When I first started as a basketball referee at the YMCA, I was making about $10 per game. I’d referee an average of 4 games each weekend day, which let me earn an extra $80 each weekend during the season. As a high school referee, I could make about $100 a night, assuming that I worked the junior varsity game before the varsity game.
When officiating a game, you are the main authority figure out there and you call all the fouls and game violations. This means that you dedicate the flow of the game and not the players or the coaches. This is why you should referee with confidence and let everyone know who is in charge.
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When you go for college games, you may earn between $500-$1,000 per game. Some of the referees even clear $3,000 a game for games in large conferences. Worth noting, NBA referees generally earn up to $550,00 per year and entry-level officials earn $150,000 annually. You Will Need To Take Officiating Tests
Referee BasketballViolations Signals. Walking or traveling. (not bouncing the ball while walking) Illegal or double dribble. Carrying or Palming the ball. Over and back (half-court violation) Five second violation. Ten seconds (taking more than 10 seconds to get the ball over half court) Kicking (intentionally kicking the ball)
Look sharp and you’re off on the right foot. Inspect the playing area. Correct potential hazards before the game. Conduct a brief meeting with team captains or coaches. Tell the captains that they are the leaders of the team and may be called on to fulfill that role. Keep it brief.
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Basics Referee School Basics is a basketball officiating training program directed by Violet Palmer and Bennie Adams and staffed by NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Officials. Violet Palmer is the current supervior of women's basketball officials for the Pac-12, West Coast and Western Athletic Conferences.
The Basics of Refereeing. The referee in basketball is like any other referee in sports, he/she must keep order and make sure that all of the rules are followed. They are allowed to call fouls and violations whenever the rules are not followed correctly and must enforce all things clearly to keep the game moving on track.
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