Referee signalling a call

3x3 offers great opportunities to both aspiring and experienced referees. The diverse competition network brings many chances to develop the 3x3-game specific skills each season, supported by a systematic clinic and referee development program.

3x3 refereeing program is also designed to support the dual career path of officiating both 3x3 and basketball. There is also no upper age limit.

Two referees with the ball

Host a 3x3 Officiating Clinic

1-2 day clinic for national 3x3 referees with class room sessions & coaching during game officiating.

No tests, no evaluation, no licensing

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3x3 - Referees levels comparation table

  • Senior
  • International
  • Licensed
  • National

Senior referees

  • Exceptional on-the-court experience and leadership in 3x3 officiating
  • Nominations to Official competitions in the top of pro-circuit and national team events
  • Lecturing and training other 3x3 referees

International Referee

  • Very experienced in 3x3
  • Nominations for every level of official competitions
  • Broad range of opportunities across the whole international competition network

Licensed Referee

  • Proven experience in the games of 3x3
  • Broad range of opportunities in the local official events and global grassroots events
  • Requires min. 2 FIBA endorsed events per year to maintain status

National referee

  • The entry level - requires willingness to learn the game
  • Access to clinics, training programs and the referee community
  • Broad range of opportunities in the local official events and global grassroots events


  • Referee
  • Rules
  • Scoresheets

Scoresheet Documents

TypeDocument nameUpdated
pdfFIBA 3x3 Scoresheet08/12/2016
pdf3x3 Rules of the game 2017 (Interpretations)01/10/2016
TypeDocument nameUpdated
pdfFIBA 3x3 Scoresheet - ARABIC10/08/2017
pdfFIBA 3x3 Scoresheet - CHINESE09/08/2017
pdfFIBA 3x3 Scoresheet - FRENCH08/08/2017
pdfFIBA 3x3 Scoresheet - RUSSIAN07/08/2017
pdfFIBA 3x3 Scoresheet - SPANISH06/08/2017