Steps for New Officials

REFEREE  |  STEPS FOR NEW OFFICIALS
If you are new to the SVNJB Referee Association and are interested in becoming a new official, please follow the steps listed below to register.  Officials must complete the registration process first before they can be assigned games.
STEP 1: NJB NATIONAL REGISTRATION & BACKGROUND CHECK
Officials must first register with National and complete their background check.
Please follow the ordered list below to complete this step. 
Arbiter Sports Online Registration
  1. Go to the link below to begin registration with NJB National Office.
    CLICK HERE FOR NJB NATIONAL OFFICE REGISTRATION

  2. Click Next and enter in your personal information to create an account.

  3. Read all of the background consent and select agree to the 1st acknowledgement question to proceed.

  4. Next read the remainder of the background consent section and select yes to the authorization question to proceed.

  5. On the next page, you will be asked who is the assignor for your region.  Enter "Northern California - Reggie Burrell"

  6. Then answer whether you are a student or not and click next to proceed to the next page.

  7. On the next page, answer the questions about experience and whether you have been fingerprinted.  Then click Next to proceed.

  8. Once you have read and answered both questions, select next to move on to the next page.

  9. On the next page, upload a photo of yourself and then click next to proceed to the next page.

  10. Finally on the last page enter your payment information, agree to the terms, then select make payment.
NJB NATIONAL
Arbiter Sports ID#: 

103699

*THIS IS NOT SVNJB
STEP 2: SVNJB REFEREE ONLINE REGISTRATION
Next officials will need to register with SVNJB after they have passed their background check.
Follow the ordered list below to complete the online registration through Arbiter Sports.
Arbiter Sports Online Registration
  1. Click this link to Register & Create an Account with ArbiterSports using ID# 106248


  2. Check your email for confirmation of registration and follow the instructions to log onto the website.  
    Log into your ArbiterSports account using ID# 106248


  3. After you have logged in, complete the Availability section located in the "BLOCKS" tab


  4. After you have completed you availability, exit the "BLOCKS" tab and go to the "PROFILE" tab.


  5. Check the "Ready To Be Assigned" box.


  6. Print out, complete, and submit the W-9 Tax form and SVNJB Referee Contract located below.
Silicon Valley NJB
Arbiter Sports ID#: 

106248

STEP 3: SUBMIT CONTRACTS & FORMS
Print, complete, and submit a W-9 Tax form and SVNJB Referee Contract and Payment Designation Form.
*Note: The above completed forms should be submitted by email, fax or postal mail to:

E M A I L :
referee-doc-submit@siliconvalleynjb.com
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F A X :
408-260-0112
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M A I L :
85 Saratoga Ave, Suite #111
Santa Clara, CA 95051

STEP 4: PAYMENT & REF GEAR
After you have completed the online registration & submitted your paperwork, you should:
  • Proceed to Registration & Pay Process section, to complete the initial referee association payment.

  • Attend an on-court training session.  On-Court training sessions are provided to help officials understand, improve, and acclimate themselves to the NJB rules and culture.  For more information regarding the on-court referee training, click on the Referee Training button below.

  • Buy NJB regulation Referee shirt.  Officials must wear an NJB referee shirt when officiating games.  *The Elite Referee shirt is only for the officials given an Elite rating.  Shirts will be available at the Referee clinic or you can order online by clicking the Referee Gear button below.
SILICON VALLEY NATIONAL JUNIOR BASKETBALL REFEREE ASSOCIATION
FORMS, DOCS, & ARBITER


ARBITER SPORTS FOR SVNJB

SVNJB ARBITER ID #:  106248
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