2 PREGAME CONFERENCE Discuss: Free throws New rules & POE Throw-ins New mechanicsOff ball coveragePressing defenseDelay mechanicsDouble whistlesFloor coverage/basic rotationFree throwsThrow-insLast second shots – 3pt/2pt goals/.3 sec or lessTechnical/Intentional foul administrationResumption of playBench conduct & sportsmanshipCorrectable errors
3 PRE-GAME WARM-UP Enter court together 15-min before game time. During Warm-upsR at 28-ft line – observes visiting teamU at 28-ft line – observes home teamBoth observe for illegal equipment, dunking, graspingR checks book at 12 minutesR & U have pre-game conference at 5-minutesAfter introductions, R jogs to division line opposite table, U remains at division line on table side.
4 Pregame Conference With Head Coaches and Captains Conducted by the Referee at the 5-minute markHead coaches must be presentDo not conduct conference without the head coachesConference should be shortDiscussIntroduce the designated captainsAsk coaches if their teams are legally equippedStress the need for exceptional sportsmanshipIdentify the administrator in charge
6 JUMP BALL Referee tosses Umpire monitors 8 non-jumpers Responsible for two jumpersHolds position until midcourt area clears – normally becomes the trail after ball is controlledBecomes lead if toss is contested near the U or goes into backcourtChecks possession area after control is establishedMakes certain clock has startedUmpire monitors 8 non-jumpersChecks for jerseys tucked-in; shorts above hips – don’t allow in!Chops clockNormally becomes lead unless ball controlled in backcourt or contestedRules on tap out-of-bounds behind R
7 JUMP BALL MECHANICS U L R T Ball Goes to Front Court SCORER’S TABLE HOME TEAMVISITING TEAMRTDIRECTION OF PLAY
8 JUMP BALL MECHANICS Ball Goes to Back Court SCORER’S TABLEUTHOME TEAMVISITING TEAMRLDIRECTION OF PLAY
9 THROW-IN TO START 2ND, 3RD, & 4TH PERIODS SCORER’S TABLELTDIRECTION OF PLAY
10 BACK COURT THROW-IN ON ENDLINE SCORER’S TABLETLLTDirection of PlayDIRECT
11 BACK COURT THROW-IN ON SIDELINE SCORER’S TABLETLLTDirection of PlayDIRECT
12 FRONT COURT THROW-IN ON BASE LINE SCORER’S TABLETLLLDirection of PlayDIRECT
13 FRONT COURT SIDELINE – LEAD SIDE (OUTSIDE FT LINE EXTENDED) SCORER’S TABLETLLTDirection of PlayDIRECT
14 FRONTCOURT SIDELINE – LEAD SIDE (INSIDE FT LINE EXTENDED) SCORER’S TABLELChoice of Bounce or HandLTDirection of PlayDIRECT
15 FRONT COURT SIDELINE – TRAIL SIDE SCORER’S TABLELTDirection of PlayDIRECT
16 FRONT COURT SIDELINE Ball Passed from Back Court to Front Court SCORER’S TABLETLLTDirection of Play
17 FOUL CALLING & REPORTING Calling OfficialSound whistle one time.Raise one hand with fist clenched and arm straight and move toward the offending player.Indicate color, number and infraction at the spot of the foul.“Bird-dog” only if necessary to clarify.
18 Calling Official (Cont’d) Indicate throw-in spot, direction of play, or free throws to non-calling official and other players.If a basket has been scored signal to count as soon as it has been legally scored.Attend to dead-ball situation at point of foul before reporting to table.
19 Non-calling OfficialFreeze field of vision to observe players until calling official completes reporting process.Ignore the ball during reporting.After reporting is complete, move to appropriate position.Switch on fouls except when trail calls shooting foul in front court.
20 REPORTING FOULSCalling official moves to reporting area and comes to a complete stop.Get eye contact with scorerSlowly indicate color, number, infraction, and throw-in spot or number of free throwsComplete all communication before admitting a substitute or granting a time-out.
