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ADULT HOCKEY LEAGUES

Year-round competitive hockey for adults

If you’re a competitive adult hockey player, check out the Ritchie Center’s adult hockey league, also known as the DUAHL!

The DUAHL’s primary 20-game winter season runs September through March, and a shorter summer season is offered April through August..

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.

Current & Upcoming DUAHL Seasons

2019 DUAHL Summer Season: April 28 – August 11

2019 DUAHL Summer Season Playoffs: August 17-25

2019-20 DUAHL Winter Season: September – March

Current & Upcoming DUAHL Beginner’s League Seasons

2019 DUAHL Beginner’s League Spring Season: March 7 – May 2

2019 DUAHL Beginner’s League Summer Season: June 6 – August 8

 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

GET INVOLVED WITH THE DUAHL!

About DUAHL


The DU Adult Hockey League (DUAHL) includes winter and summer leagues, each featuring a regular season plus a single-elimination playoff.

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.

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

Cost

Summer season: $4,000/team
Winter season: $6,500/team

 

Payment Options

Team Pay In Full

Team Pay in Full:

Summer: $4,000/team (includes one free hour of practice ice)
Winter: $6,300/team ($200 discount)

Team Pay in Installments

Team Pay in Installments*:

Summer: $4,000/team (two payments of $2,000)
Winter: $6,500/team (two payments of $3,250 or three payments of $2,167)

*All installment payments require a completed credit card authorization on file with the Adult Hockey Coordinator.

Player Payments

Player payments* are available for teams unable to pay in full or in installments.

Player Pay in Full

Summer: $300/player
Winter: $500/player

Player Pay in Installments

Winter: Two payments of $250/player

Not available in the summer season.

*All installment payments require a completed credit card authorization on file with the Adult Hockey Coordinator.

Registration

Summer season registration: Begins February 1

Step 1: Reserve team spot & pay deposit

Teams must pay a non-refundable $500 deposit to reserve their spot in the league each season.

To pay the deposit, contact the Adult Hockey Coordinator in person or over the phone at 303-871-7444. Deposits must be received at least two weeks before the start of the season.

Step 2: Pay team fees

Teams and/or individual players must complete their registration online using one of the three payment options (team pay in full, team pay in installments or player payments).

DUAHL-B (Beginner’s League)


The DU Adult Hockey League – Beginners League is intended as learning environment for developing in-game awareness and strategy, understanding team concepts and putting hockey skills to the test, all in a fun and safe atmosphere. It is a new league for adults with little-to-no hockey experience but are ready to begin playing games in a semi-competitive envirnoment.

DUAHL-B is perfect for players who are new to hockey but feel their skills are game-ready. It is a bridge between our Adult Learn to Play Hockey lessons and the full DUAHL.

About DUAHL-B

The DUAHL-B league features hour-long games held on Thursday nights (starting between 5:30-11:00 p.m.), played on Joy Burns Arena and Magness Arena. Games will have a single official and a game scorekeeper.

The league will feature six teams of 10-15 players (randomly assigned to teams), and teams are guaranteed eight games.

Full ice hockey equipment is required.

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

Cost

$200/player

Registration

Summer Season (June 6 – August 8): Now Open

Register Online

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes. You can register as a free agent. Free agents must pay for the season in-full prior to being placed on a team. If a free agent is not able to be placed, a full refund will be issued. Free agent pricing is $500 for the winter season and $300 for the summer season.

When are games played?

Games are primarily held on Sunday nights with some games (approximately one third) held on Saturday nights.

What divisions are included in the league?

“B” Division
Middle “C” Division
Lower “C” Division

How many games are played?

During the winter, teams play 20 games.

During the summer, teams play 10-12 games.

Every team is also guaranteed one playoff game following the regular season.

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 Jesse Badder at 303-871-3396 or jesse.badder@du.edu.

     

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