IMPORTANT NOTE: 2020-21 Officiating Membership registration and Classroom Seminar registration is scheduled to open on May 26, 2020. Please be advised that due to the uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 health situation, classroom seminar schedules have not yet be finalized or posted. All classroom seminars must be coordinated in accordance with CDC, State and local guidelines.
In addition, there may be virtual Stay-at-Home seminars scheduled in those areas where hosting a regular classroom seminar is impossible or impractical, and all seminars (classroom and virtual) will be posted on the Officiating Classroom Seminar page and require registration to participate.
At this time, all other Officiating registration requirements will be ready and available when registration opens on May 26, 2020.
Vermont will hold 3 seminars. Any official regardless of level, with the exception of Level 4, can attend any of these. Those officials wishing to be certified at Level 4 must attend a special Level 4 Seminar. Information on Level 4 is available by contacting Mike Hickey, VT Supervisor of Officials
You must attend the entire seminar in order to receive credit. There is no charge for the seminar, but each official will need to pre-register for the seminar by going to www.usahockey.com/officialseminars. Each official is required to be in full officiating uniform except new officials. New officials should have skates, helmet and whistle.
Returning officials receive their registration reminder material in the mail directly from USA Hockey’s National office. All officials must participate in the seminar skate regardless of level and previous experience
All officials must participate in the seminar skate regardless of level and previous experience.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Any Local Assignor who assigns "non complete" registered officials to games is subject to serious liability as he/she jeopardizes the insurance coverage of the officials and players involved. Updated listings of currently registered officials are available from the District Referees-in-Chief or District Database Coordinator.
The USA Hockey Mobile Rulebook features the current USA Hockey Playing Rules, Casebook interpretations, example videos, bookmarking, and note-taking tools. Additionally, it is available to all officials, coaches, players and parents free of charge at their respective mobile app store. Click here to learn more and find download links for your devices
We encourage everyone to try the new app as we open the 2017-18 Season with updated playing rules, and best wishes to everyone for a safe and successful season.
New app can be used without an internet connection for moments when you need to look up a rule but are in one of those referee locker rooms with no wifi signal!