Screening Process: If you need instructions to participate in the Atlantic District Online Background Screening process, please read the article Referee Background Screening Requirements.

SafeSport: If you need instructions to participate in USA Hockey's SafeSport screening process, please read the article SafeSport Program Training on USAHockey.com.

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Background Screening Must Be Completed by November 30

The following message is an important reminder regarding the Background Screening requirement for all officials who were at least 18 years of age or older on August 1st, 2014.

Background Screening Policy

Per the Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association (AAHA) policy, all officials meeting the established age level are required to submit to a Background Screening that is performed by Sterling Infosystems.

The screening is required by all officials working games within the Atlantic Affiliate who are 18 years of age or older as of August 1st, 2014.

The screening MUST be completed no later than November 30th, 2014 in order to continue receiving officiating assignments in the Atlantic District. This date coincides with the deadline for all other officiating coursework for the 2014-15 season.

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Level 3 Seminar at Giant Center Scheduled for September 28

The Atlantic District Officiating Program would like to announce the date for the Level 3 Seminar at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA will be Sunday, September 28th, 2014.

The seminar is for the 2014-2015 season. Registration is open now and will close on September 27th, 2014 at http://www.usahockeyregistration.com/.

If you have any questions please contact:

Marty Maglio
mmaglio@aaharefs.org

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Incident Report Filing Requirements for the Progressive Suspension Rule

Attention All USA Hockey Officials in the Atlantic District:

Effective Immediately

Rule 411 - Progressive Suspensions are in effect this season. On ice officials need to be aware of the penalties listed in this section. If you assess a Major ONLY, Major and Game Misconduct or Match penalty under Rule 411 you must fill out a USA Hockey Incident Report within 24 hours at http://www.usahockey.com/page/show/1015710-incident-report.

Please go to the USA Hockey website and set up your profile before the season begins so you can access the form if needed. This is an automatic system that goes right to the proper administrators in the proper district. The Atlantic District District Vice President of Suspensions and Appeals is Ron Goodman. If you have any questions about this report please contact your assignor or Regional Coordinator.

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Level 3 Seminar at Wells Fargo Center Scheduled for September 28

The Atlantic District Officiating Program would like to announce the date for the Level 3 Seminar in the Atlantic District on Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA.

The seminar is for the 2014-2015 season. Registration is open now and will close on September 27th, 2014 at http://www.usahockeyregistration.com/.

If you have any questions please contact:

Marty Maglio
mmaglio@aaharefs.org

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Officiating Registration is Open for the 2014-2015 Season

USA Hockey has opened officiating registration for the 2014-2015 season!

In order to participate, please visit http://usahockeyregistration.com/, and read and follow the instructions.  If you complete the National Registration process, you will be directed to USA Hockey's Seminar Registration system to choose your seminar.

If you have questions about the registration process, the seminar schedule, or changes in registration requirements for the 2014-2015 season, please post a question to our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/aaharefs/, tweet to us @aaharefs, contact a member of the District Staff or a Regional Coordinator,

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