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…