Thanks for participating in Officials vs. Cancer Week!

Pink whistles and lanyards were everywhere Jan. 22-28, a powerful demonstration of our unity in this fight.
Donations to the American Cancer Society are still being accepted through February, so please
visit our team page
to support the cause and track our progress. Every bit helps!

Meetings for 2017-18 season

  • Mandatory rules clinic: Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 7 p.m., Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield, Mass.
  • Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, 10 a.m., Central HS, Springfield — Main Cafeteria (enter through “Theater & Natatorium” doors closest to tennis courts; end of hall, turn right)
  • Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 10 a.m., Central HS — Main Cafeteria
  • Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, 10 a.m., Central HS — Main Cafeteria
  • Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, 10 a.m., Central HS — Main Cafeteria
  • Banquet: April 6, 2018, 6 p.m.; Munich Haus, Chicopee

A reminder email with these dates and other pertinent details will be sent from this website, so please ensure this site has your current email address. Contact Sec./Treas. Jeff Rivet (413-575-2006) for website access and other questions.


  • MIAA Registration and Background Checks are due before the 2017-2018 season!
    Please see Board News or simply click here to get started.



  • 2017 Massachusetts IAABO clinic dates posted.
    Click here for locations and times.


  • Board 31 member Anthony “Tony” Dulude selected first MIAA Boys Basketball Official of the Year.
    Please click the “Board News” link above for the related article.


 2016-17 Board 31 Award Winners

James Yvon Award (program sportsmanship)

Central High School


Michael Deary Boys Scholarship

Nick Santos, Minnechaug Regional High School


Daniel A. Burke Girls Scholarship

Madison Gerry, Monson High School


Walter Hickson Award (service to the board)

Thomas “Zupo” Zukowski


       Robert D’Agostino Award (excellence in officiating)

           Brian Page

— See story on the Board News tab.

The annual Board 31 banquet, under the direction of chair Odete Tome-Wells, was again a resounding success. Click the Board News tab above for an associated story.


The president of Board 31 is Brian Page. He can be reached at (413) 583-5130 or
The Secretary/Treasurer of Board 31 is Jeff Rivet. He can be reached at (413) 575-2006 or
The Rules Interpreter for Board 31 is Chuck Elias. He can be reached at (413) 210-3827 or
The PVIAC Basketball Commissioner for Hampden County is Bob Martin. He can be reached at 413-626-2666 or
IAABO’s official apparel provider is Smitty Officials’ Apparel.
Our local provider of general officiating supplies is Whip’s Sporting Goods, 509 Page Blvd., Springfield. They can be reached at 413-739-0069 or