K of C Flag Relay 

                               Updated  November 28, 2015                             


Ontario Provincial Games
 

          
 


  
    

  

  Special Olympics Ontario 
Provincial Floor Hockey Championship 2015

 

(MAY 7 - MAY 9, 2015)

  
   
Ottawa

 

    Nearly 400 athletes from 24 teams from across Ontario will gather in Ottawa for the championship at Carleton University, which takes place from May 7-9, 2015. Besides the 384 athletes, the event will bring 72 coaches and more than 400 volunteers to the city..

Website

http://www.specialolympics2015floorhockey.com

Other Websites

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/

http://www.centretownnews.ca/

http://www.metronews.ca/

   
Sponsorship Opportunities

2015 Championships Adopt An Athlete Sponsorship (pdf)

2015 Championships Sponsorship Brochure (pdf)

 

____________________________________________________

 

     

  

  Special Olympics Ontario 
Provincial Winter Games 2015

 

(JANUARY 29 - FEBRUARY 1, 2015)

  
   
North Bay

 

    The City of North Bay is proud to host the 2015 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Winter Games. This will be an event of unparalleled emotion and celebration, as the City plays host to over 450 athletes and coaches from across Ontario.

http://www.specialolympics2015games.com/

  

Sponsorship Opportunities

2015 Games Sponsorship Brochure (pdf)

 

____________________________________________________

 

  

   

Special Olympics Ontario 
Provincial Summer Games 2013

(JULY 11- 14, 2013)

  
   
York Region

    

Special Olympics Ontario had close to 1000 athletes
and coaches participate in the  following 5 summer sports:

Soccer

Softball

Rhythmic
Gymnastics

Track & Field

Golf

The Knights of Columbus have been asked to participate in this year's
Special Olympics Provincial Summer Games in York Region. 

The Games will be coordinated by York Regional Police and will be conducted
throughout York Region. Please visit the Summer Provincial Games website at

www.specialolympics2013games.com for events, locations and times.

We have been asked to oversee the food services area of the Games and may require
approximately 70 volunteers, which can include Knights, Squires and your family and friends.

We have been asked to provide two Honour Guards with the first being for the Opening
Ceremony on July 11th where the Knights, as part of our Flag Relay program. will be bringing
in the Games flag, and the second one for the Closing Ceremon
y on July 14th. 

Councils and Assemblies are also invited to promote the Games in their area, be it as a fundraiser
to Adopt an Athlete
(brochure in pdf format) from their community or to conduct a public
awareness event, such as a flag raising ceremony in association with the police and
Special Olympics Ontario. 

More information regarding the Games will be provided as it becomes available.

  

TO VOLUNTEER

Please consider volunteering for these Special Olympics Provincial Summer Games.

All volunteers, including Sir Knights participating in the the Honour Guard for
the Opening and Closing Ceremonies must have a Police Check.

Below is a link to submit an application form for a Police Check
and the deadline to submit this form is April 1, 2013.

 http://www.specialolympicsontario.com/formsonline/view.php?id=5601

  

____________________________________________________

   

   

   

      
   
Special Olympics Ontario 
Provincial Spring Games 2012

(MAY 31- JUNE 3, 2012)

  
   
Kingston
   

Back Row (L/R) - Kingston Police Chief Steve Tanner, Erin Bennett, Kevin Beauregard,
and OPP Commissioner Chris Lewis. Front Row (L/R) - Mike Campanaro and Brian.

 

As part of the K of C Flag Relay program for Special Olympics,
the Knights of Columbus provided an Honour Guard and presented
the Special Olympics Games Flag during the Opening Ceremonies.

The local Knights raised close to $7,500 for the Games
and provided volunteers for food service at the Closing Ceremonies.

