The Edmonton Ringette Club organizes the Edmonton Elite AA teams at the U14AA, U16AA and U19AA levels, and the Edmonton WAM! in the National Ringette League.
Beginner ringette (Active Start) and community ringette programs (U10 to U19 A/B/C) are organized by our sister organization. Go to Edmonton Ringette
To: Ringette athletes born in the years 2007 & 2008 and their families
Come and learn about playing AA Ringette for the ERC!
Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at Millwoods A Arena
Arrival time: 6:55 pm
Parent session: 7:05 pm to 7:45 pm
Fun Skate: 7:45 pm to 9:00 pm
PLEASE SIGN UP /REGISTER. Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com
2) Review the options listed and choose whether your athlete is a skater or goalie.
3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.
Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone.
Click here for more details.
Congratulations to our U19AA athletes and coaching staff for going 5-0 at our Wood Tournament and taking the gold medal!
2019 Wood Tournament – 34th Year
U14AA – U16AA – U19AA
November 22-24, 2019
EXPECTATIONS OF ERC ATHLETES
BE SELFLESS – act in the best interest of your team and your teammates first; this may include understanding if you are not selected to go out for a particular shift or other critical times; think of team goals and how you can contribute to them
COMPETE and PERSEVERE – never give up, give your best effort, set goals for yourself that will help you contribute to the team’s goals
RESPECT – respect your coaches’ decisions and the time they volunteer; respect your teammates, officials and other athletes
DISCUSS don’t complain – have a discussion about questions/issues you might have with your coaches and teammates rather than just complaining; ask questions; problem solve;
TAKE RESPONSIBILITY – mistakes happen to everyone – take responsibility for your actions;
BE POSITIVE – on the bench, in the dressing room and generally – recognize that no one is perfect, support and encourage your teammates, commend them on a nice play, visualize success!
BE PREPARED – check your equipment and make sure that your skates are sharpened, prepare yourself mentally for games and practices, arrive on time
COMMIT – make as many team practices and games and events as possible – don’t let your team down!
HAVE FUN – enjoy your sport!
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller
“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” – Michael Jordan
“The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.” – Babe Ruth
“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” – Amy Poehler
EXPECTATIONS OF ERC COACHES
To communicate effectively with players and parents
Be prepared for practices and games
To develop the team and also individual development of each athlete
Treat players, parents, other teams, referees and other coaches with respect and overall model good sportsmanship
Provide constructive feedback in a timely and respectful fashion; give an appropriate balance of positive and negative feedback
Recognize the contributions of each player and help them understand their role on the team
To show positive leadership through his/her actions and help create a positive team environment
Hold players accountable who do not abide by good sportsmanship, team play, and attendance at practices
Playing time of athletes will be based on game performance, attendance and effort in practices and games, punctuality, and attitude
The Gayle Shaw Memorial Fun Day took place on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at West Edmonton Mall. It was another huge success as $12,006.15 was raised for the Alberta Cancer Foundation. After several mini-games played by all ages from U10 to WAM, the day ended with a close intersquad game. (U16 and U19)
Jessica Middleton, 2020 AWG Team Edmonton Head Coach, the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues Ringette Association, and the Edmonton Ringette Club are proud to jointly announce Team Edmonton (Zone 6) for the 2020 Alberta Winter Games in Airdrie, Alberta.
AWG 2020 Team Edmonton:
Thank you to all the players who came to evaluations. Your hard work and great skill made the decision very difficult!
Jessica Middleton, Head Coach
CONGRATULATIONS!! to Edmonton WAM! athletes Dailyn Bell, Jamie Bell, Annie Debaji, Gillian Dreger, and Melissa Misutka, selected to be on the Senior National Team and Torrie Shennan selected to be on the Junior National Team. The teams competed at the 2019 World Ringette Championships in Burnaby, BC, from November 25 to December 1, 2019. The Junior Team won gold over Finland!
ERC Annual Awards
The ERC awards three $1000 scholarships each year to members attending post-secondary institutions. Congratulations to this year’s recipients: Katie Zipp, Justine Kearney and Ciara Wright
Congratulations to Caleigh Shaw Wojcicki who was awarded the Kevin Harrison Volunteer Award presented to an ERC member who has provided outstanding contribution and volunteer service.
Congratulations to our U19AA team who made it to quarterfinals at the Canadian Ringette Championships in PEI after a 6-2 record in round robin play.
Edmonton WAM! finished the season first overall in the Western Division of the National Ringette League with 19 wins over 24 games and also had the highest winning percentage 0.813 in the League!
Edmonton Elite U19AA finished the season first overall in Black Gold League and won the bronze medal at Provincials in Calgary!
Congratulations and best of luck at the NRL Championship and the Canadian Ringette Championships in Charlottetown, PEI!
ERC Awards and Scholarships. Deadlines for applications and nominations is March 16 for awards and March 23 for scholarships. Click here for more info.
WAM! Boot Camp
4 Nights – August 17th to 20th, 2020
at Castledowns Arena
The WAM! Boot Camp is open to players from U10 to U19. It is focused on getting you back on the ice and prepared for the new ringette season.
Early Bird Registration Opens March 1, 2020. Fee: $TBA
Early bird ends May 15. Fee: $TBA. Click here (coming soon) for registration information.
The 2018 Gayle Shaw Memorial Fun Day was a great success again. It was a fun day of ringette an showcasing our great sport with an inter-squad game with the U16AA’s and U19AA’s. The game ended in an 11-11 tie! More importantly, $8104 was raised for the Alberta Cancer Foundation. Thank you all for your support of this great cause.
The ERC would like to congratulate those athletes selected for Team Alberta for the Canada Winter Games to be held in Red Deer in February 2019. In particular, congratulations to the following former and current ERC athletes: Kaley Bilyk, Ali Keylor, Nicole Pelletier, Megan Riou, Torrie Shennan and Katie Zipp.
Edmonton Elite U19AA won the U19AA team sportsmanship award at the Calgary Ring-It-On Tournament September 28-30, 2018.
CONGRATULATIONS! Torrie Shennan, Megan Riou, Nicole Pelletier, Kaley Bilyk, Ali Keylor, Katie Zipp and Justine Kearney for being invited to the next round of tryouts for Team Alberta for Canada Winter Games and to Team Alberta for winning Gold at the Coast 2 Coast Tournament in Nova Scotia.
WAM! Takes Silver
Edmonton WAM! achieved Silver at the 2018 Canadian Ringette Championships.
Congratulations also to Lindsay Brown and Brea Beck who were named to the NRL All-Star team and to Nicole Pelletier who was named to the U19 All-Star team!
Zone 6 Edmonton Team Takes Gold
at Alberta Winter Games
Congratulations to the Zone 6 players and coaches for winning GOLD. The team swept through the competition undefeated.
Gayle Shaw Memorial ERC Fun Day
Congratulations to our six ringette teams for collecting another record total of over $13,300!
2017-18 Season Tournament Results
Elite U19AA – Gold
Elite U19AA – Silver
2016-17 Season Tournament Results
2015-16 Season Tournament Results
ERC Coaches & Staff Concussion Seminar Powerpoint
presented by Dr. Warren Thirsk
The ERC is an affiliate member of Club Excellence; working on full certification with many other Alberta ringette associations.