ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY new

If an individual is two years of age or older and is identified by an agency or professional as having an intellectual disability, then that person is eligible to participate as an athlete in Special Olympics.   If the person is identified as having closely related developmental disabilities with functional limitations in both general and learning adaptive skills, then that …

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY test   If an individual is two years of age or older and is identified by an agency or professional as having an intellectual disability, then that person is eligible to participate as an athlete in Special Olympics.   If the person is identified as having closely related developmental disabilities with functional limitations in both general and learning …

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY   If an individual is two years of age or older and is identified by an agency or professional as having an intellectual disability, then that person is eligible to participate as an athlete in Special Olympics.   If the person is identified as having closely related developmental disabilities with functional limitations in both general and learning adaptive …

Athlete of the Year

Award Criteria Nominations will be judged on the strength of their submission by the following criteria: Participation The nominee must be a registered athlete in a Special Olympics sport club. The nominee must be involved in Special Olympics sport program(s) throughout the year Athletic and Personal Development The nominee must be successful in his/her sport, doing their personal best to …

Volunteer of the Year

This award is awarded annually to a registered SOO volunteer who has made a significant contribution to the development of SOO programs. This person is a strong leader, making contributions in non-coaching areas such as marketing, fundraising, administration and major games. This person should be a major contributor towards the success of Special Olympics in their community. Please complete this …

President’s Award

Awarded annually to a registered SOO volunteer who, over an extended period of time, has directly contributed to the development and enhancement of Special Olympics Ontario programs in a meaningful way and exemplifies the spirit, philosophy and goals of SOO.      Please complete this form by June 5, 2020. Please note that any submissions received after this date will …

Educator of the Year

  Awarded to a registered SOO Educator who has demonstrated an overall contribution to SOO, displayed coaching effectiveness and personal development, and has been an excellent role model in leadership for student-athletes.  Award Criteria Exceeds expectations of the role of an educator Does far more than simply registering and bringing a team to events Works diligently to provide developmental, meaningful, …

School Team of the Year

Award Criteria Successful in their sport (likely to have qualified) Excellent teamwork Sportsmanship Dedication Great team spirit Respect for the game, officials, etc. Strong work ethic Inclusive Please complete this form by June 5, 2020. Please note that any submissions received after this date will not be considered.Please use a separate form for each nominee. There is no limit to the …

School Athlete of the Year

Award Criteria Nominations will be judged on the strength of their submission by the following criteria: Excellent sportsmanship Strong leadership qualities Participates in multiple sports Skilled Positive attitude throughout the day Team player Committed Role model to other players both inside and outside of sport Please complete this form by June 5, 2020. Please note that any submissions received after …