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CCJHA On-Ice Officials

The Copper Country Junior Hockey Association employs ice officials for house and travel divisions.  Only officials who have fulfilled the requirements set forth by MAHA and USA Hockey will be considered.

Weekly Officials Schedule

Games for the 2022-23 season will start in October.

If you have completed the referee requirements, contact our referee scheduler at to be added to the officials list serv.   

CCJHA 2021-22 Official's Rates

The CCJHA will pay officials the following rates per game for the 2021-22 season.

  • 6U - $18
  • 8U - $18
  • 10UB - $25
  • 10UAA - $40
  • 12UB - $40
  • 12UAA - $50
  • 14UB - $50
  • 14UAA - $65
  • 19UB girls - $50

2022-23 USA Hockey Officiating

Officials Registration for the 2022-23 Season is open at 

Use the USA Hockey site to locate and register for an officiating clinic.

Local Clinic dates and locations

  • September 24 (Saturday) - 9am - 4pm - Seminars for Level 1, 2, 3, 4 - Classroom at Calumet High School and Ice at the Houghton County Arena  
  • October 15  (Saturday) - Registration at 8:00am, 9:00am start at Marquette's Lakeview Arena 

Ice Official Requirements

  • 11 years of age or older. (Obtain a work permit from your school if you are under 18.  Section II must be filled out by the Referee and signed, then you will turn in the form to one of the score sheet boxes at the Houghton County Arena or the Dee Stadium,  CCJHA will fill out the Section I and then return the permit to you, Section III must be then filled out by your School and signed, and return the signed form to one of our score sheet boxes.
  • Complete USA Hockey registration for officials.
  • Attend and complete a USA Hockey seminar.
  • Complete MAHA background check if 18 or over.
  • Purchase black pants, ref jersey, and black helmet and skates for games.
  • Fill out the CCJHA Referee Contact Form. 
  • If under 18 years of age, fill out and return the W4 form.  
  • If 18 years of age or older, fill out and return the W9 form and the Independent Contractor Form.
  • All referees must send a picture of their badge and current signed officials card in order to sign up to referee any games. 

CCJHA Officiating

Once you have completed the requirements to officiate for CCJHA, you are ready to start.  For more information about officiating for CCJHA, contact the Chief Referee (see below).  For questions about scheduling, please contact the Referee Scheduler (see below).


Kitti Loukus

Referee Scheduler

Phone: 906-369-5487

Carson Stevens

Chief Referee



Officiating Links

USA Hockey Registration site

Click the link above to go to the USA Hockey online registration site. Be sure to print the confirmation page with the bar code and bring to travel tryouts and registration. This is also the site used for referee registration.

USA Hockey Officials Page

This is the ice officials area of the USA Hockey site. Check here for information on all aspects of officiating.

MAHA - Background Check Application

MAHA requires background checks for all coaches, managers, officials, and board members.