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The 24th annual Esso Golden Ring was held January 15-17, 2010 and hosted Bunny through Open divisions. There were 186 teams in 18 different divisions.

  • We hosted 186 teams in 18 divisions – in addition to the 105 Calgary teams there were 59 teams from other parts of Alberta, and 20 out of province teams.
  • There were 355 Games on 483 hours of ice. The ice bill was $68,000.00.
  • There were 82 on-ice officials refereeing tournament games. Referee game fees for the tournament total $17,400. The cost of “importing” referees and transporting them is an additional $5000. Plus, hotel rooms are provided free of charge to all out of town officials. Transportation is also provided to out of town officials to all of their games through volunteer drivers.
  • Thanks to the many volunteers from Calgary teams who filled the more than 600 volunteer slots.
  • Participants in the 2010 Esso Golden Ring received a lapel pin, a souvenir poster, a pen and a cinch pack.   In addition, coaches packages contained misc. coupons, chips, and donated items.
  • Committee members accumulated 372 draw prizes for players, including 186 custom Esso Golden Ring practise jerseys so every team received 2 draw prizes.
  • All Bunny and Novice teams (40) received participation medals for their friendship series.
  • The Hospitality Night was held for the first time at Crossroads Community Center.
  • The EGRT hosted NRL regular season league games at the Open AA level.
  • The website was kept up to date with game scores all weekend.

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All participants received custom imprinted Esso Golden Ring Cinch Bags

2010 Esso Golden Ring Champions

Division
Gold Medalists
Silver Medalists

Petite A

 Red Deer Earthquakes (5)
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 Lacombe Oxygen (4)

Petite B

 Sherwood Park Shock (7)
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 Medicine Hat Wild (6)

Petite C

 Red Deer Kraze (9)
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 Lacombe Synergy (2)

Tween AA

 Edmonton Elite (7)
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 Zone 5 Phenom (6)

Tween A

 Med Hat Opt Sonix (8)
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 Calgary NW Altius (1)

Tween B

Red Deer Rave (5)
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 Sherwood Park Blitz (2)

Junior AA

 Calgary Prime (2) – TOT
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 Calgary Forte (2)

Junior A

Calgary North Blaze (6)
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 Leduc Jaguars (5)

Junior B

 Medicine Hat Rage (8)
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 Red Deer (3)

Belle AA

 Calgary Belle AA (6)
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 Zone 5 Swagger (2)

Belle A

 Calgary North Viva (8)
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Calgary North Stee (4)

Belle B

Medicine Hat Strive (5)
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Calgary North Celerity (3)

Open A

 Edmonton Relit (4)
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 U of C Ringette Club (3)

Open B

 Calgary BV Ruckus (6)
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 Calgary Triwood Gladiators (3)

Open C

 Lacombe Kaos (4)
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 Calgary Triwood Tradition (3)

 

Level
Calgary
teams
AB

teams

BC
SK
MB
QUE
NB
ONT
total

out of
town

# in

draw

# of

games

Bunnie
16
4
4
20
30
Novice
16
4
4
20
30
Pet A
6
6
6
12
25
Pet B
8
7
1
8
16
31
Pet C
5
3
3
8
15
Tw AA
2
3
1
1
1
6
8
19
Tw A
6
4
1
1
6
12
25
Tw B
10
4
2
6
16
31
Jr AA
2
2
2
1
1
2
8
10
23
Jr A
4
3
1
4
8
15
Jr B
5
3
3
8
15
Belle AA
1
2
1
3
1
7
8
19
Belle A
4
2
2
6
11
Belle B
4
4
4
8
15
Open AA
1
1
1
2
2
Open A
4
3
1
4
8
15
Open B
6
1
1
2
8
15
Open C
5
3
3
8
15
105
59
5
8
4
3
81
186
351

 

Tournament Committee:
Laura Webb Geoff Gorai
Iveah Hutchison Shelley Geddes
Marlayne Brandsgard John Mader
Linda Shorter Michele Caron
Teresa Merritt Kristen Underwood
Cindy Melnyk Sandi McNeill
Joan Hammond Kim Zizakovic
Mary Pelland Stacey McNichol
Lynn Robb Kari Gregory
Shawna Pollock