The Fifth District Basketball Officials Association will be offering an OHSAA approved basketball officiating course at the Defiance Area YMCA from 1-5 p.m., each Sunday beginning Oct. 20 and ending Dec. 8.
Adults and any high school student (14 or older) is eligible. A participant 18 years of age and no longer enrolled in high school will attain a Class 2 Permit and will be eligible to officiate all levels of contests through high school JV, while a high school student will attain a Class 3 permit and may officiate only freshman/junior high/middle school games.
The OHSAA certified instructor will be Ned Ewers. Class fees is $110 and registration and payment can be completed online with the OHSAA prior to class. To register and pay, go to http://officials.myohsaa.org/logon. Walk-ins will be welcome at the first session. For more information contact Ewers at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 419-439-6047.