Officiating is a significant component of the game of hockey. Without officials, there is no game. It is officials passion and dedication to the game of hockey, that makes the game possible for over 13,500 kids in Calgary.
To become certified as an official in Calgary you need to take part in an officials certification clinic.
To officiate you must be at least 13 years of age.
CZRC officiating clinics and dates
Referees/Linesmen for Novice or Atom are assigned by Community Referee Coordinators based on assigned rinks.
For Pee Wee Division 4 and lower, the CZRC will assign the referee only and the linesmen are assigned by the Community Referee Coordinator.
For all Pee Wee Divisions 1-3, Bantam, Midget, Junior and Female games, the officials are assigned by CZRC.
*** Please note that a black Mesh Under Arm jersey is illegal
ADDITIONAL ITEMS - Please note that these items are not mandatory!
NHL Officiating Signals
Hockey Canada's Officiating Certification Levels
Hockey Canada Officiating Bulletins
Hockey Canada Downloads
Hockey Canada Standard of Play
Hockey Canada Rule Emphasis
NHL Officials Website
Officiating Health and Wellness Info
NHL Officiating Training Camps
Calgary Central Zone Referees Council website
NDL Officiating Manual (PDF)