Update IoT for 3po

Checking some livestreams from around the globe it appears that some of our followers (and non followers, but as referees we all are family, so share the news) have missed the update in IoT for 3po referees. It’s about the signals around 3 points shots. Check below for the new correct officiating techniques. Effective immediately!  Lees verder “Update IoT for 3po”

Rule experiment: What do YOU think of it?

As per basketnews.com the Spanish ACB has decided to try out a new inbound rule for the upcoming season. We’d love to hear your opinion on it on our forum or our instagram.

The new rule says that the referee does not have to touch the ball for an inbound play in their own half of the court. The rule has already been used in preseason games. Lees verder “Rule experiment: What do YOU think of it?”

New Rules 2022 !! Effective for the new season

As you probably have heard or read somewhere we’ll have some rule changes for next season. In the document down below, provided to us by mister Todd Warnick (thank you Sir) you can see the changes in yellow! Today is as good as any day to start working towards next season! Pay attention and be prepared!

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Out of bounds yes or no?

We like to say: always expect the unexpected as a referee. You and your partner(s) are there to know the rules and to make sure everybody plays according the OBRI. Players and coaches, even on the higher levels are not always aware of what the rules are. How is that for us??
Check the following clip and let us know: Out of bounds or not? And what can we say about the actions of the refs? Please keep in mind: these clips are only meant to learn from each other, not to put the refs in question down!  Lees verder “Out of bounds yes or no?”