Basketball Officiating Class

Eastern Maine Board #111 of IAABO Certified Basketball Officials is seeking individuals in the Eastern Maine area that are interested in becoming a certified basketball official. The Eastern Maine area includes; Hancock, Knox, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo Counties. This year, classes will be offered in Hampden at the Reed’s Brook Middle School.  

The first class will be on Sunday, September 22,  starting at 6 p.m. The class involves 16-20 hours of classroom work on the rules, a written rules test, then participants would have two sessions of floor work culminating in a floor test of officiating an actual game. There is a course fee of $50, which includes rulebooks, class materials and all testing. Board #111 also offers an online class for those not able to attend the classroom offering. Individuals interested in either class should contact Dave Ames, Board #111 Interpreter/Supervisor of Officials, to request an information sheet and application.  E-mail at or call 789-5118.


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