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Athletes looking to transfer clubs without moving are required to apply through CASI by clicking on 'SUBMIT A TICKET' then clicking 'COMMUNITIES AND SPORTS CLUBS' and then clicking on their 'REGION'. The request can then be filled out by the athlete. T...
Yes! You can donate Air Miles Points. The Air Miles Rewards Program is proud to be a sponsor of Special Olympics. By donating your Air Miles Rewards Miles to our organization, your donation will allow athletes and their coaches who travel to out of tow...
Athletes must travel with the team to Provincial or National Games. Athletes are permitted to travel home from Provincial or National games with their family. The family must submit an EARLY DEPARTURE FORM to the Team Manager prior to the games so t...
No, you don't HAVE to compete if you don't want to. However, every athlete has the opportunity to compete if they would like to. Special Olympics Ontario offers a wide array of competition opportunities for its athletes. Regional, Provincial, Nation...
Competitions are structured so that athletes compete with other athletes of similar ability. Ideally, a sufficient number of athletes or teams will participate at every competition so that equitable divisions of three (3) to eight (8) athletes or t...
If you wish to donate something other than money please go to the CASI website, click on 'SUBMIT A TICKET', then click on 'DONORS, SPONSORS AND PARTNERS' and then fill out the appropriate information for what you'd like to donate. The link to submittin...
Anyone who meets the criteria of a Special Olympics Athlete is eligible for participation in any of our sports programs. All athletes within Special Olympics Ontario are required to complete an Athlete Registration package and be registered with a Spor...
If you'd like to host a Provincial Qualifier, * Contact your Community Coordinator to let them know you are interested in hosting the competition * Contact your RCMT to inform them that you are interested in hosting the qualifier. * Refer to this...
Regional competitions in years preceding Provincial Games are Provincial Qualifiers, and all athletes moving forward to the Provincial Games must qualify through this competition. The athlete will compete in the same events they competed in at the prov...
Registration for FOUR CORNERS SOCCER can be found at the Four Corners Website: http://4cornerssoccer.specialolympicsontario.ca/registration [1] Registration for FOUR CORNERS BASKETBALL can be found at the Four Corners Website: http://4corners...
Special Olympics and Paralympics are two separate and distinct organizations. SPECIAL OLYMPICS: provides sport training and competition opportunities for individuals with different levels of INTELLECTUAL disabilities. PARALYMPICS: provides sports...
Annual membership fees will not be charged to athletes for ongoing programs. However, participation fees may be charged to help offset specific program costs and particular competitions may charge a registration fee. Athletes will not be denied...
Welcome to Google Apps @ Special Olympics Ontario Please keep the following in mind when using Google Apps for the first time: Logging In To access your account please follow the link below: MAIL.SPECIALOLYMPICSONTARIO.CA [1] (on the home screen you ...
Coaches looking to expand their skills in a specific sport or wishing to advance to higher levels in the Provincial, National and International competitions may wish to pursue Sport Specific NCCP certification in the sport of their choosing. PLEASE NOT...
Training and competition in sport while having fun, developing skills and building self-esteem, is the life of a Special Olympics Ontario athlete. With 18 core sports, Special Olympics Ontario has something for every person with an intellectual disability...
Special Olympics Ontario strives to involve families and care providers to participate and share the joys of our sports programs. Getting involved with Special Olympics Ontario offers families a support network providing acceptance, resources, hope, an...
Head Coach Duties and Responsibilities Include: PLANNING PRACTICES: The coach works to plan each practice session before the players arrive so that the athletes can learn new skills or improve on skills they already know. Knowing what skills are nee...
Each sport has specific requirements when it comes to hosting a competition. It is important to communicate with SOO's Sport font-size: medium;">Information about: Sport Rules (Generic and SOO), Competition Equipment, Officials, Seeding and Divisionin...
All coaches are required to have completed the Special Olympics Canada National Coaching Certification Program (SOC/NCCP) Community or Competition Coach Technical course within their first year of their assignment or placement. All necessary informa...
Special Olympics Ontario is a community-based program. Its primary instrument of program delivery is through the local sport clubs, which gives athletes the opportunity to train and compete all year long. Invitational and Regional competitions occur...
An intellectual disability is characterized by significant limitations both in intellectual functioning and in adaptive behavior as expressed in conceptual, social, and practical adaptive skills. This disability originates before age 18. "Intellectu...
The 4 Corners Youth Sport Program provides quality competition experience for students aged 13 - 21. 16 basketball and soccer competitions will be held throughout the 2012/2013 school year, reaching all four corners of the province. For each sport, all...
You would get an NCCP number after your first course, so if you've taken the 2-day (competitive) course or the 1-day (community), you'll have one. How do I get an NCCP account/CC#? 1. Under normal circumstances you will receive a CC# when you com...
Special Olympics is a world-wide program providing sports training and competition for people with an intellectual disability. Sport Canada recognizes the Special Olympics organization as the main provider of these services to people whose primary diag...
The mission statement of Special Olympics Ontario is as follows: TO PROVIDE YEAR-ROUND SPORTS TRAINING AND ATHLETIC COMPETITION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES. For more information on the mission statement for Special Olympics, click...
The Regional Competition Management Team has several roles and responsibilities. However, one of the main roles of the Regional Competition Management Team (RCMT) is to ensure that all athletes within the region have access to competitions. A full ...
The available sports programs offered may vary from community to community but the sport programs offered in Ontario are: WINTER SPORTS: Alpine Skiing, Curling, Figure Skating, Floor Hockey, Nordic Skiing, Snowshoeing, Speed Skating SPRING SPORTS...
The date of competitions depends on the type of competition. The different competitions include: Regional, Provincial, National and World Games. For information about regional competitions, please contact your local coach. PROVINCIAL GAMES are h...
Four weeks prior to the completion, the competition host is expected to submit a Projected Budget for approval. For Invitationals/Regionals, this is submitted to the RCMT; for Provincial Qualifiers, it is submitted to the Competition Developer at SOO. ...
An individual with an intellectual disability is eligible to participate in Special Olympics Programs. An "Intellectual Disability" refers to substantial limitation in present functioning. An intellectual disability is characterized by significant limi...
If the person (male or female) is eight years of age or older and is identified by an agency or professional as having an intellectual disability, then that person is eligible to participate as an athlete in Special Olympics. If the person is identif...
If the Events Registration page does not let you register for an event, it may be because you... - Have used the same email address for multiple athletes - Have used the same email address for an athlete and a coach - Have already used that pa...
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