2019 2020 IAABO Rules Course

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Class 1 – Court and Equipment

Court and Equipment - IAABO Introduction - Court - Out of Bounds - The Basket/The Ball/ Bench Area - Scoring/Timing/Music/Sound - Non Playing Area

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Class 2 – Officials Duties and Uniforms

Officials Duties and Uniforms - Referee's Duties - Scorer's Duties - Timer's Duties - Uniforms

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Class 3 – Referee’s Duties – Substitutions – Head Coach – Scoring

Referee's Duties, Substitutions - Head Coach and Scoring - Referee - Players/Bench Personnel - Subs/Team Members - Bench Technical Fouls - Head Coach - Substitution - Scoring - Quarters/Extra Periods -Interrupted Game

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Class 4 – Live Ball – Control – Jump Ball – Time Outs

Live Ball/Control - Jump Ball/Time Outs - Live Ball - Disposal/Dead Ball - Player Control/Team Control - Starting the Game - Jump Ball - Held Ball/Setting the AP Arrow - Time Outs

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Class 5 – Throw-Ins – Warnings – Alternating Possession

Throw-Ins/Warnings - Alternating Possession - Awarding the Ball - Throw-Ins - Designated Spots - Warnings - Alternating Possession

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Class 6 – Shooting – Dribbling – Violations

Shooting/Dribbling/Violations - Ball/Player Location - Shooting - Basket Interference - Goaltending - Dribbling - Travelling - Other Violations

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Class 7 – Screening – Guarding – Contact

Screening/Guarding/Contact - Guarding - Block/Charge - Verticallity - Rebounding & Swinging Elbows - Screening & Continous Motion - Contact - Player Technical Fouls - Fightning

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Class 8 – Free Throws – Correctable Errors – Point of Interruption

Free Throws/Correctable Errors - Point of Interruption - Free Throws - Point of Interruption

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Final Exam Practice

Final Exam Practice

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2019 2020 IAABO Rules Course

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of IAABO, the greatest basketball officiating organization in the world!  Our online course consists of eight (8) video lessons aimed at preparing you to successfully complete the IAABO applicant exam. While passing the exam does not assure that you will be an outstanding official, rules knowledge is one of the most important attributes of all successful officials. The cost of the course is $50. Upon successful completion of the course and exam you will be eligible to join a local IAABO Board, subject to any additional dues and requirements of that Board.

Each of the video lessons (audio-free) consists of a PowerPoint presentation and practice quiz designed to provide you with a foundation of knowledge of the rules. For your convenience, the course content is outlined below. We strongly recommend you take the course in the order provided, but the format presented does allow you to return to a topic for further review. 

After you have completed all eight lessons, you will be able to take the IAABO applicant exam. You will have sixty (60) minutes to complete the 50-question final exam. You must earn a score of 80 or better (40 or more correct answers) to pass this exam. This is a self-paced course with a 5 month window from the time you receive the link to complete the course and the exam. 

Upon successful registration and payment for the course, you will be able to immediately access the online course. If you have any difficulties, after registering and payment, please contact info@iaabo.org Once again, thank you for your interest in IAABO and we look forward to hopefully welcoming you as a member in the near future. 

Before you enroll in IAABO University, you must contact Donnie Eppley @ deppley@iaabo.org to ensure that the IAABO Board in your area is participating in IAABO University. If the board is not participating, you may still enroll, but must understand that the local IAABO Board is under no obligation to admit you as a member and may require you to take the local rules course.

2019 2020 IAABO Manual

The cost of the course is $50.00 which includes:

Your personal copy of the 2019 2020 IAABO Manual, the IAABO exam and access to the online course

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