The Division II Men's Lacrosse Championship consists of an eight-team, single-elimination tournament. Pairings are determined by regional alignments (North and South), with four teams being selected from each region. There is no automatic qualification for the tournament.
See conferences for members and current standings. The distribution of conferences by geographic region is as follows:
Required Selection Criteria
The following required criteria shall be employed by the selection committee in selecting participants:
Input is also provided by regional advisory committees. However, coaches' or other polls or rankings are not used by the selection committee.