Scottish Championship

The Scottish Championship, known as the cinch Championship for sponsorship reasons,[1] is the second tier of the Scottish Professional Football League, the league competition for men's professional football clubs in Scotland. The Scottish Championship was established in July 2013, after the Scottish Professional Football League was formed by a merger of the Scottish Premier League and Scottish Football League.[2]

Scottish Championship
Founded2013; 8 years ago (2013)
CountryScotland
ConfederationUEFA
Number of teams10
Level on pyramid2
Promotion toScottish Premiership
Relegation toScottish League One
Domestic cup(s)Scottish Cup
League cup(s)Scottish League Cup
Scottish Challenge Cup
Current championsHeart of Midlothian (2nd title)[note 1]
(2020–21)
Most championshipsHeart of Midlothian (2 titles)[note 1]
TV partnersBBC Scotland
BBC ALBA
Websitespfl.co.uk
Current: 2021–22 Scottish Championship