Eastern Maine Board #111 of IAABO Certified Basketball Officials is seeking individuals in the eastern Maine area who are interested in becoming certified basketball officials. The first class will be on Sunday, September 30, at Reed’s Brook Middle School in Hampden, for those in the eastern Maine area that want to become certified, then the regional classes will be announced with dates and times. Classes will be offered in Hampden, Corinna, East Millinocket, Ellsworth, and Rockland/Thomaston if there is enough interest in each area.

The class involves 16 to 20 hours of classroom work on the rules, and a written rules test, then participants have two sessions of floor work culminating in a floor test of officiating an actual game. There is a course fee of $110, which includes rulebooks, class materials and all testing.

Contact Dave Ames — damesref@tidewater.net or 789-5118 — for details about the September 30 session and to request an information sheet and application.