Colorado Ice Hockey Referee Association

Board Meeting Update: The CIHRA Board meetings have been moved to the third Wednesday of each month with a start time of 7:30 pm.

2019 - 2020 In Season News

Board Meeting Time and Day Change

The CIHRA Board meetings have been moved to the third Wednesday of each month with a start time of 7:30 pm.

USAH Officiating classroom seminars are starting to populate the calendar!

The 2019/2020 Season started June 3rd and earlier birds can signup for USA Seminars for the 2019/2020. Already in the Denver area we have a Level 1,2,3 already scheduled in month of July. Visit USA Hockey Classroom Seminar page to start the registration process.

Let us know if you have any questions.

If you are new or need a reminder head over to the CIHRA Registration page to get caught up on what you need to accomplish to be ready for the new season.

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If you are interested more in becoming part of the Colorado Ice Hockey Referee Association (CIHRA) and a USAHockey Official let us know.

We are here to answer any questions you might have becoming an USAHockey Referee, point you to USAhockey requirements, and give you an understanding of what CIHRA provides their members.

CIHRA is seeking female officials!

We offer grass roots and advanced training that have taken many of our members to Jr. hockey, NCAA, ECHL, AHL, NHL, International and Olympic stages.

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A Quick Note From the Referee in Chief

601(f) A match penalty shall be assessed to any player or team official who commits the following actions:


    1. inflicting physical harm,
    2. or attempting todo so, to any game official, including off-ice officials.


  • Any match penalty assessed under this rule must be reported via written game report by the officials to the USA Hockey District Referee-in-Chief within 48 hours.
  • Any time an official assess a match penalty under rule 601(f1) I need to receive a phone call directly from the reporting official so that the incident report can be flagged and forwarded to the District Referee-in-Chief for formal review.

There are no exceptions


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