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2021 - 2022 Meeting dates


2021-2022 Meeting dates: 

Interpretation Meetings: To be held in person.

Sunday October 31st: Woburn High School: 10 a.m.

Sunday November 7th: Archbishop Williams HS (Braintree) 10 a.m.

Regular Meetings:

Sunday December 5th:  Archbishop Williams HS (Braintree) 10 a.m.

Sunday January 9th:      Woburn High School: 10 a.m.

Sunday February 6th:     Archbishop Williams HS (Braintree) 10 a.m.

Sunday March 27th:       Annual Bruch: Mosely's on The Charles (Dedham) 10 a.m.

Please note that food or beverages other than water will not be allowed inside neither Woburn HS nor Archbishop Williams.

(All Questions are based on the
AABO Crew of 2 Officials Manual)
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Dues for this coming season will remain at $95 and can be paid the following ways:

1) By using the Zelle feature through the Bank of America app using email:      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2) By logging onto the Board 27 website, www.iaabo27.org, and using the        PayPal feature under the Dues tab

3) Mail a check to: IAABO Board 27
                              P. O. Box 52140
                              Boston, MA 02205
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The Executive Board 

 Special Olympics of North America

Board 27 Members

The Special Olympics of North America is planning a recruitment process for the 2022 USA Games. The USA Games takes place every four years and in 2022 it will take place at the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando Florida.  The Games Organizing Committee is currently accepting applications for officials. If you would like to apply or you know someone in your organization, board, group that would be a good candidate please forward this link over to them. 


Dunn - Olsen Golf Tournament

In 21 years, the Dunn-Olsen golf tournament
has donated over $80,000 to officials vs cancer,
high school scholarships and officials attending 
IAABO schools.

 Left to right...Fran Connolly, John True, Guest and Rich Antonelli



Left to right...Tim O'Brien Rich Antonelli, Paul Niles, Gerry Robillard 
and Gary Pucino



Frank Beebe

Frank beebe received the Sherm Kenney Award at the
Boston Garden. also in photo are Tom Deneen and Dave Powell



 50 Year Members of IAABO



Jack Doyle

Tom Clews

Bob Madigan

Steve Cronin

Ken Foscaldo

Mike Goldman

Board 130 Summer Referee Clinic

Board 130 is hosting a summer referee clinic that will be taking place on Wednesday, June 16thand 23rd in Wakefield at  JJ Rounds Courts , opposite 709 Main Street in Wakefield. Games will run on two courts concurrently from 4:45 to 9:45 (times are approximate). Classroom instruction will not be given this year, however,  there will be Mentors on hand to address questions and provide feedback. 

This year, both nights will focus on 3 Person Mechanics. The camp will feature varsity level programs from around the area and there will be veteran officials there to mentor as well as area game assignors who will be looking for potential prospects to add to their staff. This is an excellent opportunity for newer officials to gain experience and get exposure.

Please go on line if you wish to attend as a Mentor (advanced officials that are teaching) or Mentee (officials that can still learn) by going to this online form Wakefield Clinic Registration Form  and indicating the Night(s) and Time(s) you will be attending 

New Candidate Information:

New Candidate classes are no longer being offered in person.

Please go to www.iaabou.org to access information on the classes and to enroll.

You will find all information necessary to access the course and upon registration, you will receive by mail an IAABO handbook, which includes the NFHS rules book, case book, and IAABO official’s manual.

You will have 5 months to complete the course and successfully pass the 50 question IAABO candidate exam. A full, detailed description of the course, its structure, and test requirements is available on the first page of the IAABO University site you will access via the provided link.  Details on whom to contact if you have technical questions are also provided on that page.  If you have any questions about course content or rules, please contact Rich Antonelli, Interpreter, IAABO Board No. 27, Boston, Massachusetts @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can go through the material at your own pace when you have time.  You will be fully supported with a mentor that will answer questions you may have as you go through the course.

The course is comprised of 8 lessons and a student guide and the course is straightforward and easy to follow.  You review a lesson and take the quiz in the student guide after each lesson.  Once you are comfortable with that lesson you move on the next lesson until you complete the course.  

The course costs $50.  Once you have paid, you may access the course immediately with the Username and Password that you establish during registration.  Remember you will have unlimited support from your specified mentor throughout the course. 

In addition, there will be additional dues to be paid once you pass and are admitted to Board 27.

Passing the written certification exam is the first of two steps needed to become a registered member of IAABO, Inc.  Upon passing the written exam, you will be contacted to complete your training and prepare you for a floor examination.  Upon passing the floor exam, you will be granted membership into IAABO, Inc.  and Board 27.

Secretary/Treasure President

Steven Shorter

Richard Antonelli

James Grady

Assistant Secretary/Treasure
Chris Devlin

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