The Advanced Referee Course is for Intermediate Qualified referees only. The Advanced Grade course builds on the knowledge acquired in the Development and Intermediate levels, and prepares referees for officiating Under 16 & Under 18 representative basketball and higher level senior local competitions. Junior referees should be aged at least 15 before attending this course and should be competent at all junior age groups prior to attending.

To be eligible for upgrade you must:

  1. Complete Online Course (Cost $30 per person)
  2. Attend Referee Boot Camp
  3. Assessed & accredited by a Referee Coach.

Further information contact Bruce Keirs on 9894-8944 or email bruce@hillshornets.com.au

The Advanced Referee Course is for Intermediate Qualified referees only

To be eligible for upgrade you must:

  1. Attend Referee Boot Camp
  2. Complete Course (Cost $30 per person)
  3. Assessed & accredited by a Referee Coach.

Saturday 21 March 12n-4pm | Hills Hornets Castle Hill (Education Room) | $30 per person

From April courses will be available online.


Summer | Friday 24 January 2020 | Dural | 9am-12n RSVP Click here

Autumn | Monday 20 April 2020 | Castle Hill

Winter | Monday 13 July 2020 | Castle Hill

Spring | Wednesday 30 September 2020 | Castle Hill


Who do I see for injury or an on-court issue?2019-08-21T17:10:29+10:00

Please approach a Hills Basketball Supervisor, wearing a red jacket or polo with ‘Supervisor’ on the back. If you can’t locate staff member on floor, please go to Reception. Ice is available from the Supervisor or Reception.

Where do spectators sit during a game?2019-08-20T15:38:48+10:00

To facilitate best practice game management, team benches are only to be occupied by players, coach and manager. All spectators are required to be seated on the opposite side of the court or in the grandstands.

What happens when a tech foul is issued?2019-08-20T18:30:18+10:00

Any player assessed with a technical or unsportsmanlike foul during a game will be required to leave the court for a period of no less than 5 minutes. If substitutes are available, this player may be replaced. Should the same player be assessed with a 2nd technical or unsportsmanlike foul, s/he will be ejected from the game and the stadium.

What are the rules of Basketball?2019-08-20T18:27:28+10:00

Click here to view FIBA Basketball Rules & Regulations.

What is the pathway for a REFEREE?2019-08-21T12:18:40+10:00

Click here to download REFEREE PATHWAY.

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