How do I become a referee? If you would like to become a referee the first step is to contact Niam Westaway at Basketball Victoria. You will then be referred to the Referee Advisor at your local basketball association who is responsible for conducting the orientation courses for beginner referees.
victorian basketball referees association Welcome to the website of the Victorian Basketball Referees Association, commonly known as the VBRA. This website will provide information to current and potential Referees, Referee-Coaches, Referee Advisors, Administrators and other parties involved or interested in officiating basketball.
After completing 1-2 years of being a Level 1, referees are invited to undertake the Level 2 Referee Course run by Basketball Victoria and start officiating Senior Representative Games (Big V). Level 3 The next step is to progress to Level 3 Referee. This is done through Basketball Victoria.
The VBRA Elite Referees Committee will nominate referees to Basketball Victoria (BV), through BV’s governing body for officiating (currently the VBRA), for appointment to the various Australian Junior Championships, based on the listed criteria. Download AJC Selection Policy (PDF 61 KB) Domestic Referee Uniform Policy
A Referee’s Guide to Tribunals. Basketball Victoria has passed Tribunals By-laws to prescribe the manner in which reports are made and the matters then heard by a Tribunal. There are Tribunals established across the state. The By-laws are made for the protection of all participants in basketball.
Basketball Victoria is proud to partner with Lifeline Australia and The Push Up Challenge this year.
What does it cost to register as a Technical Official with Basketball Victoria? During the month of December 2021, the fee is $12 pp inclusive of GST & any processing fees and from January 1st to November 30th, 2022 the fee is $17pp inclusive of GST & any processing fees.
Basketball Victoria have put in place a document regarding accreditation and requirements for referees to promote to higher graded levels of officiating. This document has all information regarding referee grades, competencies and policies relevant to progressing as a referee. Grading Policy Feb 2019