The following events will be taking place at Winsport to mark the festivities:
2023 World Ringette Championships:
Junior (U21) Division
- The U21 Junior National Teams from Canada and Finland will compete for the Junior World Ringette Championship and the Juuso Wahlsten Trophy.
- The action will open with exhibition play on October 30 and November 1, leading into the World Championship series that will conclude on November 4, 2023.
President’s Pool Division
- National Teams from Sweden, the Czech Republic and the USA will compete for the President’s Pool World Championship and the President’s Pool Trophy.
- The President’s Pool Division was established as the world-elite level of international competition for countries that are striving to strengthen their national programs and endeavoring to compete in the Senior Division.
- The Senior World Ringette Championships tournament series will return in 2025 between the Senior National Teams from Canada and Finland.
Other International / National Development Camps and Competitions:
U18 Development Festival
- For the first time, Canada will host a U18 International Development Festival with athletes from Canada, Finland, Czech Republic and the USA. The event will culminate with teams drafted to compete in international inter-squad games. This will be followed by Canada Black and Canada White each playing Finland.
- The athletes representing Canada, the top 34 U18 players from across the country, were announced following a selection camp in August. Invitees to that selection camp were based on scouting from Canada Winter Games, Canadian Ringette Championships, and Provincial programming for this international development opportunity.
U17 La Relève Camp
- In the days leading up to the WRCs, Ringette Canada will host their annual U17 La Relève event – a National High-Performance Development Camp that will bring in close to 100 athletes, pathway coaches, officials, and athlete mentors from across Canada.
- The top 68 graduating U16AA players from across the country were selected to attend based on scouting from Canada Winter Games, Canadian Ringette Championships, and Provincial programming for this development opportunity.