Canada Games Referee In Chief Announcement

Ottawa, ON—Lacrosse Canada is proud to announce the appointment of Dominique Hartley (Russell, ON) and Andy Watson, (Victoria, BC) to the Referee-in-Chief positions for the upcoming 2022 Canada Summer Games.


Hartley will be the RIC in week one (August 6-14) for female lacrosse, while Watson will be the RIC in week two (August 14-22) for male lacrosse.


Dominique and Andy will be joined by Bruce Paton (Winnipeg, MB) and Steve O’Shaughnessy (Fredericton, NB) as their Referee Assessors.


Lacrosse Canada thanks all the candidates who took the time to interview for this opportunity.


The 2022 Canada Summer Games will kick off on August 6th in Niagara, Ont.


About Lacrosse Canada

Founded in 1867, Lacrosse Canada is the governing body responsible for all aspects of lacrosse in Canada. Our organization is comprised of 10 Member Associations representing nearly 85,000 individual participants, including coaches, officials, and athletes of all ages and abilities. Lacrosse Canada’s mission is to honour the sport of lacrosse and its unique nation-building heritage, by engaging our members, leading our partners, and providing opportunities for all Canadians to participate. Lacrosse Canada oversees the delivery of numerous national championships and the participation of Team Canada at all international events sanctioned by World Lacrosse. Lacrosse Canada is proud to be affiliated with partners that share the same vision and values, including our corporate partners - NormaTec Recovery Systems, RockTape, OPRO, Canadian Red Cross, Westjet, and Baron Rings - as well as our funding partners the Government of Canada, the Coaching Association of Canada, and the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation.

For more information, please contact:

James Buhlman
Program Coordinator
Lacrosse Canada

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