The 1990’s

  • 1990:   The first-ever World Ringette Championship is held in Gloucester. Team Alberta takes the gold and the all-new Sam Jacks Trophy.
  • 1990:   CTV televises the Canadian Ringette Championships from Calgary.
  • 1991:   Ringette is part of the 1991 Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island.
  • 1991: TSN televises the Canadian Ringette Championships from Hull, Quebec. RDS, the French network, re-transmits the event.
  • 1991: Ringette Canada completes the level three technical component of the National Coaching Certification Program.
  • 1992:   The second World Ringette Championship is held in Helsinki. Russia, the United States, Sweden, France, Finland and two teams from Canada participate. Canada West wins the gold.
  • 1992: TSN televises the Canadian Ringette Championships from Port Coquitlam.
  • 1992: Experimental rules are introduced for the 1992-93 season and the 1993 Canadian ringette championships.
  • 1993: TSN televises the Canadian ringette championships from Kitchener.
  • 1994:   The third World Ringette Championship is held in St. Paul, Minnesota. Finland wins the gold medal.
  • 1995:   Ringette is part of the 1995 Canada Winter Games in Grande Prairie, Alberta.
  • 1995:   TSN broadcasts a one-hour special on the 1995 Canadian Ringette Championships in Winnipeg.
  • 1996:   The fourth World Ringette Championship is held in Stockholm, Sweden. Canada wins the gold medal.
  • 1997: RDS broadcasts highlights of the gold medal games from the Canadian Ringette Championships in Montréal.
  • 1997: Ringette Canada’s national marketing campaign is launched.
  • 1998: The first-ever truly national ringette team travels to Europe to participate in an International Summit Series against Finland. The Finnish national team wins the series three games to two.
  • 1998: TSN broadcasts a one-hour special on the Canadian Ringette Championships in Edmonton.
  • 1999: Ringette is part of the Canada Winter Games in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Ringette Canada announces the Women’s National Team program, player selection camps are held across the country.

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