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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  • FCP Hoops looking for officials in the Spring & Summer Good Morning, In the Spring and Summer of 2019, we are seeking quality High School Certified Basketball Officials to work our weekend events in NEW HAMPSHIRE. PLEASE SHARE THIS EMAIL WITH MEMBERS OF YOUR BOARD! If you are interested in joining our Officiating Group, please reply to this email with your interest. Thank you Joe Fuhrman FCP Hoops njfcp@yahoo.com
    Posted Dec 17, 2018, 8:52 AM by Terry Irish
  • Officials vs Cancer Please consider donating to the American Cancer Society. The IAABO 175 Executive Committee is suggesting that all members donate a game fee in honor of our friend Bill Miller. Thank you. https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/iaabo-board-175-3-on-3-shootout
    Posted Dec 17, 2018, 5:22 AM by Terry Irish
  • 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 Dec 13, 2018, 11:46 AM 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
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