Referees and Linesmen

Becoming an official is a great way to be involved in the ice hockey community. Not to mention keeping you fit, and improving your skating! No previous officiating experience is required, training and certification for Referees and Linesman are provided.

IHACT holds annual officiating courses for linesman and referees at the start of each winter season. This a one or two day course usually run over the weekend and provides officials with their annual certification.


Working with Vulnerable People Requirements

All officials must present a Working with Vulnerable People card (WWVP) to participate as an official with IHACT. This is a requirement set out by the Working with Vulnerable People ACT 2011 and applies to all persons who work or volunteer with vulnerable people. For more information please visit Access Canberra.

For more information about getting started as an IHACT official please contact the Referee in Chief.

Scorekeepers and Timekeepers

IHA’s guide to timekeeping and scorekeeping is available in both pdf or powerpoint formats.