Attendance at a USA Hockey sanctioned seminar is required for USA Hockey referee certification. Seminars include classroom instruction and an on-ice session. Attendees must be present for the entire seminar to receive credit for the seminar. All officials applying for Levels 2-4 will be required to complete a closed-book rules test at the seminar.

All Level 1 and first year Level 2 officials are required to attend a Basic level seminar. Returning officials with two or more years of experience (registered Level 2 or 3) may attend the Intermediate seminar. Registration begins 30 minutes before the seminar start time.

Please check in at the classroom location and bring the following:

  • Paper & Pen (for notes)
  • #2 Pencil (for test)
  • On-Ice Equipment
  • Returning officials must wear a full uniform.
  • New officials are required to wear skates, helmet, & whistle.

If you have any questions regarding our seminars, please contact the LAHOA Registrar.


Our seminar season is currently closed and runs annually from August to October. Submit your information below to receive information on the 2018 seminar season when it becomes available.


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