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CIAAA Seeking Program Manager

Wednesday, May, 17, 2017

CANADIAN INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION (CIAAA)

The CIAAA is seeking a Program Manager. Located in Edmonton, and reporting to the National President and the Executive Director of the Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association, and taking direction from the CIAAA Board of Directors, the Program Manager will be responsible for the CIAAA’s day-to-day operations. Position involves travel throughout Canada and the United States.

Click here for more details.

OFSAA renews Baden, chooses new volleyball for 2017-18

Thursday, April, 20, 2017

Baden Sports and OFSAA are happy to announce a new multiyear renewal of Baden as the federation’s official volleyball supplier. 

The new agreement introduces Baden’s most-advanced microfiber volleyball, VCOR™, as the official ball to be used exclusively in all OFSAA-sanctioned championships and events beginning with the 2017-18 school year.

The VCOR replaces Baden’s Perfection® leather game volleyball as the official ball. The transition from a leather to a microfiber game ball aligns OFSAA more closely with trends in the international game.

“We are honored and excited to continue as the official volleyball supplier of the OFSAA,” said Michael Schindler, CEO, Baden Sports. “Our mission has always been to make the game better for the player. VCOR fulfills that mission in every way and we’re looking forward to players experiencing the exceptional quality, innovation, and performance that was built into this ball from the start.”

Baden spent more than three years developing VCOR, a process that included extensive wind tunnel analysis, computer modeling, and beta testing with elite players in the U.S. and Canada. The goal was a ball that could play to the relative strengths of both power hitters and float servers; specifically, one that would fly straighter when hit harder and move more unpredictably when hit softer. Baden product engineers achieved that objective with a unique 12-panel construction, flatter seams, and a dimpled proprietary cover material called TruFlite™.

“Baden has been a great partner for us with their Volleyball and we're excited to have them back with even more advanced equipment,” said Shamus Bourdon, Assistant Director, OFSAA. "Our boys' and girls' Championships benefit greatly from the support of Baden and it will be exciting to see them use the VCOR in OFSAA Championship action!" 

The model number for the new official ball is V5S-220 for boys and girls. It can be purchased, along with all of Baden’s volleyballs, carts, and accessories, through authorized team dealers. For more information, visit www.badencanada.com.

 

About Baden Sports

Baden Sports, an independent, family-owned company based in Renton, Washington, USA, is a designer and manufacturer of the highest-quality athletic balls. Baden also manufactures the Axe Bat, the only bat designed for the swing. For nearly 40 years, Baden’s product innovation and leadership have led conferences, programs, and coaches at all levels to choose Baden as their official ball. For more information, visit www.badencanada.com, or join the conversation on Facebook (BadenSports), Instagram (badensports), and Twitter (@BadenSports).

Athletics Canada & School Sport Canada Partner to improve High School Track in Canada

Thursday, April, 20, 2017

Some good news for OFSAA's track & field partners and an opportunity to pass along for student-athletes seeking scholarships!

Athletics Canada understands the importance of introducing and keeping involved in athletics. As a result, the Athletics Canada Foundation is pleased to announce funding for two scholarships for 2017 graduating high school student-athletes, as well as two other initiatives aimed at improving the state of high school track and field across Canada.

“We are committed to promoting excellence and nuturing the development of young athletes. With this mission in mind, we are pround to announce the creation of the Athletics Canada Foundation Scholarship,” said Rob Guy, Chief Executive Officer. “Athletics Canada will continue fundraising efforts to ensure the Athletics Canada Foundation Scholarship becomes an annual opportunity for graduating student-athletes.”

The $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to one male and one female multi-sport athlete with a passion for athletics who is graduating from high school and committeed to continuing athletic and academic pursuits in Canada. Click here for more information about the scholarships.

Athletics Canada’s commitment to supporting high school athletics does not end there. For the third year in a row, www.athleticscanada.tv will produce and webcast live coverage of the ASAA High School Track and Field Championships, B.C. High School Sport Track and Field Championships and OFSAA Track and Field and Cross Country Championships.

In close partnership with School Sport Canada, Athletics Canada has also developed three Fundamentals of Athletics Learning E-Modules that are available at no cost to high school coaches across Canada. Fundamentals of Athletics Jumping Events, Throwing Evens and Track Events are available at www.schoolcoach.ca/courses.aspx

Awards Deadlines

Wednesday, April, 19, 2017

Colin Hood Award

The Colin Hood Award is given out annually to one graduating male, one graduating female, and one coach in every school in the province who, throughout their high school career, have been committed to the success of school sport at their school and within their Association.

Application deadline is April 28, 2017.
NOTE - The names of the recipients MUST be provided to us before the awards will be shipped.

