OWA Club Challenges must be referred by a panel of 3 referees. They shall consist, at a minimum, of one certified OWA level 4 referee, one level 4 referee in training who has completed the written test (administered by a level 3 referee or higher) and a registered member of the OWA. They will have to perform all of the technical official duties.
Clubs are encouraged to develop their own certified technical officials so that they can run their OWA Club Challenge with a full panel of 3 certified technical officials. The minimum requirement for referee qualification will be reviewed each year as more certified referees become available.
Ontario Juvenile records can be set at OWA Club Challenges that are refereed by 3 certified referees.
OWACC can be used to establish minimum standards for the Ontario Championships with 3 certified referees and as long as they are performed within the qualification period.
OWACC with at least 2 certified referees may be used to establish a minimum standard for the "Ontario Classic" and "Winterlift" competitions as long as they are performed 30 days ahead of these competitions.