To become a USA Hockey Official in the Midwest Affiliate you must:
1. Be 14 years old BEFORE 12/31/2016. This is a MWAHA requirement.
2. Register with the Midwest Amateur Hockey Association, Inc. (MWAHA)
3. Complete the MWAHA Background Screening process if 18 years of age as of July 31, 2016. The screening process must be completed every 2 years by USA Hockey requirement.
4. Attend an entire USA Hockey sanctioned Officiating Seminar (administered by MWAHA).
THE SEMINAR LEVEL YOU ATTEND MUST BE FOR THE SAME REGISTRATION LEVEL FOR WHICH YOU APPLIED. MWAHA rules requires attendance at a MWAHA sponsored seminar. If you are subject to the MWAHA Background Screening process your seminar attendance confirmation will not be submitted to USA Hockey until your Background Screening process is complete.
5. Register with USA Hockey (fee varies with Level).
6. Complete the USA Hockey Open Book Rules Exam either online and achieve a passing score.
7. Affix the USA Hockey Officiating Crest to the left breast of your officiating sweater.