This is an entry level accreditation for most referees. Teaches the basics of refereeing the game – fouls, violations, administration, and mechanics (where to run on the court). After completing this level, referees are accompanied on the court by an accredited official to help them get used to the practical side of the game.
The Community Referee Course covers the basic fundamentals of refereeing, and is suited for school teachers, parents or beginners to basketball. Attendees must be turning 13 in the year of the course.
Sat 11 Feb 2023 | 1pm – 5pm | Castle Hill
Wed 10 & 17 May 2023 | 6-8pm each night | Castle Hill | ADULTS COURSE
After gaining experience as a Development referee, this course introduces referees to the skills needed to officiate high-age junior competitions, senior competitions and junior representative (such as Under 14).
The Intermediate Referee Course is for Development Qualified referees only.
To be eligible for upgrade you must register for and complete the Online Course, attend an on-court workshop and be assessed & accredited by a Referee Coach.
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.
The Advanced Referee Course is for Intermediate Qualified referees and by invitation only. Advanced referee courses are held when required and are by invitation for eligible officials identified as possessing the required aptitude for the Association Advanced accreditation.
To be eligible for upgrade you must be invited to complete the face-to-face course and be assessed & accredited by a Referee Coach.
Officials will be reviewed regularly, however if you would like to be reviewed for upgrade please forward an email to email@example.com with your details and an appropriate referee coach will be made available to observe your officiating.