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January 7, 2013
Ontario Speed Skating Association
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CC#3 and CDN Jrs
The announcement and entry for Canada Cup #3 and the Canadian Junior LT Championship is now available. 

Individuals interested in participating in this event can send their registration directly to FPVQ per the announcement. 

Please be sure to fill out the entry form completely and correctly or it will not be accepted by FPVQ.


Provincial Coaches
Skaters participating in meets outside of Ontario are encouraged to visit the Coaching Development page to find out which coach they will be working with.  Coaches are asking that athletes contact them before the event to ensure that everyone is on the same page to optimize performances.


Cambridge 40th!
An Open House will take place on Saturday, January 26th At Hespeler Memorial Arena in the Beehive Room from 2-6pm to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Cambridge SSC. Hot/cold appetizers, desserts and drinks will be served. RSVP and send pictures, stories and articles to the club for inclusion in the celebration!
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Great performances!
There were many Ontario athletes participating in the Canadian Single Distance Championships and Canada Cup #2 this past weekend in Calgary and many impressive results.  Visit the Calgary Oval results site for details!



Happy New Year!
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Provincial Long Track Championships

The provincial long track championships are being held in Ottawa January 26th and 27th. Visit the long track page of our site to view the announcement and entry form.

The Pacers have asked clubs to use the club entry form provided to register their members.

This event is open to everyone and we hope to see many of our members there to participate and watch the event!


Ovals Opening

Brewer Park
The oval at Brewer Park in Ottawa is now open for skating! It officially opened January 2nd. 
Please check their Facebook page for the latest reports and the Volunteer Schedule if you wish to volunteer. 

Lakefield Oval
The Lakefield Oval is almost ready! Lakefield Oval volunteers are hard at work to get the Oval ready for their first scheduled public skating date of Jan 12th. 
 Zamboni Day on Jan 5th was a great day for those who got to drive the zamboni and for building the oval ice!


Toronto Hosts Canadian Junior ST Championships!

On December 8th and 9th the Toronto club successfully hosted the Canadian Junior Short Track Championships.  Congratulations to William Preudhomme who qualified for the World Junior Championships in Warsaw and to Stephanie Bowskill, Laura Crack, Hannah Morrison, Alphonse Ouimette, Arye Richards, Innzbruk Richards, and Aileen Song who all qualified for the event.

Brampton enjoyed a cheque presentation from Intact as part of the Podium Tracker program.
Intact Insurance Podium Tracker cheque presentation

Our President and Vice President Marketing also enjoyed an opportunity to meet with the Ontario Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport who participated in the Opening Ceremonies.
Buxton Wilkins Minister Chan


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Email: ossa@ontariospeedskating.ca



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