Officials’ Handbook

The latest IHA Game Officials’ Handbook (‘Handbook’) provides the essential information that authorised officials require to officiate at IHA-sanctioned Ice Hockey matches. 


Rules & Standards

Drawn from the IIHF Official Rule Book and approved for application in Australia, the IHA Rules Emphasis and Officiating Standards (‘Rules & Standards’) provides comprehensive practical information around all aspects of officiating and rule interpretations.

  • Rules & Standards is the governing reference resource when with applying rules and officiating games.
  • It also contains a summary on specific equipment rules and an overall penalty table summary.


IHA Sports Regulations

Download Sports regulation documentation here


Video resources

Detailed officiating examples for the information of officials, players, team officials, and fans.


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