Registration

Complete registration timeline:

  • 1st, Register with USA Hockey here, You must first be registered with USA Hockey as an official before you may register with IHOA

  • 2nd, IHOA Seminar Registration will begin July 1, 2023 - please check IHOA Seminars - ALL SEMINARS ARE CLOSED

To be completely registered, you must meet both IHOA and USA Hockey requirements.

**All Seminars for the 23-24 Season are full or have already been completed.  DO NOT REGISTER FOR USA HOCKEY AS AN OFFICIAL AS YOU WILL NOT GET YOUR MONEY BACK.  Please reach out to our Registrar to be added to a mailing list for next seasons registration. Registrar@ihoa.com.***

ALL Level 1 officials under the age of 18 by July 1 of the current year will be required to have a parent or guardian attend a short session at the beginning of the seminar.

  • This meeting will outline how to become an official, how to get games, what to do if you have a problem with fans, and responsibilities of the on ice official.

General Information

  • This meeting will outline how to become an official, how to get games, what to do if you have a problem with fans, and responsibilities of the on ice official.
  • IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE, Walk-ins will be allowed, please contact the IHOA Registrar for the State of Illinois at registrar@ihoa.com
  • Minimum age for IHOA membership is 12 years old as of December 31 of the current year. 
  • You must have a visor for the on ice portion of your seminar. No exceptions.

  • Please note the start and end time for your seminar.

  • Space at all seminars is limited! Admittance at all Seminars will require pre-registration and pre-payment.
  • OFFICIALS UNDER 12 BEFORE DEC 31 MUST WORK FIRST GAME WITH A MENTOR. INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THEIR SEMINAR.

If you have any other questions about seminars, that are not found on the FAQs page, or the registration process (name changes, registration account mistake, etc...) please contact the IHOA Registrar for the State of Illinois: registrar@ihoa.com

Evaluate an OfficialComments about an official will go to IHOA and will be reviewed.
Submit Referee Report

Request GamesThe following portal is not managed by IHOA, but the local assigning affiliate of Illinois.
Request USAH Games under AHAI

Submit an ACHA Incident ReportPlease use the following word document to report game misconduct and disqualification penalties.
ACHA Incident Report Document

Amateur Hockey Association IllinoisPlease use the following link to be kept up to date with our local USAH affiliate.
AHAI

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