Welcome! Rochester Ice Hockey Officials Association (RIHOA) is a not-for-profit corporation which collaborates with various hockey leagues in the Greater Rochester and surrounding areas to provide USA Hockey certified Ice Hockey Officials for youth and adult league programs.  As of 2015, our association has approximately 300 certified officials and operates year round to provide quality officiating to our programs, tournaments, states and national games.

In addition to mandatory certification by the governing body, RIHOA’s members strive to provide a safe, exciting learning environment for all players and coaches at all levels through uniform interpretation and enforcement of the rules governing the sport to promote a rewarding and fun experience for all of our youth and adult leagues.

We look forward to seeing you on the ice!