Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

 How do I join the league?

Are you new to GAARA and looking to find a team?

  1. Complete and send in a Player Evaluation Form which can be found under League Info and Forms and Documents or click here 

  2. Contact and ask to be added to the Players Looking For Teams page. More information can be found here 

  3. Join our Facebook page - search for 'Gloucester & Area Adult Ringette Association'

Can't find a team or commit full time? Join the league as an individual spare:

Information for how to register gets posted to the registration page once registration is open for the year here, look under 'Registering as a spare'

How do I start/create a new team to join the league?

For a detailed explanation please click here  

How do I get added to the spares list?

Contact and ask to be added to the Spares page (must be a registered player in the league to be added). Please include Full name, team name, division, position(s), email address and phone number. 

How do I cancel a game?

Review our League Rules and Regulations. section 7.0 CANCELLATIONS.  

I currently play in Quebec and would like to play in Ontario, what is the process?

  1. The first step is to fill out an Athlete Release Form. You can find the form here,

  2. Have Ringuette Quebec sign the form (not the Gatineau association).

  3. Send the signed form to the GAARA registrar at who will make a copy of it and send the original to Ringette Ontario Executive Director.

NOTE: If a player hasn't played ringette for a couple of years NO form is needed. The player can register just like any other player living in Ontario and she would be considered a new player.

Do you have to play a certain number of games to be eligible for playoffs?

You do not need a minimum number of games played to be eligible for playoffs.  

Do I have to stroke off players on the game sheet?

With the new electronic Gamesheet App, players at the game are to indicated by toggling the "in game" bar to green.

How do I add players to my team after receiving the final TRF from the GAARA registrar?

Send an e-mail to

How to check how many times someone has spared?

You should be keeping track of how many times you have used each spare yourself. However; if you wish to confirm you can:

  1. Reach out to the chief statistician (
  2. Use the stats kept on the website: Go to your division, select your team, then select Statistics. You will the player stats for everyone who has played for your team which includes number of games played.

How do I report an issue with the clock or shot clock at an arena?

  1. Please visit the City of Ottawa 311 website and report a complaint with a facility

  2. Click here for a direct link

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