2018 CLFHA Outdoor Umpiring Clinics

Posted by CLFHA on Apr 30 2018 at 10:56AM PDT


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


  • Worley Parsons #1000, 15 Sunpark Plaza SE, Suite 200
  • 2nd Floor to Chandos Construction Boardroom
  • Above ground parking is free
  • Please arrive on time as main doors are locked

OUTDOOR RE-CERTIFICATION CLINIC – Online Course available at


Indoor candidates who attended the indoor certification clinic in Fall 2017 should attend Part 1 only

New candidates need to attend one EACH of a Part 1 and a Part 2

  • PART 1 (The Rules): Tues., May 8th or Tues., June 19th
  • PART 2 (How to Umpire): Thurs., May 10th or Thurs., June 21st
    All sessions are from 6:30-9:30pm
  • WHERE: 1000, 15 Sunpark Plaza SE, Suite 200 (Chandos Construction Boardroom)
  • HOW MUCH: $50 for Part 1 + Part 2 (Payable to CLFHA); $30 for Part 1 only
  • Umpire Shirt: $45 (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 may be available at Pricing for the online versions is $80 for certification, $40 for re-certification.


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


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