The registration deadline for returning players to receive their early bird discount for the 2016/2017 season has been extended!
Complete your registration by July 7, 2016 to qualify for your $50 savings.
On May 14, from 10:30am-12:30pm, at Chedoke Arena, join the Hamilton Heat for a Come Try Ringette Event!
Skates and helmet required, and may be provided if needed with some notice.
There will be an hour of ice where children will have an opportunity to try the sport of Ringette, in a fun, safe environment. The event will be supervised by experienced coaches and player volunteers. Snacks and refreshments will be provided after the event and there will be a brief information session explaining the program that Hamilton Ringette offers.
For more information and to register for this event please visit: http://www.cometryringette.ca/event/come-try-ringette-event-hamilton-heat/
Hamilton Ringette is partnering with the National Ringette School to send three players to a summer camp being held in Paris this August 8-12th. This camp has been hugely successful out west in helping players reach their full potential and is now being offered for the first time in our region. Details of the camp can be found online here.
In order to enter, players must submit an essay on one of three topics;
Contest is open to all HRA players with birth years from 2001-2008. Essays must be submitted by a parent/guardian via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 9th 2016. Submissions may be posted online. Winners will be selected by random draw and announced at the AGM on April 16, 2016. Please review details of the camp prior to entering to ensure this opportunity will be used. Players who have already registered in the camp will be reimbursed if they are picked.
Please contact Paul at email@example.com if you have any questions.
Coaching Applications are now being accepted for the 2016/2017 season. Forms can be found online under HRA Information, Documents & Forms, Coaching Application. Applications can be sent to Sarah Dawson at firstname.lastname@example.org or handed in at the AGM. Please note the deadline to apply is April 30, 2016. Should you have any questions related to training and/or qualifications please contact Sarah.
Convenors (All one year terms)
Please contact Paul Vriends if you’re interested in, or would like more information regarding the roles and responsibilities of these positions. If you would like to nominate someone, please contact Paul or any current member of the Board. Elections will be held at the Annual General Meeting on April 16, 2016, at the Community Living Hamilton Headquarters, 191 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON L8R 1Y6 following the Awards Banquet at 1:00pm. It is our hope to avoid nominations from the floor to ensure those nominated have time to fully consider their nomination and ensure they have the time and interest required to fulfill the role.
Thank you,Paul VriendsPresidentHamilton Ringettepresident@hamiltonringette.ca
The National Ringette School has launched their Summer 2016 camp registration.
NRS instructors are an amazing group of athletes with years of experience. Many NRS staff have played for Senior and Junior Team Canada, Team USA, The National Ringette League, University Teams, and U19 Team Canada Teams.
For more information and to register, visit: thenrs.com
Hamilton Ringette Association's 2nd Annual Skate-A-Thon is taking place on Sunday, Feb. 14th from 3-5pm at Inch Park Arena. This year’s theme will be Valentine's day!! Pledge sheet are available from your coaches or team Convener’s. Lots of great exciting prizes to be won. The Grand prize draw will be for a pair of Toronto Raptor's tickets. Other prizes include Heat spirit wear, a girls night in basket, gift cards and candy/treats. This year’s event will also be covered by SNAPD Hamilton. We hope to see you all there!!
Volunteers are still needed to help at this event. Please contact Our fundraising Director Roberta Rankin at email@example.com if you are able to volunteer with this event either on or off the ice.
Congratulations to the Hamilton U12 Team who went a perfect 5 and 0 to capture the gold at the annual Ringette Association of Burlington tournament!
We are so proud of our girls who've progressed so far in the last couple of years, turning in a dominating performance by scoring 34 goals for and only allowing 8 against! As always our Goalie Maddy was a wall when needed and it was great to see all team members contribute to our success.
Perhaps even more fun for the girls was all the time spent together this weekend! Way to go girls!
Registration for Power Skating is now open.
The second half session will begin Thursday January 7 at 6:30pm at Chedoke arena, and run until March 17.Note - there will be one week off (February 25) due to a league wide shooting clinic.
The cost again this session is $110. Please note this program is intended for players who can already demonstrate a minimum skill level. We want to encourage everyone who’s interested but must stress, this is a power skating session.
For more details, please contact Paul Vriends firstname.lastname@example.org
Or Sarah Weicker email@example.com
U12 Team Brings Home Silver!
Congratulations to the U12 team for bringing home the Silver medal at the annual St. Catherine's Ringette tournament! Our girls showed so much heart while continuing their quest to decorate George! What a start to the season! Thanks for all the entertainment! You guys make us proud!