October 31, 2023

The Countdown Is On To The 2023 World Ringette Championships In Calgary

At the end of this month, we can expect the 2023 World Ringette Championships to give new life to the saying, “Excitement starts the race, but discipline carries you to the finish line.”

This iteration of the tournament will be a special one. 2023 marks the 60th anniversary of the sport or ringette and Ringette Canada decided to make this event extra special by focusing on future generations and are integrating 2 of their development programs into the overall schedule. This event will not only feature international action between: Canada, Finland, Sweden, the Czech Republic and the USA, but it will also showcase the U17 ‘La Relève’’ development program that focuses on the pathways of coaches and officials as well as athletes.  And the U18 program who will be itself experiencing their first foray into international competition. All of this is happening at WinSport arena in Calgary, Alberta. The opening ceremonies will take place on Oct 29th and the games will begin on Oct 30th, with the finals being played on Nov 4th, 2023.

These teams are as eager as ever to put on a thrilling spectacle and battle for the medals. The World Ringette Championships means everything to these athletes. We’ve seen lots of great ringette being played so far this season with most teams around the globe fully into regular season action with their club teams.  

2023 has already been a bumper year for sporting events and now has the potential to push the limits even further.  The World Ringette Championships will join with the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Women’s Ashes, UCI World Championships & Solheim Cup in pushing women’s sport even further. Of course, the list goes on, those are just a handful of the brilliant competitions this year.

If you are in the Calgary area come along to WinSport and watch these amazing athletes go for gold! Tickets can be purchased through the website:

Not a local? No problem! You can watch the World Ringette Championships on the Ringette Canada YouTube channel; or on channel 1999 on TELUS’ Optik TV Network in British Columbia and Alberta. All WRC games will be live-streamed.

We will be actively promoting the 2023 World Ringette Championships on social media. To keep up to date on everything that will be happening, we encourage you to connect with Ringette Canada and the World Ringette Championships accounts online.

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(Source: Media Release, Ringette Canada, October 27, 2023)


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