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  • The 25th Anniversary Esso Golden Ring was held January 14-16, 2011 and hosted Bunny through Open divisions. There were 187 teams in 18 different divisions. In addition to the 105 Calgary teams there were 64 teams from other parts of Alberta, and 18 out of province teams.
  • There were 355 Games on 482 hours of ice.
  • There were 85 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 2011 Esso Golden Ring received a lapel pin, a souvenir poster, a pen and a stainless steel waterbottle. In addition, coaches packages contained misc. coupons, chips, and donated items.
  • Committee members accumulated 561 draw prizes for players, including 187 custom Esso Golden Ring practise jerseys so every team received 3 draw prizes.
  • All Bunny and Novice teams (40) received participation medals for their friendship series.
  • The Hospitality Night was held at Crossroads Community Center.
  • The website was kept up to date with game scores all weekend.
  • Special 25th Anniversary celebrations included Balloon bouquets in all of the arenas.
  • On Saturday at Etwin all U7 & U9 teams received their participation medals and were greeted by a clown, face-painting and balloon creations to enhance their friendship series.

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25th Anniversary
2011 Esso Golden Ring Champions
All U7, U9, U10 are Winners!
Division
Gold Medalists
Silver Medalists

U12A

St. Albert Fury (3)
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Sherwood Park Shiver (2)
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U12B

Ft Saskatchewan Ice Pack (4) – OT
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Red Deer Riot (3)
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U12C

Red Deer Rage (6)
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South Calgary Frostbite (3)
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U14AA

Calgary Whoa (3)
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Calgary Kiitaa (0)
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U14A

Med Hat Optimist Intensity (6)
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South Calgary Blitz (4)
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U14B

Medicine Hat Dynamite (6)
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Regina Raiders (5)
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U16AA

Rive-Sud (8)
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Winnipeg Magic (7)
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U16A

Spruce Grove Impact (3)
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Delta Impact (1)
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U16B

Regina Panthers (6)
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Regina Shooters (2)

U19AA

Calgary (11)
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Edmonton Elite (7)

U19A

Calgary North Sync (6)
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Calgary SV Swagger (5)

U19B

Leduc RTK Consult Jaguars (9)
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Spruce Grove Surge (2)
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Open A

Calgary Blitz (3)
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West Hillhurst (1)

Open B

Calgary Blaze (5)
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Edmonton Fulton Fury (4)

Open C

Medicine Hat Adrenaline (5)
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Calgary Edge (4)
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Level
Calgary
teams
AB
teams
BC
SK
MB
QUE
NB
ONT
total

out of
town

# in

draw

# of

games

U7
7
0
7
11
U9
13
0
13
20
U10
13
7
7
20
30
U12 A
7
5
5
12
25
U12 B
5
7
7
12
25
U12 C
7
1
1
8
15
U14 AA
2
3
1
4
6
16
U14 A
6
7
2
1
10
16
31
U14 B
9
6
1
7
16
31
U16 AA
2
3
1
1
1
1
1
8
10
23
U16 A
4
3
1
4
8
15
U16 B
5
9
2
11
16
31
U19 AA
1
2
1
1
4
5
11
U19 A
4
1
1
2
6
11
U19 B
4
4
4
8
15
Open A
5
3
3
8
15
Open B
5
1
1
1
3
8
15
Open C
6
2
2
8
15
105
64
8
6
1
2
0
1
82
187
355
Tournament Committee:
Laura Webb Shelley Geddes
Iveah Hutchison Linda Shorter
Marlayne Brandsgard Michele Caron
John Mader Kristen Underwood
Kim Fuller Lori Kindopp
Kim Martin Teresa Merritt
Sandi McNeill Cindy Melnyk
Joan Hammond Kim Zizakovic
Mary Pelland James Bruvall
Stacey McNichol Lynn Robb
Kari Gregory Shawna Pollock