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School Championships In Niagara June 12-14

posted Jun 12, 2017, 6:24 AM by Stacey McKeown   [ updated Jul 12, 2017, 9:54 AM ]

The Special Olympics Ontario School Championships is taking place June 12-14 in the Niagara Region. Eastern Ontario is proud to be sending a number of high school teams to compete in various sports. You can follow along with the results at:  http://sooschoolchampionships2017.ca/fan-info/.  For more information about the Games, the School Championships program, and the teams competing, please visit www.sooschoolchampionships2017.ca.

 

Teams representing Eastern Ontario include:

 

Adam Scott CVI – Basketball
Cornwall CVS – Basketball
Napanee District SS – Basketball
East Northumberland SS – Bocce
Fellowes HS – Bocce
Granite Ridge Education Centre – Soccer
Loyalist CVI – Soccer
Napanee District SS – Soccer
Brockville CI – Track & Field
Ecole Secondaire Catholique Casselman – Track & Field
Loyalist CVI – Track & Field
Napanee District SS – Track & Field
Prince Edward CI – Track & Field
St. Peter CSS – Track & Field
Thousand Islands SS – Track & Field
Ecole Secondaire Catholique Casselman – Unified Basketball
St. Peter CSS – Unified Basketball
Madawaska Valley District HS – Unified Bocce
Thousand Islands SS – Unified Bocce
Valour School – Unified Bocce
Ecole Secondaire Catholique Casselman – Unified Soccer
St. Peter CSS – Unified Soccer
Ridgemont High School – Basketball
Gloucester High School – Bocce
Maplewood High School - Bocce
Notre Dame High School – Bocce
Ottawa Technical Secondary School – Floor Hockey
Ottawa Technical Secondary School – Track & Field
Sir Guy Carleton Secondary School – Track & Field
Hillcrest High School – Unified Basketball
Glebe Collegiate Institute – Unified Floor Hockey

 

Now Accepting Coach Applications for 2017 Summer Provincial Games

posted Oct 6, 2016, 2:26 PM by Stacey McKeown   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 11:32 AM ]

Special Olympics Ontario is now accepting applications for 2017 Provincial Summer Games positions.

 

Please go to 2017 Provincial Summer Games Coach & Volunteer Games Registration Form to complete an application form. http://games-registration.specialolympicsontario.ca/non-athlete-registration

 

 This form is to be used by volunteers that would like to apply for the following positions:

-2017 Provincial Summer Games Sport Technical Consultant

-2017 Provincial Summer Games DTM

-2017 Provincial Summer Games Coach

-2017 Provincial Summer Games Golf Caddie

-2018 National Summer Games Mission Staff

-2018 National Summer Games Coach



The deadline for DTM and Sport Technical Consultant applications ​is October 17th. The deadline for all other applications is November 15th.

 

Please remember that  Games coaches are required to meet minimum Coaching Certification requirements prior to coaching at major games (see SOO policy 10.3.2 Certification Requirements for Higher Competition​).  

If you are missing any of these certifications, please see the following information on how to obtain them. Please remember that courses may only be offered a limited number of timers per year in your area, avoid missing out and register in the earliest course possible.

1. Special Olympics NCCP Community or Competition Coaching course. Visit Training Calendar for a list of scheduled courses.

2. NCCP Multi-sport module: Making Ethical Decisions and two other modules from the Competition Introduction or Competition Development streams of the coaches choice.  A list of available courses can be found on the Coaches Association of Ontario Course Calendar.

3. Making Ethical Decisions Online Evaluation can be completed once the Multi-sport Making Ethical Decisions course appears on your NCCP Transcript. Once you have completed the MED training, and it appears on your transcript, you will have unlimited attempts at the MED evaluation. If you opt to take the evaluation without first completing the MED module there will be an $85 fee associated with the evaluation. The course can be found through The Locker on the Coaches Association of Canada website.

January Update 2016 Provincial Spring Games Training Squad Announcement

posted Sep 17, 2015, 12:01 PM by Stacey McKeown   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 12:47 PM ]

Congratulations to all athletes!

To view the list of names for the Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Spring Games in Guelph, May 26-28, 2016 Eastern District Training Squad please click here.

 

Team Ontario Training Squad: 2016 National Winter Games

posted Jul 7, 2015, 5:47 AM by Stacey McKeown   [ updated Sep 17, 2015, 11:58 AM ]

Team Ontario will represent our Province at the 2016 National Winter Games being held in Corner Brook, Newfoundland (February 29th - March 6th).  The Games will act as a qualifier for the 2017 World Winter Games in Austria. 

Good luck to all team members as they begin to prepare for a very exciting time in Newfoundland. 

 Click here to view Team Ontario's members

Applications for Spring Games positions now open!

posted Jun 12, 2015, 10:47 AM by Stacey McKeown   [ updated Feb 17, 2017, 11:09 AM ]




The deadline for volunteers to apply for a games position is July 31st. This form is to be used by volunteers that would like to apply for the following positions:
-2016 Provincial Spring Games Sport Technical Consultant
-2016 Provincial Spring Games DTM
-2016 Provincial Spring Games Coach
-2018 National Summer Games Mission Staff
-2018 National Summer Games Coach
(summer provincial games coaches will also have a chance to apply for the 2018 National Summer games when they apply to the 2017 Provincial Summer games).

Please remember that  Games coaches are required to meet Coaching Certification requirements prior to coaching at major games (see SOO policy 10.3.2 Certification Requirements for Higher Competition).

Cops and Cowboys Raise Money for Special Olympics- May 13th!

posted May 12, 2015, 1:22 PM by Stacey McKeown   [ updated Jun 3, 2015, 6:19 AM ]

    

Lone Star Texas Grill and local Police Services are coming together to raise awareness and to raise funds to support Special Olympics Ontario. Members of Law Enforcement will be lending a helping hand to Lone Star servers for a day. All donations raised will go to helping individuals with an intellectual disability through the power of sport. 

Wednesday May 13, 2015

11:30am - 2 pm and 5pm - 9pm 


Lone Star Texas Grill Locations Below

Belleville - 130 Bell Boulevard

Kanata - 4048 Carling Avenue

Kingston - 251 Ontario Street

Ottawa - St. Laurent - 1211 Lemieux Street

Ottawa - Hunt Club - 2880 Gibford Drive

Ottawa - Baseline Road - 780 Baseline Road


Spring 2015 Provincial News Update

posted May 12, 2015, 10:20 AM by Stacey McKeown   [ updated Sep 18, 2015, 12:37 PM ]

The Spring 2015 edition of the Provincial News Update is now available.  Click here to view.

Provincial News Update - Fall 2014

posted Sep 12, 2014, 10:52 AM by Stacey McKeown   [ updated Sep 18, 2015, 12:38 PM ]

The Fall 2014 edition of the Provincial News Update is now available.  Click here to view.

Fall 2014 Provincial News Update

posted Sep 12, 2014, 10:51 AM by Stacey McKeown

The Fall 2014 edition of the Provincial News Update is now available.  Click here to view.

Spring 2014 Provincial News Update

posted May 7, 2014, 1:34 PM by Stacey McKeown

Spring is Here! Spring is Here!

After a long hard winter, the buds are finally poking their pretty little heads out of the ground; birds are fluttering about and the Provincial News Update has been released!

Take a look and find out what is going on in the province and with our District.

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