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Please Note: If you plan to officiate in Colorado, you must register for the Online Course by using the Colorado registration process. Click here to register in Colorado.

For those interested individuals, who reside in a state outside of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont, completing IAABO University is totally up to you and does not certify you as an official in your state, however, I guarantee that you will have better rules knowledge upon completion.

If you have any questions or concerns related to  IAABO University please contact Donnie Eppley –

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Course Description

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of IAABO, the greatest basketball officiating organization in the world!  Our online course consists of eight (8) video lessons aimed at preparing you to successfully complete the IAABO applicant exam. While passing the exam does not assure that you will be an outstanding official, rules knowledge is one of the most important attributes of all successful officials. The cost of the course is $50, which includes access to the course and your personal copy of the 2021-2022 IAABO manual (sent via USPS). Upon successful completion of the course and exam, you will be eligible to join a local IAABO Board, subject to any additional dues and requirements of that Board.

After you have completed all eight lessons, you will be able to take the IAABO applicant exam. You will have sixty (60) minutes to complete the 50-question final exam. You must earn a score of 80 or better (40 or more correct answers) to pass this exam. This is a self-paced course with a 3 month window from the time you register, complete the course and the exam.

Upon successful registration and payment for the course, you will be able to immediately access the online course. If you have any difficulties, after registering and payment, please contact Once again, thank you for your interest in IAABO and we look forward to hopefully welcoming you as a member in the near future.

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Please read all instructions before beginning

The course is designed in a linear format. This means you will only be able to move ahead after each lesson is fully completed.

The course begins with a pretest that must be taken before starting the first module.

Each lesson consists of a video with an instructor-led PowerPoint presentation followed with a practice quiz designed to reinforce the information in the module.

You are allowed to return to a topic for review any time during the course after the completion of the lesson.

Please make sure to download the student manual to utilize while working in the course. 

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Please note that this course is delivered in a linear format. You will not be able to move forward until you complete/view what is in front of the material.

Be sure to print out the Student Manual to assist you as you work through the course. The manual will be available to you when you enter the course.


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