Does the official have good knowledge of the rules?
Presence and Demeanour – appearance? Fitness level? Ability to run court? Calm and controlled demeanour throughout? Strong whistle? Proper mechanics and signals?
Dead ball efficiency- is the official efficient during dead ball periods? During the foul call process, does official tell the story at point of foul? Does official have efficient pace through the foul administrative process?
Call Quality– is the call worthy of a foul- does the official have patience to see the play start/develop/finish when making decisions- does official consider advantage/disadvantage- no phantom calls- consistency at both ends?
Does official use “freedom of movement” philosophy in decision making? Rhythm/Speed/Balance/Quickness (RSBQ)
Game Control– does the official control players and benches? Game clock? Shot clock? Minor officials’ table?
Does the crew show the correct initial positioning?
Does the Lead get to the baseline early to accept play?
Does the Trail follow the play up court 6’- 8’ behind play looking for spaces between players? Does the Trail move according to needs of each play? Does the new Trail, after a score, stay on end line until ball comes in the court?
Does each official take care of their own primary, whether on ball or off ball? Are calls coming from the official that has OA(open angle)
Do the officials use preventative officiating skills-Voice tone must be effective?
Does the official use the cross step?
Does the official understand the new travel rule?
Does the official demonstrate proper positioning during press coverage?
Does the official show leadership\communication skills on the court?
Does the official call the wrecks and the block/charge correctly?
Does the crew work together consistently?
Does the game have a happy ending?