CBOA Uniform Policy

All officials working games assigned by the CBOA are required to adhere to the uniform policy

UntitledWhat is the required uniform?

  • Approved ABOA Officials Jersey
  • Black Dress Slacks (Sansabelt preferred) & Black Dress Belt (if nec.)
  • Black Court Shoes (at least 80% black with black soles)
  • Black Fox 40 Classic Whistle (with neck or “smitty” lanyard)Untitled

What is NOT allowed?

  • Shorts (except in designated games from April to August)
  • Referee shirts from other sports (e.g. football, hockey)
  • Referee shirts that have collars
  • Jeans, cargo pants, or casual slacks (even if black)
  • Sweatpants, athletic pants, yoga pants or similar attire
  • Visible Jewelry of any kind (plain wedding bands permitted)
  • Hats of any kind (except for mandatory religious headgear)


Where can I purchase referee gear?

Pro Image (or email Joanna Wiegers for info)

Team Skyline (6120 2nd Street SE in Calgary)

Honig’s Canada

The Officials Choice (U.S.)

Ump Attire (U.S.)