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  • The 27th Annual Esso Golden Ring was held January 18-20, 2013 and hosted U7 through U19 divisions as well as Calgary Rath (Open AA) games. There were 154 teams in 16 different divisions. In addition to the 90 Calgary teams there were 50 teams from other parts of Alberta, and 14 out of province teams.
  • There were 297 Games on 396 hours of ice.
  • There were 70 on-ice officials refereeing tournament games. Referee game fees for the tournament total $17,300. The cost of “importing” referees and transporting them is an additional $3750. 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 2013 Esso Golden Ring received a lapel pin, a souvenir poster, a pen and a skate towel. In addition, coaches packages contained misc. coupons, chips, and donated items.
  • Committee members accumulated 462 draw prizes for players, including 154 custom Esso Golden Ring practise jerseys so every team received 3 draw prizes.
  • All Bunny and Novice teams (39) received participation medals for their friendship series.
  • The website was kept up to date with game scores all weekend.
  • For the first time a printed program was not produced – instead an electronic version was available online. Click Here to view the program.
  • On Saturday at Etwin & NES all U7 & U9 teams received their participation medals and free face-painting and balloon creations to enhance their friendship series.

1213_egrt_cover1213_egrt_posterAll Participants received a custom imprinted Esso Golden Ring skate towel

2013 Esso Golden Ring Champions

All U7/U9/U10 Players are Winners!
Division
Gold Medalists
Silver Medalists

U12A

Red Deer Razz (6) S Calgary Avengers (3)

U12B

Calgary BV IN10CT (3) CalgaryBV Ice Breakers (2)

U12C

Drayton Valley Pythons (7) Red Deer Fearless (6)

U14AA

Winnipeg Magic (3) Calgary Excel (2)

U14A

Sherwood Park Rock (9) Vernon Rush (2)

U14B

Calgary E Xtreme (4) Sherwood Park Bomb (3)

U16AA

Calgary Strive (5) Central AB Sting (4)

U16A

Medicine Hat Insidious (9) Calgary N Prime (2)

U16B

Calgary BV Dynasty (6) Drayton Valley (4)

U19AA

Zone 5 (3) Edmonton Elite (2)

U19A

Quesnel Northstars (9) Calgary N Classics (2)

U19B

Rockyford Ringers (6) S Calgary Forza (2)

 

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 12 0 12 18
U10 14 6 6 20 30
U12 A 5 7 7 12 25
U12 B 8 3 1 4 12 25
U12 C 4 4 4 8 15
U14 AA 2 3 1 2 6 8 19
U14 A 6 4 1 1 6 12 25
U14 B 9 7 7 16 31
U16 AA 2 3 1 4 6 16
U16 A 4 2 1 1 4 8 15
U16 B 7 5 5 12 25
U19 AA 1 3 2 1 6 7 17
U19 A 4 1 1 2 6 11
U19 B 4 2 2 6 11
OAA 1 1 1 2 3
90 50 6 2 6 0 0 0 64 154 297
Tournament Committee:
Steve Elliott Erin Peresta
Shelley Geddes Joan Hill
Laura Webb John Mader
Barb Ferguson Karli Beiko
Charlotte Glasser Kathie Lewis-Welsh
Debbie Lavender Kathy Oke
Kim Wittner Kim Zizakovic
Launa Reitbauer Lori Fischer
Lori Stiles Lorry Dorren
Lynn Robb Maggie LeSage
Marilyn Wilkinson Patricia Yelle
Stacey McNichol Teresa Merritt
Shawna Pollock Warren Kee