A: No. OPDL is designed to build capacity in a cumulative fashion year over year. Organizations may only apply for a license for U13 teams in 2016 and U13/U14 teams in 2017.
A: No. OPDL is open to any Ontario Soccer-affiliated youth soccer club or ORNCA-approved academy in good standing.
A: No they don't need to have them booked, nor can they. They just need to be able to give reasonable assurance that they can book them when the time comes. This will occur during technical visit in the evaluation process, if they are shortlisted.
A: An application to hold an OPDL License can only come from an existing, sanctioned club or ORNCA Academy in good standing with Ontario Soccer and MOUS between clubs with intentions to create an OPDL entity are not sufficient.
A: There are no restrictions on where OPDL license holders train their players. multiple locations are permitted on the proviso that a strong technical rationale can support such a decision. if an applicant club/academy plans to train its OPDL squads in multiple locations, this should be stipulated in their application and it will be technically assessed accordingly by the OPDL Assessment & Selection Committee.