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“The Leading Educational Authority for Officials”


MAGBO’s Referee Education and Fundamentals (R.E.F.) Course is an intensive 8-week program, designed to provide an in-depth study of the rules, mechanics, and philosophies specifically geared to officiating of women’s basketball.  This is an extension of MAGBO’s Basketball Officiating Proficiency Course, expanding upon the concepts and content at a higher level.  

The course centers around engaged, active, student-centered learning.  Breakdown of game video and e-learning modules will be used. Our experienced instructors will focus on the most current NCAA playing rules and mechanics, giving participants the opportunity to apply these principles on the court.  At the conclusion of this course, all participants will be given a two-part assessment covering rules knowledge and mechanics. Those officials who demonstrate proficiency will be put in touch with local assignors and leagues, fostering an opportunity for further officiating experience. 


Your registration fee of $250 will include all course materials, course assessment and approval category, 2019-2021 NCAA Women’s Basketball Rulebook and 2019-2021 Casebook, MAGBO Mechanics Illustrated Manual, National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) membership and personal liability insurance, REFEREE Magazine, zooom video technology officiating account, on-court instruction, observer feedback, and MAGBO Fox 40 Whistle.


For more information contact Kerry Donohue at kerrydonohue@magbo.nyc or 917-992-2605.  

To register for the MAGBO R.E.F. Course fill out this Registration form

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