Dave LaBuda and Matt Leaf discuss registration changes
Stripes - The USA Hockey Officiating Newsletter
What to expect for the future of officials registration and education
On the ice, you're likely to hear feedback and input from players, parents, coaches and spectators. Some is constructive and valuable; some isn't. When it comes to our job of managing officials registration and education, things aren't that much different. But the Officiating Program leadership has heard your input and is taking steps to implement the best of that feedback. READ MORE »
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Upgrades and updates to registration
USA Hockey is always aiming to make the game better for all. The Officiating Department is no different. That's why adjustments are being made for upcoming registration processes. Dave LaBuda, USA Hockey's national referee-in-chief explains. READ MORE »
New Rulebook app available for download!
Use your cellphone off the ice to make the right call while you're on the ice! The USA Hockey Mobile Rulebook is the digital version of the current USA Hockey Rulebook. Gain immediate access to rules, descriptions, casebook examples, videos and more. READ MORE »
Assignment guidelines
Please note that all local officials associations and local assignors have the final decisions regarding the assignment of local hockey games. Local assignors have the responsibility to follow USA Hockey recommendations. Registration with USA Hockey does not guarantee any official a game assignment. READ MORE »
Quote of the week
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"Along the way, there has been a tremendous amount of change taking place – much of which was actually suggested and encouraged by you, our membership."
— Matt Leaf —
Director, Officiating Education Program
USA Hockey
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