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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

2019 JPIL Clubs Confirmed!

2019 JPIL Clubs Confirmed!

Clubs who will be participating in the 2019 JPIL Invitational U16 & U19 division and the JPIL U14 event are now confirmed! Each of these teams will compete over the course of six competition dates from December through February for a spot at the top and earn the rights to the Championship trophy. U19 Clubs:… Continue Reading

Registration Now Open for the 2019 JPI Challenge & JPI Tournament

Registration Now Open for the 2019 JPI Challenge & JPI Tournament

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2018 JPOL Champions

2018 JPOL Champions

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JPH welcomes officials from around Pan America

JPH welcomes officials from around Pan America

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

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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

JPH Welcomes Wendy Stewart & Ridge Bair

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Champions of JPIL 2018!

Champions of JPIL 2018!

The 7th Annual Junior Premier Indoor League (JPIL) ended on Saturday, February 17 with the crowning of the U16 & U19 Champions at the 422 Sportsplex in Pottstown, PA. The U14 Championship was held on Saturday, February 10 at the Camp Hill Sports Center in Camp Hill, PA. The competition was close in all the… Continue Reading

JPIL 2018 begins December 23!

JPIL 2018 begins December 23!

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