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Scottish hockey officials have an excellent reputation, in both domestic competitions and at international level.

League and cup competitions offer you the opportunity to work as an official with a wide variety of hockey players at youth and senior levels in Scotland.

You can also be an EHF and FIH official, travelling the world to the best international hockey tournaments.  Sound good?

What you need is a passion for hockey and an interest in growing the numbers of quality officials in Scotland.

Interested in becoming a hockey official?

For those interested in becoming a hockey official, these are a number of roles you can perform. Read about the types of officials working in hockey.

If you are interested in umpiring, we provide Umpire Qualifications that will enable you to officiate at matches and in competitions.

All potential and current officials should familiarise themselves with the rules and competition rules governing hockey in Scotland.

The Scottish Hockey Officials Association is an excellent membership body for anyone who is interested or involved in officiating.

Want to further your career as an official?

For current officials interested in furthering their skills and knowledge, District Associations run development workshops for you to attend or provide umpire coaching.

Find out about national seminars and briefings taking place too. They are useful forums for discussing new developments in officiating.

Want to know more?
Do you love Hockey?
Would you like to become an umpire?

Then explore the resources in this section or contact us to find out more about Scottish Hockey's support for officials.