2022 REF-CON

Missed out on REF-CON #1? Find yourself at your child’s basketball games wondering how you could become more involved? 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 next free development opportunity for referees, technical officials and Match Managers, the 2022 Basketball Tasmania Referee Convention #2.


The 2022 BTAS REF-CON #2 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, score-table officials, statisticians and Match Managers!!




Date:                     Thursday 4th and Thursday 11th August 2022

Time:                     5:00pm – 9:00pm

Location:              Swisherr, Hobart

Cost:                      Free of charge

Registration:       https://form.123formbuilder.com/6210661/form

Rego close:         5:00pm, Tuesday 2nd August 2022 

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1. All Levels Referee Course c/o Jack Woolcock & Aaron Clement

4/8/22 @ 6:30pm – 8:30pm

11/8/22 @ 5:30pm – 8:30pm

A developmental referee course designed for individuals of all levels looking to gain a deeper understanding of the game and improve their abilities. Topics will include understanding unsportsmanlike and technical fouls, refereeing as a process and refereeing techniques. Individuals will be required to attend 1 x 2-hour & 1 x 3-hour session.

Registration:       https://form.123formbuilder.com/6210747/form

2. Level 1 Statistician Course c/o Kirsten Archer & Alinta Browne

4/8/22 @ 6:30pm – 8:30pm

11/8/22 @ 6:30pm – 8:30pm (pending registrations)

Have you ever wondered how basketball stats are captured on game day? Now is the time to get involved and be active within the basketball community!

This course is open to anyone who is interested in becoming a statistician or any current statisticians who have yet to become qualified. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the game and receive a formal qualification that could lead to national and international opportunities.


Why should you become a statistician?


🏀  It’s fun.

🏀 You get the best seat in the house

🏀 It’s a great way to be involved in basketball outside of coaching, playing and refereeing

🏀 Learn and appreciate more about the game of basketball

🏀 Meet people with similar interests

🏀 There is a pathway to progress to the international level of competition


The online course will run for approx. 120 minutes with an exam to be completed after the course online. To become a statistician, you must be 14 years or older and have a basic knowledge of basketball. Computer experience is also advantageous

Individuals will be required to attend 1 x 2-hour session (a 2nd session may be scheduled depending on registrations)

Registration:       https://form.123formbuilder.com/6210665/form

3. Level 1 Scoretable Officials Course c/o Babs Robinson

4/8/22 @ 6:30pm – 8:30pm

11/8/22 @ 6:30pm – 8:30pm

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.

Registration:       https://form.123formbuilder.com/6210662/form

4. Resilience Training (Mental Health & Wellbeing) c/o Brooke Hepburn (Speak Up Stay ChatTY)

4/8/22 @ 5:00pm – 6:30pm


This session will explore the topic of stress and emotional regulation. Focusing on ways to notice the stress response in body and mind and identifying ways to notice and depersonalise the stress responses of those around us. The session will detail how learning to bring awareness to emotions and behaviours can impact our own and others mental health and wellbeing and explore ways to accept and regulate emotional responses in the moment of performance and more broadly in day-to-day life to build resilience. Individuals will be required to attend 1 x 90-minute session.

Registration:       https://form.123formbuilder.com/6210663/form

For more information, please email Gareth Allen (Basketball Tasmania General Manager – South) at gareth.allen@basketballtas.com.au