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Become a Certified Referee for USA Hockey

By John Utsey, 09/12/23, 9:30PM MDT


Need a new side hustle?

NM Needs more referees. 

This is your chance to get into officiating for USA Hockey.

Attached is the level one seminar information flyer that is coming up on September 16th at the Outpost. 

(Participants have to register with USA Hockey in order to attend the seminar).

Requirements to become a level one official per USA Hockey, are listed below. 




  • Must complete online Membership Application
  • Must submit Officiating Membership fee ($55.00)
  • Must attain an Open Book Exam score of 35/50 (or higher)  
  • Must attend and complete a local Level 1 In-Person Classroom Seminar sanctioned by USA Hockey
  • Must complete SafeSport training (if 2006 Birth Year, or older)
  • Must complete and maintain a USA Hockey sanctioned criminal Background Screen if 18(+) years old on June 1, 2023.
  • Please contact Kelly Colyer with any questions: 505.235.8965