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Ontario Soccer – Ontario Soccer announces four new soccer organizations are joining OPDL in 2020
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Ontario Soccer’s Player Development Program has announced that four new organizations have received licenses to join the Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) for 2020 and 2021.  

After a comprehensive review process over the last eight months, the Board of Directors of Ontario Soccer recently approved the final list of applicant organizations. 

Sigma FC, Rush Canada, Kingston United SC and FC Durham join the current 25 license holders made up of Clubs and Academies from around Ontario which support the advancement of athletes along the province’s Talented Pathway. 

Click here to read more about this exciting announcement. 


Canada MNT set for BMO Field return on September 7
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Canada Men’s National Team returns to Toronto to battle Cuba on Saturday, September 7 as the CONCACAF Nations League Group Phase kicks off at BMO Field (8 p.m. kick-off). 

Secure your seats to see Canada’s next generation of attacking talent, led by dynamic teenagers Alphonso Davies and Jonathan David, along with Toronto FC’s Jonathan Osorio, as Canada takes the next step on their journey towards the 2022 FIFA World Cup. 

Tickets start at just $20, with discounts of up to 30% available for Groups of 10+

Click here to purchase tickets. 


Scarborough GS win consecutive Men’s Masters championship titles 
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Make it two in a row for Scarborough GS Masters – on the day and back to back years. 

On the same day as the Scarborough GS Masters Women clinched their division title, the GS Men won 1-0 thanks to a goal by Anthony Deerr. 

Click here for more on the match and photos. 


Scarborough GS United Women win first ever Masters Championship 
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The Women’s Masters was decided in a three-round robin battle for gold with the London Azzurri, Ottawa International and Scarborough GS United. 

Scarborough GS United, who debuted in the tournament for the first time, snatched gold on Sunday without ever kicking a ball after the Azzurri beat Ottawa 2-1. 

Click here to find out more about how Scarborough GS United won. 



HUB International Presents: Session Prep – A new coaching development video series to help those of all levels  
HUB International and Ontario Soccer are proud to present a series of Coaching Development videos targeted at helping coaches of all levels. 

The HUB International Session Prep series focuses on different topics relevant to educating today’s coaches further. It includes how to conduct dynamic warm-ups, the walkthrough, coaching methodology, how to execute small-sided games, phase of play, analytical activities and more. 

Click here to watch the 12 video series Session Prep. 


OneSoccer to air live coverage for League1 Ontario Women’s and Men’s Finals
There is exciting news for League1 Ontario as MediaPro Canada has announced that the Women’s and Men’s final will be broadcast on OneSoccer. 

The Women’s Championship final kicks off Saturday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. at the Ontario Soccer Centre. The match will feature the Oakville Blue Devils and FC London. 

The men’s final, which is still undetermined, will be played Sept. 27. 

Click here for more on the broadcast or visit for more coverage. 


Female Match Officials are invited to League1 Ontario final
Female match officials are invited to join Ontario Soccer at the Female League1 Ontario Cup Finals on Aug. 31. 

As part of the Ontario Soccer Female Match Officials strategy, Ontario Soccer is hosting a Female Match Officials night. 

Match officials will receive tickets to the game and have opportunities to connect with the Crew, Assessors and fellow officials. 

Click here for more information on how to register. 


Find the latest updates on OSCAR from Aug. 26

Ontario Soccer has added an additional page to its website where regular updates and changes to OSCAR can be found for those who are active in using the registration platform on a more consistent basis. 

Recently, there have been updates for Aug. 26, support insights, tip of the week and spotlight on an Ontario club.  

Click here to read more about OSCAR and how to find updates. 


Four OPDL Cup champions crowned 
The Boys and Girls U-15 and U-17 OPDL Cup Finals wrapped up recently at the Ontario Soccer Centre in Vaughan. 

Ottawa South United won a pair of titles as Markham SC and Richmond Hill also won their respective divisions. 

Click here for stories, photos and highlights from each final.

Click here to watch the highlights from the day. 


Register your team for this year’s Provincial Indoor Soccer League
The Provincial Indoor Soccer League (PISL) is one of the most competitive and prestigious indoor soccer leagues in the province. 

The PISL offers 11-a-side indoor soccer for U13 to U18 divisions for both girls and boys at clubs and academies. The main hub of the league is the Ontario Soccer Centre but games will also be played at three other facilities across Southern Ontario, giving the league a wide area to draw top-level competition from. 

Click here for more information on the league and how to register. 


Register for these upcoming coach development opportunities
Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce the date and location of three upcoming Coach Development opportunities. 

There will be two C License available in September as well as a B License Part 1. 

Click here for more information on how to register, locations and more. 


WATCH – Webinar – Coaching the youth player holistically 
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Wendy Rijnen Glover, a Coach and Holistic Athlete Development Consultant, has spent 21 years developing potential in athletes and with teams. 

If you missed the live webinar, it is now available on for a look at how to allow players to focus more on the sport. 

Click here to watch the webinar


The Circle K Grassroots 2v2 Festival in Ottawa was a smash success. There is still space at Vaughan event
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The Circle K 2v2 Grassroots Festival in Ottawa was a smash success as hundreds of kids from the region joined in the fun. 

Ottawa was a quick sell-out, so if you’re considering attending the next Circle K 2v2 Grassroots Festival, which is coming to Vaughan in September, be sure to register today.

Click here for more information on the dates, locations and how to register. 


24 Ontario organizations selected for National Youth Club Licenses
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Canada Soccer has announced the 39 clubs in Alberta, B.C. and Ontario who have been granted the Canada Soccer National Youth Club License. 

24 of the organizations hailed from Ontario. 

As the highest amateur youth club designation in the Canada Soccer Club Licensing Program, the National Youth Club License recognizes the highest achieving organizations from across Ontario. 

Click here to see which organizations were selected. 


WATCH – Ontario Soccer Strategic Plan: Reflections and Ambitions
Ontario Soccer announced its 2019-2021 Strategic Plan early in 2019. 

At the Ontario Soccer Summit, delegates got a first look back on the recent successes at Ontario Soccer and a deeper dive into the areas Ontario Soccer will target over the next three years. 

Click here to watch the Ontario Soccer Strategic Plan: Reflections and Ambitions. 


Ontario Soccer releases 2019-2021 Strategic Plan
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Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce its, Board of Directors approved, new Strategic Plan for 2019-2021, which will serve as a road map for soccer in the province over the next three years. 

The Strategic Plan will focus on four key areas of the sport and within those areas, each have three Strategic Initiatives where Ontario Soccer will look at tackling opportunities on and off the field. 

Click here to read more about the 2019-2021 Strategic Plan. 


What are the benefits of being an Ontario Soccer member?
As the third-largest youth sports organization in Canada, Ontario Soccer is proud to serve a massive membership of over half a million Ontarians. 

Our organization develops, supports and delivers programs and services throughout Ontario in partnership with grassroots communities, Clubs, Districts, Private Academies and many more. 

Click here to read more about the benefits of being a member of Ontario Soccer. 

Click here to read the 2018 Annual Report.