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Ringette was invented in North Bay, Ont. by Sam Jacks in 1963. Sam Jacks was the Director of Parks and Recreation in North Bay at the time and one of his interests was to start a game for girls to play on-ice. He had three boys Barry, Bruce, and Brian who played hockey, and Sam believed that girls should also have the opportunity to play an ice game.
The very first ringette game was played during the winter of 1963-64 in Espanola in Northern Ontario. The sport has never looked back and is Read more [...]