Ontario's Rugby Community,

It has been a little over a year since Rugby Ontario appointed a communications coordinator, and since then, the organization has made upgrading the level of province-wide rugby communications a priority.

From announcing club and provincial team achievements, to listing coaching and referee course notifications; from passing along scores and standings in our leagues, to recognizing outstanding individuals in our community; from highlighting national team achievements for Ontarians, to promoting rugby at the grassroots level - we've tried to share Ontario's rugby news as effectively and efficiently as possible.

That said, with a year of improved communications under our belts, we know there's still room for improvement, and we'd like your help in determining how we can get better in serving you from a communications standpoint.

The following is a brief survey, in which the results will help us to shape our Communications Strategy for 2014 (and beyond).

A thank you in advance, for giving us your two-cents on a very important aspect of Rugby Ontario. Together, we'll continue to grow the game in Ontario.


The Rugby Ontario Professional Staff.

* 1. Over the past year, Rugby Ontario has introduced new and improved means of communications to our daily operations, including: consistent updates to our website, a consistent presence on social media, email announcements to club presidents and secretaries, an option to receive e-newsletters, etc.

How would you rate Rugby Ontario's communications over the past year?

* 2. Regardless of your role(s) within the Ontario rugby community, is Rugby Ontario meeting your communications expectations? If so, let us know how! If not, how can we improve upon this?

* 3. How do you typically receive news regarding the Ontario rugby community? (Please select all answers that apply.)

* 4. How would you rate Rugby Ontario's use of social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) over the past year?

* 5. What means of Rugby Ontario communications have you found to be effective? (Please select all that apply.)

* 6. Conversely, what means of Rugby Ontario communications need the most improvement? (Please select all that apply.)

* 7. What types of information and news do you want Rugby Ontario to communicate to you?

* 8. How can Rugby Ontario improve our means of communications to the Ontario rugby community? (Please provide examples, where possible.)

* 9. Do you feel as though there are areas of Ontario's rugby community that are under-represented through Rugby Ontario's communications? If so, how can we improve upon this?

If, at any point, you have any questions or concerns, or if you'd like to discuss how Rugby Ontario's communications strategy is being shaped, please don't hesitate to contact Rugby Ontario's Communications Coordinator, Brock Smith, in the following ways:

Office: 416-426-7049