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August 29, 2018
League1 Ontario Finals
Ontario Cup
Masters Provincials
Expressions of Interest
Nominations for Board of Directors
CanPL trials
Canada vs Brazil
OPDL Spotlight Series
Melissa Snedden
Grassroots Practices
Regional League Champions
Coaching Courses
PISL
Ontario Soccer Summit
Match Officials Appreciation Day
Respect in Sport
Letter from the President
Canada vs Dominica
Ontario Soccer’s MMRS
Ontario Soccer partners
Upcoming Events
League1 Ontario Women’s Finals
Sept. 1, 2018

Ontario Cup Finals
Sept. 8-9. 2018

Ontario Cup Finals
Sept. 15-16, 2018

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Woodbridge Strikers will face Durham United FA in League1 Ontario women’s finals
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The League1 Ontario Women’s 2018 Championship is set.

The Woodbridge Strikers will take on Durham United FA on Sept. 1, 2018 at the Ontario Soccer Centre. The game kicks-off at 3 p.m. and tickets are $10 at the gate.

Click here to read about how Durham advanced to the finals.

Click here to read about how Woodbridge booked their spot in the finals.

Click here to read the League1 Ontario Weekly Recap.

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The Ontario Cup finals are set
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The Ontario Cup finals are now locked in.

Semi-finals took place across the province over the weekend and after starting with over 600 teams, the competitions have now been whittled down to the final two.

The finals will take place over the Sept. 8-9 and Sept. 15-16 weekends at the Ontario Soccer Centre.

Click here to find out more about Ontario Cup and see who the finalists are.

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Two Masters Provincial Champions crowned in Oshawa
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The Masters Provincial Championships wrapped over the weekend at Civic Stadium in Oshawa with two champions being crowned.

The Men’s Over-35 Masters Championships saw Scarborough GS United come out on top. Click here to read the match recap and find photos.

The Women’s Over-30 Masters finals saw the Cumberland Cobras lift their trophy. Click here to read the match recap and find photos.

Both teams now move on the Canada Soccer Regional Club Championships.

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Find out who has put their name forward for Ontario Soccer Board of Directors positions
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Ontario Soccer has released the Ontario Soccer Board of Director Expressions of interest.

These Expressions of Interest by individuals indicate their intent to run for positions in the new Ontario Soccer Board of Director elections on Oct. 14, 2018.

Any candidate who has put forward their expressions of interest must now be nominated by at least two members of Ontario Soccer, to be eligible to be elected. Nominations must be submitted before Sept. 3, 2018.

Click here for more information and to find out the individuals who have put their names forward.

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Ontario Soccer Board of Directors nominations due by Sept. 3
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The Ontario Soccer Board of Director Nominations are now open.

Nominations must be submitted to the Nominations Committee by Sept. 3, 2018.

Click here for more information on the Nomination requirements for individual positions.

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Canadian Premier League trials coming to Ontario
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The Canadian Premier League has announced that soccer players 16 and older will have an opportunity to earn a spot on a professional club roster through the #GotGame Open Trials.

Canada’s new men’s professional soccer league will hosts these trials in seven cities across the country beginning in September. These trials will take place in two Ontario cities. The CPL #GotGame Open Trials will take place in Hamilton on Oct. 1-2 and Toronto on Oct. 11-12.

Click here for more information and how to register.

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14 players from Ontario, including two from OPDL, called to Canada
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Canada Soccer has released its Women’s National Team roster for the upcoming Women’s International Friendly match against Brazil. Canada’s squad will face Brazil in Ottawa on Sunday, Sept. 2 at TD Place.

Fourteen players from Ontario, including two OPDL grads, have been called into the squad for the match.

Click here to find out which players were selected.

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The OPDL Spotlight Series – Hamilton United

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

This week features comments from Luigi Iantomasi, Board Member with Hamilton United, on how the best players are facing the best players in OPDL.

Click here to read this week’s spotlight.

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Ontario’s Melissa Snedden assigned to CONCACAF qualifer
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Ontario’s Melissa Snedden has been assigned to the 2018 CONCACAF Caribbean Women’s Qualifer final taking place in Kingston, Jamaica from Aug. 25 to Sept. 2.

The final round will qualify three Caribbean teams to the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship.

Click here for more information on the assignment.

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Grassroots Practices You Can Use – Fundamentals
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The Player Development department puts together practices for coaches to use with their players across the province.

