Ask the Interpreter

Click here to view questions that were recently posed to IAABO Coordinator of Interpreters, Peter Webb. 



Click here to watch an interview by a local news station in Connecticut with Peter Palermino, IAABO Board No. 6, Interpreter, related to the new rules and their enforcement for 2014/15.

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IAABO Hits Target - $1,000,000.00

Officials vs. Cancer was started in 2008 and supports the American Cancer Society. All monies that are donated are tracked, process through the American Cancer Society (ACS) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and then returned to the local ACS offices for the areas from which the donations were made. Since the inception of the program, over $1,000,000.00 has been donated to the American Cancer Society. Click on the Paypal icon to make a donation.


Dennis Herbert
76th President of IAABO

Dennis Herbert, Board No. 211, Ontario, Canada, was elected the 76th President of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Inc., on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the General Assembly Meeting of the association held at Ocean City, Maryland. Click here to read Dennis's Inauguration speech.

2014 2015 NFHS Rules Changes

Click here to review the Rules Changes for the 2014 2015 season.

Recruiting Brochure

Click here to view and print the IAABO Recruiting Brochure.

Concussion Guidelines for IAABO Officials

The NHFS rules governing removal/return-to-play of a player who exhibits signs, symptoms or behaviors consistent with concussion continue in effect for the upcoming season. These rules and Suggested Guidelines for Management ...Click here to go to ZebraWeb – IAABO Resource Center to review the guidelines

IAABO Leisure Wear

IAABO is excited to announce that it has entered into a special arrangement with Premier Marketing Group (PMG).  PMG will design and provide leisure wear with the IAABO logo.  We have been asked by our members where they can purchase IAABO logo wear as seen at IAABO schools and at various meetings. After an extensive search, IAABO has selected Premier Marketing Group to accommodate our needs. Click here to access IAABO leisure wear.

IAABO Officiating Apparel

For officiating apparel, please visit Honig’s Whistle Stop -- official supplier for IAABO officiating uniforms, apparel and supplies. Click here to access the Honig's website.


Click here to observe a promotional video clip of the new IAABO Crew of Three Mechanics video. To purchase the video, please contact the IAABO Office by calling 1.717.713.8129.

Sports Officiating: A Legal Guide - " the comprehensive guide for officiating leaders, administrators and active sports officials"

Considered the foremost authority on the legal issues of sports officiating, author Alan Goldberger provides the reader with easy-to-understand insights and advice. He presents current rulings, precedents and the principles that should guide every officiating program. Click here for more details