Glenlake Referee Program

Glenlake Minor Hockey Club accepts applications from first year referees. Referees must be at least 13 years of age (as of December 31st).

New Referees

Register with the Glenlake Referee Coordinator by email ( and be accepted as a Glenlake Referee PRIOR to enrolling in the CZRC Referee Clinic to ensure that we have space for you.  Glenlake confirmation of acceptance is REQUIRED before registering the online and classroom/ice clinics.

1. When registering with Glenlake Minor Hockey Club, please include the following personal information:

  • Name
  • Address with Postal Code
  • Date of Birth
  • Email address that is monitored on a daily basis
  • Hockey Level of Play (e.g. First year Bantam – 4 years of playing hockey)

2. Be accepted onto the Glenlake referee roster.
3. To become certified as an official in Calgary you need to take part in an officials’ certification clinic.  Follow these steps for Referee Clinics provided by Central Zone Referees Committee (CZRC):

  • Complete an E-Learning Module, provided by CZRC
  • Register and attend a one-day referee clinic, provided by CZRC
  • Inform the Glenlake referee coordinator of the date of your scheduled referee clinic.

4. Upon successful completion of the CZRC referee clinic, you will receive a certificate of completion. A personal Hockey Alberta referee number will be stamped at the top of this certificate. Please e-mail this certificate/receipt to the Glenlake referee coordinator.

Returning Referees

Returning referees are required to:

  • Notify the Glenlake Referee Coordinator of your intent to continue refereeing for the coming season.
    • The deadline for this notification is August 15th.
  • Review the instructions for referee clinics provided by Central Zone Referees Committee (CZRC).
    • These instructions may be found on the CZRC website: under the CLINICS tab.
  • Register for the CZRC one-day referee clinic (and complete the E-Learning Module, if under 16 years of age)
  • Attend the one-day CZRC referee clinic.
  • Upon completion of you clinic, e-mail a scanned copy of your certificate of completion to the Glenlake Referee Coordinator. Your 2017-2018 Hockey Alberta Referee Number is stamped to the top of this certificate.
  • Ensure that your profile in the Goalline Referee Management System is active.

Who Officiates What Divisions?  Who Assigns The Officials?

  • Referees/Linesmen for Novice or Atom are assigned by the Community Referee Coordinator of the Host Association/Team.
  • For Pee Wee Division 4 and lower, the CZRC will assign the referee only and the linesmen are assigned by the Community Referee Coordinator.
  • For all Pee Wee Divisions 1-3, Bantam, Midget, Junior and Female games, the officials are assigned by CZRC.

What Do You Need To Become An Official?

Required Equipment:

  • Black CSA certified helmet
  • CSA certified half visor
  • Elbow pads
  • Metal or black plastic whistle
  • Athletic support and cup
  • Measuring tape
  • Black polished skates with white laces
  • Hockey Canada Rule Book
  • Shin Pads
  • Clean official's black and white sweater with Hockey AB crest on front left side and Hockey Canada on the left arm
  • Black, pressed pants

*** Please note that a black Mesh Under Arm jersey is illegal

Links to other web sites
Central Zone  
Online rule book