Officials’ Education, Evaluation and Development

How to become a basketball official?

DRBABO is always looking for new officials to help officiate basketball. If interested, please contact the DRBABO secretary (information listed on the Executive page)

Evaluation Information

CABO National Officials’ Certification Program

Development & Education Resources
Positioning is the Key to Good Contact Judgementthanks to Dave Cutler
Dealing with Coachesthanks to Dave Jackson
Preparing for OFSAA Championshipsthanks to Tim Laurain
The Pregame Conference (presentation)thanks to Dave Cutler
Doing Justice to the Game: Becoming the best you can be (presentation)thanks to Dennis Schilling
Road to the Topthanks to Bruce Covert, CABO PostPlay
Calling the FIBA Gamethanks to Roger Caulfield, CABO PostPlay
Paddling through Rough Waters: Game Managementthanks to Mike Homsy, CABO PostPlay
FIBA Officiating Pointsthanks to Seward Nielsen & Bill Denney, CABO PostPlay
FIBA “Right or Wrong” quizzes
“What Did You Say?” Referees and Game Administrationfrom FIBA Assist Magazine
Refereeing Post Playfrom FIBA Assist Magazine
Concepts of Modern Officiating, Part Ifrom FIBA Assist Magazine
Concepts of Modern Officiating, Part IIfrom FIBA Assist Magazine