As the 2019-2020 playing season is continuing, BDRA is planning for the 2020-2021 season. We need to hear from you, in order for us to plan for coaches, ice allocation and team allocations. Please take the time to provide your input into the form below for each player in your family. Submissions are due by Monday, March, 9th, 2020.
The main goal of the House League program is development within a recreational setting. The players develop skating skills, ring control/protection, passing/spearing, shooting and checking while also learning the basics of the game. The program is based on the Ringette Ontario Skills Matrix. The matrix is set for the various age and skill levels. Within our program, the players will participate in practices and games on a weekly basis (dependent on team numbers). Travel outside Barrie is not required, except for special circumstances such as tournaments.
The Regional program continues to focus on player development but with a greater emphasis on competition. This program is an extension of our House League program and teaches more advanced skills while also allowing the player to represent Barrie in the Central/Southern Ontario Ringette league. In this program, the player will participate in 16 games, one practice a week and 2-3 tournaments in addition to a year-end regional championship tournament. Teams sometimes also participate in various on and off ice activities, which could include power skating and/or dryland training. Participation in House League is mandatory. Travel outside Barrie is required.
Teams are formed In September; sort outs are conducted and players are placed on teams based on age and skill, as best as possible, dependent on a number of participants. All interested players are placed onto a team. The Association is required to comply with the standards set out by Ringette Ontario.
The Provincial program is the pinnacle of competitive play. Teams compete in the Great Lakes Regional Ringette League and play 20 games along with twice a week practices and 4 tournaments as well as a year-end Provincial Championships tournament. Players are also expected to participate in various on and off ice activities, which will include power skating and/or dryland training. Participation in the House League is not mandatory. Travel outside Barrie is required.
Teams are formed in April and May timeframe; tryouts are conducted and players are selected based on skill evaluation. Players from other Associations are permitted to try out for Provincial teams.
If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please include your name, contact info and the best time to contact you.
Thank you for your time.
On Behalf of the Barrie and District Ringette Association
James Van Lierop