South Korea’s Pyeongchang, is set to play host to the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The city will welcome nearly one million athletes and spectators on February 8th, 2018. More than 43,000 people live in Pyeongchang, with many working in the agriculture and dairy sector. The area also boasts a large tourist population, with a focus on sports, such as hiking and skiing.
This past year has been informative, busy and above all – positive, for the Ottawa Sport Council. There were many learning opportunities as an organization, along with the ability to educate and network with fellow sport advocates, clubs and local citizens to further sport in our community.
If you are an athlete, sports enthusiast or just looking for great entertainment, Ottawa is the place to be for the next 4 weeks! With the Grey Cup looming and the upcoming NHL Outdoor Classic kicking things off, there is plenty to see and do. Here is a brief list of events to add to your must-see schedule
Our Fall Ottawa Sport Summit is just around the corner, with this year’s topic focused on Grants and Grant-Writing. The Ottawa Sport Council considers the needs of its members when setting the topic for the summits. This year, we had overwhelming requests about grants and funding for sport organizations. With that in mind, we have secured an expert panel of key industry players to provide you with their perspective of what creates a winning application.
The Ottawa Sport Council is planning the programming for our new webinar series, and we’re inviting stakeholders to help choose the topics.
The Ottawa Sport Council Foundation is thrilled to announce its 2017 Charitable Endowment Fund recipients – LACA SC and the Ottawa Titans Water Polo Club. Both LACA SC and the Ottawa Titans Water Polo Club have been awarded $1500 by the True Sport Foundation to support development of their initiatives.
It’s that time of year again – Grant writing season! Every organization across the board is gearing up to pull their projects together and apply for the funding that will deliver many worthy services and programs to communities that appreciate and need them.
As part of the official Ottawa 2017 celebrations, The Ottawa Champions will play host to the Can-Am/American Association All Star Game festivities. The event runs July 24th and 25th at the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton (RCGT) Park, starting with a skills competition and followed by a classic Home Run Derby. The next day, July 25th, the All-Star Game kicks off at 7:05 PM.
In Reviewing Rowan’s Law: Part One, we briefly reviewed some of the recommendations made from the Coroner’s inquest from Rowan Stringer’s tragic death. There have been many press releases, meetings at Queen’s Park and discussions with key stakeholders in the amateur sport sector, not only in Ontario – but also Canada wide.
The Ottawa Sport Council is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 Ottawa Sport Council Foundation Fund. The Ottawa Sport Council Foundation is a Charitable Endowment fund established in partnership with Community Foundation of Ottawa and the True Sport Foundation with the goal of providing support to Ottawa Community Sporting Organizations.