How To Get Involved?

Gold Coast Basketball, working in conjunction with Basketball Qld and Basketball Australia has various pathways in place to allow you to further advance your officiating at Local, State and National level.

For more information on becoming a referee, contact


How To Obtain A Blue Card?

Gold Coast Basketball can assist you in obtaining a Blue Card.

Contact Dillan Vella (Office Administrator):


Game Nights To Referee


  • Men’s Seniors @ GC Leisure Centre, Carrara: 6pm – 10pm
  • Men’s Seniors @ Tallebudgera Rec Centre: 6pm -10pm


  • GC Leisure Centre, Carrara: 6pm – 10pm
  • Men & Women’s Seniors


  • GC Leisure Centre, Carrara: 6pm – 10pm
  • Juniors – Under 13’s, 15’s, 17’s
  • Men & Women’s Premier League

Thursday Seniors: 

  • Mens’s Seniors @ GC Leisure Centre, Carrara: 6pm – 10pm
  • Women’s Seniors @ Tallebudgera Rec Centre: 6pm -10pm


  • GC Leisure Centre, Carrara: 4.30pm – 10.30pm
  • Juniors – Under 13’s, 15’s, 17’s


  • GC Leisure Centre, Carrara: 9am – 12pm
  • Juniors – Under 9’s, 11’s
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Referee Workshops


  • Friday from 4pm-5pm – New Junior Referees
  • Monthly Development to Advanced Referee workshops to be advised – Contact for details

What you will learn: 

  • Rules & Regulations
  • Mechanics (where to stand on the court during the game)
  • Technical Skills (clocks, signalling)
  • Communication (player, coach, ref partner)

Cost: Free

Interested in Becoming a Referee?


Referee Course

Shortly we will be introducing our Online Referee Course designed to deliver the theory component required to be a basketball referee.

Once completed you will receive your Theory Certification. This will need to be presented to a recognised representative (Referee Coordinator or Manager) at one of Basketball Queensland’s affiliated associations.

You will then commence your assessment, as well as on court training sessions and workshops to further develop your referee skillset. 

To complete your Online Theory Course

  1. Click on the button below to complete the Theoretical component of the course. 
  2. Once you have completed you will receive your Theoretical Certificate
  3. Email the Gold Coast Basketball Referee Manager – Gavin Sconce to complete your Practical Assessment
  4. Your practical assessment will be completed over 4 weeks on court and in workshops

Cost: Free


Gold Coast Basketball Association was started in 1959. Our goal is to be a progressive sporting organisation that enhances opportunities for all members of the community to participate in basketball in a family friendly environment.