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We need YOU to help us continue making the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships the BEST Pond Hockey Championships in the world!

USPHC is TWICE as much fun, with TWO full weekends in 2023! We can’t wait to see you back at Nokomis!

There is no better way to engulf yourself in the USPHC experience than being a part of our Pond Crew as a Referee. You'll be instrumental in helping us provide the absolute BEST experience and bringing the WOW FACTOR for thousands of players, sponsors, and fans experiencing Hockey. The Way Nature Intended. We could not have a successful tournament without our talented and outstanding referees!


Opening Weekend: Friday, January 20 - Sunday, January 22, 2023
Divisions: Rink Rat, 40+ Rink Rat, Bender

Golden Weekend: Friday, January 27 - Sunday, January 29, 2023
Divisions: Open, Women's Open, 40+ Open, 50+ Legends, Cedar, Adaptive, Sled, Bender


  • Compensation
  • Official 2023 USPHC Pond Crew Pom Beanie
  • Official 2023 USPHC Pond Crew bag and goodies from sponsors
  • Official USPHC Merchandise (must referee a minimum of 2 shifts to receive)
  • Food and beverages during your shifts
  • Loads and loads of pond hockey fun!

Check the referee registration link below for further REFEREE DETAILS, such as game details, pay schedule, and shifts.

Also, please spread the word and invite anyone you think may be interested in being a referee because the two weekends mean an even greater need for talented referees!

If you have any questions or want to be added to our referee distribution list, please get in touch with Miquette at

The Registration "JOIN THE USPHC POND CREW - REFEREE" is not currently available.