Rule Changes and Points of Emphasis
for the 2019 - 2020 Season
Rule changes and points of emphasis are provided on the Rules Interpreter's page or by selecting the below icon.
HRBOA Officials and Coaches vs. Cancer
January 20-26, 2020 Basketball Officials and Coaches versus Cancer! HRBOA Officiating Crews are encouraged to use Pink Whistles and Lanyards for games during this period.
HRBOA continues to support
Annual D.A. Taylor MS Basketball Challenge
“Community Service - Because it Matters”
We are excited and look forward to supporting and continuing our partnership with Norfolk Academy in reference to the 15th Annual DA Taylor MS Basketball Benefit Challenge. This year's event will be two days - Thursday, December 5th and Saturday, December 7th. This event represents the continued support and remembrance of former student D.A. Taylor and his family by Norfolk Academy and our organization.
2019-2020 New Officials Class Registration
The registration for the HRBOA New Officials Class is now closed.
The class schedule is provided below:
2019 -2020 HRBOA Independent Contractor Form
Attention all HRBOA Officials, the independent contractor form is now available to be completed and submitted online for your convenience! Click the "FILL OUT FORM" link below, read and select the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form. The form will then be delivered electronically directly to the Secretary/Treasurer.
2019 - 2020 HRBOA Meeting Schedule is on the Calendar Tab!!
Officials, the Time to Prepare is Now!
Prepare for the upcoming basketball season, focus on your physical conditioning, basketball rules knowledge and signals/mechanics. There is a saying that "each year as officials we get older but the age of the players that we officiate never changes"........ ~More~
Tips for getting in shape for the upcoming season!
Officials, a "get in shape page" has been created to assist you with pre-season physical preparation for the upcoming season. Here you will find "tips" for cardio, weight control and physical body mass development. It can be said that being in physical game shape is a key factor to a successful officiating season. Click here for tips!
VHSL HAS ADOPTED "30 POINT RULE"
The VHSL has adopted a "30 Point Rule" which is to be used in all VHSL contests unless an entire District opts out. At this time the only District that has contacted us and informed us they have opted out is the Beach District. Thus we will assume that all of the other Districts are using the rule. For games between non-district opponents the home team's district's policy should be used. If Kellam plays at Maury the 30 point rule will be used but if Maury plays at Kellam the rule will not be used. The rule is as follows: Click here
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