Rules & Umpiring


Want to take your umpiring career to the next level?  Check out the Field Hockey Canada Officiating Program.

Find the current rules of field hockey here.

New to field hockey?  Learn the field hockey basics!

Interested in the history of the field hockey? You can find more information here.

Umpiring with the CLFHA

Interested in becoming an umpire for the CLFHA?

The umpiring certification process for the indoor and outdoor season is as follows:

  1. Attend an umpiring certification clinic
  2. Pass a written exam
  3. Pass a field assessment (two field assessments required for outdoor A-League)