Board 49 (The Southern Tier Basketball Officials - STBO) is a group of basketball referees who officiate high school basketball games for boys and girls in the Southern Tier of upstate NY. We also referee adult league as well as men's and women's college games in various sections of the Southern Tier of NY. We hope you find this site a useful, convenient and informative resouce.

Interested in becoming a basketball referee? Click Here for more info.

Have a suggestion about infomation or funtions you'd like to see on the site, please send them to Board 49's web keeper Paul Stroud.
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In an effort to provide better service and improved access to Board 49 members, minnutes will be available online. When they become available, minutes will linked to the date to which they apply. Simply go to the 'Meeting Archive' section in the News & Notes area and click a meeting date.


To get the Section IV Misconduct Form, use the 'Forms' button at the top of the page.


For more information about becoming a basketball referee or to get answers to your questions, we encourage you to contact us using our convenient Contact Form.


Looking for tests or information about tests?

Check out the 'Test' link in the top navigation panel.

Carl Gaffney Scholarship

Information about and an application for the Carl Gaffney Scholarship is Available Here!

Video Clips

To see Video Replays please go to www.iaabo.org and click on the ‘Video Play of the Week' icon.