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NominateNowGalaWeb.pngNominations for the Hall of Fame Gala have now opened! Know a deserving athlete, builder, or supporter who have significantly contributed to OBSA? Make a nomination for the 5th annual OBSA Hall of Fame Gala by downloading and filling out a nomination form under the Hall of Fame tab. Be sure to email your nomination to randa@blindsports.on.ca before September 18th, 2017!

 

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Achilles Fundraiser Run – March 12, 2017

 

Goalball Provincial Championships – March 24 – 26, 2017

 

Humber College Outreach Program - April 4, 2017

8:00 am - 12:00 pm 

 

 Goalball Jr. Nationals – April 7 – 10, 2017

 

Richmond Hill Sports Day – April 26, 2017

 

Ingersoll Sports Day – May 4, 2017

 

OBSA Sports Camp - July 10-14

 

OBSA High Performance Camp - October 20-22

 

OBSA Hall of Fame Gala - November 11,2017

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2017 Goalball Junior Nationals Update 

Ontario Men and Women Capture Gold at the Junior Goalball Championships

It was double gold medals for the Ontario Goalball teams at the Junior National Goalball Championships (Under 19) this past weekend. The tournament featuring teams from British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec and Nova Scotia was held at the W. Ross Macdonald School.

In the Men’s Division, Team Ontario saved their best game for last as they defeated Nova Scotia 9-3 in the finals. Ontario was beaten twice by Nova Scotia in the round-robin portion of the tournament.

Brice Parker led Ontario with 5 goals in the finals and Nathan Taylor added a hat trick. Nader Ibrahim chipped in with a single goal.

In the semi-finals Ontario beat Quebec/BC  13-3. Brice Parker scored 6 goals, Nader Ibrahim 5 and Nathan Taylor had 2.

Parker and Taylor are both members of the National Junior Goalball Team.

 Team Ontario is coached by Bob Mannen.

Nathan Taylor (Ontario), Brice Parker (Ontario) and Mason Smith (Nova Scotia) were named to the All-Tournament Team.

Quebec won the Bronze Medal.

The Ontario Women’s team went undefeated throughout the tournament. In 5 games they scored 61 goals while allowing only 15 against.

In the semi-finals, Emma Reinke’s 9 goals proved to be the difference as Ontario defeated Nova Scotia 13-3. Tessa Rankin and Gen Hart added 2 goals apiece.

In the Finals, Ontario defeated Alberta 13-3. Emma Reinke scored 12 goals and Justice Bushey added a single goal.

Emma Reinke (Ontario), Gen Hart (Ontario) and Meaghan Hargraves (Alberta) were named to the All-Tournament Team.

Team Ontario is coached by Jen McMillan and former Paralympian Annette Carmen.

This is a picture of both the men and women's athletes wearing their gold medals and holding the championship cup.

OBSA Summer Sports Camp Video Launch

Check out our new OBSA Summer Sports Camp video!

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OBSA has a NEW ADDRESS:

100 Sunrise Ave, Suite 101
Toronto, ON
M4A 1B3

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Check It Out!

Check out OBSA athlete Travis Cudney Teach 3 time Olympic gold medalist Jennifer Botterill how to play goalball as a part of CBC Sports Day! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kJ8W9RVjGQ&feature=youtu.be&list=PLPZ40gM7aDFAxBws2g-cHXeLdg6U_uoRD 

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