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Covid-19 Announcement

The CIF and the Sac-Joaquin Section announced registration for ALL NCOA South Sports Groups is now open for the 2020-2021 upcoming scholastic year. The NCOA South is moving forward with the basketball season following all local and state guidelines for safe return to play. Read more

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Why become a basketball official? Excitement.

Basketball officiating is a great way to stay active and close to the game you love. For most basketball officials, officiating is a year-round avocation that gives opportunity for personal growth and development, as well as the ability to make some extra money.

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Recruit, train, and retain. Our mission.

The NCOA South basketball officials association actively recruits and trains basketball officials for high school level contests in the greater CIF Sac-Juaquin section. Serviced areas include Modesto, Stockton, Tracy and the foothills. Our job is to train and certify officials through online and in-person trainings and to promote officiating growth and improvement in its members.

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Pre-season meetings. Prepared for anything.

If you want to referee during the upcoming high school basketball season, you will want to attend our fall meetings. New referees are welcome to join us at the meetings.

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