With the high school basketball now officiallymopen for pre-season here is the only rule change for this coming 2012013 season.
The only rule change for the coming IAABO Season is Rule 2.Section 11.Article 12: The official scorer is required to wear a black and white vertically stroped garment.
IN Maine if the scorer is not wearing the required shirt or garment then they are to so NOTHING at the game. They are to report the situation to their Local Board Interpreter or the Basketball Commissioner. They will take care of the situation by contacting the athletic adminsitrater of the home school involved.
COMMENT ON THE 2012-13 RULES CHANGE
THE RULES COMMITTEEE BELIEVES MORE EMPHASIS IS NEEDED TO GIVE THE OFFICIAL SCOREKEEPER VISIBILITY AS PART OF THE OFFICIAITING TEAM. tHIS RULE IDEMTIFIES THE OFFICIAL SCOREKEEPER AS A NUETRAL PARTY AND A TABLE OFFICIAL WHOSE ROLE IS IMPERATIVEE TO GOOD GAME ADMINISTRATION AND FAIR PLAY, iT ADDS TO THE EASE OF THE PLAYER SUBSTITUTION AND FOR OFFICALS TO REPORT FOULS.