What are the Steps Involved in Becoming an Official?
Question: What are the steps involved in becoming an official?
Answer: There are three steps to becoming a USA Hockey Official:
- Registration with USA Hockey
New officials will receive a National Registration Form at the seminar, returning officials will receive a National Registration Form in the mail).
- Local Seminar Attendance
All USA Hockey officials must complete an open book rules test. In addition, Level 2, 3, and 4 officials must complete a closed book test administered at the seminar. Level 4 officials must also pass a skating test.
All district and national registration fees must be paid, as appropriate for your registration level.