Nationwide Referees Camp is a residential camp that takes place in conjunction with the Red Star Basketball Player Camp. The camp offers focused learning and development for officials covering a wide range of topics in a classroom and on-court environment.
Referees will officiate camp games each day and receive feedback on game performance to aid their learning and development.
We will introduce a table officials camp where delegates will have the choice to attend a day session or multiple day sessions.
The Camp supports Basketball England's objective to develop officials and identify talent. It is an opportunity for individuals to showcase their skills and improve their craft as officials.
If you are looking to improve your officiating as a level 2 or 3 referee or level 2 table official, with aspirations to advance up the pathway, then this is the camp for you. A condensed and intense 4 days of learning and development will ensures you improve your individual officiating skills.
Level 2 Referees - aspiring to become a senior national league referee and applying for the level 3 referee programme
Level 3 Referees - improving crew chief skills in the senior national league with aspirations to becoming a level 4 referee
Level 2 Table Officials - active level 2 table officials who are looking to improve thier skills and becoming a level 3 table official
Level 3 Table Officials - Table Officials aspiring to senior national league who want to gain vital education with how to perform all table officiating position to a high level.
Overseas Referees - we welcome referees from overseas who wish to travel to England and learn from some of the best instructors in Europe
This year we will have Basketball Englands National Instructor, Kate Unsworth, supporting the instructor team. Kate will be on hand to share her experience as a female official working from grassroots through to the international scene.
Kate is currently an active FIBA referee and has a lot of passion for females involved in the game. As a former player herself, Kate transtioned into officating and experienced the struggles of reaching the top in a male dominated environment.
Kate is keen to support more aspiring females and help them to realise thay they can do it too.
The Camp supports Basketball England's objective to educate and develop officials and support their aspiration to move up the officiating pathway. It is an opportunity for individuals to showcase their skills and improve their craft as officials. You will learn:
A key ellement of the camp is the learnings you take from the practical games. In no other environment are you able to receive feedback and immediatley put this into practice the very same day. With access to game footage, learning points from your post-match discussion can be reveiwed after each game you officiate. Through observation and feedback the Referee Insructors will discuss and evaluate your games so that you can reflect on your performance. Feedback areas will inlcude:
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