LaLiga SmartBank is the Second National Division of Spain and it gets that name because of its sponsor. Like the Santander League, this competition is also organized by the Professional Soccer League (LFP) and is played by 22 teams that face each other twice throughout the season. This means that there are a total of 42 days. In the end, the last four of the classification of the Smartbank League They go down to the Second Division B and the first two finishers ascend directly to the Santander League, while the third, fourth, fifth and sixth classified play the promotion playoff. These four teams face each other (third against sixth and fourth against fifth) in a round-robin tie. The winners of each crossing reach the final round in which a match is also played on each field. Finally, the winner gets the long-awaited promotion.