SPORT ORGANIZATIONS


Directory of Organizations - A listing of Canadian sport organizations covered in this website.

Local Sport Organization (LSO)

These organizations deal with sport on the local level and might include a municipal league (normally these are team sports such as hockey and softball), a community centre based organization, private clubs or teams. In all cases, the role of this organization is to provide structured coaching, officiating, training and competition for athletes. More ...


Provincial Sport Organization (PSO)

Provincial Sport Organizations are responsible for the regulation of all areas and levels of their sport within the province and for the governance of the province-wide development of the sport. They are the provincial voice on behalf of its members. More ...


National Sport Organization (NSO)

A National Sport Organization (NSO) (sometimes referred to as a National Sport Federation NSF) is the national governing body for a given sport in Canada. NSO members are the Provincial Sport Organizations and high performance athletes in their program (national teams). More ...


International Sport Federation (ISF or IF)

International Sport Federations are the international regulatory body for each sport. Some ISFs cover all sports under the same banner, such as the International Skating Federation for all of skating rather than just one sport (speed skating or figure skating). As an athlete your interaction with your ISF will usually be through an appointed technical official at an International Competition. More ...


Multi-Sport Organization (MSO)

A Multi-Sport Organization is responsible for many different sports and while not responsible for the governance of the sports, MSOs usually oversee the implementation of athlete support (such as the Canadian Sport Centres) or a multi-games event. Examples of multi-sport organizations include the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canada Games Council and the International Paralympic Committee. More...

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