Camps and clinics

Here you will find all you need to know about our officiating camps and clinics. As and when they are available they will go up here with details of how to apply so check back here for more details!

Officials Development Clinics 2017

Looking for experienced feedback on your refereeing or table officiating? Need help with your 3 person mechanics as a referee? Or maybe you're looking for help with getting involved in Senior National League games?

If the above appeals then the Officials Development Clinics 2017 for both referees and table officials will be for you. The clinics consist of officiating games up to the equivalent of two games per day over a weekend and each game will be watched by Basketball England referee and table official observers. Atendees can also look forward to the following opportunities:

  • Demonstrate your competence to Officiating games in Basketball England’s Senior National Leagues for 2017-18 season
  • Complete your level 2 qualification assessment games
  • Receive feedback on your officiating to learn and improve
  • Further your learning with 2 & 3 person mechanics (referees)
  • Receive feedback from leading Basketball England observers and senior officials

There are 4 clinics in 2017, all of which are centred around the Regional Development Tournaments in Manchester during July and September. The dates of the RDTs are as follows:

  • 1st & 2nd July - U13 Boys - National Basketball Performance Centre, Manchester
  • 8th & 9th July - U13 Girls -  - National Basketball Performance Centre, Manchester
  • 9th & 10th September - U17 Boys & Girls -  - National Basketball Performance Centre, Manchester
  • 16th & 17th September - U15 Boys & Girls -  - National Basketball Performance Centre, Manchester

Bed & Breakfast will be offered to attendees if required for Saturday evening (for officials that live over 60 miles from the venue). Lunch and evening dinner will also be available. 

To apply, download an application form by clicking HERE, complete it and specify which of the above tournaments you would like to be involved with, then return the form to Simon Unsworth via email (

National Officiating Conference

More details and the application to attend will be available in the near future. If you require any more information contact our Officials Participation and Development Officer. 

Ian Pollard Referee Camp


The Ian Pollard Referee Camp is held annual every year, usually in June.

If you have any enquiries, please contact

You can also check out details for the camp on Facebook, to do so click here!

Howell Shield Refereeing Clinic

A 3-man officiating clinic in conjunction with the Hertfordshire Association's pre-season plans is providing the opportunity for officials to work on their 3-man mechanics. Applicants will need to meet the following criteria:

  • An active Level 2 or 3 referee
  • Have aspirations to advance to the next level of your officiating
  • Be ready to learn and improve
  • Have an appetite to listen, evaluate and implement feedback

At a cost of £40, applicants will also receive the following:

  • Tuition from active FIBA Officials
  • High quality classroom session
  • Feedback of your officiating 3 PO
  • Opportunities to progress in your officiating career

The clinic will run on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September and anyone interested should complete an application form by clicking HERE. Details of where to send completed forms are available on the form directly. The deadline for all applications is 30th June 2017.