Ryan Thiessen is the WKMHA Referee in Chief for WKMHA and schedules officials for all exhibition, league and tournament games in WKMHA arenas
Referee Clinic Info
This is the link to the BC Hockey site to register for an Officials Course. Courses will be posted on the site once CONFIRMED by BC Hockey
Officials may participate at a course hosted by any association
Log In and Payment Info
Officials are paid on the last day of each month by EFT only (EFT form)
EFT forms can be submitted electronically to the Administrator to firstname.lastname@example.org
Referees Room, then website login
Each official receives initial login information
Login: firstnamelastname (all lower case, no spaces)
Password : firstnamelastname (all lower case, no spaces)
You will be able to track your games worked here
All pay rates are available on the PAY RATES page
Early morning games 8 am and earlier will receive a $5.00 bonus.
You must give 24 hours notice on game cancellation. If possible, please find a replacement and advise appropriate assigner.
Games missed or cancelled will result in loss of game fee.
Games assigned to officials, but no teams show up, the officials will receive their pay if they have not been given 24 hours notice of the cancellation.
If there are any changes to assignments, per the list posted in ref room, please be sure you tell the appropriate assigner so pay can be adjusted accordingly.
Officials who officiate at least 10 games and attend at least 2 on-ice/classroom clinics, will receive 50% reimbursement of their clinic fees on their final pay of the season.
We no longer use paper score sheets and now use tablets. Minor official duties (score keeping and time keeping) are the responsibility of the HOME team. Tablets are located in a locker in the Referee's Room in RLP/JL
***Officials must sign off on the tablet after each game. You should review the game goals, penalties etc before signing off***
BC Hockey Officiating courses can be found on the BC Hockey website (click)
All officials must take an officiating course each year to be a certified official
Information for Summer Officiating school as well as additional resources can be found on the BC Hockey website (click)