Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! Officials are Game Managers who are vital to ensure that each event runs smoothly. Officials make sure all participants and spectators are having fun and a fair in-game experience.
You do not need to be a certified ice or ball hockey official to referee at a Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! event. We welcome organizations, individuals, former officials, new officials and other sports lovers just interested in being involved as a referee at such a large sporting event.
Each event requires over 70 referees!
Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! events celebrate the game of hockey in its most basic and culturally significant form, and have very simple rules!
Officials are compensated on an individual (per game) basis. They also receive complimentary meals during their shift and a commemorative Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! "Official" T-Shirt.
There are a couple of simple requirements to being a Official with the Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! program.
Each Official must:
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Have great communication skills;
- Be able to exercise good judgment at all times; and
- Be able and willing to be on your feet for an extended amount of time
All officials must also watch the Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! referee training video before participating in this event.
If you have any comments or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org