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Hockey Officials


Come join us as over 700 hockey officials did last year. We are always looking for quality officials for all of our programs. The majority of our events are held exclusively on the campus of the National Sports Center at the Schwan Super Rink. Experience the Schwan Super Rink, the largest ice arena of its kind in the world. There are numerous tournaments and leagues open to your participation. Following is a brief summary of the tournaments and leagues available to work.

All referees must visit our Required Forms page to download all forms required for payment.

Minnesota Wild Adult Hockey Leagues

The Schwan Super Rink, in cooperation with the Minnesota Wild, proudly present the Minnesota Wild Adult Hockey League. This league has multiple skill levels from novice to elite. We offer a zero tolerance league with a full-time league supervisor. The league operates year round with winter, spring, summer, and fall sessions.

The Rush 3v3 Hockey Festival

This President's Day festival features cross-ice, small-sided games. Teams play four games in one day! This tournament is always on President's Day in February

Ironman Adult Hockey Tournament

Just as the name implies, with five games in three days, this tournament will determine the true ironmen. This adult tournament offers multiple competitive levels and is played in early March.

Stick It To Cancer

The Stick it to Cancer Tournament is a benefit to support the fight against breast cancer. Proceeds are donated to the University of Minnesota Cancer Center. All referees are volunteers for this unique tournament to help increase the proceeds to help the fight against Breast Cancer. Stick it is played in late April.

Walleye Chop Adult Hockey Tournament

This adult hockey tournament is a fun-filled, relaxing weekend with plenty of intense hockey. Bring the whole family for a great tournament experience. Be a part of adult hockey's largest get together every Mother's Day weekend.

USA International Hockey Cup (USAIHC)

This tournament series is North America's ultimate youth hockey experience. The first tournament was held in 1995 attracting teams from all corners of the nation, Canada and the world. Over 2,200 teams from nine countries and 24 states have competed in the USA International Hockey Cup. The tournament offers the finest in competition, facilities and activities. It provides all referees, players, coaches and families a unique combination of competitive and social opportunities. The event is over five weekends each summer.

Patriot Cup–3v3

The tournament plays cross-ice 3v3 for girls’ U10, U12, and U14 and boys’ mites, squirts and peewees. Bantams, high school, and adult play full-ice 3v3. This event is played mid-July

Patriot Cup High School Festival

The Patriot Cup High School Festival provides boys and girls high school players the opportunity to play in game competition to close out their summer training programs. The tournament hosts boys and girls high school hockey teams from Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Iowa. Patriot Cup is held in late July each year.

Red Solo Hockey Cup Tournament

This October tournament is for adult teams that want a fun, early fall tournament experience. Features several golf discounts at adjacent Victory Links course and lots of off-ice activities.

All American Girls Hockey Tournament

The All-American Girls Hockey Tournament offers all levels of officiating. Be a part of the largest female hockey tournament in the United States. Mid-November each year.

Schwan Cup

Schwan Cup Hockey Tournament has become the most prestigious holiday hockey tournament in the state. The tournament will host 48 high school boys' teams, Over 64 high school girls' teams and 48 youth teams. 160 teams and 240 games played in five days during this annual event. This event is held over the holiday break between Christmas and New Year's.

Hockey Referee Contact Info

Registration & Payment

Phone: 763.792.7312 Fx: 763.785.3660

Jim Smith

Youth/HS League & Tournament

Phone: 651.442.7547

Brandon Koontz

Adult Assignor

Phone: 763.717.3210 Fx: 763.785.5650

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