The first state championship of Rio de Janeiro was organized by the AFEA in 1925, and was disputed by clubs. In 1928 the competition started to be disputed by city XI teams; the first champions were: Year Winner Runner-Up 1928 Niterói Campos 1929 Niterói Nova Friburgo 1930 Niterói Campos 1931 Niterói Petrópolis 1932 not played 1933 not played 1934 Barra do Piraí Nova Friburgo 1935 Niterói Nova Iguaçu 1936 Campos Petrópolis 1937 not played 1938 Niterói Petrópolis 1939 Campos Petrópolis 1940 Campos and Nova Friburgo [*] 1941-46 not played In 1941 AFEA became FFD, and from 1941 to 1945 the State Championship was disputed by clubs. In 1947 the championship returned to the old shape, being played for the city XI teams: Year Winner Runner-Up 1947 Campos Petrópolis 1948 Petrópolis Nova Friburgo 1949 not played 1950 Barra do Piraí 1951 Barra do Piraí São Gonçalo 1952 Barra do Piraí Itaperuna 1953 São Gonçalo Nova Friburgo 1954 São Gonçalo Volta Redonda 1955 Três Rios São Gonçalo 1956 Nova Friburgo Itaperuna 1957 not played 1958 Itaperuna 1959 not played 1960 Nova Friburgo 1961 Nova Friburgo 1962 Barra Mansa 1963 not played 1964 Macaé [**] 1966 Macaé 1968 Petrópolis 1970 Petrópolis 1972 Nova Friburgo 1974 Campos In 1976, due to the merging of the Rio de Janeiro and Guanabara states, the championship was extinct. [*] After several drews, the teams decided to share the title. [**] In 1964, the periodicity of the championship was changed to two years. Number of Wins 6 Niterói 5 Nova Friburgo [one divided] 4 Campos [one divided] 3 Barra do Piraí Petrópolis 2 São Gonçalo Macaé 1 Barra Mansa Itaperuna Três Rios
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