Wisconsin Hockey Officials Association

Camps

WHOA Camp

The WHOA Camp will not be held in 2020. WHOA is re-evaluating its camp in the structure of the camps listed below.


Questions about camps can be directed to  WHOA Education Coordinator.

Central District Officiating Camp

The Central District hosts an officiating development every summer typically on the campus of Iowa State in Ames, IA. This camp is by invitation only and features many of the same opportunities that WHOA Camp offers.

USA Hockey Futures Camp

This camp, highly educational in nature, provides a thorough review of the fundamentals of amateur ice hockey officiating. Campers will be 18-28 years of age with a minimum of two to three years experience some of which should be at the 14U level or higher. Participant should exhibit a strong desire to share learning with their local officiating community after attending camp.

If selected participants must pay a $90 registration fee plus their own travel expenses to camp. All other costs (housing, meals, ice time, instructor) are provided by USA Hockey.

Applications for Futures Camp are due to the Central District Referee-in-Chief no later than March 15.

USA Hockey High Performance Camp

This camp provides advanced educational instruction for individuals mastering fundamentals presented at the USA Hockey Futures Camp. Participant will focus on refining lessons learned while applying techniques necessary to officiating at the highest levels of hockey. The role of fundamentals supporting advanced techniques will be reviewed as well. New concepts including advanced power skating, nutrition, physical conditioning and mental preparedness will be incorporated as well. Participants will be 20-30 years of age with experience at the Tier III junior level, ACHA college level, or national tournament participation.

If selected participants must pay a $90 registration fee plus their own travel expenses to camp. All other costs (housing, meals, ice time, instructor) are provided by USA Hockey.

USA Hockey Sled Hockey Futures Camp

This camp, highly educational in nature, provides a thorough review of the nuances of officiating sled hockey which participants will utilized for self improvement and take back to their local association. Participants will ideally be 18-36 years of age with experience officiating both sled and able-bodies hockey.

If selected participants must pay a $90 registration fee plus their own travel expenses to camp. All other costs (housing, meals, ice time, instructor) are provided by USA Hockey.

Applications for Futures Camp are due to the Central District Referee-in-Chief no later than March 15.

Applications and Further Information

Applications for the Central District Camp can be obtained from the WHOA Education Coordinator.

More information along with applications can be found on the USA Hockey Summer Development Camp website.

Questions regarding the Central District Camp, or any USA Hockey Camp should be directed to Duffy Dyer, WHOA Education Coordinator or by phone/text (218-349-0327).