To become a certified basketball referee, you must achieve a passing grade on a written rules exam. In many cases, you must also pass a floor test during which you officiate live action. This is to show that you also understand how to apply the rules in a game situation.
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A basketball referee makes sure games are played by the rules. A basketball referee relies on his or her expert knowledge of basketball rules and regulations to officiate a game in a fair manner. He or she must be in good physical condition, as the nature of the game requires referees to frequently run, stop, and turn, all while keeping a careful eye on the action.
Being a basketball referee can be a lot of fun. It is also a lot of work. If you have a passion for the game, becoming an official can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life – even if you have a parent try to break your nose from time to time. Find out more about getting started with basketball here!
There are a lot of different signals that basketball referees, also called officials, use in the game. It can get confusing. This is a list of the different basketball referee hand signals and what they mean. The specific rules below are described in more detail on other pages (see links at bottom of page).
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In NBA, a crew chief and two referees are assigned to conduct a game and there official uniform is gray shirt and black pant. In international basketball or NCAA game, it can be either one referee and one umpire or one referee and two umpires officiate a game. They wear typical black and white stripped shirts and black pants. Lead Referee
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At a recent basketball match in the Gaza Strip the spectators were transfixed, less so by the action on the court than the fact the referee was a young woman. Amira Ismail, 23, who officiated the ...
Already a referee in our winter club basketball competitions, and keen to improve? BBNZ has a FREE online course that our referees can now take to upskill themselves (people who already, or want to, referee club games for is the target audience).
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