Adult Hockey Leagues

If you’re a competitive adult hockey player, check out the Ritchie Center’s adult hockey league, also knows as DUAHL! The DUAHL’s primary 20-game winter season runs September through March, and shorter seasons are offered in the spring and summer.

Our co-ed league is for players 18 and older and consists of up to 24 teams divided into multiple divisions based on skill and experience. Each division hosts its own single-elimination playoff at the end of the season.

Program Information

Current Season: June 2 – September 1

Next Season: September 8 – March

Ages: 18 years and older

Spring/Summer Cost: $3,400/team

Winter Cost: $6,500/team

Register Online

League games are held in Joy Burns Arena and Magness Arena, the home of DU’s nationally-ranked varsity hockey team. Games include two Colorado Ice Hockey Referee Association officials and a game scorekeeper and/or supervisor.

Read the league rules.

Upcoming League Dates

2018 Summer League: June 2 – September 1

2018-19 Winter League: September 8 – March

Anticipated League divisions:

  • B
  • C1
  • C2


Spring & Summer leagues: $3,400/team

Winter leagues: $6,500/team


Summer League registration: Begins May 5

Winter League registration: Begins August 8

Captains must complete the team registration online, and pay the deposit.

Adult Hockey FAQ

I don't have a team to play with. Can I still join a league?

Yes. You can register as a free agent.

When are games played?

Games are primarily held on Sunday nights with some games (approximately 25-30 percent) held on Saturday nights.

What divisions are included in the league?

“B” Division, Middle “C” Division and Lower “C” Division.

How many games are played each season?

During the winter, teams play 20 games. During the spring and summer, teams play 10 games.

Is there a postseason tournament?

Yes. There is a single-elimination playoff tournament at the end of each season.

Ice rental packages

If your DU adult ice hockey team is interested in practicing at the Ritchie Center, check out our ice rental packages. A limited number of preferred rate ice rental packages are available for our league teams. If you are interested in booking an ice rental package, please contact scheduling manager Kristina Norton at 303-871-7577 or

Additional Program Information

For additional information on the DU Adult Hockey League (DUAHL), please contact our Adult Hockey Coordinator Erik McDonald at or 303-871-7444.