To officiate hockey games within Canada Ball Hockey, you must become a certified official.
To obtain certification, you must be at minimum two years older then the division officiating and be able to attend an Canada Ball Hockey clinic in your Province. Every year, this must be repeated.
The Canada Ball Hockey clinics are designed to optimize the instructional experience in an informative and enjoyable manner, taking into consideration an official's experience and current Canada Ball Hockey level. Within Canada Ball Hockey we offer two types of clinics:
• New Referee Clinic for Adults
• Re-Certification for Adult Clinics
Official Canada Ball Hockey Referee Uniforms are available. Please contact your provincial association if you would like to place an order.
New Referee Clinics for Adults
New referee clinics for Adults are for persons who are 18 years of age or older as of December 31st each calendar year that have never certified as an Canada Ball Hockey Official. Successful graduates receive Level 1 referee certification.
The New Referee clinic for Adults involves a one day 8 hour classroom sessions. Participants must complete all components of this clinic to receive Canada Ball Hockey Level 1 certification. Participants should bring a pen and paper to the clinic.
Re- Certification for Adults Clinics
Re-certification for adult clinics are for previously certified Canada Ball Hockey officials. Successful graduates receive Canada Ball Hockey Level 2 referee certification.
The Re-certification clinic involves a full day classroom sessions. Participants must complete all components of this clinic to receive certification. Participants should bring a pen and paper to the clinic.