2023-24 Meeting Dates

~ Held at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield ~

Mandatory Rules Clinic | Wednesday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

If you cannot attend our clinic, a full listing of approved Massachuetts interpretation clinics can be found here.

Regular-season meetings

Sunday December 3rd-  Meeting link

Sunday December 10th

Sunday January 7th

Sunday February 4th

All meetings will begin at 10 a.m. The meetings on December 10th and February 4th will be held at the Basketball Hall of Fame. The meetings on December 3rd and January 7th will be conducted over Zoom. A meeting invite will be disseminated to the membership for those meetings.


The 2023 Refresher Exam can be found here.

The password to take the exam is Naismith

When you access the link you will be prompted to enter your name and email address. You cannot save your progress and must complete the exam in one session.

Please complete by Wednesday, Nov. 29.


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 Odete Wells. She can be reached at (413) 210-5976 or odetewells@gmail.com
The Secretary/Treasurer of Board 31 is Jeff Rivet. He can be reached at (413) 575-2006 or jeffreyjrivet@hotmail.com
The Rules Interpreter for Board 31 is Chuck Elias. He can be reached at (413) 210-3827 or chuckelias@comcast.net
The PVIAC Basketball Commissioner for Hampden County is Bob Martin. He can be reached at 413-626-2666 or bmartin9424@gmail.com
IAABO’s official apparel provider is Smitty Officials’ Apparel. For referee shirts, pants, and shoes visit www.allsportseast.com
Our local provider of general officiating whistles and landyards is Whip’s Sporting Goods, 509 Page Blvd., Springfield. They can be reached at 413-739-0069 or whipssports.com