OABO President’s Message – July 2017

From the desk of Jaime McCaig, OABO President… PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE JULY 2017 2017 OABO SEMINAR GUEST SPEAKERS I am very pleased to announce our lineup of 7 excellent Guest Speakers for our Educational Sessions on Saturday, September 30 at the Toronto Airport Marriott. Our Keynote Speaker will be Debbie Williamson.  She is a former NCAA […]



Summer Camp 3-Person Sessions

FOX 40 OFFICIALS CAMP Established in 1988 by FOX 40 The 30th edition of the Fox 40 Officials Camp will feature 3-person officiating instruction for our veterans officials in both the morning and afternoon sessions of each day as the number of 3-person officiating assignments continues to grow in our area. If you are interested […]

Grab a Whistle – Nine Reason to Become a Basketball Official

Nine Reasons to Become a Basketball Official   1.     Develop Lifelong Friendships There is a relationship between referees that is hard to find elsewhere. Players are supported by coaches and fans. Referees only have each other. This reliance on one another and working together as a team creates a unique bond.   2.     Enjoy the Social Aspects […]

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2017 Summer Camp Update & Schedule

FOX 40 OFFICIALS CAMP Established in 1988 by FOX 40 Final plans for the 30th edition of the Fox 40 Officials Camp are coming together and registration is filling up fast.  Be sure to register for the camp soon – once capacity is reached, registration will be closed. A tentative Camp Timetable for 2017 has […]

Evaluation Officer Posting – 2017-06-22

Hamilton Board Members: The Executive of the Hamilton Board of Approved Basketball Officials is seeking applications for the position of Evaluation Officer.  The Constitution states that: The Evaluation Officer, appointed by the Executive, shall assist the Executive in evaluating officials. Members of the Hamilton Board interested in applying for this position should be prepared to […]