Ringette BC Update for Leagues and Associations


Aug. 14, 2022


Good Evening, 

I hope everyone is enjoying the last couple of weeks of August before September comes and the ringette season gets underway once more. 

I wanted to provide a brief update to all of the Association and League Presidents as this is my last day with Ringette BC before starting my parental leave. I will be away for a year; however, the team that is in place will do their very best to continue to provide to you the services and programs that you have come to expect from Ringette BC. This will hopefully be a more standard ringette season than we have had over the last two years or so and this team is ready to support the Associations in hosting ringette this season. If there are any outstanding items that I have not yet had a chance to get to please follow up with Rick and my apologies for not following up with those items. 

Staffing Update:

- Executive Director 

Rick Benson will be fully stepping into my position on Monday, August 15. Rick will be using the title of Sports Operations Manager and will be covering the areas of the Executive Director. Many of you met Rick in person at the Ringette BC Conference and General Meeting in June and he has been working with Ringette BC for a couple of months to help prepare for the transition. 

Contact: rickbenson@bcringette.org 

If you email: manager@bcringette.org or executivedirector@bcringette.org they will get to Rick as well. 

PHONE: 778-870-2256 

 

- Program Director 

Amanda Pukalo has been acting as the Program Director since the beginning of July and will continue in this position while Rebecca is on leave. 

Contact Information:  amandapukalo@bcringette.org 

PHONE: 604-379-1019

 

- Technical Coordinator/Outreach Coordinator 

After a long search over the last couple of months Ringette BC has hired two new staff to split the Technical Coordinator position. We will have a more detailed introduction coming out this week but I would like to take the opportunity to introduce our two new team members. 

 

- Technical Coordinator: Nigella Russell 

Contact Information: nigellarussell@bcringette.org OR technicalcoordinator@bcringette.org 

PHONE: 604-629-6583

- Community Sport Outreach Coordinator: Taylor Braithwaite

Contact Information: taylorbraithwaite@bcringette.org or outreach@bcringette.org 

PHONE: 604-629-6583

 

For a full breakdown of roles and responsibilities and contact information please click here. 

 

BILLING

- Association and League Yearly dues invoices have been sent out today and payment is due by September 15. If you did not receive an invoice please check in with your Treasurer. 

- Player fees for the 2022-2023 ringette season will be sent out: 

> Initial invoice October 25

> Reconciliation Invoicing: November 15

 

Insurance

Ringette BC's annual insurance renews on September 15. The new insurance COI should be received in September ahead of the 15th. If your municipality or facility is asking for the updated COI we have not yet received the updated documents for the renewal. We will send them out as soon as we have them. If there are any additional facilities or name changes that you need for your facilities please let Rick know by contacting him at rickbenson@bcringette.org so we can ensure that we have all the applicable venues and providers noted. 

 

Call For Committee Members

Ringette BC is seeking volunteers to participate in committees this year. Specifically the Officiating Development Committee and the Excellence Ringette Committee. Other opportunities may come available in the season. A request for applicants will be sent out to all members of ringette. Application form is available here. 

 

Provincial Championships 2023

Ringette BC is seeking Hosts for the following events: 

  1. Provincial Club Championships March 10-12 other date options MAY be considered
  2. 18+B Provincial Championships March 10-12, other date options MAY be considered

 

Applications are open for the 2024 Provincial Championships for all levels and divisions and for the U12 Year End Event 2024/2025 event. 

 

To Apply please complete the application form and email Rick Benson. 

 

CONFIRMED EVENTS: 

 

> Provincial Zone Championships 2023 

- Host Coquitlam - Moody Ringette 

- Dates: March 3-5, 2023 

- Facility: Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex

- Divisions: U14, U16 and U19 

 

> 18+A Provincial Championships 2023

- Host Coquitlam - Moody Ringette 

- Dates: March 3-5, 2023 

- Facility: Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex

- Divisions: 18+A

 

> U12 Year End Event 2023

- Host Fraser Valley Ringette

- Dates: March 17-19, 2023

- Facility: Langley Sports Complex 

- Divisions: U12

 

I would like to thank everyone for all of your work and dedication to our sport and I look forward to seeing you all when I come back next year. Take care and enjoy the rest of August.  

Sincerely, 

Nicole Robb
Executive Director

RINGETTE BC

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