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Effective January 28, 2019 Ontario Soccer in partnership with SportsEngine launched the Ontario Soccer Club and Academy Registry (OSCAR).
Ontario Soccer would like to express a tremendous thank you to all the Clubs and Academies that have engaged with OSCAR, imported registrations and interacted with the Ontario Soccer Club and Academy Registry (OSCAR). Within the first 48 hours there were over 1,000 Club Administrators actively engaging and working with OSCAR. This is a testament to the soccer community’s commitment to move forward with new technology in our industry.
In alignment with the successful launch and transition to OSCAR powered by SportsEngine, the former registration system, “AIMS” has now been retired for any future registration season.
Indoor 2018/19 remains the final active season within AIMS and AIMS will be kept in the short term for reference to historical data only.
OSCAR is now Ontario Soccer’s official participant registry as approved by our Board of Directors in June 2018.
Approved Board Motion:
Effective with the Outdoor 2019 season, (for which registration can occur no earlier than October 1, 2018) and for all seasons thereafter, the (SportsEngine Member Management Registration System) will be Ontario Soccer’s official record of registration for the purposes of Section 5, Procedure 1.1 of the Operational Procedures wherein it states:
“An individual or organization must register with Ontario Soccer prior to participating in any soccer or Futsal programme under the jurisdiction of Ontario Soccer. An individual or organization is only registered with Ontario Soccer after the applicable data has been entered into Ontario Soccer’s registration system.”
As OSCAR, powered by SportsEngine, is now our official membership participant registry, only this system authenticates registration, sanctioning and insurance.
During our Phase 2 of a 3 Phase process, Ontario Soccer continues to permit third party registration system uploads to OSCAR for those organizations not using the OSCAR system in its entirety.
To be clear, we anticipate that we will continue in Phase 2 for several years before an evidenced based decision or recommendation can be made to the Ontario Soccer Board of Directors to move to Phase 3. Only if approved by the Board, we would provide a further minimum one-year notice to the membership to adequately prepare.
For further information or inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact Lyn Wallington.