20 Sep

Reminder – Team Wear Sizing Event this Saturday @ GRC

A reminder that there will be a WORA Team Wear sizing event with Rink-Pro Sports on Saturday September 23rd from 10 am to 3 pm at GRC.  Orders can also be placed any time by visiting Luc and his team at their store at 6081 Hazeldean Rd, Stittsville, ON K2S 1B9, or on-line. A 10% discount will be available to all orders placed before September 30th.

19 Sep

Reminder U12 Skills Matrix Saturday September 23rd

The final schedule for the U12 Skills matrix on September 23rd has now been finalized. Please note this is mandatory for all U12s

The Skills Matrix is a set of evaluations that allows coaches and associations to identify areas of strength and skill development for individual athletes, teams, and associations for age divisions U12 (Provincial and Regional). Please see link with more details below.

*** Please note: Goalies are not required to attend these sessions. ***

Skills Matrix

U12 Skills Matrix (Provincial Only)
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 – 10:00 am

U12 Skills Matrix (Regional – Last Name A – L)
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 – 11:00 am

U12 Skills Matrix (Regional – Last Name M – Z)
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 – 12:00 pm

19 Sep

Bench Staff – Qualifications Information

Effective for the 2017/2018 season, the following bench staff qualifications are required: 2017/2018 Coaching Qualifications – ORA

In addition to meeting these certification requirements, each team must ensure that:

  • their Manager has taken the Manager Certification course available through Ringette Canada,
  • their Trainer has the required first aid certification. Note, however, the first aid certification requirement can be met by an otherwise qualified member of the bench staff who holds the certification. That individual must be on the bench for all games and provide first aid, as required, but the position does not have to be held be a separate individual.

New or additional notes for coaches for this year:

  • In addition to the qualifications outlined at the above link, all coaches must take the “Making Headway” training, which provides information regarding concussion management. This is an on-line course – further details regarding this training and how to take it can be found on the Ringette Canada website.
  • MED Evaluation requirement for coaches who already have the CSI MED training and evaluation but now need their CI MED – You can complete the CI eval. AT NOT CHARGE until December 31, 2017 and you don’t need to retrain in order to do the evaluation.


  • MED Clinic and Eval – Jan 31.
  • All other training – Jan. 8


Need for a course? Here’s the list of courses that are currently announced for Ottawa:

CSI Clinics for 2017

  • Sunday, October 22, 2017 – hosted by Ottawa (Tom Brown Arena)
  • Sunday, October 29, 2017 – hosted by West Ottawa (Richmond Arena)
  • Sunday, November 12, 2017 – hosted by GCRA (Ray Friel Recreation Complex)

CI Clinics for 2017

  • Saturday, September 30 to Sunday, October 1, 2017 – hosted by Nepean (Minto Barrhaven and Nepean Sportsplex)
  • Saturday, October 22 to Sunday, October 23, 2017 – hosted by GCRA (Ray Friel Recreation Complex)
  • Saturday, November 25 to Sunday, November 26, 2017 – hosted by CORA (Saturday at JA Dulude Arena, Sunday at Tom Brown Arena)

Want more info? Here are some helpful links:

17 Sep

Power Skating Registration Now Open!

Powerskating for the 2017/2018 season is now open for all Novice and Competitive teams.

Please consult the age group for your player in the link provided below below. Please contact our Powerskating Coordinator, Dustin Leskiw, should you have any questions.

West Ottawa Powerskating

Access our registration by going to our online registration system. Existing members can log in with their PIN numbers. If this is your first time using the system you will need to set up an account by clicking on the Members tab on the registration site and creating a new account. A step by step guide is available on the registration site.