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Welcome to the site of the Nobscot Valley Basketball Officials Association, IAABO Board 175, servicing Western Middlesex County Massachusetts. We are a basketball officiating organization dedicated to the education, training, and continuous development of our members. We provide and maintain the highest standard of basketball officiating while encouraging the spirit of fair play and sportsmanship.

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  • Urgent message from MIAA The information about the handshake protocol changing below was incorrect. Here is an update from our State Interpreter: Sorry for the confusion about the fist bump. The information I originally gave you about leaving after the first players reach the end of the line was incorrect. We must stay to observe the handshake until the last players shake hands at that point we may leave. As it says in today's e-mail there is no mention of a fist bump in the protocol. If you have any questions please give me a call. Again I apologize for the confusion.TRI-> So the first pump at the end with players and coaches is optional, but the observation is not.2018 ...
    Posted by Terry Irish
  • JV Boy's scrimmage Mon, Dec 3rd JV Boy's scrimmage on Monday, December 3rd at Bartlett High School (Webster, MA) from 4:30-6:30PM. Looking for 2-3 officials to work this scrimmage. Please let me know if you are available via email. Thanks.terryirish12@gmail.com
    Posted Nov 26, 2018, 12:47 PM by Terry Irish
  • Middle School games in Mid-Wach Hi Everyone Please excuse my annual plea for middle school basketball officials.  I am just about to start assigning games (under Dave DeCarolis, about 1/2 of the Mid Wach middle schools).  Even if you have reached out to me prior to this email, PLEASE RESPOND TO THIS EMAIL. New officials:  Please make sure you are ready to go by Tuesday, December 11th regarding uniforms.  I will make every attempt to pair you with veteran officials for a while until you get more comfortable. Veteran officials:  I'm always looking for veteran officials to fill some slots and most importantly, help train the new officials.  Please assist in every way possible (switching, game management, mechanics, etc).   Everyone:  When you respond ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2018, 6:07 AM by Terry Irish
  • 2018 MA Interpretation Meetings Good morning,It is mandatory for each member to attend an annual Interpretation meeting.IAABO 175's is on Sunday, Nov 11th, 9:00AM at the MetroWest B&G Club in Marlborough.If you can't attend our meeting, here is a list of all Interpretation meetings in MA.The season is fast approaching. See you soon.Terry 2018 IAABO MA Interpretation Meetings Host Board Day/Date of Meeting Time Location 28 Wednesday, October 17th 6:00PM Amherst High School 26 Sunday, October 21st 9:00AM Charlton Middle School 130 Sunday, October 21st 10:00AM North Andover High School 26 Monday, October 22nd 7:00PM Holy Name, Worcester 95 Sunday, November 4th 10:00AM Long Meadow County Club, Lowell 27 ...
    Posted Sep 25, 2018, 6:10 AM by Terry Irish
  • 2018-2019 Meetings All meetings at the Marlborough Boys and Girls ClubMeetings start at 9:00AMNovember 11  - Interpretation (8:30 sign in)Dec. 2Dec  16Jan 13Feb 3Feb 22  BanquetSnow dates:  Dec 9, Jan 20
    Posted Sep 14, 2018, 1:15 PM by Nick Castellone
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