Complete the online application form

 

Character Athlete Award

Once a year, OFSAA awards the Character Athlete Award to two recipients (one male, one female) who embody OFSAA’s values of leadership, commitment, equity, respect and sportsmanship. 

The Character Athletes will be profiled in our Bulletin magazine, on our website, and in our Enewsletter. They will also receive a $1000 scholarship from Josten's, and a plaque from OFSAA commemorating this accomplishment.

OFSAA Character Athlete nominations are due Monday, May 1, 2017

To nominate one of your student-athletes for the Character Athlete Award, please fill out the application form and submit it online. Please include as much information as possible about your student-athlete.  Specifically their school and community involvement, and how they exemplify OFSAA’s values.

 

Coaching Excellence Award

The CAO Coaching Excellence Awards recognize outstanding coaches and their contributions to both their sport and athletes in Ontario. The selection of recipients will be based on their unique contribution to sport through coaching.

These awards do not reflect the accomplishments of a coach in any one year; rather the awards are designed to recognize the contributions a coach has made over a period of years.

download the 2017 OFSAA Coaching Excellence Award nomination form here

Application Deadline is May 22nd, 2017

 

Brian Maxwell Memorial Scholarship

The Brian Maxwell Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to two student athletes that will be continuing their post secondary education at a Canadian College or University. Starting 2015-16 there will now be first, second and third place scholarships awarded to each a male and female annually as follows:

  • First place:   $8,000
  • Second place:  $4,000
  • Third place: $2,000

Preference shall be given to a student whose character is reflective of qualities that Brian Maxwell demonstrated in his life: honesty, integrity, compassion and an unwavering quest to accomplish the best he could academically and athletically while supporting his fellow team members.

Download the Application Form
Scholarship Recipients
Applications are submitted to the OFSAA office for distribution to committee. Application deadline is June 16, 2017.

OFSAA Hockey Results 2017

Monday, March, 27, 2017

OFSAA Hockey 2017

Boys' AAA Hockey Championship

Tues-Fri, March 20-23, Fort Frances

http://www.ofsaa.on.ca/boys-a-aa-hockey

GOLD - St. Martin (ROPSSAA)

SILVER - St. Theresa of Lisieux (YRAA)

BRONZE - Malvern CI (TDSSAA)

 

 

Girls' AAA Hockey Championship

Tues-Fri, March 21-24, Mississauga

http://www.ofsaa.on.ca/girls-aaa-hockey

GOLD - Medway (WOSSAA)

SILVER - Lawrence Park CI (TDSSAA)

BRONZE - Brantford CI (CWOSSA)

 

 

Boys' A/AA Hockey Championship

Tues-Fri, March 20-23, Fort Frances

http://www.ofsaa.on.ca/boys-a-aa-hockey

GOLD - Belle River DHS (SWOSSAA)

SILVER - St. Mary's HS, Hamilton (GHAC)

BRONZE - Holy Cross CSS, St. Catharines (SOSSA)

 

Girls' A/AA Hockey Championship

Tues-Fri, March 21-24, Stratford

http://www.ofsaa.on.ca/girls-a-aa-hockey

GOLD - l'École secondaire catholique L'Escale, Rockland 

SILVER - All Saints CSS, Whitby

BRONZE - St. Michael CSS, Stratford

OFSAA Swimming Results 2017

Monday, March, 27, 2017

OFSAA SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

March 7-8, 2017

WINDSOR

Visit Official Championship Website

FULL INDIVIDUAL RESULTS AND TIMES HERE

 

TEAM RESULTS

COMBINED TEAM RESULTS

GOLD - Georgetown District HS

SILVER - Riverside SS

BRONZE - Upper Canada College

 

OPEN GIRLS' TEAM

GOLD - Banting

SILVER - Waterloo CI

BRONZE - Bishop Reding CSS

 

OPEN BOYS' TEAM

GOLD - Banting

SILVER - Upper Canada College

BRONZE - Pierre Elliot Trudeau

 

SENIOR GIRLS' TEAM

GOLD - Georgetown DHS

SILVER - Riverside SS

BRONZE - Riverside CI

 

SENIOR BOYS' TEAM

GOLD - Georgetown DHS

SILVER - Oakville Trafalgar HS

BRONZE - Upper Canada College

 

JUNIOR GIRLS' TEAM

GOLD - Havergal College

SILVER - Riverdale CI

BRONZE - Lawrence Park CI

 

JUNIOR BOYS' TEAM

GOLD - Upper Canada College

SILVER - Riverside SS

BRONZE - Richmond Hill SS

 

PARA TEAM COMBINED

GOLD - Beamsville DSS

SILVER - Westview Freedom

BRONZE - St. Joan of Arc SS

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