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 Calling All Photographers

Special Olympics Ontario is delighted to announce the second annual Photo Contest 

Do you have a great photo of a Special Olympics Ontario athlete, team or event? If so, we would love to see it! From May 21 to July 31, 2015, Special Olympics Ontario will be accepting submissions for the opportunity to see your photograph featured on the front cover of the 2015 Annual Report. The winning image will also be featured on the homepage of our website.  Second and third place entry winners will receive Special Olympics prize packages.

Photos are to be submitted via email: 

Please see our contest details for more information and guidelines. We urge you to take part in this  awarding opportunity and look forward to receiving your entry.


 Winner of the 2014 photo contest, submitted by Robert Saunders


We're excited to see your photo. Connect and share your submissions via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Be sure to use the hashtag #SOContest 


The 2015 Floor Hockey Provincial Championships was one to remember!


Thank you to the Ottawa Police, Chief Bordeleau and the rest of the wonderful Games committee for their hard work and hospitality. The Championships involved 29 teams, over 400 athletes, 75 coaches and hundreds of volunteers, parents, caregivers and supporters. A big thank you to each and every one of you for a successful event.

Please enjoy this video of the special moments from the Championships captured by Ottawa Police and Michael Cumming.

Congratulations to all athletes - you're all winners!

Click here for the results

 Special Olympics Team Ontario congratulates new members!


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.  Team training will begin immediately.

Please note that due to on-going endorsements, this is a partial list of Team Ontario's Training Squad.  Updates will continue until May 30th, 2015 when the Floor Hockey Teams will be named. 

 Click here to view Team Ontario's members

 Harold Cornish accepts position
of Team Manager for
2016 National Winter Games in Newfoundland


Special Olympics Ontario is proud to announce that Harold Cornish of Collingwood has accepted the position of Team Manager for Team Ontario going to the 2016 National Winter Games.

Harold retired from the Edmonton Police Service in 2004 to assume the role as Executive Director of the Kids Up Front Foundation.  Shortly after moving to Collingwood in 2007, Harold landed an opportunity to work in the 2009 Ontario Winter Games office.  Harold has been with Special Olympics Ontario since 2010 as the Volunteer Coordinator for Collingwood & District.

Harold has participated in several regional and provincial Games and was the Head Coach of the C Division Gold Medal Basketball Team at the 2014 National Summer Games.  Harold recently shared the duties of the Central District Team Manager at the 2015 Provincial Winter Games in North Bay.

Congratulations Harold!



Every 1 in 500 walks away a WINNER!

The Knights of Columbus Charity Foundation Annual Lottery is on its way! Special Olympics Ontario is proud to be one of the beneficiaries for 2015. There are over 1,000 prizes available including a Grand Prize of $250,000 cash!

You can pick up your tickets today at your local Knights of Columbus Council. Please visit to find the local council near you or contact Anna Kocmarek by email: or call Toll Free: 1-800-759-0959.

You can also stop by at the Special Olympics Ontario Office on 65 Overlea Blvd, Suite 200, Toronto between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday to purchase tickets.

The final draw will take place July 16th, 2015 at the International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto - get your tickets today for your chance to win and show your support.

The raffle tickets will make GREAT STOCKING STUFFERS!

Click here to view poster (PDF) 

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