Campeonato Baiano (lower levels)
The Campeonato Baiano lower levels are the football tournaments for the Bahia state clubs that do not play in the Campeonato Baiano First Division. The competitions are organized by the Bahia Football Federation. Usually, the champions of a division are promoted in the next year to the immediately upper level.
The Second Level of the Bahia State Championship is competed since 1922, and was not held from 1924 to 1934, in 1938, from 1942 to 1964, in 1966, in 1969, in 1970, from 1972 to 1974, from 1976 to 1980 and in 2005. The Third Level was only held in 2000.
The 2007 Second Level was competed by six clubs which played against each other twice. The two best placed clubs qualified to the final. In the final the two clubs played against each other twice, and the champion of the competition was promoted to the following year's first level.
The 2000 Third Level was competed by six clubs. In the first stage, the six clubs played against each other once, and the two best place clubs played a single match final. In the second stage, the six clubs played again against each other once, and the two best placed clubs played a single match final. The winners of both stages played the two-legged competition final.
List of champions
The table below shows the lower level champions of Baiano State Championship.
|Year||Second Level||Third Level|
|1981||Botafogo de Santo Amaro|
|1982||Bahia de Feira|
|1986||Bahia de Feira|
|2006||Primeiro Passo de Vitória da Conquista|
|2008||Madre de Deus|
|2009||Bahia de Feira|
|2012||Botafogo de Salvador|
Titles by team
- 3 titles
- 2 titles
- 1 title
- 1 title
- Campeonato Baiano Second Level at RSSSF
- Campeonato Baiano Third Level at RSSSF
- (in Portuguese) Second level competition format the Federação Baiana de Futebol official website (.doc format)
- (in Portuguese) Federação Bahiana de Futebol official website