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Winter 2023-2024
2023-2024 x Winter


THE RHODE ISLAND JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE is the official summer hockey leagues for all of Rhode Island. We run leagues from Junior High to High School. RIJDL has been running youth hockey leagues for the last 34 years. Last year 26 teams and over 500 players participated in one of the three leagues which played out of RI Sports Center (146), Lynch Arena in Pawtucket and the Smithfield Ice Rink.  RIJDL is dedicated to providing a competitive and fun league with limited travel and expense.  See the information below or visit online to learn more about these great leagues.

Rhode Island Junior Development League (JDL)

League Information:
The Rhode Island Junior Development League is proud to begin its 34th Season.  We are currently looking for players entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade for the 2024-25 school year. Players with birth years 2013, 2012, and 2011 if going into 8th Grade. Players will play for their respected town or region or one of our at large teams. This is a non-checking league.  Players from towns that do not have a team can still sign up and be placed either at-large or player pool for teams that need players. We will be having an evaluation skate for all at-large registration the first week of June.players to balance out the teams.  Any person interested in coaching a team please contact Mike Cordeiro at or call 401-524-0797.

Start Date: June 22 – August 18, 2024

RIJDL Division (2013,12,10)
Two 24 minute-run time
Evaluation skate- June 4,202 9:30 am, Smithfield Ice Rink

Team Jerseys (17 per team)

2 USA Hockey Sanctioned Referee’s
All games played at Rhode Island Sports Center

Team Cost: $4100

At-Large Player Registration $300

On-line registration, schedule and standings
All games played at 146

Games played Weekday and Saturday evening

Evaluation Skate Sunday June 2, 2024, 1 pm, Smithfield Ice Rink