The Canada Games is a multi-sport and cultural event that brings together the best athletes in a specified age group from each Canadian province and territory.
The primary objective of the Games and the Games movement is national and provincial sport development of Canadian youth. The Games provide the stimulus for Canadian youth to reach their athletic potential, pursue excellence and develop socially and culturally within the context of ethical competition. The Games rotate across the country with facilities built for the games often serving as a sporting legacy to the host communities.
All coaches must have the following Coaching Certifications completed by the Canada Winter Games deadline of July 31, 2022.
- Coaching Level: Competition Development Certified
- Professional Development:
• Make Ethical Decisions for Competition Development
• Standard First Aid Certification
Ringette was introduced to the Canada Winter Games (CWG) in 1991 when the games were hosted in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Team Manitoba finished 4th that year. In subsequent years Manitoba has placed as follows:
1995 Grand Prairie, Alberta, 2nd (silver medal)
1999 Corner Brook, Newfoundland, 2nd (silver medal)
2003 Bathurst-Campbelton, New Brunswick, 2nd (silver medal)
2007 Whitehorse, Yukon, 4th
2011 Halifax, Nova Scotia, 5th
2015 Prince George, BC, 1st (Gold Medal)
2019 Red Deer, AB 3rd (Bronze Medal)
The 2023 Canada Winter Games will be hosted in PEI. Once again Ringette will be a part of these Games.