Team Ontario will head to Vancouver from July 8th-13th to represent their Province at the 2014 National Summer Games. The team will be comprised of 353 athletes, 83 coaches and 19 management staff. Team Ontario will be entering athletes into all 11 sports being offered at these Games with 60 athletics athletes, 3 basketball teams, 3 bocce teams, 11 golfers, 8 powerlifters, 12 rhythmic gymnasts, 2 soccer teams, 2 softball teams, 60 swimmers, 60 5-Pin bowlers and 32 10-Pin bowlers. The team is comprised of athletes from all 7 districts, representing 65 communities.
After an intense month of voting, Special
Olympics Ontario is proud to unveil Team Ontario’s new tag line for the 2014
National Summer Games. With the incorporation of the provincial flag, “Bring it
ON” truly embraces this team’s provincial spirit, commitment to improvement and
dedication to sport. The logo includes the Union Jack found in the canton of
the Ontario flag, which is represented in the “O”. The Ontario shield of arms is encompassed in
The logo was designed by Mike Rea an intern
student from Durham College who is currently working with Special Olympics
Ontario (marketing department). Mike
utilized his graphic design expertise to create artwork that represents the
athletes’ positive spirit and admirable determination. The tag line embodies
the competitive nature of these events. It is also intended to inspire athletes
to achieve their personal best. We look forward to seeing the athletes “Bring it ON” in July at the 2014 National Summer Games in
Vancouver – July 8th – 13th.
Drinking Water Survey
Team Ontario members, the University of British Columbia needs your help! They are working with Special Olympics Canada on a survey regarding the drinking water at the National Games. Please click on the link below to complete the survey. There will be prizes for the Province that has the highest percentage of completed survey!