REFEREES CAMP – SUMMER 2005
14th - 19th August 2005
Purpose of the Camp:
The camp is specifically designed for both men and women's basketball officials who:
Already officiate in the EBL (National League) but want to enhance their officiating skills with a view to Level 4 selection;
Aspire to officiate in the EBL;
Wish to officiate better quality games locally, regionally and nationally;
Wish to upgrade to the Level 3 award for officials.
The camp will provide an opportunity to learn and understand the culture of national league basketball and how to maintain "staying power" to progress at a Senior level. All of this, in an environment of quality competition that will allow each official a chance to demonstrate their skills, while being observed and instructed by FIBA Officials, and top quality EBL officials.
Daily Fitness Test
Daily classroom instruction & discussion on:
Working with Coaches
Handling Difficult Situations
Game Awareness & Control
2-Man Mechanics update and Demonstration
On-court training via headsets (if possible)
Personalized written analysis & verbal feedback on each and every official
Free camp polo shirt and t-shirt
Residential, Non-Residential & Day Rate Options:
You may choose one of THREE options for this camp:
Full Residential: Cost - £250
Non-Residential: Cost - £175
Day Camper: Cost - £45 (please note that if you choose this option initially and end up attending all 5 days of the Camp you will NOT be able to re-register as a Non-Residential participant!
Residential participants are required to check-in on Sunday evening (14th August 2005)
There will be a welcome dinner on Sunday evening for ALL participants.
Accommodation will be in single rooms on campus with en-suite private facilities.
For Residential participants, Breakfast, Buffet Lunch and Dinner will be provided.
For Non-Residential and Day Rate participants, Buffet Lunch and Dinner will be provided.
There will be a Social Event for the Tournament Participants and Campers on Friday evening. In the circumstances, there is a B&B option for ALL participants on the last night of camp (Friday 19th August 2005) at a special rate of £25pp. You may opt for this additional accommodation cost on the online application form.
How to Register for the Camp:
To ensure quality, space will be limited ! To reserve your place on the camp, interested officials should complete the online application form by clicking this link and mailing their cheque accordingly.
A typical camp day will follow the following format, though may change, subject to circumstances.
08.30 Breakfast for Residential Participants
09.00 Tea/Coffee & Registration for Non-residential & Day Camp participants
09.15 General Feedback from previous day & Objectives for the day ahead (Course Introduction on Day 1)
10.00 Fitness Test
11.00 Tea/Coffee Break
11.15 Video Analysis, Mechanics and Philosophy
12.30 Buffet Lunch (Bar Zest)
13.15 Game Management, Working with Coaches, Handling difficult situations, Game awareness and control
14.00 U18 Tournament Preparation
14.15 U18 Junior Men’s Tournament
17.00 Junior Tournament Debrief
19.00 Senior Men’s Tournament of Champions
Download Referees Camp Flyer here.