The Central States Development Hockey League (CSDHL) in the #1 Tier II youth hockey league in the United States. CSDHL is a competitive league organized for elite Tier II ice hockey teams within Illinois and the Central States regions. It is sanctioned by USA Hockey and is often referred to as the best AA league in North America. It offers competitive travel hockey at the Midget, Bantam, Pee Wee, and Squirt levels. Players can expect to travel anywhere from 3-6 times out of state for league games and playoffs. Our 18U,16U,16U Prospects, 15U, 14U Major, and 14U Prospects travel as a team for all out-of-state trips throughout the season. Our 12U CSDHL team travels with their family rather than team travel.

Programming and Season Registration Fees


2008 Birth Year players will be split into two random groups for the first game on Saturday morning. Players will be assigned to tryout sessions following the first sessions on Saturday morning.


18U-2005 and 2006 Birth years

16U-2007 and 2008 Birth years

16U Prospects-2007 and 2008 Birth Years

15U-2008 Birth year

14U Major-2009 and 20010 Birth years

14U Prospects-2009 and 2010 Birth Years

12U-2011 and 2012 Birth Years


All CSDHL teams can expect to start playing league games as early as September.


CSDHL games will be played in Colorado, St. Louis, MO, and Chicago, Illinois.


CSDHL will practice 3 times a week unless traveling. CSDHL teams will also be doing off-ice training 2 times a week.


CSDHL teams can expect to play anywhere from 22-26 league games plus playoffs. CSDHL teams on average will end up playing roughly 60-75 games per year with CSDHL League games, CAHA league game, and any extra tournaments or showcases the coach decides to participate in.


Each CSDHL player will have 2 jerseys this year.



Each jersey will have a stitched on CSDHL patch on the left side of their jersey.

Registration Fees

The costs are as follows:



16U Prospects-$3900


These costs cover the following:

Apparel, Ice Time, Referee fees, League Fees, Off-Ice Training/Dryland, Jerseys, Socks, Practice jersey, Pant Covers, Player bag, Player travel bag, team gloves, and nameplates for the back of each player's jersey.

team fees

Team Fees include but are not limited to the following:

-Player Travel which includes airfare, transportation, and meals

-Coaches Travel which includes airfare, transportation, and meals

-Tournament fees

-Manager travel which includes airfare, transportation and meals

-Any extra apparel that the coach deems necessary. Could include a jacket or extra apparel

-Ice time that exceed the team's yearly budget

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