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2021 Summer training camps
The NCOA South is please to announce summer training camps to help all officials improve their abilities and prepare for the upcoming season. Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned official, these training opportunities are valuable in getting hands-on experience and critical feedback to take your game to the next level. Note, you will need to be logged in to view and sign up. If you do not have an account, click here to register first.
Schedule of meetings for 2021-2022
Meetings are TBA - Check back for details

New and returning officials are invited to our pre-season meetings. Get your hours for certification and to start officiating for the NCOA South!

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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