Ontario Association of Basketball Officials
The name of this organization shall be the ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF BASKETBALL OFFICIALS, hereinafter referred to as the OABO.
The OABO shall also fill the role as the Provincial (State) Board of the INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF APPROVED BASKETBALL OFFICIALS, hereinafter referred to as IAABO PROVINCIAL BOARD 102.
The OABO will be affiliated with the Ontario Basketball Association (OBA), the Canadian Association of Basketball Officials (CABO), and the International Association of Basketball Officials (IAABO).
To organize, unite, and educate all basketball officials in the Province of Ontario. Canada.
To act as the official spokesman for basketball officials within the province on any and all provincial matters pertaining to basketball officiating.
To promote a standard interpretation of the rules and utilization of mechanics by means of clinics, published information, audiovisual aids, and the interchange of officials.
To ensure that members are free from discrimination, interference, restriction, coercion, harassment, intimidation or disciplinary action exercised or practiced by a member or Local Board, by reason of race, colour, age, national or ethnic origin, political or religious affiliation, handicap, sex or sexual orientation.
To work with organizations such as;
Ontario Universities Athletics (OUA);
Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA);
International Association of Approved Basketball Officials (IAABO);and
Canadian Association of Basketball Officials (CABO) and others to promote and develop the game of basketball