The role of the basketball referee is exactly this – to ensure the game is played safely and fairly

The referee enforces the rules of the game and in a game will make hundreds of decisions – determining when a violation or foul occurs and then stopping the game to issue the correct penalty

Become a Referee

Find out more about how to become a referee and our Green Shirt Program.

Referee Courses

Check out the upcoming Referee Courses and find out about Basketball's referee accreditation.

Elite Referees

Find out more about our elite referees and Basketball SA's current Referee Development Programs, which offer aspiring referees a choice of pathways depending on their individual goals and requirements.