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We are thrilled to congratulate Sydnie Rock as the 2023/24 recipient of our Don Henderson Memorial Ringette Scholarship at the UofC! Congratulations Sydnie and all the best for a successful season and school year ahead!
In 1989 Ringette Calgary set up a Ringette Scholarship at the University of Calgary. The Scholarship was renamed the “Don Henderson Memorial Scholarship” in 1993 after the passing of Don Henderson who was one of the individuals who started Ringette in Calgary.
We were thrilled to bring the world to Calgary for the 2023 World Ringette Championships to present a celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Ringette and showcase the fastest game on ice.
The Championships were held from Oct 29 – Nov 4, 2023.
Visit the WRC website for more information
The Esso Golden Ring will be held January 19-21, 2024.
The list of successful applicants is now posted.
Visit the Esso Golden Ring Site for more information.
Unfortunately, Flex Ringette will not be offered for the fall of 2023.
For details on the Flex Ringette Program visit the Flex Ringette page.
The “2015 Western Canadian Ringette Championships Legacy Scholarships” were announced at the Ringette Calgary Annual General Meeting. Applicants were scored based on their commitment to the sport of Ringette through playing, coaching, officiating and other volunteer activities as well as school and community participation and service.
Congratulations to Marla Wheeler and Kailey Piercey who each received $1000.
Ringette Calgary is seeking some enthusiastic individuals to sit on the Board of Directors or board sub-committees.
We are proud to announce our partnership renewal with Esso that will see us through the 40th Anniversary in 2026.
Thanks Esso, and all members past and present of our Esso Golden Ring Tournament Committee!
The Chinook Ringette League (CRL) Committee is seeking members.
Please contact Sam if you are interested or require more information.
We are thrilled to be offering a Ringette for All (RFA) program for children with cognitive and/or physical disabilities.
Through an inclusive, safe, and fun environment, RFA players will learn the fundamentals of the sport as well as develop life skills that will benefit them in and out of the rink.read more…
Check out our History site. You will find information, photos, and interesting facts – starting from our first season (1977).
Did you know:
- In July of 1978 “Calgary Ringette” joined “Ringette Alberta”
- Frances Willis organized the first Ringette School in Calgary in 1979
- Referees were strictly volunteers until 1984 when game fees were introduced ($4-$6)
- Ice cost $50 per hour in 1985
Open A, B, C Ringette is organized through the Calgary Open Ringette Association (CORA).
Those interested in joining or trying out for a team please visit the CORA website for more information.
Classic Ringette is comprised of teams who are broken down into levels and participate in league play, practices and tournaments.
This option will require a greater commitment of time and effort than Flex Ringette, but less than Excellence Ringette.
Calgary AA is a higher level of ringette. open to players from the U14, U16 and U19 age divisions. Tryouts are held and teams are drafted for the upcoming season. The AA season extends to participation in both Western and National Ringette Championships, through to mid-April.
Flex ringette is the most flexible option for youths and adults.
It allows athletes to stay in the game, play as part of a team and compete, while only having to commit to one game approximately every 7-10 days.
Ringette for All
We are thrilled to be offering a program for children with cognitive and/or physical challenges. Through an inclusive, safe, and fun environment, RFA players will learn the fundamentals of the sport as well as develop life skills that will benefit them in and out of the rink.
Children’s Ringette includes Active Start, U10 and U12. The focus throughout Children’s Ringette is on fun and maximum participation.
The Chinook Ringette League includes Classic League Play for U12–U19 teams from southern Alberta.
As minor players age out of our system, adult ringette is available through the Calgary Open Ringette Association (CORA) and WRAC.
To be a dynamic, member-oriented, and policy driven organization that brings all stakeholders together to promote sport development, participation, and growth of Ringette in Calgary.
We will achieve our vision by:
- Working with community partners
- Coordinating and facilitating an all-inclusive program for our members by promoting best practices and providing the required infrastructure.
- Providing a Ringette experience that is safe, fair, competitive, and accessible to grow as individuals and leaders.
Principles and Values:
- Safe and inclusive – implement all safety rules and procedures from governing bodies to foster a secure and all-encompassing environment.
- Competitive/Fair – offer balanced competition to provide a positive and safe experience.
- Administration – demonstrate effective leadership and good governance with clear policies and management of complaints/issues.
- Accessible – improve accessibility by managing the financial burden.
- Development – optimize the format of early stages of ringette to encourage growth and provide infrastructure and tools to meet development needs at all levels.
- Collaboration – work with our stakeholders and Community Partners to achieve common goals: Competition on the Ice, Co-operation off the Ice.