Welcome to Board 26

The Central Massachusetts Board of Officials (IAABO 26) was organized in the season of 1938-39. The board was to operate under the Constitution and By-Laws of the IAABO and main responsibilities is to:

  • officiate in the manner prescribed by the Official Basketball rules and manual of officiating.
  • promote the welfare of the game of basketball, its players and officials.
  • obtain and circulate uniform interpretation of the rules of basketball throughout the district.
  • establish and uphold a minimum and equitable fee for services rendered in basketball contests.
  • enlist the cooperation of managers, coaches and promoters of the game.
  • have available an adequate number of thoroughly trained and capable officials.


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