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‘Evaluators 101’ Facebook Live – Nov. 25 at 7:00pm ET

November 24, 2020

Are you interested in becoming an Evaluator or learning more about Skate Ontario Evaluators? Please join us for ‘Evaluator 101’ tomorrow! On Facebook Live at 7:00pm ET tomorrow (Wednesday), hosted by PJ Kwong, we will sit down with Josh Diacur & Mary-Rose Weir and discuss all things Evaluators! Topics will include: the important role they […]

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2021 Skate Ontario Sectional Championships – Results

November 23, 2020

The results for the 2021 Skate Ontario Sectional Championships have now been posted. We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved in the remote officiating of the event which ran this weekend from Thursday-Sunday. As always, we would not be able to do this without your help, passion and dedication. Thank you! Please […]

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STAR 6-Gold Evaluator Training Seminar

November 23, 2020

Skate Ontario will be hosting an ONLINE Evaluator Training Seminar on Saturday, December 5 & Sunday, December 6. This one 1½  day seminar will feature an introduction to effective evaluating skills, training on feedback and communication, discipline overviews and much more. This training is reserved for officials, coaches do not qualify to attend this training. […]

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Sectionals – Streaming on CBC this Weekend!

November 18, 2020

Exciting news, Ontario skating community! The 2021 Skate Ontario Sectional Championships that recently took place over 7 days in 6 locations will be streaming this weekend on CBCSports.ca, CBC Gem and on the CBC Sports App for iOS and Android this Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22. Short/rhythm programs will take place on Saturday and free programs on […]

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Online Educational Opportunities for Coaches/Skaters

November 18, 2020

The Skate Ontario Sport Team will be launching a series of Coach & Skater online educational opportunities in the new year. As we prepare for this opportunity, we are asking you to tell us what you need for you and your skaters. We have created a two-minute survey to collect your needs. Your feedback will […]

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Merit Travel – Blog Post

November 13, 2020

Prize Blog post – Skate Ontario  By: Skate Ontario Staff  November 10, 2020  We are already well into a skating season if sorts. No, it isn’t what we expected but until we can get back to a more normal vibe, there is still fun to be had and daydreams to ponder.   One of the best […]

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Follow Up to Provincial Announcement – November 13

November 13, 2020

As the situation in Ontario with the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve rapidly, we recognize this is a stressful and challenging time for our Skate Ontario clubs & skating schools.  The Government of Ontario announced updates today to its COVID-19 Response Framework that impact many municipalities.  We’d like to confirm the following information as it […]

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November Skater in Residence Blog – Kurt Browning

November 10, 2020

BLOG TIME ! Funny word … blog. It kind of falls out of your face like an accident. “Excuse me, but what did you just say?  I couldn’t quite understand you.“ “Oh, pardon me, it was nothing. (cough cough) I just blogged a little.” As far as describing something you write, blog is a much nicer […]

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November – PDO Challenge – Challenge Day!

November 06, 2020

Thanks to everyone all the clubs & synchro teams who have taken part in the first two months of the #PDOCHallenge! It is phenomenal to see all the great opportunities offered in your communities. This month we are challenging you to offer a Challenge Day in your club/skating school! Challenge Days provide exciting and engaging […]

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Registration Open! New NCCP Coaching Courses

November 04, 2020

Registration for the recently added NCCP Coaching Courses is now open! Please see below for the links to register: CanSkate Coaching Course: November 27-29, 2020 – Sault Ste. Marie December 28-30, 2020 – Cornwall Regional Coaching Couse: December 4-6, 2020 – Sault Ste. Marie For any questions, please reach out to Amanda Montgomery, Coordinator, Coaching & Synchronized Skating.

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