Officials Clinics 2018 - 2019


Level 1 Officials Clinic 

A Level One Officials Clinic- Introduction to Speed Skating will be held on Thursday October 18, 2018 6:00-8:00 PM and Thursday October 23, 2018 6:00-8:00 PM at the Hespeler Memorial Arena 640 Ellis Road, Cambridge, ON N3C 4N1. 

The clinic will be held in the Optimist Room (Rink 2) on October 18 and in the Meeting Room (Rink 1) on October 23, 2018.

Instructor: Jacky Shoebridge

Cost $20.00 per participant

Clich here to sign up!

Dates for clinics in the Central and East Regions coming soon! 

Communications from Speed Skating Canada - update added March 2017.

Communications from Speed Skating Canada (Yellow and Red Cards) - October 2017.


Want to host a course? Head over to our online Library for the Education Roles & Responsibilities document to find out how!


There are a variety of positions that need to be filled at each meet including: recorders, timers, judges, announcers, referees, starters, and track stewards. Interested in becoming an official? Contact an official at your club or contact the OSSA Office to learn about the process and upcoming opportunities.

Visit Speed Skating Canada’s website (Officials Page) for details about the requirements for achieving certification. Administration for Levels 1 and 2 are managed within the province. Level 3 and higher is managed by Speed Skating Canada. New officials start at Level 1.

To achieve certification, officials will need to: attend the requisite officials clinic, obtain practical experience through participation at meets, and successfully complete performance evaluations. All officials should keep records about their participation at clinics and meets, and copies of any evaluations.


OSSA Certification Tracking Forms


 Official Assessment Forms

Completed assessments should be sent to OSSA’s Sport Manager at   

Other Links:

SSC Red Book

ISU Rule Book

Speed Skating Canada - Yellow Card Reporting Form

Speed Skating Canada - Red Card Reporting Form