Local Dues for Members
Local dues for returning members (must have been a member of LBOC in 2023-2024) for the 2024-2025 season are $60 until June 30th, starting July 1st dues become $90. You can pay your local dues online (button below). We are NOT taking dues at meetings anymore, MUST pay online.
If you are a reinstatement (rejoining LBOC, NOT a member the previous season), or dual member, your local dues will be $65 until June 30th, starting July 1st dues become $90. If you are transferring from another chapter your dues will be $65. To pay and fill out an application for reinstatement, dual, or transfer officials please go to the NEW OFFICIALS page by clicking the "reinstatement, dual, transfer" button below.
State Dues for Members
State dues for returning members for the 2023-2024 season are $60 until June 30th, starting July 1st dues become $90. You must pay state dues online at THSBOA/Arbiter by clicking below. Works best to use a desktop computer, not a phone or tablet.
All members must take and pass a rules and mechanics test with a 70 or better BEFORE you can officiate games. To officiate varsity games you must pass the rules, 2-person, and 3-person mechanics tests with an 80 or better. To officiate playoffs you must pass the rules, 2-person, and 3-person mechanics tests with a 90 or better. To officiate regional or state games you must pass the rules, 2-person, and 3-person mechanics with a 90 or better.
You are expected to attend 80% of meetings and a rules clinic (mandatory). If you cannot attend a meeting in person, meetings will be available to view online. The maximum number of virtual meetings for attendance purposes will be capped at three (3) meetings, the remaining meeting requirements must be met in person. You will also be allowed one (1) meeting excuse for the season. You will have 5 days to view the meetings or send an excuse in to receive meeting credit.
ALL shirts will be BLACK and WHITE NO PANEL. Shirts CANNOT have patches, they must be sublimated with a flag and THSBOA logo. If you are wearing a jacket for pregame, the crew must MATCH.
For 2023-20234 season you will receive 3 books (rules, case book and officials manual). You will receive your books at a meeting after you pay your dues. All past books can be found online.
Icons on Arbiter
There a 2 place you can find the icons on Arbiter, either under your picture on your Lubbock basketball Arbiter profile or on the eligibility dashboard.
If you have paid STATE dues, you will see a PAID stamp.
If you have paid LOCAL dues, you will see a green dollar sign.
If you have attended the rules clinic, you will see a ball and a rim.
If you have met the tests requirements, you will see a pencil.
If you you are varsity eligible, you will see a "V".
(Other icons might go away and be replaced with a "V")
If you are play-off eligible you will see a black & white ref.
Some icons are controlled by THSBOA.
If you see a yellow or green passed, a green check mark, they are controlled by THSBOA.
The green passed means you passed the rules test with a 70 or better.
The yellow passed means you passed the rules and 3-person test with a 90 or better.
The green check mark means you passed a background check.