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California Referee School Dates

  Save the date! California Referee School 2018 will be held August 3-5 at The Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, CA. The official training facility of the two-time Stanley Cup champions, the Los Angeles Kings. This year California Referee School will be celebrating its 30th anniversary and it is going to be a special camp! As […]

Summer Development Camps

  Have you every thought of taking your officiating to the next level? Ever wondered what’s next? How can I climb the officiating ranks? Did you know that USA Hockey offers a several Summer Development Camps? For more information and how to register, click the link below. During the application process, make sure to let […]

International Frozen Friendly

On February 13, 2018, the Los Angeles Kings American League affiliate, Ontario Reign, hosted Eisbären Berlin (German Professional Hockey League) in an International Friendly at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA. LAHOA is proud to recognize it’s officials selected to work the game! The crew consisted of referee Andrew Wilk (Newport Beach) linesman, James Parker […]

Game Reports

Officials,   If you are not already doing this, it is imperative you follow this procedure from this point on. Filing your report on USA Hockey’s reporting system is as important as making the call. Keeping players safe does not end with the call you make on the ice. It continues with USA Hockey’s progressive suspensions […]

ACHA Playoff Officials

Congratulations to the following officials who have been selected to work the American Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs! The playoffs ware hosted at The Skating Edge Ice Arena in Harbor City, CA, February 9-10. Tom Webster Ryan Sanchez Ryan Nugent Mike Pecoloar Frano Khnanisho Brandon LeMaster Andrew Martin Darren Castro Ryan Lewis Ryan Flores Jake Ryono […]

ADHSHL All-Star Game Officials

  Congratulations to the officials selected to work the Anaheim Ducks High School Hockey League 7th Annual All-Star Game at the Honda Center on February 7th!   JV Game: Arthur Kitano, Chris Garcia, Matthew Putman Varsity Game: Brett Martin, Jake Ryono, Michael Pecolar Senior Game: Mike McBain, Brandon Barkly, Ian Miller  

Tier 1 State Championship Officials

The LAHOA board is proud to announce the officials who will work this year’s 14 -18  Tier 1 State Championship Tournament in Lakewood, CA Feb 2-4. When you see them, take a second to congratulate them on representing LAHOA. An addition, 4 officials will come from San Diego and Northern California.   Officials Braden Grinstead […]

What’s The Call

As an official, you have to be ready for every situation. The video below is a situation where the white team is on the power play, with their goalie pulled, down by a goal with just over 20 seconds left in the game. On the ice, you get to see it once. Here, we are […]

Happy New Year

  Happy New Year from the Los Angeles Hockey Officials Association! Let’s make this the best year yet!  

Happy Holidays

The President, VP & the Board of Directors would like to wish you all HAPPY HOLIDAYS!   We all strive to be better each day. Here is a little food for thought for the new year and the home run stretch to the SCAHA/CAHA  playoffs.   10 things that require ZERO talent. Anyone who consistently […]