Purchase your Referee equipment and gear at the below links!


                 Purchase HRBOA 2021 Gear Here!

Registration  for the2021-2022New Officials Training Class is closed!            


                       Basketball Video - Plays of the Week

Click here!


     Registration, Rule Changes and Points of Emphasis

                         for the 2021 - 2022 Season are pending!

The Rule changes and points of emphasis will be available on the Rules Interpreter's page or by selecting the "RULES" icon.  Additionally, officials will be able to Select the "Register Now" icon  to Register, take the Examination and complete the Clinic.


                HRBOA Officials and Coaches vs. Cancer

The HRBOA, Inc. will, again, support Basketball Officials and Coaches versus Cancer!  Our officiating crews will use Pink Whistles and Lanyards for games during this period.  Looking forward to an exciting 2021-2022 season!

For more information including

how to donate; click on the whistle.


                      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 Annual DA Taylor MS Basketball Benefit Challenge however, this year's event is pending due to COVID Pandemic.  This event represents the continued support and remembrance of former student D.A. Taylor and his family by Norfolk Academy and our organization.


2021 -2022 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.



    2021 - 2022 HRBOA Meeting Schedule is being developed and will reflect and comply with the requirements set forth by the State of Virginia and the CDC Guidelines that are in place at the time.


                 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!




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, all Districtsserviced by HRBOA will comply with this rule.  The rule is as follows:  Click here

Fellow officials:  Here is a very unfortunate situation the three-person crew from the state of Pennsylvania found themselves in during a very recent high school basketball game.  Feel free to post comments on our HRBOA Twitter and Facebook pages.  CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Pennsylvania High School Hoops Coach Attacks Ref


Where opportunity avenue

meets preparation boulevard is a

street corner we like to call success.

If you can visualize yourself standing there,

let us show you the way!