Become an official this season

Now is the time! Classes are enrolling for September and space is limited, so click here for details and reserve your spot in our training program today.


2021 Meeting Dates

~ All meetings held at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield ~

Mandatory Rules Clinic | Wednesday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m.

Regular-season meetings

Sunday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m.

Sunday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m.

Sunday, Jan. 9, 10 a.m.

Sunday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m.

Welcome to the 2020-21 season!

High school basketball in Massachusetts will be played under COVID-19 rules modifications and guidelines, as released by the MIAA.


MIAA Registration and Background Checks are due before the
Please see Board News or click here to get started.


NFHS Concussion Certifications are due before the season!

Follow these step-by-step instructions.


A heartfelt thank you goes out to all who donated and participated in our initiative for the 2020 season. Since 2016, Board 31 members and supporters have donated more than $6,000 to the American Cancer Society, donning pink whistles, lanyards and lapel pins during OvC Week to demonstrate our unity in this fight. Please view our team page to donate and track our progress, or contact Officials vs. Cancer chair Owen Shanahan with questions or feedback.
Your generosity is greatly appreciated!



The president of Board 31 is Brian Connors. He can be reached at (413) 579-4412 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