Peabody,  September 28 2018

Basketball officiating course begins Oct. 1 in N. Andover

Board 130 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials (IAABO) will be offering a course for anyone interested in becoming a certified basketball official. Classes will be held at North Andover High School. Classes will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. from Oct. 1-Nov. 5. The class will be taught by Board 130 and state rules interpreter Bill Boutilier.

On Monday, Nov. 5, the IAABO exam for new officials will be administered at Salem High School. All residents of Essex County age 18 and older are eligible to take the course and exam.

The cost is $175, which covers the classes, exam, rule book and all study materials. You can register online at For more information, please contact Boutilier at 978-682-9959 or Dan Bryant at

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