Watch OPDL Charity Shield action this weekend


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September 25, 2019
OPDL Charity Shield
League1 Ontario Men’s Final
Canadian Championship
Masters Club Championship
Canada vs USA
Disability Soccer Webinar
Summit 2020
HUB International Presents: Session Prep
Club Licensing
Parent Survey
OSCAR Updates
Ontario Cup finals
Ontario Cup finals
Ontario Soccer Strategic Plan video
2019-2021 Strategic Plan
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OPDL Charity Shield
Sept. 28-29, 2019

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How to watch all the OPDL Charity Shield matches at the Ontario Soccer Centre
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Ontario Soccer’s Ontario Player Development League (OPDL), presented by Toronto FC, will officially wrap up its sixth season this weekend, as the OPDL Charity Shield match-ups take place at the Ontario Soccer Centre.

The top teams from the boys and girls U-14, U-15 and U-17 divisions will compete in one game finals.

As well as a great opportunity for scouts to see Ontario’s talent up close, the OPDL Charity Shield also raises money for charity. Every dollar accumulated through admission is donated to Ontario charities, as selected by the winning teams in each match.

Click here to find out more about the OPDL Charity Shield and how you can watch the individual match-ups.


Masters and London to meet in League1 Ontario Championship final this Friday
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Masters FC will play FC London for the 2019 League1 Ontario Men’s Championship final this Friday at the Ontario Soccer Centre.

FC London advanced by defeating Alliance United FC 10-0 over two legs. Masters FA had a much closer semi-final match up with Oakville Blue Devils, edging them 2-2, advancing on the away goals tiebreaker.

Click here for more on League1 Ontario final.


Toronto FC trail heading into the second leg of 2019 Canadian Championship
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The Montreal Impact defeated Toronto FC 1-0 in the opening leg of the 2019 Canadian Championship Final.

The 2019 Canadian Championship Final continues Sept. 25 at BMO Field in Toronto and will be streamed live on at 7:30 pm.

Click here for more on the opening leg and return matchup.


Ontario teams return with Gold and Silver medal from Masters Club Championships
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The Masters Regional Club Championships wrapped up last weekend as Ontario’s representatives faced off against other provinces in the Over-35 competition.

This year, Ontario was represented by two teams from the same club. Scarborough GS United won medals in both the Men’s and Women’s Ontario Masters Championships.

Click here to find out which returned home with the Gold and which settled for Silver.



Canada Men play USA in a crucial showdown at BMO Field
Canada’s Men’s National Team is set for a crucial showdown with rivals USA at BMO Field on Tuesday, October 15.

Canada Soccer, in collaboration with Ontario Soccer, have developed a special group ticket discount offer for the Ontario Soccer community.

Groups of 10 or more are eligible to receive up to 30% off regularly priced tickets, with tickets starting at just $17.50, plus applicable fees.

For complete group ticket information and to place your order today visit

Just 10 days left to register for 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.


Upcoming Webinar – Disability Soccer: Where do we start?
Matt Greenwood, the Executive Director of Pickering Soccer, will host an upcoming webinar Disability in Soccer – Where to Start on Sept 30, at 7 p.m.

This webinar is intended for anyone designated in a club to lead program development or inclusion, or for anyone with a real passion for disability sport.

Click here for more information and how to register for the upcoming webinar.


Ontario Soccer Summit 2020 tickets will go on sale Oct. 23
The city of Hamilton will play host to the 2020 Ontario Soccer Summit at Redeemer University College.

The 2019 installment of the Ontario Soccer Summit in London was a historic event. Ontario Soccer with the Hamilton and District Soccer Association is set to deliver an event even better than the last with a roster of amazing speakers including headliners FIFA vice president and CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani.

Click here to find out how to take advantages of early bird and group pricing.


HUB International Presents: Session Prep – Small Sided Game
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 focuses on how to properly set-up a small sided 6v6 game. The field for this practice can be up to 50 yards long and 44 yards in width.

Click here to watch the video on how to set up a small sided game.

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

Update on the Canada Soccer Club Licensing program
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.


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.


Find the latest updates on OSCAR from Sept. 23
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. 23, support insights, tip of the week and spotlight on an Ontario club.

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


Ontario Cup 2019 has come to a close with the final six division winners decided
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The 104th edition of the Ontario Cup has come to a close as the final six divisions wrapped up recently at the Ontario Soccer Centre in Vaughan.

There was still one Toyota National Championship berth to be spoken for on the final weekend and five more Ontario Cup titles have now been decided.

The Ontario Cup is the largest club competition of its kind in Canada with over 12,000 athletes and 600 teams annually.

Click here to find out who won this weekend’s Ontario Cup finals.


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 from that weekend.


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.



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