League Policies & Rules

Rule 501 - Appointment of Officials

Replaces USAH Rule 501:

  1. 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.
  2. All NCWHL on-ice officials shall be currently registered and affiliated with USA Hockey.