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Match Official Award Nominations are now open

By Staff, 08/28/17, 2:15PM EDT


UPDATE | Tickets have now sold out to this event

Play. Inspire. Unite. 

Ontario Soccer, in partnership with Toronto FC, is proud to announce that the nominations process for the 2nd Annual Match Officials Appreciation Day is now open to the Districts.

This event will acknowledge and award Match Officials from across the province at a Toronto FC Game on October 15, 2017.   

Ontario Soccer is pleased to work with Toronto FC and the Toronto Soccer Referees Association in the expansion of their Match Officials Day initiative, which debuted in 2015 and successfully raised funds to purchase defibrillators for soccer fields.  

Award Nominated by # of winners Nomination Link and Award Description
District - Spirit of the Game All 21 Link
Provincial - OPDL Development Award All 1 Link
Provincial - Club Development Award All  1 Link


Tickets sales include a percentage to be donated toward  the purchase of defibrillators at soccer fields. 

Each District Association that nominates a District Spirit of the Game Award Winner will be placed into a draw for a free defibrillator for their district. 

For more on the individual awards, nomination process and event schedule please contact Nicky Pearson.