Last Updated: November 24, 2015
  • President Guise announced his retirement as of Dec. 31. Please wish him well!
  • Scrimmages are a great way to process the new rules and mechanics
  • Section XI has released the varsity and JV schedules
  • The Option to Advance memo is a terrific learning document
  • Communication is the key to a good game

Welcome to the home of the

Suffolk Board of Womens' Basketball Officials

Guidelines for the Option to Advance the Ball

Minutes have been posted

Minutes from both the Oct. 7 and 28 meetings have been posted

2015 Online Exam

The deadline to pass the online exam has passed. Contact President Guise if you have any questions. 

Alternate Interpretations

NYC interpretation is Nov. 8 at McClancy at 10 a.m.



2015 Candidate Class

The clinic is closed Remaining sessions are Nov. 5, 9. Candidates must pass a closed book written exam (86 percent or better). Those who pass the exam will move on to the mechanics sessions. 


Sportsmanship Card
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association requires officials to enforce all sportsmanship rules for athletes and coaches. We will not tolerate negative statements or actions between opposing players, especially trash-talking, taunting or baiting of opponents. If such comments are heard or actions seen, a penalty will be assessed immediately. We have been instructed not to issue warnings. Let today's contest reflect mutual respect.

NYS 2-person mechanics manual
New York State Girls Basketball Officials Association 2-person mechanics manual. (23 pages)

3-person areas of responsibility
3-person areas of responsibility are shaded to show Lead, Trail and Center primary areas.

3-person mechanics quick guide
Stacey's quick guide to 3-person mechanics. A must read for all 3-person playoff officials.

JH Rules/Section XI

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If you plan to work JH contests, please print a copy of the rules as provided by Section XI. They are listed under Handouts.

Upcoming Events

Monday, Jan 4
General Business Mtg. - Sagamore MS7:30pm
Tuesday, Feb 9
Election Mtg. - Sagamore MS7:30pm
Tuesday, Mar 1
2016-2017 Dues Due
Tuesday, Mar 29
Annual Dinner Mtg. - Irish Coffee Pup (E. Islip)7:00pm
Friday, Apr 1
Late Dues Due+ Fine ($170 Total) - * LAST CHANCE11:55pm

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