Notes from the Dragon's Den

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED
Each year, the Gloucester Dragons organize soccer days for our players at the end of August. Student volunteers are required for both Saturday August 25 and Sunday August 26, please click here for details.

GLOUCESTER DRAGONS AT THE OTTAWA FURY FC

Saturday, Aug. 18 at 2:00 p.m. - Ottawa Fury FC vs. Indy Eleven

August 18 is Ottawa Gloucester Soccer Club Day at the Ottawa Fury. Dragons’ and Hornets’ players, families and friends are invited to watch Ottawa's pro soccer team at special prices. Some players will participate in various experiences, like player escorts, flag bearers, and a mini-game.

   Prices:

  • $5.00 per soccer player U4-U14
  • $19.00 per soccer player U15-U18 and for all non-soccer playing children and youth
  • $22.00 per adult

   All taxes and fees included. Regular price $28.

   Tickets can be purchased at the Gloucester Dragons soccer office. Exact amount of cash only please.

Parking and transportation information - www.ottawafuryfc.com/transportation.

VOLUNTEER BOARD POSITION AVAILABLE
Do you have a few hours a month to give to your soccer club? If so, read on. The Dragons are seeking to fill the position of treasurer. The treasurer prepares the budget, keeps the board of directors up to date on the club's financial position, liaises with the bank and works with our auditor to prepare the club's audited financial statements. A designation as a chartered accountant and an interest in soccer are required for this position.

NEW! DRAGONS WEAR NOW AVAILABLE AT HOULE SPORTS!
Now, you can show off your Dragons pride with some fun, stylish swag! View samples of our new ball caps, sweatshirts, t-shirts and sweatpants by visiting Houle Sports at their new location at 2055 Tenth Line Road in Orleans. To view a price list and items available, click here for the order form.

  FURY FANATICS

All Dragons players 4 to 14 years of age can go to Ottawa Fury games for $5. The Fury return $3 of the ticket price to our club at the end of the season. Visit www.furyfanatics.com, select Buy Tickets, and look for the Ottawa Gloucester Dragons logo. Parents can also purchase adult tickets through the same site.

UNIVERSITY STUDY ABOUT WHAT MAKES A QUALITY SPORTS EXPERIENCE
Researchers from the University of Toronto, McMaster, and Nipissing are developing the Sport Experiences Measure: Children and Youth (SEM:CY) to capture the most important elements of quality sport. Canada Soccer is supporting the SEM:CY as it complements Canada Soccer’s Club Licensing Program. U of T researcher Liz Vandenborn is looking for parents and players interested in providing their opinion about what makes a quality sport experience. If you would like to participate, please contact Ms. Vandenborn at inch.lab@utoronto.ca.
For additional information, see Soccer Canada’s communiqué about this project.

SCHEDULES POSTED
The schedules are available under the Dragons House League tab.

WEATHER-RELATED INFORMATION
For weather-related information, click here.

 VOLUNTEER-OF-THE-YEAR AWARD ANNOUNCED
The 2017 recipient of the David Bowyer Volunteer-of-the-Year Award is Susan Morris. Congratulations, and thank you Susan. Click here for details.

COACH APPRECIATION AWARDS ANNOUNCED
The 2017 coach appreciation awards have been announced.  Click here for details.

2017 BOB MOIR MEMORIAL REFEREE AWARDS
Congratulations to Ellie Fitzgerald and Joey Zahr, 2017 recipients of the Bob Moir Memorial Award. For details and a list of previous award winners, click here.

DO YOU EVER WONDER HOW YOUR SOCCER EQUIPMENT GETS TO YOU?
To see what's involved in getting your equipment to you, click here.

LEAGUE AND SOCCER DAY CHAMPIONS
Click here to see league and Soccer Day champions.

"SPARKY" VISITS DRAGONS AGAIN IN 2017