Arbiter Sports
4703 Brinkley Road
Temple Hills, MD 20748
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Maryland Basketball Officials Association, Inc. (MBOA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1996 as a Federation Association.  We presently have over 200 dedicated, experienced and professional officials who officiate high schools and recreation leagues.

MBOA is certified by the MPSSAA & DCSAA to officiate high school games.  Some of our customers include the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference, Washington Catholic Athletic Conference girls, DCIAA Boys and Girls, and a number of independent and public high schools in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia.

We also officiate the prestigious USJN girls National championships held each July in DC, the Title IX high school girl’s tournament and our officials receive assignments in the MPSSAA & DCSAA championships.


Our service areas include, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Anne Arundel County
  • Calvert County
  • Charles County
  • District of Columbia
  • Howard County
  • Montgomery County
  • Northern Virginia
  • Prince George's County
  • St. Mary's County
Waldorf Holiday Hoops Classic

For a schedule of games and teams please visit


Annually, since 2009, we have hosted a high school tournament during the Christmas Holiday period. Each year we have attracted some of the best Boys and Girls teams from the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Md. metropolitan areas. If you are interested in being invited to participate check our Tournament web site at and select "Contact Us".

The tournament is held at North Point and Westlake High Schools.

We have an outstanding and competitive field of both girls and boys teams competing every year.

    Join Our Team!
Are you interested in becoming a basketball official or joining our Association? MBOA has excellent training programs for all levels of officials.

No problem! We work with you through our training programs and camp to help you progress to the level you desire. We regularly provide feedback from experienced officials.
What's Happening?
Mandatory Membership Meeting
Thursday, September 29, 2016
7:00 PM
Westlake High School Auditorium
Annual Business - This is a required meeting for all members of MBOA
State Interpreter Meeting
Monday, October 10, 2016
7:00 PM
Westlake High School Auditorium
Maryland State Interpreter - Rules Meeting
Mandatory Membership Meeting
Thursday, November 03, 2016
7:00 PM
Northern High School Cafeteria
Association Rules
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 24, 2016

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Waldorf Holiday Hoops Classic
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Starts @ 1:00 PM
North Point/Westlake High Schools
Annual Holiday Hoops Tournament
Waldorf Holiday Hoops Classic
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Starts @ 1:00 PM
North Point/Westlake High Schools
Annual Holiday Hoops Tournament
New Year
Sunday, January 01, 2017

Mandatory Membership Meeting
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
7:00 PM
Clinton American Legion
End of Season