BC Winter Game Hopefuls

Congratulations to the Ridge Meadows Racers who captured 5 out of the 8 positions available for the Fraser Valley Zone 3 Team this past Saturday at the BCWG Zone 3 Qualifier.                      U14 Females – Catalina Shupe (Ridge Meadows) and Clara Johnson (Matsqui Blades)              U16 Females – Ramanjit Chauhan (Matsqui Baldes) and Annabelle Green (Ridge Meadows)   U14 Male –  Rohann Chassay (Ridge Meadows) and Samuel Green (Ridge Meadows)                  U16 Males – Jared Bolland (Ridge Meadows)  and Zackery Carpenter – Sardis Fliers (not pictured)FV Zone 3 Team Stay tuned! We hope to see more Racers added to the team through the wild card process at the end of Dec!

BC Winter Games Zone 3 Trials & Jingle Bell Cup

On Dec. 2, 2017 in Maple Ridge, the Ridge Meadows Speed Skating Association will host two meets at Planet Ice from 8am to 4pm.BCWG Kamloopslogo Speed skaters from the Fraser Valley will be competing for a position on the Zone 3 Team going to Kamloops for the BC Winter Games in Feb. 2018. JBClogo The Jingle Bell Cup will also be going on at the same time which will feature skaters from the interior, lower mainland and Washington look to grab division medals.

 

Chocolates! Chocolates! Chocolates!

Purdy picture

It’s time for our annual fundraiser. Ridge Meadows Racers is fundraising with Purdys Chocolatier, just in time for Christmas!  If you’d like to support us through purchasing some very sweet Christmas gifts for friends, family and yourself, you can register to shop at this link:                                                             https://www.purdysgpp.com/226582                                                            Please order by Nov. 30th. You will be able to pick them up at the rink on Dec. 12th or make arrangements with Sherry Randall at slrandall@shaw.ca

Zone 4 BCWG Qualifier and Interclub Meet

Poco LogoPort Coquitlam is hosting the BCWG trials for Zone 4 and interclub on Saturday, Nov 18. 2017.  If you are skating the meet take note of the following information:

General Registration: 6:30am – 7:00am Collect helmet covers – Lobby of arena
Coaches & Officials meet: 6:50am 2nd floor, Mabbet Room
Warm-ups 6:50am Jr. B and up
7:00am T2T
7:10 am L2T
7:20 am FunD
7:30 Ice clean and Officials take positions
7:45 Racing begins
12:00 noon Active start races; Officials/volunteers lunch break

For more information regarding the trials click following link:  2017-Zone-4-BCWG-Trials-Info

Halloween Skate Oct 31st!

Invite your friends and family to come skate!  You can wear your costume as long a there are no loose things that can get caught in skates, you still will have to wear your helmet so be aware of masks.  Skating starts at 4:00 to 5:25 pm.  Please bring a treats to share (chips, veggies, goodies)!  If a non speed skater would like to try speed skates let one of the executives know and we’ll try to fit you with a pair otherwise there will be rental available during that time.