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February 5, 2013
Ontario Speed Skating Association
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OSSA AGM

The OSSA Annual General Meeting will be held in Oshawa this year on the weekend of May 24th at the Quality Hotel & Conference Centre.   Visit our 2013 AGM page for updates as they're posted.


K-W Sertoma 50th!

The K-W Sertoma Club is proud to announce the celebration of their 50th year as a club. K-W is hosting the Provincial "A" ST championship on Feb 23-24 and will be celebrating this impressive milestone as part of that event.  See you there!
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Top Athletes Featured
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Provincial Team Bios
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Many of our provincial team skaters have provided some great information and insight into their lives and goals for this season and we've posted them online. Visit our training and development team pages to learn more about Ontario's top skaters!


Coaching Symposium in May!
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Did you mark your calendar? OSSA’s First Coaching Symposium will be held in Ottawa on May 4-5, 2013. We are pleased to announce that the following  guest speakers will be presenting at the conference:
  • Marie-Pier Charest, SSC Regional Mentor - presenting on LTPAD
  • Natalie Durand-Bush, PhD - presenting on Mental Training


OSSA Photo Contest!

We are excited to announce a photo contest open to all OSSA members!  We will be awarding prizes for the first place in each of three categories:Camera
  1. Best Action Photo
  2. Best Off Ice Photo
  3. Best Volunteer Photo
To participate in the contest send your photo(s) to ossa@ontariospeedskating.ca and be sure to include the name of the photographer, the date and location the photo was taken, the category of the photo and the name of the subject(s) in the photo.  
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Rules:
  • Photos will become property of OSSA and may be used on our website and publications.
  • Photos must be submitted by members of Ontario Speed Skating Association or an Affiliated club.
  • Members are invited to send as many photos as they like, but can only win once of the prizes.


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Survey Reminder for Clubs

We have been asked to remind Club Presidents about the survey distributed before Christmas regarding LTPAD implementation.  SSC realizes that they are asking a lot, but need your input so that they can learn how to support clubs. The survey will close on March 4th.

If you have already begun the survey, but haven’t completed it, you can finish by clicking again on the link below as long as you are using the same computer. If you have not begun use the link below to start: surveymonkey.com/s/ZBHKNQP

Note, it will likely take you around 30 minutes to complete.
Tel: (705) 652-9490
         Fax: (705) 625-1227
Email: ossa@ontariospeedskating.ca



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