Basketball officiating referee camp

A Basketball Officiating
Training and Observational Camp

The most in-depth, hands-on, comprehensive 3-person basketball officiating camp on the west coast.
Presented by Man-Son Sports as a Learning Camp!
Celebrating our 27th year!
Space still available!

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Central California Basketball Officiating Camp!

This referee camp is for any official, regardless of experience, who wants to sharpen his or her basketball officiating skills.  You'll get critique and advice from impartial experts who can help guide you to the next level.  You will learn game control, preventive officiating, how to work as a cohesive crew, partner communication, individual problem-solving and 3-man mechanics; you will work exclusively 3-person games. Immediately following each of your games, you'll be accompanied by your evaluator for a video critique of your floor work.  Plus, participate in a panel discussion involving all aspects of the officiating experience.   Ask questions!  Hear war stories!  Make new friends!  Be seen! Experience a positive, friendly, supportive atmosphere with officials from all over the country!

Jerry Scott
Camp Director

Jerry officiated basketball for 37 years.  Until his recent retirement from officiating, he worked D-I for 29 years in the Big West, 14 years in the WCC, 17 years in the Pac 10, and 6 years with the WAC.  He officiated the NAIA D-I Nationals, CCAA D-II Conference and Western Regional Championships, Big West and WCC Conference Tournaments, and the NIT Post Season Tournament.    He began his career with the Kern County Officials Association where he served as Instructional Chairman for 5 years. In addition, he served on Bob Herrold's Officials Camps for 12 years. Jerry, along with several of the counselors for the Central California Basketball Officiating Camp, have received training at the Big West/Pac 10/West Coast Official's Training Camp Directed by Ed Rush (former NBA Referee), Bill McCabe (former Coordinator of Officials for Big West & Pac 10) and David Libbey (former Coordinator of Officials for West Coast Conference).  Jerry is now a game grader for the Pac 12 and the WCC.

Be Seen!

Observers and Speakers:
Rob Barnes Head men's BB coach, CSU, Bakersfield
David Dangelis Coordinator of Officials GSAIC/SIAC and assignor for Western States Conference women.
Milt Stowe
Assignor, CVCs (observing)

Greg McCall Women's head coach CSUB
Aaron Woliczko
Asst. Commissioner of the WCC
Willis McJunkin Coordinator of Officials CCAA Men Div II.

Food is included in the cost of the camp!

Camp Counselors Bruce Hicks (L) and
Anthony Crozier observing game action

  We have to say Thank You to Boyd's Catering for the excellent food all weekend!

You Will Receive:
  • Digital video recording (video file) of games worked w/ audio comment
  • Camp T-Shirt
  • Complimentary massage
  • All Meals!
  • A Great Officiating Experience!!
Camp counselor going over digital video recordings of game just concluded with attendees.   Each camp attendee receives this kind of personalized attention.  Video is narrated during game-in-progress by observing counselor for you to review at home.  You will learn a great deal at these sessions.
Camp Counselors officials

Chris Orr,
D-II official
Victor Briscoe, D-II official
Terry Minoy D-II official
Chris Ruiz D-II official
Tony Collazo D-I official
Stan Gaxiola NAIA small college

Watch for changes in the line-up of excellent counselors!
What To Bring:
  • Black Shoes, black socks,  V-neck Officials Shirt & Long Black pants. NO shorts.
  • A Conditioned Body
  • A Great Attitude
  • Personal Items as needed.
Saturday panel discussion.  You'll be exposed to new basketball officiating concepts and philosophies. A JC coach offers his view on officiating from a coach's perspective.  Ask any question!

Camp attendee Bryce Melancon sprints to cover a change of possession. Bryce got his first camp and college career start at the Central California Official's Camp and now works GSAC, SCIAC, Central Valley Conference, Western States, and the Women's Mountain West.

Camp counselor Bob Williams takes "hands on" literally; his famous instructional methods include physically moving campers to various proper positions and viewing angles as game action changes.  You will learn a great deal from Bob!  His positive reinforcement and personal attention is valued by all who receive his undivided attention.

Veteran D-1 official and 2006 Camp Counselor Jim Stupin (center) observing the action and chewing the fat with camp attendees. He has 32 years experience at the D-1 men's level and officiated the 1992 National Championship Game.


Past camp counselor Eric Morales offers critique during a timeout.

  Hurry!  Space is limited! Camp fee is $350.00 and includes all meals

The Women's Camp
June 16 - 18, 2017

The High Potential Camp (women mechanics) will take place June 16-18, 2017 at CSU, Bakersfield. Same format as men’s camp (video, five meals, camp shirt). There will be assignors and supervisors on-site. Keynote speaker Greg McCall (Head women’s Coach for CSU, Bakersfield) along with other speakers from various JC Conferences. Camp fee $250.00. Check payable to Man-son Sports. Camp limited to 27 campers.


Jerry E. Scott
5821 Greenhorn Mtn. Ct.
Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 664-7503 home
(661) 817-3139 cell

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Space Still Available

Men's Game camp
June 10-12, 2017


Women's Game camp
June 16-18, 2017

Photos by Phil Hawkins Photography


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