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11th Annual JPIL Kicked Off December 17

by USA Field Hockey

Content Courtesy of JPH

As we head into the next decade and aim to more aligned with our outdoor events, JPIL Invitational is being rebranded and will be known as JPIL Elite!

Junior Premier Hockey (JPH) is pleased to announce that the 11th Annual Junior Premier Indoor League (JPIL Elite and JPIL U-14 Divisions) kicked off on Saturday, December 17, 2022.

Thank you for supporting and seeing us through our first successful decade of competition, and hope you will continue to support us as we embark on our second decade of providing a well-organized event for all levels.

Junior Premier Indoor Leagues are sanctioned by USA FH and are open to all member clubs.

“Much admiration to all those who have been part of the Junior Premier Indoor League (JPIL). The experiences the league has given to so many athletes, coaches and officials over these past ten years has been so valuable to their hockey development and most importantly has provided so much fun in a competitive environment.” – Simon Hoskins, USA Field Hockey's Executive Director

The 2023 JPIL ELITE will be held over six dates for each of the U-16 and U-19 divisions. All matches will be played at the 422 Sportsplex in Pottstown, Pa. The JPIL U-14 division will be held over four dates and will be held at three different venues: 422 Sportsplex (Pa.), United Sports Training Center (USTC) (Pa.) and CenterCourt (N.J.).

 U-16 & U-19 Division  U-14 Division
422 Sportsplex, Pottstown, Pa.  
   
Saturday, December 17 Saturday, December 17 @ CenterCourt
Saturday, January 7 Saturday, January 14 @ 422 Sportsplex
Saturday, January 21 Sunday, January 22 @ USTC
Saturday, February 4 Sunday, February 12 @ 422 Sportsplex
Saturday, February 11  
Saturday, February 18 - Championships  

"The Junior Premier Indoor League has been a phenomenal addition to indoor field hockey in the last ten years. As a program that is well run and highly competitive, I have enjoyed being both a head coach and college recruiter at these indoor games. Looking forward to another ten years of high-level indoor hockey for young adults to compete at!" – Susan Ciufo, Drexel University Assistant Coach

We are pleased to announce the following clubs have accepted our invitation and will be participating in the 2023 JPIL ELITE:

U-14 Division:

Central Penn FH (Dillsburg, Pa.), Freedom HKY (Annapolis, Md.), H2O (Phoenix, Md.), Oranje-Gottaloveit! (Millsboro, Del.), South Jersey Edge (Erial, N.J.), Total Dutch FHC (Somerset, N.J.), Uprise FHC, (Moorestown, N.J.),Warhawks FHC (Glenwood, Md.)

U-16 Division:

Alley Cats (Palmyra, Pa.), Central Penn FH (Dillsburg, Pa.), Electric Surge (Dallas, Pa.), Freedom HKY (Annapolis, Md.), FSC (Mechanicsville, Pa.), New York HC (Sommers, N.Y.), Philly Hockey Club (Dublin, Pa.), South Jersey Edge (Erial, N.J.), Uprise FHC (Moorestown, N.J.), Warhawks FH (Glenwood, Md.)

U-19 Division:

Alley Cats (Palmyra, Pa.), Central Penn FH (Dillsburg, Pa.), Electric Surge (Dallas, Pa.), Freedom HKY (Annapolis, Md.), FSC (Mechanicsville, Pa.), H2O (Phoenix, Md.), Metro HC (Frederick, Md.), New York HC (Sommers, N.Y.), Philly Hockey Club (Dublin, Pa.), South Jersey Edge (Erial, N.J.), Uprise FHC, (Moorestown, N.J.), Warhawks FH (Glenwood, Md.)

Complete details including schedules, results, team rosters, etc. can be found on our web site, juniorpremierhockey.com.

Junior Premier Hockey — people with passion for the game of hockey.  A hockey experience poised to provide young athletes, umpires and technical staff with an atmosphere where they can grow their talents, skills and excitement for the game.” - Regina Sands-Corl, JPH Technical Official

We are very pleased to announce that Rothman Orthopedics is the official sponsor of the Staff Apparel. Dita USA will continue its support and provide the Individual Awards.

Please make sure to acknowledge and support these two Sponsors and all our other Sponsors and supporters!

If you are interested in being a Sponsor or Supporter of any of our JPH events, please contact us directly or visit our website, JuniorPremierHockey.com/sponsors/ for additional details. Regardless of how small, your support is greatly needed and appreciated!

Clubs interested in participating in any of our Junior Premier Hockey leagues (JPIL / JPOL / JPIT) should visit our web site for details, or contact Rachael Bloemker or Nigel Traverso.

We thank all the Clubs, Umpires, Parent Judges, Technical Officials, Umpire Managers, College Coaches, Sponsors and Supporters who have played their part in helping us successfully reach our first decade milestone. We appreciate your continued support and look forward to serving you and continuing to Grow the Game for another ten years.

“As a parent of a player, a technical officer, and as a JPIL umpire, it’s a family affair with my entire JPH family! JPH has brought so many wonderful people into our lives that I consider family. Hockey is way more than just a game here at JPH!!” – Karen Uba, Parent and Umpire

Good Luck to all participants and please follow us on Social Media @JrPremierHockey, tag us using #JPIL and find our full length matches on YouTube.


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