Nine teams have already secured promotion from the third division to the second division B, winning through the play-offs between the eighteen regional group champions. These were as follows:
Arroyo, Caudal, Constancia, SD Logroñés, Loja, Marino, Noja, Ourense, and Prat.
The remaining nine spots will be decided after a knock-out stage which finishes at the end of June. (28.05.12)
The following sides were promoted after the second phase of the play-offs: Atlético Sanluqueño, Barakaldo, Binissalem, Fuenlabrada, Izarra, Peña Sport, San Fernando, Tudelano, Yeclano. (24.06.12)