Steps for New Officials

REFEREE  |  STEPS FOR NEW OFFICIALS
REFEREE REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED
If interested please join the referee mailing list and fill out the form HERE.
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: ONLINE REGISTRATION - ARBITER
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 2: SUBMIT CONTRACTS & FORMS
*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 3: PAYMENT, FINGERPRINT, & 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.

  • Get fingerprinted.  New officials over 18 are required to be fingerprinted.  Officials that are not fingerprinted will not be assigned games to officiate.

  • 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.
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