Ringette Age Divisions

Ringette is a game for all ages, from those just getting on the ice to those that have been on the ice all their lives! Ontario Ringette age divisions are as follows:

  • U6, U7 – Under 6 & Under 7; This age division was recently created by a few Associations and is designed to introduce younger children, primarily girls, to the sport and begin to develop skills at an early age. Typically, these are modified games, such as shorter time, no penalties, on half of the ice, etc.
  • U8 – Under 8; previously called ‘Bunny’ division
  • U9 – Under 9; minor Novice Division
  • U10 – Primarily 8 & 9; previously called the ‘Novice’ division
  • U12 – 10 &; previously referred to as ‘Petite’ division
  • U14 – 12 & 13; previously referred to as ‘Tween’ division
  • U16 – 14 & 15; previously referred to as ‘Junior’ division
  • U19 – 16 to 18; previously referred to as ‘ Jr Belle’ of ‘Belle’ division
  • 18+ – previously referred to as ‘open’ or adult division, usually under 30
  • 35+