Ringette BC COVID-19 – Update

March 29, 2021

Today, BC’s Provincial Health Officer announced circuit breaker restrictions for the Province of British Columbia to address the rising case numbers in BC.

The restrictions announced today will be in place for three weeks starting March 29, 2021 at midnight until April 19, 2021.

To review the summary of the restrictions that were released today please see the March 29 press release from the Government of BC and review the Province –wide Restrictions website.

The restrictions announced today do not effect ringette or organized sport. The current restrictions for sport that have been in place throughout January, February and March remain in place. The sport restrictions are listed below in detail. All sport in BC remains in Phase 2 and maintaining physical distancing of 3 meters between participants.

It is imperative that Associations maintain health checks and attendance for all ringette in person activities. Please remind your volunteers, athletes, and coaches that if they are feeling unwell please do not come to ringette. It is important that children and youth are able to come and participate in sport but if you are not feeling well please stay home.

COVID-19 Restrictions for Ringette:

  • All adult ringette programming (18+ and Masters) is suspended for anyone 22 years of age and older;
  • All Youth and Children divisions (FUNdamentals to U19) remain in Ringette Progression 2 as per the Return to Ringette Guidelines;
  • Physical distancing requires all participants must stay three (3) meters apart;
  • Masks are mandatory in all public indoor spaces except on the field of play;
  • Spectators are not permitted; and
  • Team Travel for sport is suspended.