Interpreters “Treat”ed in Hershey On Wednesday, October 1, interpreters, members and spouses began converging in Hershey, PA, for the Annual Fall Interpreter’s Seminar. Great weather greeted all those who arrived early, some of whom enjoyed extra rounds of golf and some sightseeing of Hershey and the surrounding areas. (See Story)
Communication Power With an evergrowing emphasis being placed on communication between officials and coaches, it may be wise to revisit key elements of effective communication. (Go to Article)
2003–2004 NFHS
Basketball Rule Interpretations

Publisher’s Note: The National Federation of State High School Associations is the only source of official high school interpretations. They do not set aside nor modify any rule. They are made and published by the NFHS in response to situations presented.— Robert F. Kanaby, Publisher. (Sportorials has reworded some questions for your convenience.) (See Rule Interpretrations)
IAABO Training Brief Players today are stronger, taller and more agile, thus making the probability of basket interference and goaltending more frequent. In order to effectively officiate basket interference and goaltending (Go to Training Brief)
Officials’ Schools 2004 The season is just beginning, but it is not to soon to start thinking about your vacation plans for next summer. In an effort to give sufficient lead time to those contemplating IAABO Officials’ Schools this summer, we are listing those camps that have already been scheduled. (See Schools)
Post Play The purpose of rules is to assure the balance between defense and offense is maintained. It is therefore obligatory to center our officiating on the rules and “official rules interpretations,” and not on “individual philosophy.” (See Article)
IAABO in Action To see the latest happenings, awards, changes, etc. affecting IAABO materials, members, officers, etc, see (IAABO in Action)
NCAA Crew of Three Mechanics The CCA Manual Committee made changes to the tableside mechanics recently put into practice. These changes were made after the CCA Manual was printed. To avoid confusion and conflicting interpretations circlulated from conference to conference and seminar to seminar, please note the following:(See Mechanics)
“Don’t Give Up, Don’t EVER Give UP!” It wasn’t going to be a pleasant hospital visit but we had to go, after all she was one of us—an IAABO Official. She had had a bone marrow transplant a few days prior and frankly I didn’t think she was going to recognize us. (See Story)
Selected Comments on the 2003–04 High School Rules Revisions WARNING SIGNAL FOR REPLACING A DISQUALIFIED PLAYER ADDED (2–12–5): A warning signal will now be sounded at 20 seconds before the expiration of the 30-second interval permitted for replacing a disqualified or injured player. (See Comments)
What’s (in) Your Bag Make sure you have all your equipment when you arrive for a game. (See Checklist)
The IAABO Foundation Ask almost any IAABO Official what IAABO is all about and you’ll most likely hear “IAABO is a training organization.” And they’d be right, IAABO is all about training. We are a family of “One-Rule, One-Interpretation. (Foundation Article)
Membership Services Tape Libraries, Pre-Game Cards, Lesson Plans are just a sampling of the items that are available from your IAABO Membership Services. (See Services)
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)