you interested in becoming a referee? There is no better time to sign up then
this upcoming season! In little over a day of training, you can be on the ice
officiating the game you love!
Below are the minimum requirements to become an Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) referee:
- Must be 14 years of age or older as of December 31, 2022
- Those 18 years of age and older must submit an acceptable Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
- Completion of the online Hockey University 1/2 course
- Completion of the online Respect in Sports – Officials Course
- Completion of an in-person OMHA entry level clinic including Hockey Canada exam
In addition to the above, new Barrie officials will be expected to attend mandatory meetings and on-ice training sessions to assist with their overall development.
If you think refereeing is for you, please fill out the below form to sign up:
OMHA Entry Level Referee Clinics will be posted via the below link. Search Ontario Hockey Federation - Ontario Minor Hockey Association for the appropriate OMHA clinic near you!
Note – Entry level clinics are typically posted from August through to November.
See you on the ice,
The Barrie Officiating Group