behalf of the board and our membership, thank you for your interest
in officiating basketball and joining our chapter.
will need to contact Mitch Lowe, our Treasurer, to become a
member. You may email him by clicking
here or just come to a meeting to get your membership started.
The State now requires all officials to be registered and it is completed
on the State website which you can get to by clicking on the registration
link below. I also have a registration instruction sheet (in
pdf format) that is available in a link below. This sheet will
aid you in getting registered and explain the steps involved.
I recommend downloading the pdf instruction sheet to follow
or have 2 browser windows open so you can reference the instruction
sheet as you are going through the numerous registration screens.
The State now collects the state dues directly, no longer paying
our chapter then sending to state. This payment is done online
as the last step of the registration process. If you don't have
a card to use online then you can mail a check to them (instructions
on the screen).
you are registered you will need to complete the OCP-Officials
Compliance Program. There is a link on the same State site called OCP.
You'll need to read the statement and read UIL Section 1204 which covers contest rules, including officiating and pay policies.
will also need to take the Part 1 test and one mechanics test (2-man if
you are newer, 3 man if you are a playoff official) and make at least a 70 before calling
games. These tests must be taken by Nov. 30th.
In order to call any playoff games, local, UIL neutral assignments or Regional and State tournaments, you must score
at least 90 on the Part 1, 92 on 3-man mechanics, and 90 on the PPO (Part 2 test).
- Rules Part 1
|Rules Part 2 (PPO)
The tests link is located on the same page as the registration &
certification. It is open book and you can take the Rules part 1 &
mechanics tests 99 times, and the PPO Rules part 2 test 4 times. You do
NOT have to take the Rules part 2 test unless you are a playoff official. Keep taking them until you make your desired grade.
The Part II (PPO) test may only be taken 4
times so you
better have your books handy and make sure of your answers. Only take
this test if you are experienced enough to officiate
U.I.L. & the THSBOA have made it very clear that they will
declare any individual official or chapter ineligible to officiate any
level of U.I.L. games for the season if requirements are not met.
there is something that the instructions don't answer for you email me.
Eric Benson, Vice-President
HERE FOR State REGISTRATION