BVRA 2021-2022 Communication-Information, Registration, Camp, 3 x 3 and more


July 22, 2021

Good afternoon BVRA Members,

I hope everyone is having a wonderful Summer and is looking forward to getting back into the rink soon. BVRA board members have been working hard to plan a safe return to ringette this fall (pending all government recommendations & Ringette Manitoba’s return to play guidelines). We are hopeful that we will be able to return to ringette regularly soon.

BVRA is going through some changes. We will have a new website launched soon and will be using a new registration system this season. Ringette Manitoba switched to Ramp registration system last season; we will be joining this system this year. The BVRA website has tabs listed specifically for registration and will explain how to register. BVRA website is still:


BVRA will be running two introductions to ringette camp sessions for R4U players. Returning R4U players welcome to sign up for a specific session. Please invite a friend. Equipment required.  Sessions will be free if part of BVRA Association. Register on BVRA website- open July 30-August 13.

Session dates/times: Wednesday August 25 @ 5:20 pm- Dakota

                                        Tuesday August 31 @ 5:20 pm- Dakota



BVRA is starting the season off with a Return to play camp for U10 and up being held from August 24-Sept 2. The camp will not be held on weekends.  Registration for camp will open on July 30-August 13. Space is limited due to restrictions. Maximum participants per age for the camp is 22. Cost for camp is 5 sessions for $100.00. I encourage you to register soon to avoid disappointment. There will be no refunds for camps. (Unless program is cancelled by BVRA) Camp is open to all associations.

Camp dates: R4U Advanced & U10 group

- Tuesday August 24 @ 5:20 pm – Dakota

   -Thursday August 26 @ 5:20 pm- Dakota

   - Monday August 30 @ 5:20 pm- Dakota

   - Wednesday Sept 1 @ 5:20 pm- Dakota

   - Thursday Sept 2 @ 5:20 pm- Dakota


                                U12/U14 group:           

   - Tuesday August 24 @ 6:30 pm- Dakota

         - Thursday August 26 @ 6:30 pm- Dakota

         - Monday August 30 @ 6:30 pm- Dakota

         - Wednesday Sept 1 @ 6:30 pm- Dakota

         - Thursday Sept 2 @ 6:30 pm- Dakota



                                 U16/19 group:             

  - Tuesday August 24 @ 7:40 pm- Dakota

   - Thursday August 26 @ 7:40 pm- Dakota

  - Monday August 30 @ 7:40 pm- Dakota

   - Wednesday Sept 1 @ 7:40 pm- Dakota

  - Thursday Sept 2 @ 7:40 pm- Dakota


Goalie camp sessions: 2 sessions cost is $25.00. BVRA goalies will be reimbursed the $25.00 if attend both sessions. Register on BVRA website- open July 30-August 13. Camp is open to all associations.

 Session dates/times:

 Wednesday August 25 @ 6:30 pm at Dakota

 Tuesday August 31 @ 6:30 pm at Dakota

 Limited spots. Register soon to avoid disappointment.


BVRA 3 X 3

BVRA is planning to host a Fall 3 x 3 program for the month of September. (Pending Government approval/restrictions allow). This program will run as an unsanctioned event, like it has always been. BVRA has had great success with it’s 3 x 3 program and we are excited to bring it back. Cost will be $125.00 for 5 game guarantees This is individual registration. No complete teams allowed. One mutual friend request allowed.  Cost includes a Jersey that the player gets to keep. Jersey sizes limited. Rinks used: Dakota, Southdale, Glenwood, Maginot, Bertrand and possibly some other rinks if needed. There are no refunds for 3 X 3. (Unless program is cancelled by BVRA)

3 X 3 Registration- August 6-20. Late registrations subject to availability and will be charged $50.00 late fee.

 Age Groups for 3 x 3: R4 U Advanced & U10




If registration is low at U12/U14, this age group will be joined if needed.







Registration will open on Friday August 6 at 12:00 pm and will close Friday August 27. 

The following is the initial registration cost for the season. This fee covers, Ringette Manitoba fees, Wrl fees, games, refs, minor officials. The fees do not cover team costs- for practice ice, tournaments, team snap, dryland etc.


Fees- This season we are allowing for full payment or half payment at registration and remainder of fees to be paid by September 15, 2021. 


NEW THIS SEASON: ANY NEW PLAYERS at the U10 or higher level will receive 50% discount on registration only for this season. Players still required to pay full community club fee, jersey fees and team fees.


R 4U-$100.00    2013 birth year and after ** BVRA subsidizing R4U registration this season. This is a reduced rate for this year.

