Below, clubs are listed which were never out (relegated or licensed) from their state first division after first gaining admittance to it. This list works similarly to the Coventric! one, about national first divisions.
Founder members (participants of the first ever championship) are indicated in bold face.
1952: Atlético Acreano 2008: Plácido de Castro FC 2013: Galvez EC 2017: SC Humaitá
1998: SC Santa Rita [*] 1999: Murici FC [*] SC Santa Rita is the new name of the former SC Corinthians Alagoano and has nothing to do with AA Santa Rita.
2014: Manaus FC
1931: EC Bahia 2007: EC Primeiro Passo Vitória da Conquista 2012: SD Juazeirense 2016: CE Flamengo 2017: Atlântico EC
CE Flamengo (from Guanambi) has nothing to do with the older Flamengos from Salvador and Ilhéus
1976: SE Gama 2001: Brasiliense FC 2016: Atlético Taguatinga [*] [*] Atlético Taguatinga has nothing to do with the older Taguatinga EC
2006: Linhares FC [*] 2012: Real Noroeste CFC 2015: C Atlético M Itapemirim 2016: Doze FC 2016: Espírito Santo FC
[*] Linhares FC (founded in 2001) has nothing to do with the older Linhares EC
1944: Goiás EC 2017: Iporá EC
1938: Sampaio Corrêa FC [*] 2008: São José de Ribamar EC 2011: Cordino EC
[*] Information available only from 1938 on
2004: Luverdense EC 2008: Rondonópolis EC S/A 2015: Poconé EC 2016: AA Araguaia [*] [*] AA Araguaia has nothing to do with the older Araguaia AC
2006: CD Sete de Setembro 2008: CE Naviraiense [*] 2013: Novoperário FC [*] CE Naviraiense (founded in 2005) has nothing to do with the older SE Naviraiense
1915: C Atlético M [*] 1921: Cruzeiro EC [*] 2013: Tombense FC
[*] Including the 2002 Superchampionship
1914: Paysandu SC 1998: São Raimundo EC 1999: Águia de Marabá FC 2010: Cametá SC 2013: Paragominas FC
1915: Coritiba FC [*] 1999: J. Malucelli F S/A [*] [**] 2015: FC Cascavel [***] 2016: PSTC
[*] Including the 2002 Superchampionship [**] J. Malucelli was formerly named C Malutrom, J.Malucelli F S/A, SC Corinthians P and now is again named J. Malucelli F S/A [***] FC Cascavel (founded in 2008) has nothing to do with the older Cascavel EC, SOREC, Cascavel S/A and Cascavel CR
1915: Santa Cruz FC 1916: C Náutico C 2012: Serra Talhada FC 2015: C Atlético Pernambucano [*] 2017: Afogados da Ingazeira FC [*] C Atlético Pernambucano (founded in 2006) has nothing to do with the older Atlético C Caruaru
2016: AA Altos
2014: Globo FC
1994: ECRC Veranópolis
1906: Botafogo FR 1906: Fluminense FC 1912: CR Flamengo 1921: CR Vasco da Gama 2008: Macaé EFC 2008: Resende FC 2017: Campos AA
1998: SC Genus de Porto Velho [*] 2008: Ariquemes FC [**] 2016: Real D Ariquemes FC 2016: Rondoniense SC 2017: Barcelona FC
[*] SC Genus de Porto Velho was formerly named SC Genus Rondoniense [**] Ariquemes FC (founded in 1996) has nothing to do with the older SE Ariquemes
1974: A Chapecoense F 1976: Joinville EC 2005: CA Metropolitano
1916: SE Palmeiras [*] [**] 2014: G Osasco Audax 2015: Red Bull B 2016: Grêmio Novorizontino [***]
[*] Including the 2002 Superchampionship [**] SE Palmeiras (founded in 1914 as SS Palestra Itália) has nothing to do with the older AA Palmeiras [***] Grêmio Novorizontino (founded in 2001) has nothing to do with the older GE Novorizontino
1966: AD Confiança [*] 1966: AO Itabaiana [*] 1966: CS Sergipe [*] 2017: Botafogo ASF 2017: AD Frei Paulistano
[*] Information available only from 1966 on
1993: Tocantinópolis EC 2016: Capital FC [*] 2017: SD Sparta
[*] Capital FC was formerly named Ricanato FC
Thanks to Antonio Jose Peres de Souza (firstname.lastname@example.org), Natanael Duarte Neto (email@example.com), Henrique Ribeiro (firstname.lastname@example.org), Pedro Varanda (email@example.com), Alan Roger (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Carlos Santos (email@example.com).
Prepared and maintained by Marcelo Leme de Arruda for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation and RSSSF Brazil
Authors: Marcelo Leme de Arruda (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Last updated: 07 Mar 2017
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