BC Hockey 2018 Summer Officiating Schools

Lake Cowichan July 30 - August 3, 2018


Osoyoos August 4 - 8, 2018


If you are looking for an opportunity to expand your knowledge of officiating then the BC Hockey Summer Officiating School will meet all your expectations. The school will be devoted entirely to Hockey Canada Officiating Program (HCOP) material. The current season's HCOP certification exam will be administered on the final day of camp to provide certification. Ice sessions have been designed to supplement the classroom instructional content. Students may be grouped by age, ability or level of interest during the school to maximize success



As part of the A.F.H.A. Development Program, we plan on Sending an official to the Summer Program each year at no cost to them. If you would like to apply, please email the Referee in Chief at ric@abbotsfordfemalehockey.com

Please attach an essay about what officiating means to you and how it can help you in the future. Deadline June 30 2018


Camp Attendance Fee = $550

Upcoming season Certification Fees (included in price above)

*Participant Assessment Fee (This fee will be available within your confirmation email.)


Any student ages 12 to 18 years old as of December 31 of the current calendar year wishing to register as a BC Hockey Official in the upcoming season is welcome to attend.

All NEW officials will be required to complete the online Hockey University “Officiating 1/2” course prior to certification registration. RETURNING officials do not have to take the online course.

Level 1 officials are 12-15 years old. Level 2 officials are 16+ years old.  Level 3 officials must be a minimum of 18 years old and have written recommendation letter from their District Officiating Coordinator. Any official that will be 18 years of age or older as of December 31 of the current calendar year will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check (CRC) prior to registration for their upcoming season's certification.

For further information regarding CRCs and Hockey University please visit our officiating “Getting Started” page.


The Summer Officiating Schools are operated under the direction of experienced BC Hockey Officiating Program personnel. Instructors will include BC Hockey instructional staff, elite level officials and possible special guests.


Supervised dormitory accommodations are located near the arena. All students are expected to stay in residence for the duration of the camp.


Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided daily.