Rules Changes for Previous Years
WCAC & IAC Rules for
Shot Clock, 10-second Backcourt Counts and 5-second Closely Guarded
(Updated for the 2017-18 Season)
Some Key Attributes for Officials by Position
TO BE crew chief or r:
- Is a proficient U-1 and U-2.
- Is a leader of the crew on and off the floor.
- Has high level play-calling skills.
- Has high level partnering skills.
- Has the ability to handle the majority of game scenarios.
- Has interpersonal communication skills with coaches, players, table crew and partners.
- Understands the importance of extending into their secondary area of coverage with accuracy. Understands the ramification of their whistle. Has mastered the “strike right down the middle” concept.
To be U1:
- Proficient has a U-2.
- Effectively the “glue” for a crew through consistency, team work, and communication.
- Makes partners better by carrying a larger portion of the crew’s load than a U-2.
- Capable of handling some plays in secondary area of coverage.
- Ability to recognize and appropriately manage shifts in game conditions. For example, intensity, emotions, decorum, style of play etc.
to be u2:
- Aggressively and accurately rules on Plays in their primary area of responsibility.
- Has mastered basic mechanics including rotations, making position adjustments, having clock awareness skills and game awareness skills.
- Excellent Rules Knowledge coupled with contributions to in game discussions/issues regarding adjudication.