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Update: Team Ontario Training Squad, 2016 Special Olympics National Winter Games


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

  Does your company have the elements to shape the Team Ontario Brand?


Special Olympics Ontario’s goal is to create an emotional connection between the general public and Team Ontario.  Special Olympics Ontario and Team Ontario promotes sport for people with an intellectual disability in the province by empowering and showcasing the accomplishments of Ontario athletes.


The Team Ontario brand should Inspire the athlete in all of us, Encourage excellence in all we do.


For further details, expectations and timeframe, please review the request for proposal below, along with uniform appendices.

2016 Team Ontario Uniform RFP

2016 Team Ontario Uniform Appendices


ClubLink Players Club membership now available for Special Olympics Ontario golf athletes!  

ClubLink is now providing a complimentary ClubLink Players Club membership to Special Olympics Ontario golf athletes. The Players Club membership allows Special Olympics athlete golfers the ability to access all public ClubLink's daily fee courses, while accompanied by a coach, parent or caregiver. The partner will be provided with a discounted green fee rate. The rates will vary amongst the different ClubLink courses, dependent upon day of the week and time of play.

If you are a Special Olympics golfer, please contact Sarah Palmer at  or 1-888-333-5515 ext. 262 to get you signed up today for your new membership!

 The winners of the 2015 Provincial Sports Awards

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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

 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!



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