How To Become a Basketball Official:

    OSSAA - How to become an Official


1.) Register with the OSSAA - $62 Enrollment Fee (yearly) - $32 if rookie (1st year only)

2.) Register with a local association - TMOA Meetings start Wednesday, Oct 6th at Bishop Kelley HS 6pm

3.) Attend 3 local meetings (yearly)

4.) Attend a State Rules Meeting (or watch it online)  - All online this year due to Covid (Yearly)

5.) Take and Pass Part I of the NFHS Basketball Test - 75% minimum to pass (Yearly)

To work the playoffs you must also: 

6.) Take and Pass the Concussion Certification class online at (Yearly)

               OSSAA Concussion Guidelines

7.) Take and Pass the Heat Illness Certification class online at (1 time in your career) 

8.) Take the Implicit Bias Course class online at (1 time in your career)

9.) Take and Pass Part II of the NFHS Basketball Test - 75% minimum to pass (Yearly)

10.) Set up account at RefPay


If you want to have an opportunity to be assigned games by the TMOA, you will need to download the availability sheet below (2021-2022 available now), fill it out and get it to Johnny Johnson.






Useful Websites:

OSSAA Website


Cox HS Hub


Referee's Call

Purchase Officials Supply

Ref Shop



Tulsa Metro Officials Association