Referees from Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Estonia used the recent Nordic Championship for U16 and U18 Men and Women as an opportunity to develop their three-person officiating skills.
There was positive feedback following the inaugural FIBA Europe Table Officials Workshop in Dublin Basketball Arena recently, in which FIBA Europe was represented by Mark Patton.
FIBA Europe was on hand from 17th-19th April to assist at the Basketball England Officiating Masterclass in Sheffield, which brought together all FIBA referees from England, Scotland and Wales.
The FIBA Europe Referee Department launched its rolling programme of Clinics for Potential National Referees in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina over the Easter period of 1-6 April.
FIBA Europe was recently represented by referee consultant Alan Richardson of England at a Polish referee refresher clinic in Spala.
The first group of Instructors and Potential Referees have just headed home after an intensive three days in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria.
Under the watchful eye of FIBA Europe Referee Co-ordinator Miguel Betancor and his team, which this year includes NBA Referee Operations Director of Development Ronnie Nunn and former NBA referee Tommy Nunez, all the participants of the Clinic For National Instructors and Potential Referees have attended lectures and meetings designed to raise the level of officiating and teaching in Europe.