League Policies & Rules
Rule 501 - Appointment of Officials
Replaces USAH Rule 501:
- The NCWHL shall appoint officials for each game. There shall be two referees and one scorekeeper. The league standard for officiating in the NCWHL is the "two-man" referee system. Therefore, each referee assumes the duties of both linesman and referee. The league, at its option may use the "three-man" system as prescribed by USA Hockey.
- All NCWHL on-ice officials shall be currently registered and affiliated with USA Hockey.