PRORULES – An Approved Certifying Referee Training Program

Beginning Thursday April 01, 2010 Intermediate School 8 ( I.S. 8 ) located at 108 -35 167th  Street Jamaica, New York 11433 shall be the official New York location for the 2010 Spring/Summer Pro Rules Referee Training and Development class. 

Aspiring basketball officials of all levels are encouraged to participate. Do not deceive yourself. If your goal is to improve your performance and to better position yourself in becoming a viable candidate for privileged levels of basketball, starting at High School, Superior Adult Leagues, College, Semi Pro or the NBA, it is imperative that you prepare by developing and training on a higher level that this training provides. The ProRules Referee Training & Development Program assists and directs all Officials toward their goal by utilizing enhanced fundamental techniques. If you are energetic, enthusiastic, and passionate and possess an open ear, heart and mind to constructive criticism, we encourage and invite you to come and participate. Give yourself the opportunity to improve and to develop your skills and abilities while training with other officials in a professional environment.

The class cost is $200.00 for first time officials participating in the program. Returning intermediate officials with 1 to 4 year program participation is $175.00. All veteran officials with a minimum of 5 years of program participation the class cost is $150.00.

Note: If you are participating/registering for the Spring/Summer 2010 session and did not participate/register for the 2009 Fall/Winter session, your participation eligibility shall only be for the Spring/Summer 2010 activity period. We encourage all participants to register for the Fall/Winter session to receive a complete/full year of participation eligibility. 

The class shall consist of seven weekly sessions. Books, materials and ProRules Referee affiliation is included in the cost. At the conclusion of the class training session, each official who satisfactory completes the required standards (testing, class participation) becomes eligible for the following.

Officiating in local & national ProRules affiliated venues.  

  1. Referral to select college conferences and professional leagues identification, introduction, instructional invitational, tryout and selection camps.

Full payment is due the first day of class. No books or materials shall be distributed until full payment has been made. (NO EXCEPTIONS!) (THIS MEANS YOU!)

 Make the full payment of $200.00 for first time participating officials. Returning intermediate officials $175.00 (1-4) years of program participation. All veteran officials with a minimum of (5) years of program participation $150.00. Cash or money order only, payable to:  Terry Gilbert


 The following format is the schedule for the (Queens location) Intermediate School # 8 (IS 8).

Pre registration is imperative, occupancy is limited. 

The class training session begins Thursday April 01, 2010 

It continues with the following schedule:           All Dates are Thursday

April 08,       7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

April 15,      7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

April 22,       7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

April 29,      7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

May 06,        7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

May 13,       7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

For all questions and additional information, please contact:

Terry Gilbert at or (917) 449-2114.

We look forward to your attendance, in helping to make a positive impact on the game of basketball.

Bringing Refereeing Uniformity To The Community


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