Ice Hockey Official's Camp Reimbursement

The Derek Cline Memorial Foundation is accepting applications for reimbursement of costs and fees up to $300 for those that successfully attend and complete official’s camps in 2024. We will approve a select number of applications and notify those selected prior to attending camp.

If selected, applicants will be required to submit the following after returning from camp: 

  • Proof that you attended camp to include:
    • Camp director name and contact information.
    • Location of the camp.
    • Dates of attendance.
  • Cost of the camp.
  • Details of expenses incurred.
  • Write a detailed letter about your positive and negative experience at camp to include:
    • Classroom experience
    • On-ice experience
    • After camp, do you have a preference between refereeing or lining? Did that change after attending camp?
    • Please include your overall thoughts about the camp.
    • What are your ambitions regarding your future in officiating?
    • Do you plan to attend future camps?
    • What leagues do you wish to work?
    • What is your overall goal with officiating?

Please complete and submit all applications via email to or

via mail to        Derek Cline Memorial Foundation

                          C/O Buffalo New York Claims Services, Inc.

                          5266 Seneca Street

                          West Seneca, NY 14224