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Delaying the call on four-in

The four-in call often leads to confusion on the ice. This is because the rules do not require that play be stopped when four-in occurs until the team with four-in gains control of the ring.

The procedure that On-ice Officials are to follow on a four-in situation is:

  1. If the team in control of the ring skates four-in, make the call immediately.
  2. Otherwise, raise a bent arm to signal a delayed violation.
  3. If the 4th player leaves the zone before their team gains control - begin a five second count.
  4. If the ring leaves the zone before the team gains control - no call will be made.
  5. If the team gains control in the zone within the five second count - make the call.
  6. If the team gains control while there are still four-in, a delayed penalty should be called.

Next time, before you start yelling four-in: check the signal being given by the On-ice Official nearest the freeplay line.


Ringette Canada Official Rules



The annual Voyageur Ringette Tournament was held during January 25 to 29, 2017 and featured teams competing in the U12A to U16A divisions as well as the U14AA to U19AA divisions.  Several teams from Manitoba were in attendance with teams from Alberta, Saskatchewan and a team from Nova Scotia also attending.  Eastman Ringette was represented by 5 teams which competed in the U12A, U16A, U14AA, U16AA and U19AA divisions.  4 of the 5 Eastman teams that entered the tournament earned medals which consisted of 1 gold and 3 bronze.  Congratulations to all the medal winning teams for a successful tournament. 

Springfileld Storm U12A - Gold Medal

Eastman Heat U16A - Bronze Medal

Eastman Flames U16AA - Bronze Medal

Eastman Flames U19AA - Bronze Medal



Lorette Ringette held their annual bottle drive again in November.  However, this year they decided to to put a bit of a spin on this annual event by helping those less fortunate.  The players asked for blanket donations as they went door to door and managed to collect 50 blankets which were then provided to the Steinbach Community Outreach Organization for the homeless.


Eastman Ringette Player Development

The Eastman Ringette Association's Player Development Committee is pleased to announce two player development streams for the 2016/17 season.  The first stream is targetted at players and coaches in the various Eastman communities and will see an MRA-certified and junior instructor lead up to four practices to develop skills at no charge.  For more details, click on the following link:



The second stream is targetted at players who have a desire to play A or AA.  This stream will focus on developing skills, team play and Ringette "IQ" necessary to play at a higher level and will also incorporate a 3 on 3 game component where learned skills will be put to the test.  For more details, click on the following link:




 February 2017 



#1Springfield Storm42818
#2Beausejour Ringers42623
#3Grunthal Red Wings0821


#1Red River Rage4127
#2Lorette Royals0712


#1Red River Rage000


#1Springfield Storm U12A1000




#1Steinbach Panthers U14B8315
#2Lorette Royals41822
#3Red River Rage01133


#1Grunthal Red Wings4142
#2Springfield Storm0214


#1Red River Wild42419
#2Lorette Royals42732
#3Beausejour Ringers22424

Recent Notices

  • Tournaments: Dakota Spring 3 on 3! 75% FULL. Deadline March 3rd!

    Dakota Spring 3on3
    Dakota Community Centre
    Annual Ringette Spring 3 on 3

    April 2 -30, 2017(U12 to U16/19 games all in first 2 weeks to accommodate AA tryouts)

    No games over the Easter Weekend. All games at St. Vital arena and Jonathan Toews community centre.

    Attempts will be made to keep games in each division scheduled over a two week period.

    5 game guarantee

    Divisions will include R4U, U10, U12, U14, and U16/19

    Friend requests can be made (must be mutual). Every effort will be made to honour them, but they are not guaranteed.

    Online registration at www.dakotacc.com will begin February 1st. Deadline March 3rd. Or follow the link to registration.


    Cost is $100 per player. Goalies are free. Individual sign up only. No teams.

    Volunteer coaches for teams from all community centres is greatly appreciated.

    Further inquiries, please email lchura@shaw.ca
  • Ice rental: Stony Mountain Ice Rental

    February 19 and 26 @ 7:00PM
    Please contact Sharon at romaniw@owlplace.com
  • Gear swap: Brand new ringjet 500 for sale

    need a new stick before provincials
    I have brand new Ringjet 500 sticks  $75 taxes included 
    Contact rgnash13@hotmail.com or text 204-793-2711.  ( maples area) 

  • Tournaments: Lorette 3 on 3


    The Lorette Ringette Association invites you to our Annual April 3 on 3 Tournament held April 2 - 16 at the Ile des Chenes and Landmark arenas. This tournament will give players a chance to keep up their Ringette skills with a fast paced 3 on 3 tournament. There will be 5 games guaranteed over a 2 week period with a possible playoff game on April 16th. We are accepting registration for teams only.

    U10, U12, U14, U14AA-U16, U16AA & U19 & Open

    Additional loops may open up or modified depending on interest. Some levels may not be available if there is not enough interest.

    Registration is $1000 per team

    An ideal teams will consist of nine skaters and one goalie. 

    You may have up to 12 skaters and 1 goalie.

     Jerseys will be provided for each player.

    Most games will be played during the weekends with some Fridays and if needed we will pick up other days.

     Register early to ensure your spot!

    Deadline to register: March 3, 2017

    For more information or to register please contact:


  • Tournaments: Springfield End of Season Tournament


    Springfield Ringette End of Season Tournament
    March 17-19th
    Age levels U10A and B and U12A (provincials weekend) and B
    Oakbank Arena

    More information coming soon!

    Contact: Charmaine Bergen at charmaine@cjbconsulting.co

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