National Official Certification Program (NOCP)

The National Officials Certification Program is a cooperative effort between Canada Basketball and the Canadian Association of Basketball Officials. The program consists of 5 levels, 3 of which are administered by the Provincial Association, 1 by CABO and 1 by FIBA. The essence of the program is contained in the core outcomes of Rule Knowledge, Floor Mechanics, Game Management and Court Presence.


Game Plan


All SJABO officials are encouraged to create a Game Plan login on the Canada Basketball Game Plan site as soon as possible.

How to Create a Game Plan Account 

How to Access the FIBA Practice Exam 

Login To Game Plan 



National Rules Exam

The 2019 FIBA Rules Exam will be available for all officials to take starting on Wednesday, October 15th at 12pm (EST) and will close on Monday, December 16th at 11:59pm (EST).

- Prospect/NOCP 1 FIBA Exam consists of 30 questions

- NOCP 2, 3, 4 & 5 FIBA Exam consists of 50 questions

- All questions are either “Yes” or “No”

- You have 2 hours to complete the exam

- The exam is open-book

All officials should have received an email with additional instructions from the CBOC. You can also find details one the Member's Page .

NABO/NOCP Ratings Merger

The June 2019 NABO Bulletin has some important information regarding the merger of NABO and NOCP Ratings for officials. Evaluations and merger of NABO/NOCP levels are the responsibility of NABO. Please refer any questions about the merger to the NABO executive. Contact info can be found on the NABO website www.nabo.ca.