eligibility requirements

A person applying for a scholarship must be:

  • at least 18 years old

  • currently serving or have served in the United States military

  • must be living in the United States

  • first year official (not officiate before)

Please register with your local sports officiating association before or at time of applying for scholarship. Keep your receipts as we will reimburse you for your dues.

PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE YOUR UNIFORMS PRIOR TO RECEIVING NOTIFICATION FROM B2B.

We use id.me to verify military status. Please click on id.me to verify your military status after successful completion you will then be able to start the B2B application proccess.

Scholarship Details

B2B scholarship is for 3 years

1st year includes:

  1. “Starter package” uniform items for the sport you receive scholarship for from our authorized supplier. Any extra items are purchased at applicants own expense.

  2. Local officiating dues

  3. NASO (National Association of Sports Officials) membership which includes, comprehensive liability insurance coverage, a full subscription to Referee Magazine special discounts at hotels and uniform suppliers (10% off ump-attire). Visit: www.naso.org/member-benefits for all of the benefits. (we pay this directly)

  4. Get it Right (football only) (we pay this directly)

2nd & 3rd year includes: Local officiating dues & NASO (National Association of Sports Officials) membership

B2B does not directly provide officiating training this will come from your local association.

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