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SABO Referee Clinic 2017

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SABO Basketball Referee Clinic


Becoming a Referee

Becoming a referee is a fairly simple process. Buy a uniform and a whistle, go to a rules review session and get your first assignment. But of course refereeing is not that easy. The SABO Referee Clinic can make a big difference whether you are a beginner or an experienced referee who wants to improve their skills.

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How the SABO Referee Clinic is set up?

 Participants will go through three (3) 30 minute sessions on different parts of refereeing as well as have on the court training during the 3 night training. Each session will be designed for your level of refereeing and will be delivered by different instructors who have years of experience at the high school and college level.

Participants will referee actual scrimmage basketball games involving teams from the YBOA travel teams. Participants will be critiqued for improvement by high school and college referees, assigners and evaluators.

One of the unique details about the SABO Referee Clinic is that you will earn your Clinic fee back by refereeing in the following weeks of the  FCYBA Spring Basketball League.


 Dates & Site of Clinic

CLASSROOM Sessions - April 10, 11, & 12, 2017-  at the Rising Starr Middle School (186 Panther Path, Fayetteville, GA. 30215) from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

ON COURT Training - April 11, & 12, 2017 at Rising Starr Middle School 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM.


 Here’s what the SABO Referee Clinic sessions will teach.

Monday April 10th

*Knowledge and Application of the rules

*Fouls, Violations and Penalties

*Floor Positioning

*Referee Signals

Tuesday April 11th

*2 Man Official’s Mechanics 


*Officials’ Duties

*Critiqued scrimmage

Wednesday April 12th

*3 Man Official’s Mechanics 

*Handling Coaches

*Officials’ Duties

*Critiqued scrimmage

You will receive

*High Quality instruction’

*Constructive Critique of your refereeing


Clinic Fees;

SABO members - NO Charge

New SABO members - $75.00 (includes SABO Registration for 2017 - 2018

For More Information or to register for the SABO Referee Clinic, contact Phillip Sisk at 404-457-3843 or e-mail at