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COVID-19 Updates

Ontario Soccer continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely. Please find all the communications from Ontario Soccer to its membership in this section. 

Ontario Soccer Letter to Premier Doug Ford

Ontario Soccer Calls on Premier of Ontario to Reverse Decision on Outdoor Activities

Government of Ontario pauses current Public Health Framework, All In-Person Soccer Activities suspended

Government of Ontario moves Middlesex-London Public Health into Red-Control

Government of Ontario makes changes for team training in Grey-Lockdown, moves two regions into new levels

Ontario Soccer Issues Request for Support to Provincial Chief Medical Officer

Ottawa Public Health moved to Red-Control

Sudbury moved to Grey-Lockdown

Help take action as part of the Sport Helps campaign

Government of Ontario announces Toronto, Peel, North Bay-Parry Sound moving out of Lockdown, 7 other regions move

Government of Ontario moves nine Public Health Units to new levels

Government of Ontario announces further regions exiting Lockdown

Preparing for Return to Play and Outdoor Season 2021

State of Emergency Declared

Ontario Outdoor Cup Information

Government of Ontario pauses current Public Health Framework, All In-Person Soccer Activities suspended until further notice

Update on 2021 Match Official Accreditation Clinics    

Government of Ontario moves 3 regions into new Zones   

Rowan's Law Update

COVID-19 Liability Protection Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Government of Ontario moves Toronto and Peel Regions to Lockdown, moves 12 other regions into new Zones   

Government of Ontario moves 15 regions into new Zone Categories  

Return to Play Survey #2 - Your Input Needed

Organizations reminded to consult with local Public Health Authorities  

Government of Ontario announcement on York Region and Spectators in Hotspot Communities

Online C License Course Registration Now Open

2021 Club and Academy Instructor Certification Program

Government of Ontario announcement on Gathering Limits

Match Official Clinics in 2021

Annual Meeting of the Members Concludes with Second Installment in 2020

2020 GTA Talent on Location Days and Provincial Screening Competition 

2020 OPDL Competitive Season Update

Government of Ontario announcement on gathering limits for sports and recreational facilities 

Clarifying sanctioned competition for Ontario Soccer Members 

Government of Ontario Announces Further Regions Moving to Stage 3

Toronto and Peel Regions moving to Phase 2

Help pass emergency legislation to protect Districts, Clubs and Academies 

Regions moving to Phase 2 of Ontario Soccer Return to Play Plan

Update to Match Officials Section, Return to Play Guidelines

Updates of COVID-19; Return to Play and FAQ #6

Government of Ontario Announces Further Regions Moving to Stage 2 of their Provincial plan

return to play webinars

Province of Ontario Announces Further Regions Moving to Stage 2 of their provincial plan

Provincial Government Announcement on Outdoor Amateur Team Sports

York9 to begin Phase 1 of Canadian Premier League Return to Training Protocols 

Community Coach Workshops Now Available Online 

2020 Ontario Cup and Masters Provincial Championships Update

COVID-19 Cancellation and Postponement Notice Update for Month of June

Understanding the COVID-19 financial impact on Amateur Sport

FAQ for Match Official Online Accreditation

Student User Guide for Online Match Official Accreditation

Launch of Online Match Official Accreditation Clinics

Virtual Training Insurance - UPDATED

OSCAR Registration and SAAS fee billings for Outdoor Season 2020

Re-Scheduling Community Coach Courses

Updates of COVID-19 Impacted Activities and FAQ #3

Ontario Cup registration deadline extended

COVID-19 Cancellation Notice Update

Update on online participation during temporary suspension of soccer activities

Update on delivery of Match Official Accreditation Clinics

Discipline Hearings Suspended

Updates of COVID-19 Impacted Activities and FAQ

Statement from Minister Elliott and Minister MacLeod on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ontario Soccer suspends indefinitely all sanctioned soccer activities in the province due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Handshakes Suspended Until Further Notice

COVID-19 Coaching Update

Canada Soccer launches online Grassroots Coach Education Program

Opening of 2021 Match Official Accreditation Clinics

Response to Ontario Soccer’s Call to Action from Chief Medical Officer

Government of Ontario moves Timiskaming Public Health Region into Red-Control

Government of Ontario announces eight regions moving to new levels

Government of Ontario announces three regions moving to new levels

Ontario Cup Registration Open

Launch of the Play ON! e-Learning Series, presented by Respect in Sport

Government of Ontario announces York Region exiting Lockdown, Lambton moving to Red-Control

Applications for Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities’ Sport Relief Fund are now open

Return to Play Membership Survey Results

Government of Ontario extends Lockdown Period in Northern Ontario

Ontario Indoor Cup Cancelled

Government of Ontario moves 7 regions into new Zones   

Ontario Soccer and Ontario Soccer Centre Holiday Hours

Government of Ontario moves 5 regions into new zones

 Return to Play Updated in Accordance with new Government Framework    

COVID-19 Liability Protection

Updates to Return to Play Guide and Plan based on new Government Framework

 Government of Ontario announcement on new Public Health Unit framework

Registration open for Outdoor Season 2021

New COVID-19 Screening Amendments 

Government of Ontario announcement on Toronto, Ottawa and Peel Region 

Registration open for Goalkeeper Coach Diploma Course

2021 Applications on Competition and Travel Management System (CTMS)

Return to Play Updates

Hosting of Practical In-Person Community Workshop Training

Update on Ontario Soccer Summit 2021

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities announces sport relief fund 

Phase 2 of Return to Play – Enhanced Format for Modified Games

Reminder to register participants for Outdoor and Indoor Seasons 2020-2021

OASL 2020 Season Cancelled

Next group of regions moving to Phase 2 of Ontario Soccer Return to Play Plan

Government of Ontario Announcement on Stage 3 Re-Opening of Economy

Cancellation of Ontario Cup 2020 and Masters Provincial Championships 2020

Government of Ontario Announces Further Regions Moving to Stage 2 of their Provincial plan

Re-Opening of Rental Facilities and Fields 

Player Registration Deadline

Ontario Soccer announces Return to Play on a regional basis

Canada Soccer announces two Provinces set for Return to Play

Return to Play Planning and COVID-19 Update

Clarification regarding bulletin I2020-053

Provincial Government Announcement of Opening of Outdoor Recreational Fields

New C License Courses Moving Online

Player Registration Deadline Extended

Updates on Player Recommendation Process for 2020

Ontario government Announcement and Return to Play Survey

Upcoming C License Courses Moving to Online Delivery

2020 Masters Provincial Championships Registration

Player Registration and Ontario Cup Registration Deadline Extended

Virtual Training Insurance

COVID-19 Cancellation Notice Update

COVID-19 Financial and Leadership Resources


Player Development Program Updates (OPDL and OASL) on COVID-19

Player Registration Deadline Extended

Know the Difference: Self monitoring, Self Isolation and isolation for COVID-19

Visit the Government of Canada website for information

Statement from WHO on stopping transmission

Canada Soccer announces suspension of all sanctioned soccer activities

Ontario Soccer Statement on COVID-19

Update on Travel Sanctioning Applications

First update on COVID-19


Who do I contact with questions?

Visit the Ontario Soccer Contact Us Page

Volunteerism and COVID-19

The Ontario government is encouraging volunteerism to support seniors, people with disabilities and other Ontarians impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Please visit  if someone from your community is interested in helping those impacted by COVID-19.

Additionally. please review the document below: