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Gender Identity Training

HEO, in conjunction with HNO and the OHF, launches the new Gender Identity Training program for Coaches, Trainers and Managers.

Job Posting

HEO is seeking applications for a new Development Programs Officer. Follow the link below for more details and application information.

Players and Coaches Get the Call!

HEO Players, coaches and alumni have been invited to attend Hockey Canada POE Development Camps this summer.

Bursary Winners

At the HEO AGM fourteen bursaries were awared totalling $11,500.00.
Check out the winners.

Lessons From Behind the Glass

Allyson Tufts partners with HEO to bring us the Lessons From Behind the Glass video series...coming in Fall 2017.

New IP Cross/Half Ice Mandate

Hockey Canada launches it's new cross ice and half ice mandate for initiation aged players. Taking effect for the 2017-18 season.

The 1st Shift

Looking to grow your Minor Hockey Association’s membership? The Canadian Tire First Shift is your answer!
Help kids fall in love with hockey with this six-week learn to play program focusing on fun and basic skills.

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Clinic Schedule & Information

The Hockey Canada Officiating Program (HCOP) requires that every official complete a certification program each season in order to officiate. As such, Hockey Eastern Ontario offers a variety of clinic dates and formats for officials to certify at the beginning of each season.
Hockey Eastern Ontario breaks the certification process down into three main categories:

  • New Officials: New officials are required to complete an online course through Hockey University, as well as attend a four (4) hour in-person clinic. A new official will not be able to sign up for their in-person clinic until they have fully completed the Hockey University program. A new official must register for an in-person clinic specifically marked for new officials. (*Official - New Youth Referee Clinics)
  • Returning Officials: Level I and II officials. Level I and II officials are required to complete a pre-clinic casebook study as well as attend a four (4) hour in person clinic. The completed casebook study must be completed and brought to the in-person clinic.
  • Returning Officials: Level III, IV, V and VI officials. Level III, IV, V and VI officials are required to complete a pre-clinic casebook study as well as attend a four (4) hour in person clinic. The completed casebook study must be completed and brought to the in-person clinic.

To help you determine which level to take, click here for more information on the level system.

Pre-Registration: Officials are required to pre-register and pay for their clinic before attending the clinic. Officials are not permitted to show up the day of the clinic with payment. Officials who are not pre-registered will not be granted access to the clinic and will be asked to pre-registered, pay and attend another clinic.

New officials: Officials who are brand new (never officiated before) or returning after an absence from officiating in the HEO must first have approval from their local Referee-in-Chief to take a clinic before signing up. Many districts run a try-out for new officials so you are encouraged to contact your local Referee-in-Chief as quickly as possible to discuss your interest in joining the officiating program. Please check out the New Officials page for further information.

Upgrading your certification: Officials who are eligible to upgrade from Level I to Level II may do so by registering for a Level II clinic in the fall, provided that they meet all eligibility requirements for Level II certification.

Registering for a clinic: In order to register for a clinic, an official will need to have previously created an eHockey account. If you have not done so before and need instructions on how to do so, please view the How-To document here.

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How to Create an eHockey Profile

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