Welcome to the MWAHA Officiating Program's Membership Information section. A complete list of USAH registration rules and policies are posted at the Registration Rules page. We strongly recommend reviewing these rules prior to Membership Registration to prevent confusion and errors that might affect your registration for this season.
More information can be found by using the links below.
A complete outline of the Officiating Membership Registration process is listed below.
Thank you for your interest in the USA Hockey Officiating Program. Due to recent events we must preface our outline of the Registration process by mentioning that a few states have been experiencing conflicts with child labor laws. USA Hockey has no age restrictions for officiating; however, the Midwest Affiliate mandates that you must follow state and local child labor laws (IA - 12 years old, KS & NE - 14 years old). Please contact your local State Supervisor with any questions or concerns.
To completely register with USA Hockey as an official you need to complete seven steps each year:
Once you complete these steps, and the USA Hockey National Office receives your Registration Fee, Open Book Exam answers, and Seminar Attendance confirmation, you will receive your USA Hockey Officiating Card and Sweater Crest. After completing the USAH Registration steps, you will need to register with the Midwest Affiliate through ArbiterSports, at which time you will be ready to work games.
Important Note: Please be sure to record contact information for your local USA Hockey Supervisor of Officials and Local Assignor while at your seminar.
Answers to other questions can be found in the Membership Information menu under the OFFICIALS tab at usahockey.com.