East Coast Basketball Officials Association

The Basketball Official's Association for Palm Beach County

The ECBOA is dedicated to provide quality officiating for high school basketball games in Palm Beach County and throughout the State of Florida in such a way that enforces the rules in a fair and impartial manner while upholding the integrity of the game.

Are You Ready to Get Going?


Hopefully, season will be upon us soon and so,

ECBOA has begun hosting meetings and trainings.


Get your zoom account ready.  Invites for the September 23rd meeting will be sent out

soon.  If you are new fill out the form on this page so that we can make sure you receive the invite.


Registration will begin October 1.


Safety Information


The FHSAA has released general and specific guidelines on how basketball contests will be handled when games start in the winter.


Check out these two documents for more information


Document 1    Document 2

ECBOA 2020 Party

Thanks to Bob Burns for Photos

President's Communications

September 2020


Dear Fellow Official,


Here is an update on ECBOA happenings and events:


We will hold our first General Meeting on Wednesday September 9th at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.   We will send each official a link to the call utilizing the email addresses in Arbiter.  During the meeting we will answer as many questions as we can relating to the timing and length of the upcoming basketball season.  We have been in contact with FHSAA representatives regarding basketball; however, it remains a very fluid situation given continued uncertainties with the virus and its impact on resuming brick and mortar schooling and sporting events.


During our General Meeting we will be taking nominations for our Recommendation Committee, which is the committee that puts the crew lists together for Regional games.  After nominations are closed a week later, we will elect two (2) members to this committee at a later date via electronic voting.


The Board has voted to reduce our annual dues to $40 ($10 reduction) for the coming season.  Registration with ECBOA will be open October 1st.   Registration for the FHSAA is open and their deadline is November 9th; however, you must be registered to take the test, which opens on October 12th.


The Board is planning to hold a second Social Justice roundtable call via Zoom.  The first roundtable was very successful and well attended.  Once a date and time is selected we will send out a notice.


 Thanks and looking forward to our first General Meeting on the 9th.


Joe Erwin