QBL Basketball Referee Conference

QBL Referee Conference Registration Now Open!

  2018 QBL/SBL Referee Conferences Registration Registration for the 2018 QBL/SBL Referee Conferences is now open. Registration and attendance at a Conference are compulsory if you are intending to referee or referee coach QBL or SBL this season, so make sure you get online and register! If you are not intending to referee/referee coach this…

QBL- Accelerated Basketball Referee Program

2018 QBL Accelerated Referee Program Participants

Basketball Queensland is pleased to announce and congratulate the following selected officials for the inaugural QBL Accelerated Referee Program Intake: Jeff Jared (Ipswich) Calia Hanks (Brisbane) Luke Chappell (Cairns) John Fenwick (Townsville) Harrison Searle (Townsville) Kyle Zulian (Rockhampton) Aaron Stewart (Rockhampton) Jordan Christensen (Brisbane) Ben Tierney (Brisbane) Development Members Lauren Drabwell (Bundaberg) Jordan Harton (Ipswich)…

QBL Accelerated Referee Program

After concluding a successful series of State Championships, Basketball Queensland is pleased to unveil the inaugural QBL Accelerated Referee Program, which will seek to sooner prepare a small, driven, high-potential group of our up-and-coming officials for the demands of QBL officiating.

Refereeing: How to Lead a Pre-Game

Depending on what level of game you’re officiating, a pre-game discussion should be held about 15-30 minutes before a game tips off. This is a designated time when the referees can chat about what to expect from the upcoming game and to ensure that the  officiating team is on the same page. Ideally a referee…

Referee Training for Rep Basketball

With the junior representative seasons now upon us, it is really important for referees to be prepared and ready for the games that lie ahead. The following tips are good ways that referees can be ready for BQJBC, QNJBC or CDC, as well as looking forward to the 2017 Junior State Championships. 1.     Be prepared…