18 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 34 games each, over 34 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
1. points won; 2. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. lesser number of goals conceded in hth matches; 6. play-off.
Qualification for CAF competitions:
1 place: CAF Champions League
2 place: possible CAF Confederation Cup (depends on Coupe du Cameroun outcome)
Relegation from the league:
16-18 place: relegated to Elite Two
Promotion to the league:
3 teams from Elite Two