from this.[1]

League timeline[edit]

The league went through the following timeline of positions in the league system:

Years Name Tier Promotion to
1963–88 Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd V Landesliga Bayern-Süd
1988–94 Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd VI Bezirksoberliga Oberbayern
1994–2008 Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd VII Bezirksoberliga Oberbayern
2008–12 Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd VIII Bezirksoberliga Oberbayern
2012– Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd VII Landesliga Bayern

League champions[edit]

The winners and runners–up of the league:[1][7]


The league champions and runners–up while being a feeder league to the Landesliga once more:

Season Champions Runners–up
2012–13 SC Oberweikertshofen TSV Grünwald
2013–14 SV Planegg-Krailling TSV Grünwald
2014–15 TuS Geretsried TSV Gilching
2015–16 SC Olching TSV Gilching
2016–17 TSV Grünwald TSV Neuried
2017–18 1. FC Garmisch-Partenkirchen FC Anadolu Bayern
  • Promoted teams in bold.
  • + Teams finished on equal points, decider needed to determine final position.

Current clubs[edit]

The clubs in the league in the 2018–19 season and their 2017–18 final placings:[8]

Club Position
SV Raisting Relegated from Landesliga
FC Anadolu Bayern 2nd
SV Aubing 3rd
SVN München 4th
MTV Berg 5th
FC Penzberg 6th
Herakles München SV 7th
SC Fürstenfeldbruck 8th
FC Phönix München 9th
FC Penzing 10th
FC Hertha München 11th
SV Bad Heilbrunn Promoted from the Kreisliga
VfL Denklingen Promoted from the Kreisliga
SV Laim Promoted from the Kreisliga
SC Unterpfaffenhofen Promoted from the Kreisliga


  1. ^ a b c d Tables and results of the Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd Manfreds Fussball Archiv, accessed: 30 July 2011
  2. ^ Landesliga Süd tables ‹See Tfd›(in German) Das Deutsche Fussballarchiv, accessed: 29 July 2011
  3. ^ Untere Ligen erfahren eine Aufwertung ‹See Tfd›(in German) Augsburger Allgemeine, published: 11 April 2011, accessed: 2 May 2011
  4. ^ Auf- und Abstiegsregelung der Bayernliga und der Landesligen für das Qualifikationsspieljahr 2011/2012 Archived 5 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine ‹See Tfd›(in German) Bavarian FA website - Regulations for promotion and relegation in 2012, accessed: 16 July 2011
  5. ^ Die Auf- und Abstiegsregeln für die Spielzeit 2011 / 2012 Archived 2 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine ‹See Tfd›(in German) Bavarian FA website - Regulations for promotion and relegation in 2012 in Upper Bavaria, accessed: 29 July 2011
  6. ^ Die neue Landesliga-Einteilung ‹See Tfd›(in German), Map of the new Landesligas with all 2012-13 clubs, accessed: 13 June 2012
  7. ^ "Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd - Spieltag / Tabelle" [Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd - Results & Table]. (in German). kicker (sports magazine). Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  8. ^ Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd ‹See Tfd›(in German) kicker website – League tables and results of the Bezirksliga Oberbayern-Süd ,accessed: 28 July 2018


  • 50 Jahre Bayrischer Fussball-Verband ‹See Tfd›(in German) 50-year-anniversary book of the Bavarian FA, publisher: Vindelica Verlag, published: 1996

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