The KIJHL along with BC Hockey are actively looking for people to join the officiating team.
Referees and linesmen are needed all around the province, not only at the Junior hockey level but also in many communities minor hockey organization.
Currently, the KIJHL offers a bursary for officials each season and is willing to assist in training as well. "We are a developmental league and that includes developing officials that can move on to higher levels like the WHL or possibly even the NHL one day", says league president Bill Ohlhausen. "Our hope is that some KIJHL graduate players will consider officiating as a way to stay involved in the game if their playing days are finished."
Anyone interested in becoming an on-ice official should contact the junior hockey team in your community or the minor hockey association or the KIJHL office directly at 1-250-497-8416