FIBA Referee Maternity Plan a big assist to female referees

MIES (Switzerland) – Women play an important role in basketball as game officials and FIBA is committed to developing and leveraging female referees across all levels.

As part of ensuring that women can pursue refereeing careers while also having fulfilling lives off the court, basketball’s world governing body has launched the FIBA Referee Maternity Plan for 2023. Lees verder “FIBA Referee Maternity Plan a big assist to female referees”

Chances for ambitious lady referees!

MIES (Switzerland) – The third cycle of FIBA Game Officials Licensing gets underway this month with a special emphasis on the promotion of female referees.

There is also a new timeline for candidates to register for the 2021-23 cycle.

The registration period begins October 15, 2020, and runs until March 31, 2021, and it is during this time when candidates must be registered, tested and ultimately verified. The list of approved FIBA Game Officials will be announced by mid-June 2021 and the Licensed Period 2021-23 will commence on September 1, 2021.

The commitment to female referees is being made as part of the Women in Basketball strategic objective. FIBA has allocated dedicated License allocations for female referees to each eligible National Federation. Lees verder “Chances for ambitious lady referees!”

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Three participants in 2016

For the sixth time in a row the International Eastercup in Moabit Berlin will host a refereeclinic and just like in previous years Bob Bhania wil highlight the staff. The tournament and the clinic take place from April 9th  to April 13nd. will take care of organising the event in cooperation with the Lions from Moabit. Lees verder “Subscriptions are open!”

Tournament talk (2): Limfjords Cup

Tournaments are an awesome way to get better or at least have great times with your referee friends

As promised before we’d talk a little about tournaments. There is hardly a better way imaginable to meet other referee-maniacs such as yourself. For coaches it’s great to work tournaments because there’s an immediate option for the coachee to work with the feedback given. And hey: tournament refereeshirts add to the fun too right? Lees verder “Tournament talk (2): Limfjords Cup”

End of another era: Antio calls it a career

Breaking news on Facebook today! Antio Sinterniklaas, one of Hollands most decorated refs of the last years, announced his immediate retirement in a post on his private wall. Sinterniklaas was elected best referee of the country no less than nine times, since 2014 back to back to back. Lees verder “End of another era: Antio calls it a career”

Eight referees announced for 2019 Final Four – Euroleague Basketball has chosen eight of its best referees from the 2018-19 season to oversee the games of the 2019 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. The list of nominees is a mix of youth and experience. Two referees are set to officiate in their first Final Four, while four others have worked more than a dozen previous championship games between them. Lees verder “Eight referees announced for 2019 Final Four”