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Floor Hockey Officials Clinics

posted 6 Jan 2019, 13:30 by Webmaster Ottawa
Special Olympics Floor Hockey was one of the original sports of Special Olympics Worldwide. It is a combination of ice hockey, ball hockey and ringette- played on a gym floor. Just like hockey, it requires certified officials to conduct the games. To ensure our Special Olympics athletes to have the best competition experience, we are looking for individuals who are interested in becoming certified officials.

Special Olympics Ontario is hosting clinics to provide you with the training and knowledge to safety and competently officiate floor hockey games of all calibers. The clinic is one day and includes a classroom theory session in the morning followed by a practical training session in the afternoon.

Once fully trained as an official, Special Olympics Ontario offers a $20 per game honorarium. Most games are played in a tournament format in several locations across Ontario.

Clinic Dates:
Saturday, January 19, 2019 8am – 4pm at the Toronto Police College 70 Birmingham St. Toronto. (Register by Jan 17th)

Saturday, March 30, 2019  8am- 4pm at the Toronto Police College 70 Birmingham St. Toronto. (Register by March 28th)

Clinic Registration Fee:  $20.00

What you will need to bring: Notebook, Pen, Whistle and Non-marking Running Shoes.

Once you are registered for the clinic, you will receive a copy of the rules to review prior to the clinic.

Please contact Samantha Damiani if you have any questions regarding the clinics.

2019 Invitational Youth Games

The 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games will play host to over 2,500 student-athletes and coaches from May 14-17th, 2019 within the City of Toronto. Athletes aged 13-21 both with and without an intellectual disability will compete in basketball, bocce, floor hockey, soccer, or track & field. Participating teams will include athletes from Ontario, Canada, the United States, and various International countries.

The floor hockey competition will take place at The International Centre in Mississauga.

We are currently recruiting Floor Hockey Officials for this tournament.  Please contact Samantha Damiani if you are interested