Each week focuses on one of the three LTPD development stages at the Grassroots level, which includes Active Start, Fundamentals and Learn to Train.

In this week’s session, the Player Development department has focused on Fundamentals

Click here to find and download this week’s practice.

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U-17 age group added to Regional League Champions tournament
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With the launch of the Regional League Champions Tournament in 2015, providing an end-of-season competition for the Regional Champions at the U-14 age group only, the demand for this competition between Regional League winners grew with the addition of the U-15 and U-16 age groups.

This year, Ontario Soccer has announced that it will add the U-17 Regional League champions as the final age group for this event.

Click here to read more on the Regional League Champions Tournament.

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Spots still available for two coveted coaching courses
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Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce the date and location of two upcoming Coach Development opportunities.

The National B License Part 1 registration is now open for a course that will be held in Waterloo from Oct. 1 – Oct. 5.

Click here for more information on how to apply.

The Soccer Fitness Diploma registration is now open for a course that will be held at the Ontario Soccer Centre from Sept. 15-16.

Click here for more information on how to apply.

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PISL accepting applications for 2018-2019 indoor season
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The Provincial Indoor Soccer League is currently accepting team applications for its 2018-2019 season.

The league is open to Ontario Soccer club teams and OASL academies for U14-U18 boys and girls teams.

Click here for more information on applying.

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Ontario Soccer Summit 2019 tickets go on sale Nov. 1, 2018
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Ontario Soccer has announced that the Ontario Soccer Summit 2019 tickets will go on sale Nov. 1 and the full roster of 2019 speakers will be revealed at that time.

Ontario Soccer has also previously announced the date and location of the host city for the 2019 Ontario Soccer Summit and next year the event will be hosted outside the Greater Toronto area and will be in London from March 1-3, 2019.

Click here to watch a highlight video and more information on the Ontario Soccer Summit.

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Purchase tickets to the Match Officials Appreciation Day
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Ontario Soccer and Toronto FC present the third Annual Match Officials Appreciation Day. On Oct. 28, join us in celebrating awards for nominees across the province. A ticket to Match Officials Appreciation Day includes access to the ceremony, one ticket to the Toronto FC vs Atlanta United FC game to follow, a commemorative t-shirt and early access.

Click here for information on how you can purchase tickets.

Ontario Soccer are also looking for your votes for the 2018 Spirit of the Game Award winners.

Click here for more information on nominating deserving officials and how to purchase tickets.

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Over 20,000 soccer leaders now certified in Activity Leader program
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Ontario Soccer is continuing to show that the safety of their athletes and participants are a priority to the community.

This week, Respect in Sport revealed that Ontario Soccer has surpassed 20,000 certifications in the Respect in Sport Activity Leader program.

This is in addition to the 10,000 parents who have already been certified in the Respect in Sport Parent Program.

Click here to read more about Ontario Soccer’s commitment to keeping kids safe.

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Ontario Soccer President announces he will not run for re-election
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Ron Smale, Ontario Soccer President, announced late last week that he would make good on his promise and will not be running for re-election at the new Board of Director elections.

A new, smaller and more efficient Board will be elected at the Annual General Meeting on Oct. 14, 2018.

Smale shared his thoughts on why he is stepping away at this time.

Click here to read this Letter from the President.

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Tickets now on sale today for Canada vs Dominica game
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Canada will play their first home match in 2018-2019 CONCACAF Nations League qualifying on Oct. 16 at BMO Field.

Canada will face Dominica in the first 2018 home match with a 7 p.m. kick-off. Tickets will go on sale to the public on July 25.

Click here to read more about this game and the CONCACAF Nations League.

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Ontario Soccer’s MMRS for Outdoor 2019
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On June 9, 2018, upon positive review of beta test results and survey data, the Ontario Soccer Board of Directors approved the move to Phase 2 of the three-phase implementation plan for the new SportsEngine Member Management Registration System (MMRS).

The Board of Directors has approved, effective for the Outdoor 2019 season (for which registration can occur no earlier than Oct. 1, 2018) and for all seasons thereafter, SportsEngine’s MMRS will be the official record of registration for Ontario Soccer.

This launch period all commences the retirement of AIMS which will be maintained for archival purposes only effective Oct. 2019 season. The official retirement of AIMS is effective at the end of the Indoor 2018-2019 season.

Click here for more information.

Click here to read the Top Ten Frequently Asked Questions.

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

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