- The 30th Anniversary Esso Golden Ring was held January 15-17, 2016 and hosted Active Start through U19 divisions. There were 195 teams in 16 different divisions including 2 NRL teams.
- There were 368 Games on 489 hours of ice.
- Participants in the 2016 Esso Golden Ring received a lapel pin, a souvenir poster, a pen and skate guards. In addition, coaches packages contained misc. coupons, chips, and donated items.
- All AS/U10 teams (54) received participation medals for their friendship series.
- The website was kept up to date with game scores all weekend.
- The e-program was available online