The Esso Golden Ring is the largest ringette tournament in the world, hosting 2362 players on 175 teams, with a total of 338 games. Teams range from U7 to U19 age divisions and include three National Ringette League (NRL) teams, including Calgary RATH.
Join us at WinSport for the 4th annual World Snow Day. This is the first year that WinSport is participating in this global event. You can join the festivities by skiing all day at WinSport for only $19.88.
We will have some fun race courses set up, live radio on-site and the chance to see Alberta’s best freestyle athletes compete in Moguls, Halfpipe and Slopestyle.
Snow is what has defined WinSport and allowed us to become The Winter Sport Institute. We are partnering with the FIS and inviting the community to celebrate and enjoy the snow in the city with the most sunshine-filled winter days in Canada!
DAY: January 18
TIME: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
WHAT IS WORLD SNOW DAY?
An annual snow festival for children and their families. It includes various activities taking place simultaneously around the world on a single weekend (always the 3rd Sunday in January).
It is part of the international FIS Campaign 'Bring Children to the Snow'
WHAT DOES WORLD SNOW DAY MEAN FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES? A day on snow to:
EXPLORE – the chance to discover something new
ENJOY – time to have fun in and on the snow
EXPERIENCE – a way to generate great memories and the inspiration to continue
WHY HAS WORLD SNOW DAY BEEN ESTABLISHED?
To increase youth participation in snow sports
To support and encourage involvement in snow sports, together with industry stakeholders
To bring newcomers to snow whilst offering extra value to those who already participate
WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF WORLD SNOW DAY?
Enable children and families to Explore, Enjoy and Experience the fascination of snow sports through special events around the world.
To teach children how to preserve the snow for future generations.
To teach children how to be safe on and off the snow.
To show Children and their families the health benefits of snow sports and physical activity.
FAST NUMBERS FROM THE PREVIOUS THREE EDITIONS OF WORLD SNOW DAY:
1 day around the world each year.
3 events in the Southern Hemisphere for the 3rd edition of World Snow Day.
6 Global Partners: Audi, Eurosport, European Broadcasting Union, Infront, Sanetta and Best of the Alps.
35 Participating countries for the 3rd edition of World Snow Day in 2014.
More than 100 resorts with free skiing and snowboarding for the 3rd edition of World Snow Day.
610 Event Organisers in the 3rd edition of World Snow Day.
More than 1,250 World Snow Day events over three editions.
More than 539,000 participants in the 3rd Edition of World Snow Day!
HOW TO PARTICIPATE?
Visit WinSport on January 18th and ski all day for only $19.88.
January 21 - WinSport Ski Cellar Snowboard Series - Progression Park Slopestyle
The Timbits Jamboree is a FREE family fun event which will include one game, medals, hours of fun for the whole family! There will be face painting, balloon artists, Mad Science and much more available for the kids.