SJFA West Region Championship
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|Number of teams||16|
|Promotion to||West Region Premiership|
|Relegation to||West League One|
|Domestic cup(s)||Scottish Junior Cup|
Petershill F.C. |
The SJFA West Region Championship (also known as the McBookie.com West of Scotland League Championship) is a Scottish semi-professional football competition run by the West Region of the Scottish Junior Football Association and is the second tier of league competition for its member clubs. The league began in 2002, when top sides from the former Ayrshire and Central Regions agreed to form two combined Super Leagues above the regional competitions. Originally comprising twelve clubs, it was expanded to fourteen after two years as promotion/relegation places were increased.
West Region clubs voted in 2017 to organise all leagues on a regionwide basis and as a result, the second tier Super League First Division will be rebranded as the Championship from 2018 onwards and will consist of sixteen clubs. Clubs will be promoted to a rebranded Premiership and relegated to a regionwide League One instead of the previous Central and Ayrshire districts.
Member clubs for the 2018–19 season
- Goldthorp, Craig (13 July 2017). "Junior football overhaul sees merger of Scotland's West and Ayrshire clubs". www.carlukegazette.co.uk. Retrieved 12 October 2017.