Event Starts:
at 9:00AM
Event Ends:
at 2:30PM
Virtual Sessions on Zoom

Virtual Regional Leadership Council (RLC) Meetings

Regional Leadership Council Call for Nominations

Nominations have now closed.

View the RLC Terms of Reference for more information including the terms of office and position descriptions.

The RLC Election will take place virtually Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 9:00 AM. Attendees must pre-register to attend.

Each Club will have one equal vote. If the Club or Program Coordinator will not be in attendance, please select an existing member of your Club's executive who is able to attend as the voting delegate.  Note: The election will take place during the first 15 minutes, following the election a 45-minute session to review administrative Pan-Canadian policies will be held. You can register and only stay for the election if you choose. The full session is open to current club executive members only.


Virtual Regional Leadership Meetings Saturday, March 26

Full agenda & registration info. Particular sessions are open to additional volunteers, coaches, and parents/caregivers.

Please register for any session open to you using the registration link provided below. All registrants will receive a confirmation email containing the link to join the session. You must register separately for each session you want to attend.   Please review all pre-read documents.

All policies listed in the Pre-Read Section can be found here: https://www.specialolympics.ca/newfoundland-and-labrador/learn/policies-and-publications

Session Time Description Who can attend pre-reads


1 9:00-10:00 AM

9-9:15: RLC Election of Officers

(See above for details)


9:15-10:00 AM Pan-Canadian Policies Administrative

An opportunity to answer pre-submitted questions & have a facilitated discussion on the policy review process & the specific policies listed in the pre-read section.

Current Club Executive Members Only

Pan-Canadian Policies

-Appeal Policy & Appeal Policy Flowchart

-Code of Conduct & Ethics Policy

-Discipline & Complaints Policy

-Discipline & Procedure Flowchart

-Blood-Borne Contagious Infections Policy

-Eligibility for Participants Policy

-Eligibility for Participants with Down syndrome Policy

-Confidentiality Policy

-Conflict of Interest Policy 


2 10:30-12:00 PM

Pan-Canadian Divisioning Policy: Everything you wanted to know & were afraid to ask.


An opportunity for participants to learn & have a better understanding of the Divisioning process including the Maximum Performance Rule (MPR) & Fair Play Rule & why it is important for all Special Olympics members to have this knowledge.

Club Executive members, coaches.volunteers & parents/caregivers. Not open to athletes at this time Pan-Canadian Divisioning Policy


3 1:00-2:30 PM

Pan-Canadian Policies Sport & Program:


An opportunity to answer pre-submitted questions & have a facilitated discussion on the specific policies listed in the pre-read section.

Club & Program Coordinators and Head Coaches Only.

Pan-Canadian Policies

-Athlete Identification for Competition Selection Policy

-Endorsement-Provincial & National Games Policy (draft)

-Endorsement-World Games Policy (draft)

-Endorsement Policy Flowchart Policy

-Quota Allocation Policy (draft)



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