Ringette players from around B.C. converge in Vernon

The Vernon Rush and Shuswap Eliminators battled it out Friday morning at the Civic Arena.
Image Credit: Greater Vernon Ringette Association

VERNON - Thirty seven ringette teams from around the province will gather in Vernon this weekend.

The occasion is the provincial A and B Championships featuring divisions from under 14 to under 18.

Games began at 7:15 a.m. Friday and continue all weekend with the gold medal games set for Sunday afternoon. An opening ceremony is happening at 7 p.m. Friday, Mar. 6 at Kal Tire Place.

Games are being played at three local arenas: Kal Tire Place, Civic Arena, and Pat Duke Arena in Lumby.

The tournament hasn’t been hosted in the Okanagan Valley since the 2009 Provincial Championships in Vernon.

You can find the game schedule here.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at chelston@infonews.ca or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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