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Mar 17, 2024 | Tara Corriveau | 219 views
Referee School
Have you considered becoming a Minor Hockey referee?

It's a great opportunity to contribute to the local hockey community, get some exercise, and make a little extra money!

The OMHA has introduced a new format for training referees, transitioning from our traditional entry-level clinics to a comprehensive Referee School. Below are the key details you need to know about this opportunity:

Referee School Dates: The training will be held on Saturday, October 19th, 2024, and Sunday, October 20th, 2024, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Location: Central Huron Community Complex, 239 Bill Fleming Drive, CLINTON, Ontario N0M 1L0.

Cost: The maximum fee is $250.00. This includes hall rental, ice time, lunches, snacks, drinks (pop, water, coffee), referee books, cresting, a whistle, and your referee card.

Age Requirement: Open to individuals aged 14-45. Those turning 14 by December 31st of this year are eligible to attend.

Police Checks: Participants aged 18 and above by October 19th, 2024, will need a Vulnerable Sector Police Check (VSC) to attend. The VSC costs $41.00, is valid for three years, and can be obtained through your local police department using the OPP online system. Participants under 18 by this date do not require a VSC.

Registration Process: Interested individuals should provide their name, Date of Birth, email address, and phone number to our Referee Assignor, Colin Carmichael ( This information should be submitted as soon as possible.

Additional Online Courses: Prior to attending the school, participants will be required to complete two online courses, HU-1/2 officiating and Respect In Sport - Officials. These courses cost $20 and $21 plus HST, respectively. Links and further instructions will be provided after May 1st, upon confirmation of any program changes.

Cancellation Policy: Participants can cancel until September 1st, 2024, to receive a 50% refund. Cancellations after this date will result in a forfeiture of all fees paid.