Indoor Umpiring Certification Clinics

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Indoor Umpiring Certification Clinics

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

PART 1: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 … 6:30pm – 9:30pm (with breaks) – The Rules
PART 2: Thursday, October 12, 2017 … 6:30pm – 9:30pm (with breaks) – How to Umpire

PART 1: Tuesday, January 16, 2018  … 6:30pm – 9:30pm (with breaks) – The Rules
PART 2: Thursday, January 18, 2018 … 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 at Pricing for the online versions is $80 for certification, $40 for recertification.

To register, email the following information to the CLFHA Administrator (

  • Name
  • Email
  • Contact Phone #
  • Indoor Team(s)
  • Date of Part 1 & Date of Part 2


  1. Classroom (Part 1 AND Part 2 are Required)
  • Rules & interpretations
  • Knowledge of the game
  • What makes a good umpire?
  • Video footage
  • Become a more effective umpire
  • Q & A
  1. 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
  1. 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