Field Hockey "referee's" are Umpires like in baseball.
A 12 year old can referee most hockey games if he or she knows the game, the rules and knows who to skate.
A referee or linesmen
If a hockey referee clasps his wrist he's calling a holding penalty.
No, 12 is too young to be a hockey referee, you must be at least 13 or 14.
where do the badges go on the referee shirt for hockey
Greg Devorski :)
this is to help them be identified and to keep track of them with the referee's association
This is decided by the league in which you want to referee.