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2017 PEOC ADVANCED CAMP

PRESENTED BY NO SWEAT & REFCORE


Ideal for intermediate to advanced level officials of all ages who are looking to improve their overall officiating skill set at the next level.  This camp will review the USA Hockey Amateur Rulebook & Casebook and the NCAA / ACHA Rulebook.  On-ice skating and conditioning evaluations will be held at this camp. Participants will have an opportunity to officiate in front of administrators from USA Hockey's Officiating Development Program, collegiate, and professional hockey leagues throughout the country.

2017 PEOC ADVANCED CAMP

PRESENTED BY

MAY 18 - 21, 2017

ALPHA ICE COMPLEX - PITTSBURGH, PA

CAMP OBJECTIVE

At all camp levels, the Pittsburgh Elite Officiating Camps strive to develop officials in ways that will allow each participant to achieve success at higher levels of hockey officiating.  PEOC seeks to instruct basic, intermediate and advanced officiating skills and techniques necessary to establish a foundation towards that success.

 

The 2017 PEOC Advanced Camp is designed for intermediate to advanced level officials who are looking to improve their overall officiating skill set.  Whether your personal goal is to excel at your current level or to advance to the next level, the PEOC Advanced Camp will assist you in obtaining your officiating aspirations.  This camp will review the USA Hockey Amateur Rule Book & Case Book and the NCAA / ACHA Rule Book.

 

The 2017 PEOC Advanced Camp will operate on Thursday evening, all day Friday and Saturday, and concludes Sunday afternoon.  


TENTATIVE DAILY ADVANCED CAMP SCHEDULE:

Thursday: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Friday:  9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Saturday:  9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Sunday:  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

CAMP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Review of the USA Hockey Amateur and NCAA / ACHA Rulebooks & Casebooks.
  • Dedicated PEOC Officials Locker Room for the duration of the camp weekend, complete with personalized assigned stalls, nameplates, tape, and other officiating essentials.
  • PEOC apparel provided for each participant (PEOC shirts, shorts, athletic wear, etc.).
  • Dedicated classroom for the duration of the camp weekend.
  • Review correspondence from leagues including the NHL, AHL, ECHL, IIHF, and NCAA.
  • Multiple on-ice training sessions with referee/linesman specific drills & game simulations.
  • Individual filming and review of officiating & skating drills with instruction staff.
  • Multiple classroom sessions per day focusing on positioning, game management, penalty standard, etc.
  • Multiple game experiences per day & video performance review from the Instruction Staff with officiating crew immediately following each game session.
  • Complete review and utilization of the 3 & 4-Man Officiating Systems throughout the camp weeke
  • A Camp Dinner / Award Ceremony on Saturday evening provided by PEOC.
  • NEW FOR 2017 - Multiple full-equipment games played & officiated by participants to increase ice time.

CAMP INSTRUCTION STAFF

A major component that makes the Pittsburgh Elite Officiating Camps a success with our participants is the experience & knowledge of our instruction staff. 


In prior years, PEOC camps have had instructors with officiating experience in the NHL, AHL, ECHL, OHL, IIHF and NCAA Division I hockey. 


The PEOC instruction staff has included:


  • Current NHL Linesman Derek Amell,
  • Current ECHL Vice President of Hockey Operations Joe Ernst,
  • Current IIHF, Ontario Hockey League & AHL Referee Keith Kaval,
  • Current Mid-Am District Referee-in-Chief Jim Weaver,
  • Current USA Hockey Coordinator of Officiating Development B.J. Ringrose, 
  • Current USA Hockey ODP Manager Scott Zelkin,
  • Current ECHL and USA Hockey Supervisor Dave Madsen,
  • Current SPHL Officiating Director and former NHL Referee Marc Faucette,
  • Current NAHL Officiating Coordinator Chris Allman,
  • Current ECHL, AHL, ODP & NCAA Supervisor Jim Doyle,
  • Current AHL Referee and form NHL Referee David Banfield,
  • Current ECHL and AHL Referee Ryan Murphy,
  • Current Big Ten, ECHL & AHL Linesmen Ray King,
  • Current Big Ten, ECHL & AHL Linesmen Zach Roberts.

To view the complete 2017 PEOC Staff Roster, CLICK HERE

The 2017 PEOC Advanced Camp Instruction Staff will again be selected from top officials and officiating administrators who are currently working – or have experience in – the National Hockey League, American Hockey League, ECHL, IIHF and NCAA Division I hockey.


Other top instructors within the USA Hockey Officiating Education Program, including USA Hockey District Referees-in-Chief, USA Hockey Officiating Program Evaluation Coordinators and USA Hockey Officiating Education Program Supervisors, may also make appearances at camps.

CAMP NECESSITIES & ESSENTIALS

Below is a list of items that will be required at all 2017 PEOC Camps:


  • Full on-ice officiating equipment.
  • Off-ice warm up apparel (t-shirts, shorts, sneakers).
  • NEW FOR 2017: Proper classroom and team function attire (polo shirt & dress pants/golf shorts).
  • NEW FOR 2017: Full on-ice playing gear - including hockey pants, shoulder pads, stick, etc.

CAMP ATTENDANCE CRITERIA

All 2017 PEOC Advanced Camp participants must:


  • Be a strong skater,
  • Have an understanding of basic officiating fundamentals and systems,
  • Be proficient & comfortable at officiating advanced/higher levels of hockey,
  • Have a strong desire to develop their personal officiating skill set,
  • Have the ability and desire to learn intermediate to advanced techniques of officiating.

CAMP REGISTRATION & COST 

EARLY REGISTRATION
(Register Between February 13 - February 28, 2017)
$255.00

GENERAL REGISTRATION
(Register After March 1, 2017)
$285.00

*$5.00 Convenience Fee per transaction.

CAMP LOCATION - NEW IN 2017

All on-ice sessions and most classroom sessions will be held at Alpha Ice Complex in Pittsburgh, PA:


Alpha Ice Complex

66 Alpha Drive West

Pittsburgh, PA 15238

(412) 826-0800

www.AlphaIceComplex.com


Alpha Ice Complex is the home of the NA3HL's Pittsburgh Vengeance and the Chatham Cougars Men's and Women's NCAA Division III hockey teams.

CAMP HOTEL INFORMATION - NEW IN 2017

To reduce travel costs, 2017 PEOC participants now have the option to include discounted hotel expenses at registration. This allows PEOC participants to stay at the official host hotel of the PEOC Advanced Camp, the new TownePlace Suites by Marriott - just steps from Alpha Ice Complex. Each participant who utilizes this added benefit will experience a lower per night cost than any nearby area hotel by putting multiple camp participants in each hotel room suite.

Additionally, a free breakfast will be provided to all PEOC participants who stay at this hotel each morning.

PEOC will provide room assignments to all camp participants. Special requests for room assignments/partners will be accepted once a participant is fully registered to attend camp.

COST: $60.00 USD/night added to PEOC registration fee, if selected at registration.

CLICK HERE to visit the Pittsburgh (North) TownePlace Suites website.

2785 Freeport Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15238