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November 6, 2019
Ontario Soccer Summit
MLS Cup Finals
CPL Finals
Ontario Indoor Cup Registration
Survey winners
HUB International Presents: Session Prep
TD Diploma Course
Goalkeeping Coach Diploma
Soccer Fitness Trainer Diploma Level 2
All Abilities Soccer Webinar
Futsal Match Officiating
OSCAR Updates
Ontario Soccer Summit tickets
Ontario Soccer Summit video
National Championships
Academy Cup
Regional League Championships
Ontario Soccer Strategic Plan video
2019-2021 Strategic Plan
Membership Benefits
Upcoming Events
MLS Cup Final (Toronto FC vs Seattle Sounders)
Nov. 10

Ontario Indoor Cup Registration Deadline
Dec. 4

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WATCH – Join us in Hamilton at the 2020 Ontario Soccer Summit
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With just four weeks left before Early Bird sales expire (or the first 100 tickets are sold, whichever comes first) Lauren Maharaj takes you on a tour of one of the province’s leading industrial centres, known as Steeltown, with fan support for their hometown teams like few in the country.

Over the next few months, Lauren will be introducing you to the City of Hamilton, our fantastic speakers and our host venue Redeemer University College, to give you a taste of what is to come.

Click here to watch Discover. Develop. Excel. Episode #1.


Toronto FC prepares for a rubber match with Seattle at MLS Cup Final this Sunday
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No two teams are ever really the same.

As Toronto FC prepares for a third MLS Cup final in four seasons, it is natural to compare and contrast the groups that reached the 2016, 2017 and 2019 finals.

The 2019 MLS Cup final will kick off this Sunday at 3 pm ET on TSN.

Click here to look back on the other squads before the final.


Forge FC crowned CPL champions in win over Calvary
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Forge FC, 2019 Canadian Premier League champions.

The Hamilton outfit clawed their way to lifting the North Star Shield for the first time on Saturday, as they downed Calvary FC 1-0 at ATCO Field, which added insurance to the 1-0 lead they earned a week prior at Tim Hortons Field.

A late goal was a cherry on top for Forge, who took Finals 2019 2-0 on aggregate.

Click here for more on the match and highlights.


Register your team for the 2020 Ontario Indoor Cup
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The 2020 Ontario Indoor Cup dates and locations have been finalized and are now available online.

As well, the 2020 Ontario Indoor Cup Entry Rules and Entry Form are now available online.

The entry deadline is Dec. 4, 2019.

Click here for more information and how to register.



Five winners selected from Player Recruitment/Retention Survey
Led by the Board of Directors, Ontario Soccer is conducting research on player registration that focuses on Player Recruitment and Player Retention.

Ontario Soccer recently asked Parents, or Parents of children who have not registered in soccer over the last two years, to take a survey on their experiences in soccer.

Those who participated in the survey were entered into a draw to win an Ontario soccer prize pack.

Click here to find out the winners of the draw.


HUB International Presents: Session Prep – 1v1 Defending
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 demonstrates the importance of analytical activity and how to create one based on the area of the field where a coach is working on defending.

Click here to watch this week’s video.

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


Invest in your Technical Director with this course
Ontario Soccer has announced the date and location of the upcoming Technical Director Diploma Course.

The course focuses on defining the Technical Director’s role and providing them with the necessary tools required to meet the demands of the position.

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


Registration is now open for Goalkeeping Coach Diploma Course
Ontario Soccer has announced the upcoming Goalkeeping Coach Diploma Course, which is being held at the Ontario Soccer Centre in Vaughan on Dec. 5 and 6, 2019.

The Goalkeeper Diploma Course is an in-person workshop, produced by Ontario Soccer, that combines theoretical and practical components on Goalkeeping Coaching.

Click here to read more about the course and how to register.

Click here to watch a video with more about the Goalkeeping Coach Diploma Course.


Register for the Soccer Fitness Trainer Diploma Level 2
Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce the date and location of the upcoming Soccer Fitness Trainer Diploma Level 2.

This is a diploma course produced by Ontario Soccer, as a second level to the Soccer Fitness Trainer Diploma Level 1 courses, which combine theoretical and practical components of Soccer Fitness Training.

Click here for more information and how to register.


Webinar – All Abilities Soccer: Where do we start?
Matt Greenwood, the Executive Director of Pickering Soccer, hosted a webinar on All Abilities in Soccer – Where to Start.

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

Click here for more information or to watch this webinar.


Futsal Match Officiating in Unsanctioned Leagues
Ontario Soccer has recently placed futsal development in its 2019-2021 Strategic Plan and as an integral component of the Long Term Officials Development (LTOD) program.

As a result, standards and requirements have been established for futsal Match Officials with regards to registration, grading, fitness and assigning.

Following these standards, all registered Futsal Match Officials are prohibited from officiating in unsanctioned futsal leagues.

Click here for more information.


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

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


Invest in your development, purchase Early Bird tickets
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Ontario Soccer has announced the initial roster for the Ontario Soccer Summit 2020, in partnership with Respect in Sport, in Hamilton, Ont. and this year’s list of speakers continues to showcase some of the sport’s brightest minds and influential leaders.

The speakers, which are a compliment of local talent and international experience, will fill the halls of Redeemer University from Feb. 21-23, 2020, in partnership with the Hamilton and District Soccer Association.

Tickets are now on sale but early bird tickets are only available until Dec. 1 or until 100 tickets are sold. So, be sure to act quickly.

Click here to find the speakers that have been announced and how to purchase tickets.


WATCH – Get ready to Discover, Develop and Excel
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Do you need another reason to get excited for Ontario Soccer Summit 2020?

We have you covered.

Join us as we prepare to take over the City of Hamilton from Feb. 21-23 and make this year’s event the best to date.

Click here to watch.


Ontario teams win one Gold and two Silvers at Toyota National Championships
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Ontario teams brought home a gold medal and a pair of silver medals from the Toyota National Championships.

Ottawa TFC Academy won the Girls U-17 Cup in Charlottetown, PEI.

Woodbridge SC settled for silver after narrowly falling to Calgary’s Foothills 1-0.

Ottawa St. Anthony went undefeated through group play but fell to Surrey’s Central City Breakers 2-0 in the Gold Medal game.

Click here to find out more about the Toyota National Championship results.

Find more coverage from Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5.


Final Academy Cup has been decided, wraps up OASL 2019 season
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The Ontario Academy Soccer League last Academy Cup has been decided and with it, the 2019 OASL season comes to a close.

AFC Southampton took on London TFC in the U-15 Academy Cup final.

Click here to find the recaps from all the Academy Cup finals.


Regional League Championships settled in Guelph
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The Regional League Championships were decided recently at the University of Guelph.

The winner of each of the Youth Regional Leagues in Ontario participated in this competition to determine the Regional League Champions in the U-14, U-15 U-16 and U-17 boys and girls, divisions.

Click here to find the results and photos from the 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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