Friday
Jan182019

The OSSA is looking for individuals to join the Board of Directors!


OSSA is accepting nominations for the following Board positions: President, Treasurer and a Director at Large.  Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Board of Directors must complete the Board of Directors Expression of Interest form and return the completed form to the OSSA at 100 St. Charles Street East, Maryhill ON N0B 2B0, or scan and e-mail it to the attention of the Nominating Committee at ossa@ontariospedskating.ca by Saturday February 9, 2019.

Please consider joining the board!  
 

 

Wednesday
Jan162019

Team Ontario Announced for Canadian Age Class Long Track Championships


OSSA is excited to announce the Team Ontario Long Track skaters that will be representing our province at the 2019 Canadian Age Class Long Track Championships in Winnipeg, MB on February 9-10, 2019.

Girls 12: Blanche Cardinal Tremblay, Jillian Reeves, Genevieve De Wys (alternate)

Girls 13: Aaralyn McGill, Sarah Murray, Alison Milne (alternate), Sherise Gratton (alternate)

Girls 14: Rachel Mallard, Daria Vogt, Emily Wood (alternate)

Boys 12: Alex Wood, Avery Langridge, Jonathan Bourget (alternate)

Boys 13: Peter Andrews, Seamus Keiley, Nate Sutherland (alternate), Colin Ferguson (alternate)

Boys 14: Stephan Lee, Tyler McGillen, Scott Taylor (alternate), Adam Abidi (alternate)

Boys 15: Sam Galloway, Caelan Monkman, Patrick Gemmell (alternate), John Millar (alternate)

Congratulations to our Team Ontario CACLTC skaters!

Friday
Jan112019

Quest for Gold Ontario Athlete Assistance Program Released 

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport has released the Quest for Gold - Ontario Athlete Assistance Program 2018-2019. Athelete Selection Criteria can be found here and more details about the program can be found on the Quest for Gold page of this website.

Monday
Dec312018

Team Ontario CWG Long Track Team Announced!

OSSA is excited to announce the Team Ontario Long Track skaters that will be representing our province at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta. The team will be at the Games from February 14-23, 2019.

Women:  Sierra Johnson, Lily Weidemann, Alexa Annecca, Rachel Freitag, Claire Mallard (alternate)

Men:  Matthew Laxton, Max Brant, Gibson Himbeault, Noah Bouma, Ian Babulic (alternate)

Anyone wishing to appeal may do so in accordance with OSSA’s appeals policy by January 4, 2019 at 12:00 noon.

Congratulations to our Team Ontario Long Track skaters!

Thank you to the Government of Ontario for their support

 

Thank you to the Government of Ontario for their support
Thursday
Dec272018

Time Based Entries for National Qualifier

Skaters wanting to apply for National Qualifier (February 1-3 in Montreal) with time based entry need to submit their best 500m and 1500m times skated between August 1st 2018 and January 7th, 2019 in an SSC sanctioned event with electronic timing to the OSSA office no later than 11:00am on Monday, January 7th by emailing sportmanager@ontariospeedskating.ca. Submitted times must meet the time standards below.

Please provide accurate times and the event where the times were skated. Pre-qualified skaters do not need to submit their times. Registration and payment is not required unless the athlete qualifies for the event.

Time Standard

Women: 3min 36sec based on combined 500m and 1500m times. (ex: 0:52+2:44)

Men: 3min 14sec based on combined 500m and 1500m times. (ex: 0:46+2:28)