Fox 40 partners with the OHA

Fox 40 International Inc. and the Ontario Hockey Association have reached an agreement on a three-year partnership.

As part of the partnership, Fox 40 will be the official whistle of the OHA Officiating Program. As part of this, Fox 40 will supply OHA officials with Fox 40 Caul whistles. As well, OHA officials will have Fox 40 branding on their jerseys.

The partnership also includes Fox 40 as the presenting sponsor of the prestigious OHA Official of the Year Award.

“As one of the oldest hockey associations in the world, the OHA is delighted to partner with Hamilton, Ontario based Fox 40 – a true leader and innovator in the officiating industry,” said OHA Board of Directors Chair Marc Mercier. “Officials are one of the most important components of our game and this partnership will no doubt strengthen our already superb officiating program.”

“Fox 40 is very proud to be partnered with one of the oldest and respected hockey associations in the world. OHA and Fox 40 are two organizations that believe officials are an integral part to the game of hockey, making this partnership a very natural fit” – Ronnie Foxcroft Director of Sales & Business Development

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About the Ontario Hockey Association

The Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) was founded on November 27, 1890, and is the governing body for the majority of Junior and Senior hockey in the Province of Ontario.  The OHA is a Member Partner of the Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) which is one of thirteen Provincial and Regional Branches of Hockey Canada. It is comprised of three Junior hockey leagues and one Senior hockey league: Junior A – Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL); Junior B – Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League (GOJHL); Junior C – Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL); and Sr. AAA – Allan Cup Hockey (ACH). In 2017-18, these four leagues encompassed 110 teams at the Junior and Senior levels.

The objectives of the OHA are to foster and encourage the sport of amateur hockey, to conduct competition in the various categories established, to determine teams for entry into the inter-branch competitions that may be provided by Hockey Canada, and to provide for the affiliation of other hockey organizations.

The OHA provides administrative resources, coordinates programs, services and events for hockey participants and provides support to various Development Programs for coaches, officials, trainers and players, Safety and Risk Management Issues and offers resources for Harassment and Abuse education.


Over 30 years ago the Fox 40 International Inc. team developed the best whistle in the world. Fox 40 developed an innovative and reliable product that revolutionized the requirements of the whistle and changed the industry forever. Over the past quarter of a century, Fox 40 International Inc. has continued to innovate and revolutionize the industry with their product offerings and through their corporate objective; Fox 40 shall continuously improve to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations on time, every time. Fox 40 International Inc. is proud of the Fox 40 brand, their symbol of hard work, passion, commitment, vision, innovation and excellence.