Interested in Officiating?
If you are interested in becoming a referee for Raider House League games, please read the info below and make sure you are eligible to join our referee pool before you take the steps to get USAH certified.
Raiders House Referee Pool Eligibility for 2020-21 Season:
Steps for Becoming an Official:
New Officials: ALL steps must be completed prior to working any games.
Returning officials: Because your 2020-21 USAH certification expires November 30, you can ref games at the start of the season. But if you want to continue reffing games for the rest of the 2021-22 season, you must complete ALL steps below no later than November 30, 2021
So please plan ahead!
1. Register with USA Hockey as an ICE OFFICIAL
an email giving you information (including your USAH Officiating Number) relating to completing your Open Book Exam and online Education; and
a copy of the USA Hockey Playing Rules & Casebook (new officials and Rule Change Seasons only) within a week along with some additional information to help you along with the registration process.
2. Register with USA Hockey for a Seminar
3. Take Online Education Modules
4. Take the Open Book Exam Online
5. Take the Closed Book Exam at your Seminar
6. Register with the League where you want to Officiate
You will receive emails about upcoming games from our referee scheduler, Ken Kerrigan, or our Referee Program Administrator, Missy Wojciak..
7.Attend the Raiders Watch From the Stands Review in Fall (Date TBD)
Watch from the Stands is when you learn from senior officials as you watch a game with them and listen to their commentary about the referees on the ice during the game. They will share observations about positioning, skating, judgment and rule knowledge. They will be available to answer your questions and provide a lot of insight into the job of youth hockey officiating.
** 8. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR REFS 2003 AND OLDER:
Questions about Raiders Referee Program: