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Register to Umpire at JPH

Register to Umpire at JPH

Hello Umpires,

On behalf of Junior Premier Hockey, we would like to extend this invitation to you to join the dedicated umpire team for the 2019 JPH Indoor season. It promises to be another exciting season of indoor hockey with some new clubs and new events.

Please review the information below, then submit your Umpire Availability >> by October 1.

REQUIREMENTS
All JPH Umpires must complete the Umpire Database Form >>. If you have not already done so, please complete this form prior to submitting your availability.
All JPH Umpires must be USA FH umpire members. Become a USA FH Umpire Here >>
Please advise if you are an international umpire and therefore not a USA FH umpire member

COMPENSATION
Compensation is $35/match for indoor
All payments are mailed to the address submitted in the Umpire Database Form >> at the completion of the season in mid-February
All umpires receive on-site hospitality, including beverages, snacks, lunch
We do no reimburse for travel, however, hotel accommodations may be provided in special circumstances

SUBMITTING YOUR AVAILABILITY
Once you have reviewed the above information, complete the Umpire Availability Form >>
Must be submitted by October 1 for consideration
Facility information can be found on our Venues & Hotels page >>

SELECTION
We will collate all responses received by the October 1 deadline.
Please note that even if you are available, this does not guarantee appointment. The selection decisions will be made based on number of teams entered, number of umpires required, and aiming for the best balance of umpiring team considering umpire development, strengths, experience, etc. This will be done in discussions with the appointed Umpire Manager and with the Director of Umpiring.
By November 1 we will contact you to advise for which dates you have been Appointed, selected as Reserve Umpire, or Not Selected.

APPOINTMENTS
Each competition date runs approximately 9am-9pm
Exact times of your match appointments will be distributed in the week prior to each competition date
Umpires are typically assigned three to five 40-min matches per date.

If there are any changes to the above information, we will advise.

Information regarding our umpires, technical officials, staff registration, rules and regulations can always be found on our Technical & Umpiring page >>.

Thank you all for your consideration, continued support of JPH, and taking the time to complete the necessary information. We look forward to working with you and ensuring another successful JPH season is achieved.

Many thanks,

Rachael Bloemker
Nigel Traverso
JPH Director

2018 JPOL Champions

2018 JPOL Champions

The 6th Annual Junior Premier Outdoor League (JPOL) came to a close on June 3rd and we would now like to recognize and celebrate all of the victors and show our appreciation to all participants, supporters, volunteers and sponsors. After several league dates of competitive field hockey, we can truly say that the benefits of… Continue Reading

JPOL 2018 kick-off – 40 Clubs representing eight Regions!

JPOL 2018 kick-off – 40 Clubs representing eight Regions!

JPOL 2018 kicked-off this weekend with over 40 Clubs representing eight Regions! The Junior Premier Outdoor League (JPOL), that runs under the umbrella of Junior Premier Hockey (JPH) was created by Nigel Traverso and Rachael Bloemker in 2011. Its objective is to run organized, competitive outdoor leagues in each region across the United States whereby… Continue Reading

2017 Champions of Spring

2017 Champions of Spring

The 5th Annual Junior Premier Outdoor League (JPOL) came to a close on June 4th and we would now like to recognize and celebrate all of the victors and show our appreciation to all participants, supporters, volunteers and sponsors. This year began a new site in Region 4 and thus we welcome clubs from New… Continue Reading

JPH Welcomes Peruvian Technical Officials

JPH Welcomes Peruvian Technical Officials

In order to promote the mission of providing an elite event as well as developing technical officials and umpires, Junior Premier Hockey (JPH) invited technical officials from Peru – Juancho Perez Leon, FIH Technical Official and Katherine Vargas, PAHF Technical Official – to join Junior Premier Outdoor League (JPOL) for a couple of weekends to… Continue Reading

JPOL 2017 – 60 clubs in 8 Regions!

JPOL 2017 – 60 clubs in 8 Regions!

JPOL 2017 is set to kick-off with over 60 Clubs representing 8 Regions and Canada! The Junior Premier Outdoor League (JPOL), that runs under the umbrella of Junior Premier Hockey (JPH) was created by Nigel Traverso and Rachael Bloemker in 2011. Its objective is to run organized, competitive outdoor leagues in each region whereby youth… Continue Reading

2016 Champions of Spring

2016 Champions of Spring

The curtains have officially come down on the 4th Annual Junior Premier Outdoor League (JPOL). This spring brought many challenges including the weather, playing through to the end in rain, snow, wind and ice. However, based on feedback it was another successful year. 2016 welcomed the addition of Region 8 – South and an invitation-only… Continue Reading