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Educational Bursaries


Application for Educational Bursaries is now open. Click below for information and to submit your application.

Equipment For Kids


Please help out this great initiative by the Ottawa Senators, Canadian Tire, Ottawa Senators Foundation and Hockey Eastern Ontario

NCCP Sport Nutrition


The NCCP has a NEW online Sport Nutrition course. Completion of the course provides a coach with 5 maintenance points.

POE Registration Now Open

Player registration is now open for the following POE Camps:
   U14 Goalie POE Camp (June 7-9)
   U15 POE Camp (June 14-16)

Follow the appropriate link below to register.
Now Accepting AA Players

POE Coach Applications


POE Camp coaching applications for 2019 are now open.
HEO will be running a U15 Camp and a U14 Goalie Camp.

First Shift Program


Applications are now being accepted for MHAs to host a Bauer First Shift Program in the 2019-2020 hockey season.

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Officiating Mandate

The Hockey Eastern Ontario (HEO) officiating program is a member partner of the Hockey Canada Officiating Program (HCOP). The two major objectives of Hockey Canada are to:

  • Foster and encourage the sport of amateur hockey throughout Canada
  • Foster and encourage leadership programs in all areas related to the development of hockey in Canada

The HEO Officiating Program meets these objectives to promote safe, fair and fun hockey at all age and skill levels. The HEO Officiating Program operates several development programs, such as our certification clinics, a supervision program, a mentorship program, and other special events in order to meet these goals.


Officiating Structure

Ultimately, all levels of amateur hockey in Eastern Ontario fall under the jurisdiction of HEO, the local branch of Hockey Canada. HEO then delegates most of the responsibility for minor hockey programs to the Ottawa District Minor Hockey Association (HEO Minor). HEO and HEO Minor have separate officiating programs, but work together to provide development opportunities for officials at all levels.

The HEO Officiating Program falls under the responsibility of the Branch elected Referee-In-Chief (VP of Rules and Officials) and is responsible for officiating at the following levels:

  • Junior A,B,C hockey
  • Senior hockey (though there are currently no franchises at this level)
  • CIS (University)
  • Inter-branch tournaments and assignments

The HEO Minor Officiating Program falls under the responsibility of the appointed HEO Minor Referee-In-Chief and is responsible for officiating at the following levels:

  • Competitive Minor hockey (including AAA, AA, A and B)
  • House League hockey (all levels)

The HEO Minor is divided into several smaller geographical districts. Each district has a Referee-In-Chief (RIC), who administers the officiating program in that area. Most districts are then further divided into associations, each with its own RIC. An HEO Minor Referee-in-Chief is appointed annually to act as a liaison between the HEO Minor, the different leagues, HEO, Hockey Canada, and the district RIC’s. An HEO Referee-In-Chief is elected every second year and is expected to oversee the officiating program across the entire branch.


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