Find yourself at your child’s basketball games for extended periods of time? Interested in getting paid to watch basketball? Curious about how you could become more involved in the game? Looking for a new career, hobby or side-hustle? Ever wanted to join the Basketball Tasmania team? THEN THIS IS THE EVENT FOR YOU!!
Basketball Tasmania is proud to present the first of many free development opportunities for referees, technical officials and Match Managers, beginning with the 2022 Basketball Tasmania Referee Convention. The 2022 BTAS REF-CON will see a free 2-day event including opportunities for members of the Tasmanian basketball community to advance their training and accreditation through development courses for referees, scoretable officials and Match Managers!!
Date: Thursday 19th and Thursday 26th May 2022
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Swisherr, Hobart
Cost: Free of charge
Rego close: 5:00pm, Tuesday 17th May 2022
1. Level 0 Community Referee “Green Shirt” Course c/o Matt Powell, Dom Woolcock and Joe Woolcock
An introductory-level referee course designed for individuals who have an interest in refereeing. Individuals who complete this course receive a green BTAS Community Referee shirt and will be eligible to officiate domestic-level basketball games and where appropriate, junior representative-level basketball games. Individuals will be required to attend 2 x 3-hour sessions. Participants must be at least 13 years old by 31st December 2022.
2. Level 1 Association Referee “Grey Shirt” Course c/o Aaron Clement, Graeme Castle and Jack Woolcock
A development-level course designed for individuals who have completed the Level 0 Community Referee Course and are looking to advance their learning and accreditation. Individuals who complete this course receive a grey BTAS Association Referee shirt and will be eligible to officiate junior representative-level basketball games and where appropriate, senior representative-level basketball games. Individuals will be required to attend 2 x 3-hour sessions.
3. Level 1 Scoretable Officials “Mum and Dad” Course c/o Babs Robinson
An introductory-level scoretable course designed for individuals who have an interest in learning more about the different roles of scoretable officials. This course is perfect for parents of players and CAM/club volunteers who fulfill these positions in the domestic and representative competitions. Individuals who complete this course will gain experience in important areas such shot clock operation, game clock operation, scoreboard operations and Ipad operation/electronic scoring operation and will be eligible to fulfill these positions in the domestic and representative courses. This course also provides a great pathway for individuals who wish to fulfill these positions at NBL1 and NBL games. Individuals will be required to attend 1 x 2-hour session.
4. BTAS Match Manager Training c/o Gareth Allen, Alinta Browne and Kim Stevenson
An Introductory-level training course designed for individuals who have an interest in working as Match Managers at Basketball Tasmania competitions and events. This course is perfect for parents of players and CAM/club volunteers who regularly spend extended periods of time at BTAS events and competitions. The role of Match Manager is very important, however the training and position itself is not particularly challenging. Individuals who complete this course will be eligible to fulfill the paid positions of Match Manager at both domestic and representative basketball competitions. Individuals will be required to attend 1 x 2-hour session. Participants must be 18 years old or older.
For more information, please email Gareth Allen (Basketball Tasmania General Manager – South) at email@example.com