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Ontario Soccer – Five Ontario teams qualify for the Toyota National Championships 
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The Ontario Cup Finals came to a conclusion for six divisions on Sept. 7 and 8 at Ontario Soccer Centre in Vaughan. 

The winners of five of those divisions will now move on as Ontario’s representative at the Toyota National Championships. 

With over 600 teams and 12,000 athletes, the Soccer For Life Provincial Championship is the largest competition of its kind in Canada. 

Click here to find out who won and find photos, match reports and videos from every game last weekend. 


The final six Ontario Cup divisions will wrap up this weekend in Vaughan
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The Ontario Cup Finals will come to a conclusion for the final six divisions on Sept. 14-15 at Ontario Soccer Centre in Vaughan. 

There is still one Toyota National Championship berth to be spoken for and five more Ontario Cup titles will be decided. 

What began as over 600 teams and 12,000 athletes is now down to a final two teams competing for the provincial Soccer for Life titles. 

Click here for more information on how you can watch the Ontario Cup finals. 


Canada Soccer Club Licensing Application Update
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Ontario Soccer received an overwhelming response from clubs and academies to enter the Canada Soccer Club Licensing Program in 2019. The final review will continue until Sept. 30, at which time the announcement of successful organizations will be made. 

The new window of application to “Provincial Level 2,” “Provincial Level 1” and Quality Soccer Provider for the 2020 cycle will open on Sept. 15. 

Click here for more information on timelines and how to submit your Letter of Interest.  


There are still a few spots left for Female Leadership Day in Ottawa 
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Female Leadership Days bring together our soccer community empower, connect and unite. 

The next Female Leadership Day is being hosted in Ottawa on Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

In addition to the session being led by Nancy Spotton, CEO of MPWR and Carmelina Moscato, a former National team player and TV analyst, Sonia Denoncourt, a former FIFA referee, has been added to the roster of speakers for the day. 

Click here for more information on Female Leadership Day and how to register. 



HUB International Presents: Session Prep – Coaching Styles
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. 

This week’s video breaks down the three main Coaching Styles and how to execute them effectively. The three main coaching styles are: Command Style, Question and Answer and Guided Discovery. 

Click here to watch the video on Coaching Styles

Click here to watch all 12 videos in the Session Prep series. 


Canada wins both legs of Nations League matches against Cuba
Canada have picked up six points and a +7 goal difference with back-to-back wins over Cuba in League A of CONCACAF Nations League after a 1-0 away victory on Tuesday night. 

Canada will now face the USA at home on Oct. 15 and away to the USA on Nov. 15. 

Click here for more information on the game or how to get tickets to the Oct. 15 matches. 


Semi-finals set for League1 Ontario Men’s division
The League1 Ontario Men’s playoffs are now down to a final four. 

The semi-final matchups are set and action will kick off this weekend. 

Click here to stay up to date on all things League1 Ontario. 


Tell Ontario Soccer about your child’s experience in the game
Led by the Board of Directors, Ontario Soccer is conducting research on player registration that focuses on Player Recruitment and Player Retention. 

Ontario Soccer is kindly asking Parents (or Parents of children who have not registered in soccer over the last two years) to take this survey on their experiences in soccer. 

Click here to take this survey. 


Statement from Mr. Peter Augruso, President and Chair of the Board of Directors, regarding Ontario Registered Academies

To the Membership: 

As the Private Academy (OASL) Pilot Project is coming to a successful conclusion in 2019, the Ontario Soccer Board of Directors, District Association Presidents and Ontario Registered Academies have formed a working group tasked to fully integrate Academies into the mainstream Ontario Soccer system. 

This has been a vision for Ontario Soccer for some time. The working group will be made of up equal representation from the Districts and Academies along with select members of Ontario Soccer’s Board of Directors.  As the working group progresses in its work, updates will be provided as appropriate.

Thank you, 
Peter Augruso, President and Chair of the Board of Directors, Ontario Soccer

Find the latest updates on OSCAR from Sept. 3

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 Sept. 3, support insights, tip of the week and spotlight on an Ontario club.  

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


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. 


FC London take 2019 League1 Ontario championship 
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FC London grabbed destiny by the shoestring off a late strike in the box to win the 2019 League1 Ontario Women’s Championship final on Saturday night. 

Destiny was fulfilled for the now three-time champions as captain Jade Kovacevic sped past her defender and slotted a left-footed finish into the corner for the 1-0 victory over the Oakville Blue Devils. 

Click here for more coverage from the final. 


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 recently without ever kicking a ball after the Azzurri beat Ottawa 2-1. 

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


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. 


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.