Jack Doyle—IAABO’s 66th President

Who would have ever thought 34 years ago, when I was worried if I would ever get a game assignment, that I am now the President of the most prestigious officials’ organization in the world.(See Story)

Appointments and Awards At the April 17 Life Membership Luncheon in Orlando, FL, the following were presented with the prestigious awards of IAABO Life Membership (See Appointments and Awards)
NFHS Rules Revisions for 2004–05
The color of jerseys worn by the home team and players who leave the confines of the bench area during a conflict on the court, were the major topics of discussion during the National Federation Rules Committee Meeting. (2004/2005 High School Rule Changes)
Off-Season Training Imagine eating the same meal three times a day, everyday, for a month. Your like of any favorite food would soon change to dislike and probably cause you to never want to eat that food again. For a lot of individuals, a stagnant exercise program can have the same effect on the body, and doing the same workout 3–5 days a week at the same intensity, for the same amount of time, can cause a lack of interest and (Continue)
Seven Receive IAABO Life Membership Rings Seven of the best that IAABO has to offer were honored by their peers at the recent annual Spring Seminar held in Orlando, FL. The honorees comprising the Class of 2004 included: (See Stroy)
NCAA Men's Rule Changes Rules changes are listed in the order in which they will appear in the 2004 rules book. Rule references are from the 2004 rules book. NCAA Championship/Competition Committees for Divisions I thru III will meet the last week of June for final approval. (2004/2005 NCAA Men's Rule Changes)
Little Things Do Matter What mysterious factors are impeding your progress as a basketball official? Not that it brings any solace, but the answer to this puzzling question has eluded and frustrated many a basketball official. Officials have earched high and low for answers to why their officiating career has not progressed as far—or as fast—as anticipated. Often misguided, they become caught in the trap of over-analyzing (Continue)
IAABO in Orlando Over 200 IAABO members and their guests came together at the Grosvenor Resort Hotel in Lake Buena Vista for the IAABO Spring Seminar, April 15–18, 2004. The seminar, sponsored by the Past Presidents and Executive Committee, got off in a “shotgun” start on Thursday, (See Story)
IAABO In Action Dr. Phil Fox Memorial Basketball Clinics are scheduled to be held in the Ontario, Canada, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Washington, DC. Dr. Fox was a leader in the education of basketball officials throughout the world. The Fox Clinic series is (Continue)
NCAA Women's Rule Changes Rules changes are listed in the order in which they will appear in the 2004 rules book. Rule references are from the 2004 rules book. NCAA Championship/Competition Committees for Divisions I thru III will meet the last week of June for final approval. (2004/2005 NCAA Women's Rule Changes)
Bench Personnel and “The Fighting Rule" Officials frequently ask: Why is only one indirect technical charged to the head coach regardless of the number of substitutes or bench personnel that leave the confines of the bench area when a fight takes place? This year the National Federation Rules Committee did address penalties for bench personnel with stricter enforcement parameters. (See Story)
NCAA Clinics 2004–05 Regional Basketball Officiating Clinics (See Dates)
IAABO Lines IAABO Lines brings members up to date on recent losses, get-well wishes, and other personal affects of IAABO members. (See IAABO Lines)
Camps The IAABO camps are quickly closing. The camps listed below are still available for registration. There is a waiting list for the University of Rhode Island and Kutztown University camps. The particulars for these camps can be viewed on the IAABO website.(See Camps)