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News: July 2006

MAHOA Announces Tryouts for the 2006-07 Season

Mid-Atlantic Hockey Officials Association (MAHOA) is an organization formed to develop service and promote collegiate officiating within The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division II and III community in the tri-state region of Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey.

This group of officials will directly support the Delaware Valley Collegiate Hockey Conference (DVCHC), the Great Northeast Collegiate Hockey Association (GNCHA) and the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Hockey Association (MACHA) and will serve as a springboard for officials pursuing greater officiating challenges.

All experienced officials certified under USA Hockey (Levels 3 and 4) are encouraged to pursue membership. No other officiating organization experience is required. New members with no or minimal collegiate hockey officiating experience are encouraged to tryout.

The MAHOA collegiate organization is working with the Eastern Collegiate Hockey Officials Association (ECHOA) sharing the tryout session.

Tryouts are scheduled for:

  • Tuesday August 8, 2006 (9:00pm to 11:00pm) at Iceline, West Chester, PA.
  • Saturday August 12, 2006 (11:20am - 12:45pm) Face Off Circle, Warminster, PA.

Tryout pre-registration is required at

{Read on for answers to questions you may have about the tryout process.}

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ECHOA Announces Tryouts for the 2006-07 Season

The ECHOA (Eastern Collegiate Hockey Officials Association) will be conducting on-ice tryouts in early August for any official that is a USA Hockey-certified Level 3 or 4 official.

The ECHOA is the sanctioned officiating group for ACHA Division 1 college club hockey in this region of the country. In just two seasons, the ECHOA has become the leader in college officiating in the country. We have sent numerous officials to ACHA National Championships, USA Hockey Regional/National Camps, USA Hocke...

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ECAC to Hold Tryouts for Division III Men's and Women's Ice Hockey

The ECAC Ice Hockey Staff will be holding two tryouts for any officials that are interested in officiating Division III Men's and Women's Ice Hockey.

Please note that the tryouts are for NEW OFFICIALS ONLY. If you are currently an ECAC Ice Hockey Official you do not need to attend.

We ask that you forward the information below to anyone that you know of that has an interest in officiating.

Tryouts will have two sessions, an exam (knowledge of the game and of NCAA Ice Hockey Rules) and an on-ice evaluation.