The second league is the sixth highest Swiss league in football. Their game mode is for the regional associations. There are in all of Switzerland total 8 groups of 12 teams, 3 groups of 13 teams and six groups with 14 teams in the second league (as of season 2012/ 2013).
While most regional associations only entertain a second league group, some larger organizations ( Bern / Jura, Zurich, East Switzerland, Vaud) have two groups. The 17 group winners and the runner-up of the division 2 group of the Inner Swiss Football Association together form the 18 newly promoted to the 2nd league interregional, while the weakest relegated to the third division.
In most other sports such as Hockey League, the second is the fourth highest Swiss league.
Leagues: Super League | Challenge League | League 1 Promotion | 1 League Classic | 2 League interregional | League 2 | 3 League | League 4 | 5 League
- Football competition in Switzerland