HP Long Track bulletin #182

Speed Skating Canada has revised High Performance Long Track bulletin #182.

See the updated version on their website.


Level 1 Officials Clinic

A Level 1 Officials Clinic: Introduction to Speed Skating is being held Sunday, October 22nd in Ottawa (Kanata).

See the Officials page for more information.


2018 Ontario Winter Games 

The Ontario Winter Games are a multi-sport event being hosted in Orillia from March 1-4, 2018.

Information about the Games will be posted at as it becomes available.  The 2018 Ontario Winter Games Technical Bulletin is now posted.

OSSA will be looking for coaches, managers, and officials to assist with this event - the application process will open in November.


National Qualifier - entry by time

Skaters wanting to apply for National Qualifier (time based entry) need to submit their 500m and 1500m times to the OSSA office no later than 12:00pm Monday, October 9th.  This is the Thanksgiving holiday and emails will only be checked at 12:00pm. 

Skaters should indicate their accurate times and the event where they were skated. Registration and payment is not required unless the athlete qualifies for the event.

Submit times to 

The National Qualifier is November 2-5, 2017 in Calgary, AB. View the Short Track High Performance bulletins for details. Meet announcement is now available.


Correction to Ottawa meet announcement

Skaters - please be advised that an updated Ottawa Pre-Season meet announcement has been posted.

Two corrections have been made in the revised announcement: the late registration deadline is September 22 and shatter-proof glasses are not yet required to be clear.