The Spring Games took place from May 31 - June 3, 2012 and was co-hosted by the
 Kingston Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police. Queen's University housed the
 athletes village and various sporting events. Over 800 athletes, coaches and volunteers
participated in sporting events that included:

5 pin Bowling

10 pin Bowling

Bocce

Basketball

Power Lifting

Swimming

     

____________________________________________________

    
    

 
    

Special Olympics Ontario 
Provincial Floor Hockey Championships

(JUNE 9- JUNE 11, 2011)

   
   
Sudbury
   

Greater Sudbury Police Service hosted the 2011 Special Olympics
Ontario Provincial Floor Hockey Championships at Cambrian College from June 9-11, 2011.

The Provincial Championship had 25 teams
in attendance with over 400 athletes and coaches,
300+ volunteers and hundreds of parents, and supporters.

   


    
For more pictures and a summary of the K of C involvement in these Games please visit the
Greater Sudbury Police Service website at

http://www.gsps.ca/en/yourpolice/flagrelay.asp 

or

http://kofcflagrelay.com/sudbury/flagrelay.htm

    

____________________________________________________

   

The Knights of Columbus were responsible
for the following areas:

  The Healthy Athlete Program.

    

 The Knights of Columbus Floor Hockey Competition (Demonstration Event).

 

Provided a 4th Degree Honour Guard for the Opening Ceremonies.

 

Presented  the Special Olympics flag during the Opening Ceremonies. 

   

The Knights of Columbus Flag Relay

To create a public awareness within the community and to show our support
 for Special Olympics, the Knights of Columbus, through our Flag Relay program,
 organized a number of flag raising events, some at City Hall, the local Police Station,
 and at the local schools. These flag raising events were coordinated through the
 K of C Diocesan Associations/Zones  and were held, leading up to the June Games,
 in late May and early June in the communities where a team will be competing
 at the Floor Hockey Championship. 

Sudbury

Thunder Bay

Mississauga

  

____________________________________________________

    

TO VOLUNTEER
   

Please consider volunteering at a Special Olympics event in your area.

For more information please visit Special Olympics Ontario at


http://www.specialolympicsontario.com/default.asp?contentID=222

        

____________________________________________________

       

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please visit the Ontario Special Olympics website at
  

http://www.specialolympicsontario.com

      

____________________________________________________
 
    
    
 

ADOPT AN ATHLETE

   

A PROGRAM THAT SPONSORS INDIVIDUAL
SPECIAL OLYMPIC ATHLETES

       


    

ADOPT AN ATHLETE AND MAKE A PROFOUND
 DIFFERENCE IN SOMEONE'S LIFE

 

For a $500 donation you will receive:

    •  Thank You from your athlete

    •  Adopt an Athlete recognition plaque

    •  Recognition - Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal

    •  Recognition - Games website

 

     
____________________________________________________

   

    

     

Special Olympics Ontario 
Provincial Winter Games 2011

(JAN 20-23, 2011)

    
 
THUNDER BAY
 

 

     Special Olympics Ontario had over 400 athletes participated in the
 following 6 winter sports in Windsor:

Speed Skating 

Alpine Skiing

Curling

Snowshoeing

Figure Skating

Nordic Skiing 
    

____________________________________________________

    
   


        

Special Olympics Ontario 
Provincial Summer Games 2009

(JULY 23-25, 2009)

   
 
WINDSOR
       

Special Olympics Ontario had close to 900 athletes and coaches
participate in the  following 5 sports:

5 pin Bowling

10 pin Bowling

Basketball

Power Lifting

Swimming

       

 ____________________________________________________

        
       

         

Special Olympics Ontario 
Provincial Spring Games 2008
  

(MAY 28-31, 2008)

   

DURHAM REGION

 
  

Special Olympics Ontario had close to 900 athletes and coaches
participate in the  following 5 sports:

5 pin Bowling

10 pin Bowling

Basketball

Power Lifting

Swimming

     

       

 
    Knights of Columbus 2015. All Rights Reserved.
    Send comments or questions to the web page editor Joe Mathews at joe.mathews@bell.net