The Manitoba Association of Basketball Officials and Basketball Manitoba would like to update all MABO Senior and JODP Junior basketball officials who have registered and attended a clinic for the 2023-24 season that ONLY the following basketball leagues, associations and basketball-related activities in Manitoba are covered with the protections offered as part of your membership into MABO and Basketball Manitoba.  If you were to accept games played at any other non-named league or association, your personal insurance (both accident & liability) with MABO and Basketball Manitoba for those games worked would become null and void.  

Only games assigned by a MABO Approved Assignor (or at the Middle/Junior High school level, a designated school or school division representative) will see MABO/JODP members covered under the Basketball Manitoba insurance.

The following basketball leagues and associations in Manitoba ARE considered fully sanctioned and part of the Basketball Manitoba insured entities...
  • Winnipeg Sea Bears (CEBL) sanctioned basketball games
  • USPORT (CIS) / Canada West sanctioned basketball games   
  • Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) sanctioned basketball games 
  • Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association (MHSAA) sanctioned basketball games
  • Junior High / Middle School sanctioned basketball games by the respective school division
  • Winnipeg Minor Basketball Association sanctioned basketball games (WMBA)
  • Winnipeg Basketball League - WBL (Men's and Women's) sanctioned basketball games (formerly Fort Garry Super Men's Basketball League and Winnipeg Women's Basketball League)
  • Peg City Basketball Association Adult & Youth sanctioned basketball games (PCBA & PCYBL) 
  • Philippine Basketball Association sanctioned basketball games (PBA / Lipenos)
  • Winnipeg Interathletic Sports League & Hoops Academy sanctioned basketball games (ISL)
  • Westman Youth Basketball Association sanctioned basketball games (WYBA)
  • Prairie Basketball League sanctioned basketball games (PBL) 
  • Breaking Barriers Basketball League sanctioned basketball games (BBBL)
  • Brandon Men's Basketball League sanctioned basketball games (BMBL)
  • Brandon Women’s Basketball League sanctioned basketball games (BSWBL)
  • WinPak Basketball League sanctioned basketball games (WBL)  
  • Sabado Basketball League sanctioned basketball games and tournaments (SBL)
  • Winnipeg Kids Risingstar Basketball League sanctioned games
  • Manitoba Provincial Team Program sanctioned basketball games  
  • Canada Basketball National Championships sanctioned games
  • Canada Games, Western Canada Games and Manitoba Games sanctioned basketball games  
  • Targeted Athlete Program sanctioned basketball games (TAP)
  • Manitoba Club Basketball Championships sanctioned basketball games  
  • Junior High Basketball Championships sanctioned basketball games   
  • Manitoba 3x3 Basketball Championships / Canada Quest sanctioned basketball games
  • Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) sanctioned basketball games and championships
  • Special Olympics Manitoba (SOM) sanctioned basketball games 
  • Registered teams competing in any of the above-listed sanctioned leagues/tournaments or hosting exhibition games
  • Other special event basketball games as recognized by Basketball Manitoba (inquire with the office if unsure)
All other basketball leagues and associations not listed above are not sanctioned by Basketball Manitoba and, thus, not covered under any insurance coverage.  Situations may see changes being made to the groups named above and newly added groups being added to the list throughout the year.  If you are unsure of any unnamed basketball team, club, league or association not listed above, please contact Adam Wedlake at Basketball Manitoba for any clarifications or updates.  

Details on the insurance coverage for all MABO / JODP officials, including how to file an insurance claim, can be found at

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