At the 2021 SABO AGM a resolution was put forward and carried to dissolve SABO and join with Basketball Saskatchewan with the creation of the Saskatchewan Basketball Officals Commission (SBOC).

To see more about SBOC and to register as an offical the 2021/2021 season please see here

FIBA Rule Changes 2020

FIBA has adopted rule changes for the 2018 season that are valid as of October 1st, 2020.
See the new rulebook and a summary of the changes in the documents below

FIBA Rule Changes 2020
CBOC Summary of FIBA Rule Changes 2020

2019-2020 CBOC National Points of Emphasis (POE)

The CBOC has released its Points of Emphasis for this season. They can be see here

NOCP Evaluator Training

Dale Reed and Carl Yaworski at NOCP Evaluator Training in Hamilton


The SABO 2019 AGM will take place on Friday March 22nd in Saskatoon at approximately 9:30pm at The Cave (2720 8th St E.) following the conclusion of the HOOPLA games that day.
There are two positions up for election this year; Director of Membership Services and Director of Evaluation and High Performance.

HOOPLA 2019 Officials

Congratulations to those officials selected to go to HOOPLA in Saskatoon this year. To see who's going see our appointments page

2018 Rule Changes

FIBA has adopted several rule changes this year. A summary of changes and new rulebook/interpretations can be found here

SABO Uniform & CABO Jacket Available

At the Canadian Association of Basketball Officials (CABO) AGM in the fall it was decided that the FIBA style shirt is the recommended shirt for all games in Canada. CABO asked the provinces to change to the new shirt by next year. The SABO executive has agreed and the new shirts are available for sale.

To order please contact Brad Smith (North) at or Neil Donnelly (South) at