21 FREE THROW POSITIONING & AREAS OF COVERAGE SCORER’S TABLETL
22 FOUL ADMINISTRATION WITH NO FREE THROWS SCORER’S TABLETREPORTS FOUL xLTADMINISTERSTHROW-INAdministers sideline throw-inTFOUL IN FRONT COURTTRAIL CALLS FOUL
23 FOUL ADMINISTRATION WITH NO FREE THROWS SCORER’S TABLELADMINISTERSTHROW-INREPORTS FOUL xLTTFOUL IN FRONT COURTLEAD CALLS FOUL
24 FOUL ADMINISTRATION WITH NO FREE THROWS SCORER’S TABLELLREPORTS FOUL xTADMINISTERSTHROW-INTFOUL IN BACK COURTTRAIL CALLS FOULDirection of PlayAdministers Back court throw-in
25 FOUL ADMINISTRATION WITH NO FREE THROWS SCORER’S TABLETADMINISTERSTHROW-INLREPORTS FOUL xTLFOUL IN BACK COURTLEAD CALLS FOULDirection of Play
27 FOUL ADMINISTRATION WITH FREE THROWS SCORER’S TABLETREPORTS FOUL xTLADMINISTERS FREE THROWSADMINISTERS FREE THROWSLTRAIL CALLS FOUL TABLE SIDE
28 FOUL ADMINISTRATION WITH FREE THROWS SCORER’S TABLETREPORTS FOUL xTADMINISTERS FREE THROWSADMINISTERS FREE THROWSLLLEAD CALLS FOUL WHEN TRAIL ISTABLE SIDE
29 FOUL ADMINISTRATION WITH FREE THROWS SCORER’S TABLELREPORTS FOUL xLLADMINISTERS FREE THROWSTADMINISTERS FREE THROWSLEAD CALLS FOUL WHEN TRAIL ISTABLE OPPOSITE
30 TECHNICAL/INTENTIONAL FOUL ADMINISTRATION Official who calls foul administers at free throw lineNo players allowed on laneHands ball to shooterAdministers division line throw-in for T-foulsWill administer throw-in for intentional foul if it occurred in his primary area.Non-calling official stays with 9 players at mid court and observesBecomes lead following free throws
31 TECHNICAL/INTENTIONAL FOUL ADMINISTRATION SCORER’S TABLESTAYS WITH PLAYERS, THEN RETURNS TO LEADLREPORTS FOUL xLTADMINISTERS FREE THROWSTADMINISTERS THROW-INTRAIL CALLS FOUL
32 TECHNICAL/INTENTIONAL FOUL ADMINISTRATION SCORER’S TABLEREPORT FOULxLLTSTAYS WITH PLAYERS, THEN BECOMES NEW LEADADMINISTER FREE THROWSLADMINISTERS THROW-INLEAD CALLS FOUL
33 TIME-OUT POSITIONSThe official who calls the time out will stand facing the table on the division line (on the circle nearest the table for a 30-sec time-out & on the circle farthest from the table for a 60-sec time-out or intermission.The non-administering official will stand at the throw-in spot holding the ball indicating direction of play; or at the free throw line.
35 FOULING OUT OF GAME PROCEDURES Non-calling official shall notify the coach; signal to start the 20-sec timer; then inform the player.The calling official should take a position with the ball at the top of the arc in the end of the court where play is about to be resumedThe non-calling official shall take a position on the division line, half-way between the center circle and the sideline nearest the table to administer the substitutionImmediately after the substitution, the officials shall return to their proper positions to administer the throw-in or subsequent free throw(s)
36 SUBSTITUTIONS Trail official will bring in subs Don’t grant time-outs until substitution is completedDon’t allow substitutes to enter unless he/she is at the “X”, with shirt tucked in/shorts above the hips, and ready to enterBoth teams must request a time-out in order to keep two opposing players in the game who were both directed to leave for injury/blood
37 Double Whistle Procedures Yield to official who play is coming toward unless the other official clearly sees something occur firstDon’t argue if partner sees something occur first – trust your partner!
38 NEED HELP!!!!! If you don’t see it, ask your partner It is now his callIf your partner comes to youChange your callDon’t argue
39 LAST SECOND SHOTSAlways the trail’s call unless you have time to discuss itWith 5 or less seconds:L - has front court and 3 pt attemptT - has back court and shot
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