League1 Ontario will be hosting its league kick-off event at the Sheridan College on May 1 as part of the 2016 opening weekend of men’s division action.
As part of the day’s events, Oakville Soccer Club will be putting on a grassroots festival and the Oakville Blue Devils will be presented with the League1 Ontario men’s trophy, ahead of their opening game against League1 newcomer FC London. Speeches will be made from dignitaries in attendance and there will be a media photo opportunity with the trophy.
A similar presentation will be made to the women’s 2015 league champion, Durham United FA at their first home game on May 27.
What: League1 Ontario kick-off event
Where: Sheridan College, Oakville
When: May 1. Grassroots event kickoff at 12:45 p.m, Pre-game Ceremony at 2:40 p.m, Match kick-off 3 p.m.
Who: Dignitaries from the Ontario Soccer Association, Canadian Soccer Association and Oakville community
Media who are interested in attending are asked to RSVP no later than April 29.
About League1 Ontario
League1 Ontario is the only pro-am, standards-based, senior league in Ontario. Founded in 2014, the league began with a 10 team Men’s division, which has now grown to 16 teams and includes a separate 9-team women’s division.
League1 Ontario serves as a stepping stone between the youth, amateur ranks and the full-on professional sides.
Sanctioned by the Ontario Soccer Association, the league’s focus, first and foremost, is the development of Canada’s future stars.
League1 Ontario Media Contact
Cormac Rea | League1 Ontario Communications Coordinator | 613-299-0374 | firstname.lastname@example.org