OBA not enough players

From the desk of Don Thorne, OABO Secretary-Treasurer… I received this question this morning: Currently the OBA’s policy is that if there are less than 10 players for Young Person Development Rules games, the game is a forfeit. Generally the teams will play the game anyways with the team with less than 10 players accepting […]

Basketball Ontario Equal Play Rules

From the desk of Mike McPhee, OABO Provincial Interpreter… A question has arisen about time outs when the equal playing time rules are in effect.  My research indicated that it had never been pointedly addressed, and written down. The OBA manual says: GAME RULES The Equal Participation rule will be in effect for the entire […]



OBA Uniforms (Updated Feb 2017)

From the desk of Mike McPhee, OABO Provincial Interpreter… Hello all Attached (below) is the updated chart for equipment requirements at the OBA level. Remember that Ofsaa is using FIBA/CABO guidelines for their games, and for U-19 it is the same as Ofsaa. Mike McPhee – OABO Interpreter

FIBA Signals Video

Courtesy Peter McDonald, TABO… Good afternoon, Over the last number of month I have worked on producing a FIBA signals video to help educate all officials on FIBA signals.  Feel free to share the educational video with any member on your board that you feel would be benefit from the information.  FIBA SIGNALS – BASKETBALL […]