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Ontario Soccer Launches Request for Proposal For Soccer Apparel Partner

By Staff, 10/23/23, 4:00PM EDT


Ontario Soccer launches RFP to acquire an Official Soccer Apparel and Equipment Partner for Association

Play. Inspire. Unite.

Ontario Soccer has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) today in order to acquire an Official Ontario Soccer Partner for Soccer Apparel (including Uniforms) and Equipment. We are seeking a Partner for a term of five years up to and including the 2028-29 indoor season with an optional minimum three-year renewal term through 2032. 

The purpose of this RFP is to identify and select one Official Partner for the opportunity to outfit, equip and strategically support Ontario Soccer for the delivery of its key programs and services in the areas of all pertinent Player, Coach, Match Official, Club development and education initiatives, as well as corporate and member services.

Ontario Soccer’s goal is to work with a Partner that is prepared to significantly invest in and support the sport of soccer in Ontario, as the organization enters a pivotal period for the growth and advancement of the sport in the lead-up to 2026 and beyond.

The key dates for this Request for Proposal are listed below:

  1. Issue Date: RFP posted online & sent to selected group of vendors to bid: October 23rd, 2023
  2. Proponents’ Deadline for Expressions of Interest: November 3rd, 2023 at 5:00 pm EST
  3. Proponent’s Deadline for Questions: November 10th, 2023 at 5:00 pm EST
  4. Proposal Submission Deadline: November 22nd, 2023 at 5:00 pm EST
  5. Invitation to shortlisted Proponents to present their proposals to Selection Committee: November 29th, 2023

Ontario Soccer will provide a competitive, fair and open bidding process for all candidates and provide evaluation criteria for which they will be judged upon. Some of the criteria that will be assessed:

  • Proponent Profile and Experience
  • Product Value and Pricing
  • Financial Investment
  • General Marketing and Soccer Community Support

To see all of the selection criteria, submission details and more info please view the RFP by clicking here

Proposals are to be submitted to Bjorn Osieck, Senior Director, Business, via email at