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Equipment

Skaters – Mandatory Equipment:

• CSA approved helmet and CSA approved facemask (Type 5 or 6) with proper chinstrap affixed.
• BNQ approved neck protector
• Elbow pads
• Girdle with hip/tailbone/genital protection
• Hockey style shinpads
• Protective gloves
• Hockey style skates (figure skates not permitted)

Skaters – Recommended Equipment:

• Shoulder pads
• Internal mouth guard

Goaltenders – Mandatory Equipment:

• CSA approved helmet and CSA approved facemask (Type 5 or 6) with proper chinstrap affixed.
• BNQ approved neck protector (in addition, goalkeepers may wear a free moving polyethylene throat protector)
• Elbow pads and chest protector (or alternately an upper body protective harness which includes arm, shoulder and chest protection)
• Hip/tailbone protection (girdle or hockey pants) and genital protection
• Goalkeeper pads
• Protective gloves (goalkeepers have the option of wearing blockers and/or a trapper)
• Hockey style skates (or goalkeeper skates)

Goalkeepers – Recommended Equipment:

• Internal mouth guard

Sticks:

Specific rules and dimensions regarding skater and goaltending sticks may be found in the Official Rules of Ringette Canada, current edition.

Illegal sticks for skaters include:

Stinger 1000
Stinger 1001
Stinger 5000
Stinger Bunny Stick
Itech R2000
Excel (*with aluminum tip in place)