Basketball Class

The New Officials Basketball Class prepares the participant to officiate high school basketball games. This seven-week free course includes classroom instruction on the rules of high school basketball and appropriate IHSA officiating mechanics. Officiating philosophy for the high school game is also discussed.  The course incorporates over 100 video clips and numerous review sessions of NFHS rules. This class is ideal for basketball officials with zero to four years of basketball officiating experience. Officials new to the IHSA will be able to obtain an officiating license at a reduced rate. Completion of the class will allow the participant to earn IHSA Level 1 Clinic Credit.  Students must attend a minimum of five sessions to be eligible for clinic credit.

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Location 1 : Montini Catholic High School, 19 W 070 – 16th Street, Lombard, IL
Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm;
October 1, October 8, October 15, October 22, October 29, November 5, November 12
Location 2 : Lockport East High School, 1333 E 7th St, Lockport, IL
Wednesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm;
October 2, October 9, October 16, October 23, October 30, November 6, November 13
Fee : FREE to everyone! *plus new officials can get a $35 discount on their IHSA license
Questions ? Class Instructor Joe Spagnolo at joespags [at] hotmail [dot] com
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This class is presented by IACO (Inter-Athletic Council of Athletic Officials) and is supported by the IHSA (Illinois High School Association). IACO is an organization made up of 14 officials associations throughout northeast Illinois. Member officials of these associations officiate most IHSA sanctioned high school sports. IACO’s mission is to recruit, and train new as well as veteran high school sports officials in standardized methods and techniques of officiating high school sports.