U10-$420.00        2012& 2013 birth year

U12-$440.00      2010 & 2011 birth year

U14-$450.00      2008 & 2009 birth year

U16-$460.00      2006 & 2007 birth year

U19-$460.00        2003, 2004 & 2005 birth year

OPEN-18 +            2003 and below ** Team fees based on amount on team. See Open section of this communication.


COMMUNITY CLUB FEE: will be added at registration total: Charge is based on address-community club that you belong to. These fees are set by the community clubs. 


Dakota $40.00

Greendell $50.00

Glenwood $25.00

Southdale $30.00

Winakwa $20.00



Try out fee- If trying out for U12 A, U14 A, U16 A, U19 A- there is a $100.00 tryout fee. You need to register for tryouts separate. Registration for A tryouts is August 6-27. No late A tryout registration will be excepted.  No refunds on tryout fees.

Tryout times have not yet been finalized. They could start as early as September 10th.





The R4U program is for players born 2013 and under. This year BVRA is promoting R4U and encouraging young players to join this wonderful sport. BVRA is subsidizing a portion of the R4 U registration for this upcoming season. The R4 U program is run by Ringette Manitoba. We are waiting for information from Ringette Manitoba regarding assessments & season information. Once we have more information, it will be shared with R4 U registrants. For more information regarding R4U program please contact Jennifer Daman at



Open Level is for anyone born in 2003 or earlier. 2003 birth year still has option to play U19 if they prefer. If interested in playing U19. Please go to BVRA website and register in the U19 level.

Please notify all team members of the registration process. 

This year we are asking all BVRA OPEN PLAYERS to still register online at BVRA by Sept 15. You will not be required to pay online. We will be collecting one payment (cheque/money order) from a team Rep. Team rep is to submit team payment and complete roster by September 20 to Tina Carlson-BVRA Registrar at 212 Blue Sun Drive Wpg. MB R3X 0G9



Roster of 14 players or less-      $4890      

Roster of 15 players                  $5000      

Roster of 16 players                  $5110      

Roster of 17 players                  $5220      

Roster of 18 players                  $5330 

18 is the max allowed on a Roster. 



AA registration is closed. AA camp will be held August 10 – 18th.  This camp is full. If would like to join waitlist- email . If restrictions lift, possibility for more openings. AA tryouts will be from August 23-Sept 2 at Richmond Arena.


AA registration will commence once AA teams are finalized; information will be sent out. AA registration fees to be paid in full at time of registration


AA is looking for practice jersey sponsorship. If interested or require more information, please contact:



Due to Covid-19 BVRA will be following all guidelines set out by Ringette Manitoba and facilities. All players will be sent out detailed information regarding BVRA Covid-19 safety plans. Coaches will be given information and safety equipment. All registrants will have to complete the documents required by Ringette Manitoba i.e., the players Covid-19 declaration & the Covid-19 attestation form prior to every activity.



Any new players at U10 or other ages that need to purchase Jerseys, two jerseys are mandatory. The cost for two is $120.00- ($60.00 per jersey). Payment for jersey will be required at Jersey tryout sessions. More information on these dates to be sent out soon. Jersey numbers are being assigned based on regular registration. (U10-U19). Numbers are limited and will be based on information on registration.




 If you are requiring subsidy for registration, please be sure to CHOOSE THE SUBSIDY REGISTRATION OPTION, Subsidies are provided by KidSport Manitoba and Jumpstart program. For more information go to or

Subsidy will only cover part of registration. It does not cover Community Club Fees, Jersey fee or team fees. If applying for subsidy at registration you will need to pay for Community Club fee. For more information about subsidy contact Tina Carlson – BVRA Registrar at




Friend requests will be taken for U10 and B level. Friend request must be mutual. No changes of friend requests after registration closes. Friend requests are not guaranteed.

Any coaches who apply together, no friend requests will be granted for parent coaches’ children. No player requests by coaches will be permitted.



If register after August 27 for U10- U19- there will be late fees of $50.00 added. Late registrants will only be excepted if there is space to accommodate.  Please also note- this may delay Jersey.



No Refunds will be given after A teams are formed.  Refund requests received before A team formation are eligible for a full refund of registration fees paid at that point minus a $50.00 administration fee. Should BVRA cancel season refunds will be prorated at time of cancellation. Refund requests must be sent in writing to and will be reviewed by the BVRA board.


No refunds for camp, 3 x 3 or A tryouts unless cancelled by BVRA.




