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Ontario Soccer – Get your tickets to the 2018 Centre Circle Awards and support our volunteers
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The Centre Circle Awards are Ontario Soccer’s highest level of recognition and are presented annually to deserving volunteers and organizations nominated on the basis of their outstanding contributions to the development of soccer in Ontario and Canada. 

Ontario Soccer has announced the 2018 class of Centre Circle Award winners.

Do you know someone who won? Did someone win from your region? Come out and show support for the great volunteers who make our game run.  

Click here to find out who this year’s winners are. 

Click here for information on how to purchase tickets.


Ontario Soccer membership votes in favour of By-law amendments 
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Ontario Soccer held a Special General Meeting of the Members on Saturday, May 26 to vote on proposed new By-law changes for a new, modernized Ontario Soccer governance structure. 

The Membership voted in favour of these By-law amendments. 

Elections of a new Ontario Soccer Board will take place Oct. 13, 2018. More information will be made available following Ontario Soccer’s Annual General Meeting on June 10, 2018. 


Annual General Meeting called for June 10 
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Notice has been given that the Annual Meeting of the Members will be held Sunday, June 10, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Toronto – International Airport (Trillium Ballroom) – 970 Dixon Rd. Toronto, ON. 

All active members (District Associations) and Associate Members are expected to attend. Please RSVP no later than June 1. 

Click here for more information on the AGM, registering, accommodations and travel. 


11 Ontario players included in Canada roster for June 10 game against Germany
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Canada Soccer has selected the 20 Women’s National Team Players who will represent the maple leaf against Germany June 10, in Hamilton. 

The two-time Olympic bronze medalists will welcome Germany, the reigning Olympic Champions to Tim Hortons Field for the Sunday afternoon match, which will feature 11 players who hail from Ontario. 

Click here to find out which players made the cut. 



The Canada vs Germany game is nearly here. Purchase your tickets

Individual tickets to Canada vs Germany Women’s International match at Tim Horton’s Field in Hamilton are on sale to the general public. 

Have you purchased your tickets to the game yet? 

Click here for more information on how you can get tickets.  


HUB International Presents – The LTOD Fitness Training series 

Ontario Soccer is proud to announce the release of the HUB International Presents – LTOD Fitness Training series. 

The first eight videos in this series focus on what every match official needs to do to get themselves in shape for the season. 

Click here to watch these videos and learn more about Long Term Match Official Development.


The OPDL Spotlight Series – Featuring: Waterloo United 

The OPDL Spotlight Series, presented by Toronto FC, highlights stories, teams and initiatives from around the league. 

This week features comments from Sam Gevaux, Technical Assistant and OPDL Head Coach for U-13 at Waterloo United. 

Click here to read this week’s OPDL Spotlight. 


Upcoming C License to be held at SWRSA

Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce the dates and location of an upcoming coach development opportunity. 

The South-West Regional Soccer Association will host a C-License course on Oct. 20-21 and Oct. 27-28. 

Click here for more information. 


What are Ontario Soccer’s partners saying about working with us?

Ontario Soccer’s partners recently weighed in on the benefits of working with a leading Provincial Sport Organization and how this province is helping them Play, Inspire and Unite in our communities. 

Click here to watch the video. 

Click here for more information on becoming an Ontario Soccer partner. 


Reminder – Phase 2 of Game Fee and Assigning Protocol 

The Ontario Soccer Match Officials Development Department and Match Officials Development Committee (MODC) would like to remind the membership that Phase 2 of the Game Fee and Assigning Protocol will occur in 2019. 

MODC has been addressing Game Fees since 2015 an as a result created the Game Fee and Assigning Protocol which is being released in three phases. This protocol sets minimums and maximums for game fees based on the level of competition. 

Click here to read more on this reminder.


Upcoming webinar – Quality Community Sport Programs That Build Performance
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Ontario Soccer’s Manager of Player Development Program, Gabriel Assis, will be a panelist in an upcoming Sport For life Society webinar. 

The webinar, titled, “On the ground, quality community sport programs that build performance,” will take place May 29 at 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Click here for more information on the webinar and how to attend. 


Canada Soccer selects 11 Ontario players for youth tournament 
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Canada Soccer has brought together a promising group of 20 young players for the upcoming Festival International Espoirs Provence from May 26 to June 9 in France. 

The squad, which has 11 Ontario players in the roster, will face a series of tough opponents as the players continue their international development towards contributing to the future success of Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team. 

Click here to read more about the tournament and find out who made the cut. 


Pro soccer is coming to York Region 
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Professional soccer arrived in York Region with Canadian Premier League’s unveiling of York 9 FC as one of its founding clubs. 

It was a special day for supporters, local players, founders and the soccer community. 

York 9 will play its 2019 season at York University but plans are underway to build a 12,000 to 15,000 seat stadium within three years. 

Click here to read more about this exciting announcement. 


Make soccer accessible in your community 
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Accessible Soccer is the beautiful game, for all. 

Ontario Soccer believes that the intention of any accessible and inclusive soccer program should focus on providing an opportunity for players in their own community to discover soccer, develop skills and build friendships as part of a team. 

This guide will assist clubs, academies and districts with generating awareness about Accessible Soccer as well assist with understanding the Accessibility for Ontarians with the Disabilities Act. 

Click here for more on the guide and how to download it. 


The Ontario Cup draw is complete. Find your team’s path to the final 
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The draw for the 2018 Ontario Cup has been completed and teams can now find their draw in the competition. 

The Ontario Cup and the Soccer For Life Provincial Soccer Championship is the largest club competition of its kind in Canada.

One of the oldest sports events in the country, the Ontario Cup was first staged in 1901. 

Click here for more information on the draw and the Ontario Cup. 


WATCH – Sheldon Kennedy’s discussion on abuse in sport

After a riveting special screening of Swift Current, presented by Respect in Sport, Sheldon Kennedy joined the audience at the Ontario Soccer Summit 2018 for an intimate question and answer session about the abuse he suffered as a youth athlete and how we can prevent it from happening in soccer.  

A former NHL player, Kennedy has been instrumental in bringing governments, public and private sector partners together to influence policy change and improve the way child abuse is handled. 

Click here to watch the discussion with Kennedy.