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What to expect for the future of officials registration and education

From Stripes Someone once said that “Officiating is the only vocation where you are expected to start out perfect and then only get better from there.” It’s true, officials face plenty of scrutiny every time they step on to the

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USA Hockey removes usage of traditional age classifications

There is a big change coming to youth hockey, and it’s all about names. Based on a rule change by USA Hockey, age classifications will no longer have name labels like ‘midget’ or ‘bantam’ in the USAH rulebook. Instead, all

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USA Hockey’s Officials Shadow Program

Jack Hevey and Hunter Neale were selected to participate in USA Hockey’s Officials Shadow Program as part of Hockey Weekend Across America, where they saw Wednesday’s (2/24) Bruins game against Pittsburgh, and had the opportunity to meet the refs pregame. From Jack’s Dad

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2015-16 OFFICIATING REGISTRATION INFORMATION

2015-16 Registration begins August 3, 2015. To completely register with USA Hockey as an official you need to complete five steps each year: 1.    USA HOCKEY MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION: Note: This step must be completed before an official can complete Seminar Registration, the Open

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2014-2015 Registrations Closed

USA Hockey has closed the registration system for the 2014-2015 season and is no longer accepting registrations for this season. In addition, if you have not completed your registration requirements for the 2014-2015 season, you’ll be limited to off-ice Official

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The Mental Game

The mental aspect of your officiating starts well before you even receive the game assignment. In order to have a complete and thorough knowledge of the rules and interpretations, which is expected of every official, he/she must continually review resource

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Women with Whistles

From USAHockey.com Q-and-A with Erin Blair and Katie Guay There’s no question about it, females have taken great strides in gaining acceptance and inclusion on the ice. From players to coaches and officials, girls and women in hockey are gaining

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Special Notice Regarding Online Education

On behalf of USA Hockey and the Officiating Program, we would like to thank you for your involvement in officiating and for your patience.  As you are aware, USA Hockey’s Officiating Program has undertaken a significant initiative with the development

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Mass. Hockey Rinks Add Orange Warning Track, Push Goes Nationwide

CBS Boston

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