BVRA Coaching application for the 2021-2022 Season will be online from August 6-27. If you have interest in coaching at any aspect, please apply. Coaching interviews will be held for head coach positions only. Interviews will take place on Zoom.  Any questions regarding coaching please contact-





If you have any questions, please email-


Tara Gilkes

BVRA President 


BVRA Information Dates

Good Afternoon BVRA Families,
This communication email is updating BVRA families of important dates and information of events happening.
BVRA is very disappointed to announce that we will not be offering a Spring 3 x 3 program this season, due to the Government restrictions. We are hoping we will be able to provide a fall/Sept 3 x 3 program. 
All refunds have been completed. If you have not received your refund or have any questions regarding refund,  please contact Tannis at: 
Please check original payment card for refund. 
Please note invoice/receipt tab in your account on website has been disconnected this season, as the invoice/receipt does not reflect the refund. If you are needing an invoice/receipt,  
please contact Tannis- 
The following is important dares/information: 
April 15 deadline - For Ringette Manitoba Scholarship applications and bursaries, Awards applications for Volunteer of year & month,Coach of year & month, Hall of fame.  Applications can be found on Ringette Manitoba website.
May 1- Deadline for BVRA scholarship applications. Application can be found on BVRA website.
May 15- Deadline for WRL ( Winnipeg Ringette League) scholarship applications. Application can be found on WRL website.
June 2- BVRA AGM online @ 7 pm. A link will be mailed out closer to date. 
Manitoba Games Information:
2022 Manitoba Games will feature Ringette at U14 Level.  The games are an exciting event for participating athletes, coaches, officials and spectators. There is an opening and closing ceremonies, and athletes will stay in an athletes village as a team. Manitoba games happens once every four years and is only at the U14 level. 

The 2022 Games will be held in Niverville, Manitoba February 26 – March 5. Ringette Manitoba expects to send 6 regional teams to the event. Winnipeg East, Winnipeg West, South Region, East Region, West Region and North Region. All at the U14 A age level.

Tryouts details/information for the U14 Manitoba games teams will be communicated soon. This is separate from regular season team. Players interested in trying out for one of the 6 Manitoba Games teams, must be registered to play on a U14 A or B team for the 2021-2022 season. Players interested in Manitoba games teams can not be playing AA for the 2021-2022 season.  


AA Tryouts 2021-2022 Season

Tentative dates for AA tryouts are: Aug 23,24,25,26,30 Sept 1,2. ** This is subject to change, pending RM approval. 

Once dates confirmed, AA tryout registration and dates will be communicated. 


BVRA Fall Camp 

Tentative Dates- Aug 24-26 & Aug 30-Sept 2. More information will be communicated in next few months, including cost/registration.


BVRA Pre Season 3 x 3 

Tentative Dates- Month Sept 2021. More information will be communicated in next few months, including cost/registration.


BVRA Board Positions Terms up or Vacant: if interested in joining the BVRA Board please contact Tara Gilkes at: or Kristin Farkas at . ( Nominating committee) . 

2 yr Terms up:

Coaching Director 

R4U Convenor

WRL Rep 


Term positions vacant with 1 yr Term left:

Vice President 

Player Development 


Other Position:

Greendell Rep/Age Convenor - this position needs to be filled by a volunteer in the Greendell catchment and be approved by Greendell CC.


If you have any questions please contact Tara Gilkes at:

Have a great night and week. 

BVRA Ringette


BVRA AGM Wednesday June 2, 2021 @ 7:00 PM- Virtual

BVRA AGM Wednesday June 2, 2021 @ 7:00 PM- Virtual. An invite with link will be sent out to all BVRA Members. Stay tuned for more information and positions open on the BVRA Board. 


BVRA March 2021. Camp

Good Evening BVRA Families,
BVRA will be offering a 3 session camp. Starting this weekend!  Cost is $32.00 for 3 sessions. Max of 10 participants in each group. BVRA will be subsidizing a portion of costs of camp.
Registration will open tomorrow Tuesday March 9 at 5:00 pm
**Please note Covid-19 protocols and RM ( Ringette Manitoba) covid policies will be followed. Masks must be worn at all times. Spectators not allowed at Southdale. Dakota allows one spectator. Rink rules will be sent out to all participants prior to ice session. Attestations will be required for each session. 
Dates below. Camp is for birth years- 2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013. 
Groups U10/U12- 2010,2011,2012,2013
Groups U12/U14-2007, 2008,2009 
Sat March 13, 2021 1:30 pm-2:30 pm Southdale East Rink Camp U12/U14
Sat March 13, 2021 2:45pm-3:45 pm Southdale East Rink Camp U10/U12
Sun March 14,2021 1:00 pm-2:00 pm Dakota-Sailun Rink Camp U10/U12
Sun March 14,2021 2:10 pm-3:10 pm Dakota-Sailun Rink Camp U12/U14
Sat March 20, 2021 12:15pm-1:15pm Southdale East Rink Camp U12/U14
Sat March 27, 2021 12:15pm-1:15pm Southdale East Rink Camp U10/U12


 July 2021 



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