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Screening

This is the main page for the Atlantic District Officiating Screening Program.

For the 2020-21 season background checks will be conducted through your USA Hockey Officiating Registration. In addition to the USA Hockey Officiating Background Check, PA Act 15 requirements must also be completed in order to begin or continue officiating:

SUMMARY OF SCREENING POLICIES FOR ALL NEW OFFICIALS

All new officials who are 18 years of age or older need to be screened by USA Hockey's Background Check Program before they can begin officiating.

Officials over the age of 14 who reside in Pennsylvania or officiate in Pennsylvania must also be screened for Pennsylvania Act 15 compliance before they can begin officiating.

This means you may need to complete both screening programs before you begin officiating games.

SUMMARY OF SCREENING POLICIES FOR RETURNING OFFICIALS

All returning officials must be screened every two years. The deadline for returning officials to obtain this screening is November 30.

All returning officials 14 years of age or older who reside in or officiate in Pennsylvania must be screened for Pennsylvania Act 15 compliance every 60 months or five years. The deadline is before you officiate your first game in Pennsylvania if you have never completed Act 15 screening before, or 60 months after the oldest of your three screenings currently in effect was issued.

IF YOU STILL QUESTIONS....

If you have any questions email Dave Aiello, AAHA Screening Coordinator at  screening@aaharefs.org.