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What you need to know for Ontario Soccer Summit

By Staff, 03/02/17, 2:30PM EST


All the things you need to know for this weekend

Running down a few items to prepare you for all the weekend action

Ontario Soccer is excited to host you this weekend and wanted to help you get ready for this weekend's development. 

Here are the things you need to know heading into this weekend.


What to bring:

  1. Your phone & mobile app
  2. Printed Confirmation Receipt

Registration Times

Friday, March 3 – 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 4 – 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Sunday, March 4 – 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Registration will take place in the East foyer at Trent University Durham (55 Thornton Road S, Oshawa, ON)

Session Sign-up

If you haven't done it yet, you need to register for your sessions.

You can view the full schedule of events.

We want you to be able to get the sessions you were hoping for, so it's important for you to now go and register for those sessions. 

Here is a help article from SportsEngine to get you started. 

If you have any questions, please contact Jan Lang. 

Download the app

The Ontario Soccer Summit has its own app for your phone. 

Download it for insider knowledge of the weekend's events

Click here to download the app

Venue Map

Here's how you get around this weekend


Lunches will be served in the Trent University Foyer. Attendees who have indicated dietary restrictions on their registration will be contacted with specific pick-up instructions.

Attendees will be assisted with the selection of 1 sandwich, 2 sides, and 1 drink.

Lunch times:

Saturday, March 4 – 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 5 – 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Match Officials)

What not to miss

  1. Friday, March 3 – 8:00 p.m.  - 9:30 p.m. – Jason deVos Keynote
  2. Friday, March 3 – 9:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. – Kick-Off Reception hosted by Durham Region Soccer Association
  3. Saturday, March 4 – 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – Sheldon Kennedy Keynote
  4. Saturday, March 4 – 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. – 2017 Ontario Soccer Summit Tournament
  5. Saturday, March 4 – 2017 Ontario Soccer Summit Social @ Whisky John’s Bar & Grill (843 King St W, Oshawa, ON L1J 2L4) – Starting at 9:30pm
  6. Sunday, March 5 - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM -  Lorraine Lafreniere Keynote
  7. Prizes being given out throughout the weekend. And special pricing when 2017 Ontario Soccer Summit lanyard is presented at select locations. 
  8. Ontario Soccer Photo Booth – Trent West Foyer – *All weekend* Tell us how you Play, Inspire, or Unite

Can't Wait?

With three keynote speakers coming on board, we've upped our commitment to bringing you people that are relevant to our community. And you can get a sneak peak at what they're planning to speak on. 

Jason deVos, the Director of Development for Canada Soccer, will lead things off on the Friday night.

Listen to his podcast for a taste of what to expect 

He will be followed Saturday by Sheldon Kennedy, co-founder of the Respect Group, which provides empowering online abuse, bullying and harassment prevention education to sport organizations.

Listen to his podcast for an eye-opening look at how we need to be proactive in abuse prevention

Sunday will feature our final keynote speaker, Lorraine Lefreniere, CEO of the Coaching Association of Canada.

Listen to her podcast on how Canada needs to invest in coaching development 

Listen to our staff speak about some of the other presenters 

Need help convincing a friend to join you?

Our prices are lower than any other event of its kind in North America and we're proud to say we think we offer the best 360-degree learning, as well as outstanding networking opportunities.  

There are reduced rates for those booking groups of 5-20 attendees and even greater discounts for those booking 20 or more.

Also, the 2017 event will feature reduced pricing for youth (under 18 years of age) attendees. In addition, Female Mentorship Program participants, Learning Facilitators and District Administrators all receive special pricing.

Find out more about weekend pricing