Become A Referee
Are you an experienced referee or would you like to learn how become one? Here at NJB,we pride ourselves by offering one of the best places for a new or experienced referee to work.
We provide FREE training, referee clinics and videos to help referees develop their mechanics, judgement and game management skills.You will receive a manual with NJB rules for all levels of play. At NJB we base our compensation on experience and performance.
To become an NJB referee we require you to be at least 16 years of age, pay a registration fee and purchase your own uniform from our store. If you are 18 years old or older you must pass a background check. You must also be familiar with the Safe Sport Act of 2017 .
Hope you decide to join us!
Some of NJB referee alumni include:
Greg Willard-Former NBA official was a mentor to many NJB referees. In his honor NJB gives a yearly award to the best official of the year. One who works the hardest and is the most dedicated.
John Butler-NBA G League
Leon Wood-NBA Official
Also Travis Schatzman-College D1 Official and Benny Luna-Girls NCAA D1.
What’s Available for You:
Referee Clinics & Training Videos
Observation and Mentorship Programs
Joining a New Community of Officials
Training for New Officials and Veterans
What’s Required of You:
Familiar with the Safe Sport Act of 2017
Be over the age of 16
Please use a desktop computer to start your referee registration