The 2017-2018 Fall Officiating Seminar Schedule has been released. Registration starts Tuesday, August 1.

Look at the seminar schedule on our site, then register as an official with USA Hockey and follow the instructions to select your seminar.

Program Leader: The Seminar Coordinator is Marty Maglio, mmaglio [at] aaharefs.org

Seminars: August 2002

How Long are Officiating Seminars?

Question: How long do officiating seminars last? Are they all day affairs?

Answer:Seminars generally begin early in the morning (at 8:00 or 8:30am, check the Seminar Schedule) and last until 4:00pm or later.

Please arrive at or before the scheduled starting time of the seminar and be prepared to stay for the entire seminar. As other stories on this website say, late arrival or early departure from the seminar are among the reasons that you can be dismissed from the seminar without receiving credi...

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Why Isn't the Seminar That's Occurring Tomorrow Accepting Registrations?

Question: I want to attend the seminar in {town name here} that is happening tomorrow, but the website says I can't register for it. Why not?

Answer: The deadline for using the On-Line Registration System to register for a seminar in the Atlantic District is 48 hours before the seminar begins. The registration system automatically closes registrations at that time, whether the seminar is totally full or not.

The reason we have chosen to do this is to allow time for the Seminar Staff to receive a complete roster of the attendees.

In the...

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Atlantic District Referee-in-Chief's Comments on 2002-2003 Seminars

Tony Mariconda, the Atlantic District Referee-in-Chief, wrote, "This year the Atlantic District Officiating Program has implemented mandatory online registration for all of our seminars. The online registration system has been up and running since July 3rd, and postcards were sent to all previously-registered officials shortly thereafter. Online registrations have been pouring in over the last 5-6 weeks. At this point we have already registered over 1,500 officials! Thank you for your support of this system."


"You should note that you may not able to register now for some ...

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Correction to Seminar Information Provided by USA Hockey about North Jersey Seminar

For returning officials, there is a correction in the information you received in the mail recently from USA Hockey. The date for the North Jersey Seminar is listed incorrectly on the sheet you received from USA Hockey.

The North Jersey Seminar is a one-day seminar on September 22nd (it is not a multi-day seminar). The seminar runs from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Englewood Field Club in Englewood, NJ and then from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at Sport-O-Rama in Monsey, NY. The information for this seminar posted on our website is correct.

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How Do I Report My Mailing Address/Phone Number Change to AAHArefs?

Question: I moved last season, but AAHArefs still has my old mailing address and telephone number. This is making it difficult for assignors to contact me. How do I report my mailing address and phone number change so that the AAHArefs database is corrected?

Answer: The Atlantic District gets all officials' mailing addresses and phone numbers from USA Hockey itself. If you need to correct your address, you have to tell the Member Services Department at USA Hockey who will automatically tell the Officiating Department and the Atlantic District Officiating Program.

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When Do My Card and Crest from Last Season Expire?

Question: When do my card and crest from last season expire?

Answer: The card and crest for a season expire on November 30 of the next season. For example, the 2001-2002 card and crest expire on November 30, 2002. This means that you must have your new USA Hockey officiating membership card and crest by December 1 in order to continue officiating.

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