Golf Tournament – Petawawa, ON

Soldier On, in collaboration with the Petawawa Golf Club at Garrison Petawawa, ON is hosting a Soldier On Golf Tournament complete with 18 free holes of golf, free carts and club rentals as needed. This event will be held on Tuesday, 12 July 2022 and is open to only Soldier On members in the Eastern Ontario and National Capital Regions within a reasonable drive to Petawawa.

This activity will bring together both serving and retired ill/injured CAF members, allowing participants to connect through peer support and encourage a healthy and active lifestyle. The aim of this event is to provide sport and socializing for Soldier On  members in a Soldier On inclusive environment and offer larger participation to the two regions.
 
This golf event will provide an opportunity for 72 Soldier On participants to golf in a fun, four ball scramble style tournament with other members. The tournament is open to all members regardless of their golfing skill level. The day will result in enjoying 18 holes of golf with some prizes available.

Ill/injured members will enjoy a four ball scramble Golf Tournament. Teams will be drawn prior to event to ensure that a balance of beginner and skilled golfers have an opportunity to enjoy the game.  The event will commence with a shotgun start.
 
Assistance throughout the event will be provided courtesy of the Petawawa Golf Club. Petawawa Golf Club

The number of Soldier On participants is limited to 72.
 
Minimum eligibility criteria:
Any serving member or veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) from the Eastern Ontario Region  and National Capital Region (within an reasonable driving distance) who acquired a permanent physical or mental health illness or injury while enrolled as a member of the CAF; whether attributable or not to service.
 
Serving Members:
Medical clearance may be required by your chain of command.
 
Mental & Physical Requirements 
  • Participants must be able to tolerate up to 7 hours of moderate paced activities. Due to the nature of this activity, applicants must have a limited requirement for rest throughout the day.
  • Participants will be joined with other ill/injured members and civilians, and therefore should be able to function in a social environment. Participants are advised that this event will take place on a Canadian Armed Forces bases/facilities, and thus they may be exposed to a day-to-day military environment.
 Transport and Meals
  • Participants are advised that meals and transportation will not be provided by Soldier On.  Participants will be required to arrange their own travel to and from the event location, travel and meals are not eligible for reimbursement for this event. 
  • Participants also acknowledge that there will be no alcohol consumption allowed during the conduct of this event.
 Deadline for Nomination Forms
Must be received by Soldier On NLT Monday, 27 June 2022.

Click here to fill out your expression of interest.
COVID-19

Soldier On events are planned in accordance with municipal, provincial, territorial and federal public health measures (PHM) and regulations as well as the Canadian Armed Forces health policy and guidelines. The health and safety of Soldier On participants and staff, PSP staff, and CAF TG personnel are paramount.

While specific safety precautions for each event will depend on the scope, scale and location of the event, the utmost care will be undertaken to ensure the risk associated with the spread of COVID-19 is very low. Specific precautions, rules, regulations and observances will be communicated to selected participants for this specific camp in due course, but all applicants must be prepared to:
 
  • Be familiar with, and adhere to current PHM regulations and guidance;
  • Complete the respective provincial / territorial or federal government COVID-19 self-assessment tool before attending the event;
  • Refrain from participating in a Soldier On event if they have tested positive for COVID-19, have come in contact with someone that has tested positive for COVID-19 and/or are experiencing symptoms of the virus;
  • Practice physical distancing during activity, including the use of non-medical mask when appropriate;
  • Follow all safety precautions provided by Soldier On and its sport service providers;
  • Adhere to a stringent use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and perform rigorous hand hygiene;
  • Inform Soldier On immediately if you are not feeling well.
Soldier on, during the conduct of this activity, shall:
 
  • Ensure that the event is conducted following the current PHM regulations and guidelines of the location in question;
  • Ensure that all staff and participants are using PPE properly and following necessary protocols;
  • Soldier On will cease the event if participants do not respect any of the health and safety protocols that are in place;
  • Ensure PPE, hand sanitizer and disinfectant supplies are available and are being used;
  • Continue to monitor the further provincial lifting of or changes in restrictions which may affect their operations;
  • Track physical interactions (time/date/attendees/location) on physical activity log.

 

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