IAABO Eastern Connecticut Board 8, is seeking candidates that are interested in becoming a high school basketball official for the 2021-22 basketball season. Candidates are strongly encouraged to attend the rules classes that will prepare you for the written exam that will be held in November. 

We are extremely proud that IAABO #8 currently has 2 members officiating in the NBA and at all 3 levels of College basketball for both Menís & Womenís. They all started here on Eastern Board #8!

The successful candidate will be at least 18 years old, enthusiastic about the game of basketball and officiating, responsible, honest, hard working, open to feedback, open to learning, dedicated, availability to officiate games, have a car, background in basketball and be a positive role model.

Rules classes and on-court clinics will be conducted to prepare you to officiate basketball games at the youth and high school levels. This is a great way to stay in shape, stay connected to the great game of basketball and earn money at the same time.

 2021 Rules Classes

All rules classes will be conducted online, through the IAABO University. Weekly Zoom sessions will be held for all candidates, these will help guide you through the course.

There will be a Zoom session for all new candidates on Monday, September 13, 2021 @ 6:00pm.
Contact Person: Board 8 Interpreter/Training Director: Michael Thomas interpreter@iaabo8.org  or  860-912-6736

* All candidates must complete an application and background form. Please fill these out and mail them to the address provided.


*The cost of the training and first year dues is $155, this should be mailed in with your completed application/background form. All checks are made payable to: IAABO Eastern Board 8


*All candidates must be 18 years old, by December 1,2021.