Calgary Ringette Association was renamed to Ringette Calgary Association and a new logo was produced by Laura Webb
Ringette Calgary was awarded their first Casino
Arrangements were made to introduce Ringette as an intramural sport in the fall 1988 ciriculum at the University of Calgary.
- Saskatchewan Ringette began to play "no zone"
- Calgary iced their first Petite "AA" Rep team
- There were 682 players registered with Ringette Calgary:
(Bunnie 62, Novice 105, Petite 168, Tween 163, Junior 120, Belle 51, Deb 13)
Referee fees were set at the following:
Bunny $5, Novice $6, Petite $7, Tween $8, Junior $9, Belle $11, Deb $12 - add $1 for "A" level games.
Ringette Canada announced that ringette will be added as a sport at the 1991 Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island.
- The Booster Club Ringette School was combined with the facilities at the U of C
Ringette Calgary had a telephone line installed at the secretary's home and an answering machine was purchased to take messages on the "Ringette Calgary" phone line. A computer system was also purchased.
Ringette Calgary was successful in their bid to host the 1990 Canadian Ringette Championships.
- Ringette Canada announced that it would host the first World Ringette Championships in 1990.
Ringette Calgary made it mandatory for all players to wear neck protection.
- Crossfield started their ringette program, and joined the Calgary league.
- Calgary hosted both the "A" Provincial Championships with a total of 18 teams, and the Junior "B" Provincial Championships
- The Canadian Ringette Championships were held in Winnipeg, MB - Calgary Debs won SILVER
The first issue of "Ringin' Out" was published in September 1987 by Laura Webb, with editing by Lisa Brown. Two additional issues were produced in the 1987-88 season.
|1st Edition||2nd Edition||3rd Edition|
|Past President||Gord McPherson|
|Ringette Alberta Rep||Stan MacCluskey|
|Tournament Director||Frank Carr|
|League Co-ordinator||Linda Grusie|
|Publicity Director||Laura Webb|
|Ice & Scheduling||Ken Furlong|
|Officials Liason||Jim Dielessen|
|Player Development||Karl Revenko|
|"A" Players Reps||Cara & Lisa Brown|
|"A" Level Rep||Dianne Preuter|
Teams and Coaches
|SE Quadrant||Ian McNeill|
|SE Quadrant||Steve Hutchison|
|South Calgary||Cal Johnson|
|SE Quadrant||Dave Leslie|
|SE Quadrant||Link Oikawa|
|SE Quadrant||Mark Pollard|
|SE Quadrant||Ken Halward|
|South Calgary||Ken Furlong|
|SE Quadrant||Steve O'Neill|
|SE Quadrant||Al Ramsey|
|SE Quadrant||Charlene Bracko|
|SE Quadrant||Shannon Morey|
|West Hillhurst||John Mitchell
|South Calgary||Roy Smith|
|South Calgary||Brian Morency|
|SE Quadrant||Jim Dielessen|
|SE Quadrant||Ron Manitowich|
|SE Quadrant||Ian MacDonell|
|West Hillhurst||Alex Finnie
|SE Quadrant||Karl Revenko
Gerrit Van Laar
|SE Quadrant||Kelly Cook|
|West Hillhurst||Stan MacCluskey
|OUT OF ZONE|
Calgary’s “A” Rep Teams
Esso Golden Ring
The Third Esso Golden Ring Tournament was held December 27-29, 1987.
For the first time this tournament hosted "A" level (rep) teams, as well as "B" level (houseleague) teams.
53 teams participated, with the following champions:
|Novice B||Properties Ringers|
|Petite B||Red Deer Toyota Supras|
|Tween B||Properties North Stars|
|Junior B||Sherwood Park Puma|
|Belle B||Triwood Spuds|
|Petite A||Bowview Blazers|
|Tween A||Calgary Blazers|
|Junior A||Sherwood Park Jaguars|
|Belle A||Edmonton Belle Reps|
The tournament committee included:
Marilyn Van Laar
Rose Anne Larson