1st DBO Retreat
1st Annual DBO Executive Board Retreat in Lancaster, PA

Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery

NCAA Rules 2012
NCAA Basketball Rules 2012


Welcome Administrators, Coaches, Players, Fellow Basketball Officials and Fans!

We are pleased that you have decided to visit the Deaf Basketball Officials website. It has been our pleasure to serve both the Deaf and Hearing Communities at basketball games/tournaments all over the United States of America since 2007.

If you are interested in becoming a basketball official, please go to contact us page and send email to one of the DBO Board Members. Look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you!

#WEREFTOO – An Interview with Robert Saccente Jr.

February 15, 2019

Robert Saccente Jr.
Can't You See?

You can only go as far as your mind takes you, we discussed that. Reffing takes every fiber of your neurons. It's mental in every which way. But imagine if you were disabled?

"To be honest, I never see myself as disability because of deafness. I am normal just like you. I CAN DO ANYTHING – BUT HEAR." – Robert Saccente   Read More

Ronnie Milliorn - He's seen it all and heard none of it by Albuquerque Journal
Posted on July 9, 2014

Chris Miller at Division 1 basketball game
A member of MACBOA, IAABO 134, and International DIBF, Chris Miller refereed the Division I Men in the Ivy and Patriot League at Princeton University on February 27, 2013.