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25 Aug

Come Try Ringette – Sat, Sept. 10th, GRC B, 1:15pm

The West Ottawa Ringette Association is hosting a “Come Try Ringette” Event!

What: This is a FREE event for children ages 4 and up. All your child needs to bring is a helmet, skates, winter gloves or protective gloves and enthusiasm. Ringette sticks and rings will be available to borrow for the session.

There will be on ice helpers to assist new skaters. West Ottawa Executive members will also be available to answer any questions you may have and to provide more information about this great game.

*If you are already a WORA player, tell your friends about it or bring a friend to introduce her to this great sport! 

When: Saturday, September 10, 2016

On ice session:  1:15-2:05 pm      *Please arrive 20-30 minutes before the session in order to sign in and get ready for on ice session.

Where: Goulbourn Rec Centre (Stittsville), GRC Arena B, 1500 Shea Rd, Stittsville, ON

How: Register at www.cometryringette.ca ! This is a great opportunity to learn more about the wonderful sport of ringette!

For more information, you can email secretary@westottawaringette.com.

19 Aug

WEST OTTAWA RINGETTE BUNNY (Learn to Skate) PROGRAM

Fun and Friendships Happen On Ice!

Do you have a child between the ages of four and six who would like to develop skating skills, while having fun and making friends on the ice? If your child can stand on skates, then they are ready for Bunnies!

West Ottawa Ringette’s Bunny Program is a learn to skate/introduction to the ringette program which runs every Saturday morning at the Goulbourn Recreation Complex.

The Bunny season lasts from late September to March, but children can register and start playing anytime throughout the season.

For further information, please contact: registrar@westottawaringette.com

19 Aug

Accepting coaching applications for 2016-2017 season

West Ottawa Ringette is now accepting applications for both Recreational and Competitive coaches.  Application forms can be found on our Home page under the “Association” tab, then “Important documents”, then “Coaches”.  Interested candidates should submit their application forms to:

Cynthia McMinn: recreational@westottawaringette.com

Barry Gorham: competitive@westottawaringette.com

19 Aug

Fall Tryouts and Sortouts

COMPETITIVE TRYOUTS  FALL 2016

Competitive tryouts for West Ottawa’s U12 Petite Provincial teams will begin Sept. 6th. WORA U19 A tryouts will begin Sept. 12th. See schedules below.

All players (U12 and U19) participating in any competitive try-outs first need to pre-register at the ERRA website. The deadline for registering with the ERRA to attend tryouts is August 25th for Belle AA and A and September 1st for Petite Provincial.

Any WORA players planning to attend tryouts with another association must be fully registered and have paid for the upcoming season with West Ottawa. You can find more information about tryouts at Eastern Region Ringette Association. You will need to complete an ORA Out of Association form and have it signed by the WORA President to bring with you to the tryout. Please contact Melanie Mathers-Côté at president@westottawaringette.com

If you are planning on attending the WORA tryouts, please read the 2016-2017 Competitive Program document and bring a signed Competitive Commitment Survey with you to the first tryout (U12 PP Competitive Commitment Survey).

Tryout Fee

A tryout fee of $50 must be paid prior to attending the first tryout session. The fee must be paid by logging in to our registration system and purchasing the 2016 Fall Competitive Tryout Fee on-line via the registration system.  (**This will be available on our registration system in a few days.)

For all Out-Of-Association Players, the $50 tryout fee must be paid at the first tryout session via cash only.

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FALL SORT OUTS AND TRYOUTS:

***Please check back often to verify any changes which may occur.

U8 Novice Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 10th     GRC – A          10:00 AM     Skills Matrix Sort out #1

Saturday, Sept. 17th     GRC – A          10:00 AM     Skills Matrix Sort out #2

Sat., Sept. 24th    Bell Sensplex-Mattamy   4:15 PM       Team Balancing Scrimmage

U9 Novice Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 10th     GRC – A         11:00 AM     Skills Matrix Sort out #1

Saturday, Sept. 17th     GRC – A         11:00 AM     Skills Matrix Sort out #2

Sat., Sept. 24th   Bell Sensplex-Mattamy      5:15 PM    Team Balancing Scrimmage

U10 Novice Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 10th     GRC – A         12:00 PM       Skills Matrix Sort out #1

Saturday, Sept. 17th     GRC – A          12:00 PM       Skills Matrix Sort out #2

Saturday, Sept. 24th     GRC – B          1:15 PM        Team Balancing Scrimmage

U12 – PETITE PLAYERS

As part of Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD), ALL U12 PETITE PLAYERS need to have their skills rated against the LTAD Skills Matrix.  Even if you attend tryouts for our Provincial teams, you must also attend these sessions.

