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Ontario Soccer – Four OPDL Cup Finals will kick-off Saturday at Ontario Soccer Centre
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The Boys and Girls U-15 and U-17 OPDL Cup Finals will take place this Saturday at the Ontario Soccer Centre Stadium in Vaughan. 

The OPDL Cup, in its third year, is a single-game knockout format, which is intended to introduce another level of intense competition into OPDL. 

Click here to find out the match-ups and how you can watch this weekend. 

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League1 Ontario Women’s Semi-Finals have arrived
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The League1 Ontario Women’s Playoffs continue to heat up with the Semi-Final match-ups now set and games kicking off this weekend. 

The Oakville Blue Devils will take on the Woodbridge Strikers while Vaughan SC will face FC London. 

Visit League1Ontario.com to get all the results and news from around the league. 

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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 OntarioSoccer.net for a look at how to allow players to focus more on the sport. 

Click here to watch the webinar

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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 this weekend 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. 

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Find the latest updates on OSCAR from Aug. 9

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. 9, support insights, tip of the week and look at a club increasing their registration. 

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

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Match Officials from across the province honoured at TFC game 
Ontario Soccer and Toronto FC honoured match officials at the 4th Annual Match Officials Appreciation Day on Saturday. 

Following the ceremony where winners were presented with their awards at BMO Field, attendees stayed to cheer on Toronto FC as they faced Orlando City FC. 

Click here for more photos from the event. 

Click here for information on the winners. 

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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. 

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Battle of Ontario concludes tonight in Canadian Championship 
Toronto FC jumped out to a 2-0 lead over the Ottawa Fury in the first leg of the semi-finals of the 2019 Canadian Championship. 

They will look to secure their place in the final tonight when they play the second leg at BMO Field. 

Click here for highlights from the first leg against their Ontario rivals. 

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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. 

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Female Leadership Day is coming to Ottawa
Ontario Soccer is excited to host a series of Female Leadership Days in partnership with Districts, Club/Academy Organizations. 

The next Female Leadership Day will be hosted in Ottawa, in association with Eastern Ontario District Soccer Association, on Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Banquet and Conference Hall. 

Attendees will hear from Nancy Spotton, CEO of MPWR and Carmelina Moscato, TV analyst and former National team player on topics such as female empowerment and leadership and will gain useful insights and lasting inspiration to take back to their communities. 

Click here to find out more about Female Leadership Day and how to register. 

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Apply for these Circle K Grassroots 2v2 Festival Grants 
Ontario Soccer, in partnership with Circle K, is pleased to offer five hosting grants for 2019 for Districts, Clubs and Academies which would like to host a Circle K Grassroots 2v2 Festival. 

Applications are now open for this age and stage appropriate year-end events. 

Click here for information on how your organization can apply to host. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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