FIBA (Fédération Internationale de Basketball) is the international governing body for basketball. It was founded in 1932 and has its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland. FIBA is responsible for organizing and promoting international basketball competitions, as well as developing and enforcing the rules of the game.
FIBA offers various certifications for basketball-related products and services, including:
FIBA Equipment & Venue Centre: The FIBA Equipment & Venue Centre certifies basketball equipment, such as backstops, rims, and nets, as well as basketball venues, such as arenas and stadiums. The certification process involves laboratory testing and inspection of the equipment and venue to ensure that they meet FIBA’s strict standards.