Petite-aged players wishing to play more competitively this year should attend the U12 PP (Petite Provincial) tryout sessions. Registered players will be informed which session to attend for the first tryout. The higher-level team is designated as “Blue”.  Players will receive an email to return to the next PP session or to attend the first PP Red team tryout.  Those players released from the PP Red team will play on one of the U12 Regional (recreational) teams.

All U12 players participating in any competitive try-outs must pre-register at the ERRA website. The deadline for registering with the ERRA to attend tryouts for Petite Provincial is September 1st.

All U12 Petite Players

Monday, Sept. 5th        GRC – B        5:15 pm      Conditioning  (Last name A-G)

Monday, Sept. 5th        GRC – B        6:15 pm      Conditioning  (Last name H-Z)

U12 LTAD SKILLS MATRIX EVALUATIONS   (FOR ALL U12 PLAYERS):

* You will be notified at a later date as to which time to attend.

 Sat., Sept 24th           GRC – A        10:00 AM        Skills Matrix

Sat., Sept 24th            GRC – A         11:00 AM        Skills Matrix

Sat., Sept 24th            GRC – A         12:00 PM        Skills Matrix

U12 Petite Provincial Schedule  (Competitive tryouts)

Tuesday, Sept. 6th    Barbara Ann Scott       5:00 PM      Tryout #1   (PP Blue)

Tuesday, Sept. 6th    Barbara Ann Scott        6:00 PM      Tryout #1   (PP Blue)

Thursday, Sept. 8th   Barbara Ann Scott       5:00 PM      Tryout #2   (PP Blue)

Thursday, Sept. 8th   Barbara Ann Scott       6:00 PM      Tryout #2   (PP Blue)

Friday, Sept. 9th         GRC B                          5:15 PM      Tryout #3   (PP Blue)

Sunday, Sept. 11th    Fred Barrett Arena      4:30 PM      Exhibition game vs Metcalfe

Tues, Sept. 13th         Jack Charron                  5:00 PM       Tryout #1  (PP Red)

Tues, Sept. 13th         Jack Charron                  6:00 PM       Tryout #1   (PP Red)

Thurs, Sept. 15th       Barbara Ann Scott        5:00 PM       Tryout #2  (PP Red)

Thurs, Sept. 15th       Barbara Ann Scott        6:00 PM       Tryout #2  (PP Red)

Friday, Sept. 16th      GRC – B                        5:15 PM       Tryout #3  (PP Red)

Sat., Sept. 17th        Bell Sensplex-Mattamy   1:15 PM     Exhibition game vs UOV

U12 Petite Schedule (Regional)

**Please note that U12 Regional sort out dates and times will be posted after the PP Blue tryouts have been completed. They will begin after this time.

U14 Tween Schedule 

Wednesday, Sept. 7th            GRC – B            5:15pm            Conditioning  

Friday, Sept. 9th                       GRC- A              7:00 pm           Sort out #1  (U14)

Wednesday, Sept. 14th          GRC – B             5:15pm            Sort out #2  (U14)

U16 Junior Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 7th            GRC – B              6:15pm             Conditioning  

Friday, Sept. 9th                       GRC- A               8:00 pm            Sort out #1  (U16)

Wednesday, Sept. 14th          GRC – B             6:15pm             Sort out #2  (U16)

U19 Belle Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 10th        GRC – B                    11:15 AM         Conditioning 

Belle A:

Monday, Sept. 12th          GRC – B                     6:15 PM          Tryout #1 (U19 A)

Tuesday, Sept. 13th         GRC – A                     8:00 pm          Tryout #2 (U19 A)

Friday, Sept. 16th             GRC – A                     8:00 pm          Tryout #3 (U19 A)

Sat., Sept. 17th    Bell Sensplex-Mattamy     2:15 pm        U19A exhibition game

Belle B:

Tues, Sept. 20th             Jack Charron           6:00 pm            U19B Sort out #1

Fri., Sept. 23rd                GRC – A                      8:00 pm            U19B Sort out #2