For the Love of the Game
IAABO Board #51 joined the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Inc. (IAABO) in 1925. As a member of this prestigious organization, which is a nonprofit service and professional organization managed by and for basketball
referees, our stated purposes are:
To educate, train develop and provide continuous instruction for basketball officials.
To promote the welfare of the game of basketball, it’s players and officials.
To maintain the highest standard of basketball officiating.
To encourage the spirit of fair play and sportsmanship.
To have available at all times an adequate number of thoroughly trained and capable officials.
To cooperate with all organizations official connected with the game of basketball in furthering its interests and ideals.
IAABO has been the undisputed and unparalleled leader in worldwide training of basketball officials in the areas of:
Mechanics and techniques of officiating
Organization of local official’s groups
Development of curricula and standards by which other official’s organizations are judged.
If you are interested in more information about IAABO Board #51 please contact us.
If you are interested in joining IAABO Board #51 please fill out an application to attend our fall clinic.
CHECK PRESENTATION - OFFICIALS VS CANCER
During our Utica Classic Basketball Tournament in January, we presented a check for $7,000 that was raised during our Officials VS Cancer Tournament in November to the American Cancer Society!
OFF-SEASON TRAINING SESSION
The Officials VS Cancer Tournament is held annually in November just before the start of the season.
BECOME A MEMBER
International Association of Approved Basketball Officials
Becoming a sports official is a fun, interesting, and important responsibility — providing a valuable service for the success of youth sports and competitive athletics. It’s also a great way to engage with the community, and stay active. If you’re interested in joining our Basketball Officials Association, drop us a line and we’ll get back to you promptly.
This site is generously supported by IAABO 51 Member Ken Light. Proudly servicing our communities in Camden, Mohawk, Remsen, Rome, Palmyra, Newark, Auburn, Weedsport and Waterloo