Officiating

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Becoming a Lacrosse Referee

You must be 14 years or older on December 31st. of this year to qualify for referring the game of lacrosse.

We are pleased and proud that you have enjoyed playing the game of Lacrosse in Manitoba. One of the reasons you have been able to do so is thanks to others who have played the game, who have expanded their knowledge, experience, and enjoyment of the game by becoming referees.

Some benefits of serving the game of lacrosse in the capacity of a referee include; an opportunity to give back to the game of lacrosse, influence consideration for receiving scholarships and acknowledgment awards, and best of all expanding your wallets and bank account!

Referee NOCP Certification Levels

Entry Level 1

  • Attendance at an Entry level 1 clinic
  • New to officiating in lacrosse
  • Must score at least 50% on evaluation material
  • Minimum 14 years of age (By end of this year)
  • Allowing for age, ability, and experience, should be kept to local Novice and lower divisions

Level 1

  • Attendance at a Level 1 Clinic
  • Less than 2 years refereeing experience
  • Must score at least 50% on evaluation material
  • Minimum 14 years of age (By end of this year)
  • Allowing for age, ability, and experience, should be kept to local Pee Wee and lower divisions

Level 2

  • Attendance at a level 2 Clinic
  • Two or more years refereeing experience (including experience as an official in another sport
  • Must score 70% on evaluation material
  • Minimum 16 years of age (By end of this year)
  • Allowing for age, ability, and experience is eligible to referee in all minor divisions up to Midget.

Level 3 to 5

  • These levels are for senior lacrosse officials, refereeing Intermediate and above.