CLFHA Outdoor Umpiring Certification and Recertification Clinics

Posted by CLFHA on Nov 01 2016 at 05:25PM PDT in Fall 2016 Indoor Seeding


To register, email the following information to CLFHA Administrator (
• Name
• Email
• Contact Phone #
• Outdoor Team(s)
• Clinic Dates

OUTDOOR RECERTIFICATION CLINIC – Attend Part 1 (Thurs., May 18, 2017)


You need to attend one EACH of a Part 1 and a Part 2

PART 1: Thursday, May 18, 2017 … 6:30pm – 9:30pm @ Repsol Sport Centre – PARKVIEW ROOM (by Jugo Juice/Foundation Lounge)

PART 1: Thursday, June 22, 2017… 6:30pm – 9:30pm (with breaks) – The Rules
PART 2: Thursday, June 8, 2017 or Thursday, June 29, 2017… 6:30pm – 9:30pm (with breaks) – How to Umpire
WHERE: 4303 – 11 St. SE
HOW MUCH: $50 (Payable to CLFHA)
Umpire Shirt: $40 (Payable to CLFHA)
Course Conductor: Keely Dunn

If you are unable to attend these in-person clinics, there are now online versions of the courses, available starting May 15th at Pricing for the online versions is $80 for certification, $40 for recertification.


1. Classroom
• Rules & interpretations
• Knowledge of the game
• What makes a good umpire?
• Video footage
• Become a more effective umpire
• Q & A

2. Written Exam:
• Exam is sent by email (open book) and examinees have 7 days to return it however they see fit
• Course Conductors will send as .DOC. which they will mark(up) them and send back

3. Field Assessment
• You will be scheduled or can request opportunities to shadow experienced umpires
• Then you will umpire with an experienced umpire or umpire-coach shadowing you
• Then you work with the League Coordinator and an Assessor to schedule a field assessment
• You get paid retroactive to the beginning of the season for games where you umpired (i.e. blow the whistle)

“Why Umpire”
• It’s rewarding, challenging and fun / helps you understand more about hockey
• You give back to the sport / become certified and get paid