Interested in Becoming a Basketball Official?

UpdatedThursday September 23, 2021 byBen Fullenkamp.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A BASKETBALL OFFICIAL?

COME JOIN A GREAT GROUP OF PEOPLE WHO OFFICIATE

· INTERESTED IN STAYING CLOSE TO THE GAME
· WANT TO EARN SOME EXTRA CASH $$$
· ENJOY GOOD EXERCISE AND STAYING IN SHAPE
· JUST WANT TO GIVE BACK TO THE GAME

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Thurman Leggs, Jr
(513) 314-0340
Leggs45@Ameritech.Net

DATES:
OCT 4TH – NOV 4TH (MONDAY & THURSDAY EACH WEEK) 6:00 – 9:00pm

REGISTRATION:
http://officials.myohsaa.org/Register

COST: $140 (which includes 1st year state license fee)

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
·  This class is designed to teach individuals the fundamentals of 2-person basketball officiating
·   Students will learn National Federation High School (NFHS) rules & proper NFHS mechanics to communicate their foul/violation calls
·   Students will learn the correct positioning on and off the court for various situations such as throw-ins, jump balls, free throws, etc.


WHAT IS EXPECTED OF YOU 
· Attend a minimum of 25 hours of instructor led online meetings
· View all of the online officiating
· Pass all of the online quizzes
· Each student is required to have either a smartphone, tablet, or computer with Internet access
· Pass your state rules and mechanics basketball officiating licensing tests
· Upon completion, any student 18 years old and older will receive a Class-2 license which certifies the individual to officiate all levels of interscholastic basketball games except varsity
· Any student between 17-14 years old will receive a Class-3 license which certifies them to officiate 7-8-9th grade and non-school games

CONCUSSION TRAINING
Prior to completing the class and receiving your permit, you are required by the OHSAA to complete additional concussion training

GOAL 
To provide every student with sufficient knowledge and understanding of the rules and mechanics to be successful at the entry level in sports officiating

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