SOO News

News Flash!
All noteworthy announcements will posted here at the top of the page.  Announcements will be archived into one of the four following news sections (below): Sport and Competition, District, Community and Provincial.

News Flash!

  • Almaguin Proud The Almaguin softball team is all smiles, returning home from the 2018 National Summer Games in Antigonish, Nova Scotia with a silver medal earned in the top division. Assistant coach ...
    Posted Oct 19, 2018, 7:41 AM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
  • THREE Provincial competitions, THREE lists! (click on post to open page with attachments) Here is the updated December 20th announcement of District Team lists for athletes heading to Provincials in 2019! "Stars Meet" in Sault ...
    Posted Dec 31, 2018, 7:39 AM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
  • Click here for Friends & Family info for Nationals! For those folks who are looking forward to cheering on their athletes at the National Bowling Championships in PEI in May, or at National Summer Games in Nova Scotia starting ...
    Posted Feb 27, 2018, 1:10 PM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
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News Flash!

    This section contains news with regard to Sport and Competition.

  • 2014 National Summer Games Mission Staff and Coach Applications Posted Applications are now being received for Team Ontario Mission Staff and Coach Positions to attend the 2014 National Summer Games.   The Job Descriptions and Applications are now available by clicking ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2013, 8:40 AM by Jarrod Copland
  • SOO-Brampton Golf Invitational  DATE:  SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2013LOCATION:  PEEL VILLAGE GOLF CLUB, BRAMPTON REGISTRATION:  12:30 pm, SHOT GUN:  2:00 pm,CLOSING: 5:00 pmREGISTRATION FEE:  $10.00 / athleteSandwiches ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2013, 8:35 AM by Jarrod Copland
  • Northern District Athletes Do Us Proud at National Winter Games I would like to congratulate all the athletes from the Northern District who participated in the National Winter Games this past week. They represented their teams, communities and province extremely ...
    Posted Aug 19, 2012, 6:08 PM by Info Webmaster
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  • District News

    This section contains news with regard to your district.
  • SOO Launches Youth Sport Survey in Partnership with York Univeristy Special Olympics Ontario is working with York University on a comprehensive assessment of sport participation in youth ages 11-21 years with intellectual disabilities. The Special Olympics research team at ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2013, 11:57 AM by Jarrod Copland
  • Athlete of the Month:February - Douglas Bourgeault The Northern District Athlete of the Month for February is Douglas Bourgeault from SOO-Hearst. Douglas demonstrated great courage and dedication to his craft this winter while preparing for the ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2012, 8:27 AM by Info Webmaster
  • Volunteer of the Month: February - Ron Roy The Northern District Volunteer of the Month for February is SOO-Sudbury Vice Coordinator Ron Roy. Ron has been active in the Sudbury community for over 20 years. He was ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2012, 8:26 AM by Info Webmaster
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  • Community News
    This section contains news with regard to communities in your district.

  • Kapuskaing Track Athletes Make Kupuskasing Times After Strong Provincials Kap Special Olympians bring home multiple medalsWednesday, July 17, 2013 8:41:01 EDT AMMembers of the Region 10 (Near North) Track and Field Team for Special Olympics ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2013, 12:31 PM by Jarrod Copland
  • SOO-Fort Frances Volunteer Gaby Hanzuk Awarded Community Honour The Northern District would like to congratulate Gaby Hanzuk, the Community Coordinator for Fort Frances on receiving the Tony Beyak Memorial Volunteer of the Year Award. Gaby received the award ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2012, 8:11 AM by Info Webmaster
  • SOO-Parry Sound Athlete Inducted Into Hall of Fame Sandra Hunt, a multi-sport athlete from Parry Sound, was recently nominated for induction into the city's Bobby Orr Hall of Fame for her accomplishments as a Special Olympics ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2012, 8:10 AM by Info Webmaster
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  • Provincial News

    This section contains news with regard to Special Olympics province-wide.

  • Remembering Kenneth Coulter On December 7th, 2010 Special Olympics Ontario- Kitchener/Waterloo suffered the loss of an inspirational long standing athlete. Kenneth Coulter was remembered this week (February 7, 2011) in a Maclean ...
    Posted Aug 10, 2012, 7:34 AM by Info Webmaster
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