2015-16 NFHS Rule Change & Points of Emphasis

Basketball Rules Changes – 2015-16 By NFHS 10-6-12: The following acts constitute a foul when committed against a ball handler/dribbler.  A player becomes a ball handler when he/she receives the ball.  This would include a player in a post position. Placing two hands on the player. Placing an extended arm bar on the player. Placing and […]



Fox40 Officials Camp Timetable

  UPDATE – Please note that the 2015 camp is now FULL – registration has been closed for 2015 Reminder that the 2015 Fox40 Officials Camp is only 2 WEEKS away – August 19 & 20.  New officials are welcome and current Hamilton Board members are encouraged to attend to improve their skills.  For all […]

OABO President’s Report – August

Please find below the OABO President’s Report as received from Jaime McCaig…   PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE August 1 /2015                                                      SPEEDY RECOVERY As many of you know Dennis Herbert suffered a stroke two weeks ago. I am happy to report that he is on the mend and receiving good care in St. John’s Rehab Centre in Toronto. […]



CABO Ritchie-Nicurity Scholarship

Please see below an email from OABO sent on behalf of CABO… Hi local board Presidents and Secretaries, Please find below the  CABO – RITCHIE/NICURITY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. Please share with your memebers that may be interested in applying. It would great if a large number Ontario officials were recipients. Canadian Association of Basketball Officials. CABO – RITCHIE/NICURITY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION […]

Evaluation Officer Announcement

The executive of the Hamilton Board of Approved Basketball Officials is pleased to announce that Jan Bays has been appointed as our Evaluation Officer.  We are excited to have Jan join our executive team and look forward to working with her.

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