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MIHOA Open House - Webster Groves
Sun, May 7, 2017, 1:45 PM – 5:15 PM CDT
The Missouri Ice Hockey Officials Association will be hosting a FREE open house event for people who may be interested in becoming a hockey official. The event will include three short classroom sessions covering basic officiating information followed by an on-ice session and a chance to skate as an official in a controlled game-situation setting. This event is held in cooperation with the Winterland Ice Hockey.
Who Should Attend:
The event is open to coaches, players, parents and other individuals who may be interested in becoming an ice hockey official. The event will be limited to a maximum of 30 attendees. Note: MIHOA requires officials to be at least 12 years old by July 1 of the registration season (i.e. 12 years old by July 1, 2017 for the 2017-18 season).
1:45 PM – Arrival & Check-in
2:00 PM – Welcome & Classroom Sessions
3:15 PM – On-ice Orientation (officiating drills)
3:45 PM – On-ice Game Situations (controlled scrimmage)
5:15 PM – Close
- Learn what it is like to be a referee
- Benefits of officiating
- Understanding the registration & certification process to become a USA Hockey on-ice official
- Info about 2017-18 USA Hockey Seminars
- MIHOA Equipment Loan Program
- Opportunities in officiating
- McKenna Scholarship Foundation
- Socialize with MIHOA members
- Q & A
There is no fee to attend the event. However, we request that you RSVP by clicking the "Register" button no later than May 3, 2017. The event will be limited to a maximum of 40 attendees.
All participants taking part in the on-ice session are required to have their own skates, warm-up pants & jacket and a helmet with either a half-visor or full shield attached. A limited number of helmet/visor sets will be available to borrow on the day of the event. Full officiating equipment is not required. Whistles will be provided.
For questions, contact MIHOA Development & Education Coordinator Andy Hudson at email@example.com or 314-803-3141.