2020 Kickoff Conference - A Great Success!
Thank you everyone for joining us for the 2020 Kickoff Conference in Kingston and to Kingston Police for being amazing hosts!

Congratulations go out to the Top Zone Fundraiser and Rising Flame Award Winners recognized at the conference:

Zone 1: Thunder Bay Police Service
Zone 1a: Sault Ste Marie Police Service
Zone 2: Kingston Police
Zone 3: York Regional Police
Zone 3a: Toronto Police Service
Zone 4: Hamilton Police Service
Zone 5: Waterloo Regional Police Service
Zone 6: Windsor Police Service

Rising Flame Award Winners:
Tijana Lakovic, Vanier Centre for Women
Chandal Sutherland, Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre
Scott Garrett, Ministry of Corrections
Julie Hillis, Ontario Provincial Police
For resources and videos shared from the conference, please click below:


Presentation Information

The 2020 LETR International Conference will be taking place September 18-20 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Centre in National Harbor, Maryland . The application process for attending the Conference opens Monday, April 13, 2020.
Join us next year for the 2021 Kickoff Conference, hosted by London Police Service! Stay tuned for more details, coming in the fall.
The Plunges Continue!
The Polar Plunge season is in full swing! With over  $500,000  raised so far this year, we're quickly approaching our  $600,000  goal. There are still several plunges to come across the province, so you still have time to register, donate and get freezin' for a reason!

Visit  to find a plunge near you and make sure to follow us on Instagram ( @PolarPlungeON ) to keep up-to-date on all things Polar Plunge!
Play Catch the Ace Today!
Feeling lucky? Special Olympics Ontario is in the midst of its Online Catch the Ace Raffle in support of athletes across the province. This digital raffle offers progressive cash prizes with a guaranteed winner  every week  until the Ace of Spades is drawn!

With draws taking place every Wednesday, this is your chance to win big! The progressive jackpot is currently over $2,700 and growing! Get your tickets today for a chance to win!
A similar Catch the Ace game in Newfoundland in 2017 lasted for 44 weeks - and paid out $2.6 million to the winner! You won't want to miss out on this chance to win and support Special Olympics Ontario at the same time!
Do you have your Harley Raffle Tickets?
Looking for another way to support with a chance to win big? You won't want to miss the opportunity to win a 2020 Harley Davidson Street Glide, valued at over $30,000! There are a limited number of tickets available, so act quickly to get your tickets!
National Coordinator Position
On behalf of the OACP Torch Run Executive Committee:
Please click here for information on the internal application process for: International LETR Executive Council Position: Region 11 (Canada) Coordinator.
More information on Executive Council can be found here .
Application deadline: April 1, 2020 – 5:00pm.
Cops & Cowboys is Back!
May 28, 2020

Lone Star Texas Grill and local Police Services are coming together once again to raise awareness and funds to support Special Olympics Ontario. Members of Law Enforcement will be lending a helping hand to Lone Star servers for a day - and collecting "tips" (aka, donations) for their efforts. 100% of the money raised will be donated to Special Olympics Ontario!
Muddy Grape Guelph
Saturday, May 9th, 2020
Muddy Grape Niagara
Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
Guelph Lake Conservation Area in Guelph and The Hernder Estate Wines in St. Catharines serves as the backdrop the Muddy Grape Endurance Runs this year! These endurance run will have participants take on an obstacle course designed to challenge all fitness levels while supporting The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario. Influenced by vintage military training courses, The Muddy Grape will feature multiple obstacles that will test each participant’s physical strength, mental toughness and their will power all while having fun for a great cause! Open to men and women, individuals or teams, we invite anyone who thinks they have what it takes to escape the Muddy Grape Run!
Final Leg Registration - NOW OPEN!
MAY 21-23, 2020
JUNE 2-4, 2020
This spring we have TWO Final Legs to look forward to!

The Special Olympics Ontario Spring Games and School Championships are coming soon, and we would like you to join us to celebrate the achievements of athletes from across the province! Accommodations will be provided free of charge on either Thursday, May 21st OR Tuesday, June 2nd . If you wish to request accommodations for both nights, you will be charged the nightly accommodation fee for the 2nd night. The accommodation fee is $60/night for any subsequent nights that you register for.

FULL Final Leg schedules to be sent closer to the event date.
T-Shirts, Hats & Shakers - On Sale Now!
T-Shirts and hats are available to be shipped out now! New this year, we have metal shaker cups coming in, which will be delivered to us by the end of April. These items are being sold for $20 each OR combine a shirt and either a hat or shaker for $30 !
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