Concussion & Sport Safety

Concussion & Sport Safety

Injury Information and Reporting

Please complete the online injury report form at the following link in the case of ANY injury to an athlete or bench staff member. Please note that all injuries must be reported within 10 DAYS of the initial incident.
The form is available here: Injury Report Form
For information on Extended Medical Insurance available to registered members, CLICK HERE.
To access the Athletics Medical Claim form, CLICK HERE.
NOTE: The insurer requires originals or else claims will not be processed.

Concussion Awareness and Reporting

The West Ferris Ringette Association and its members shall abide by Ringette Ontario’s Concussion-Related Policies and regulations introduced under Rowan’s Law, implemented by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport in 2019. The WFRA is committed to ensuring the safety of everyone participating in the sport of ringette. Our Association recognizes the increased awareness of Concussions and their long-term effects and believes that prevention of Concussions is paramount to protecting the health and safety of Participants.
Our Policies:
Ringette Ontario Concussion Policy
Ringette Ontario Concussion Code of Conduct – Athletes
Ringette Ontario Concussion Code of Conduct – Bench Staff
Return to Play Policy
Concussion Management Guidelines

In addition, all players under the age of 26, (including all parents of players under the age of 18), and all bench staff of teams with players under the age of 26, agree to review age-specific Ministry approved educational resources, and, adhere to Ringette Ontario’s Concussion Code of Conduct prior to registering each season.


Rowan Stringer

Rowan’s Law Day was established in 2018, and will be observed across Ontario on the last Wednesday in September each year. The purpose of Rowan’s Law Day is to increase concussion education awareness, especially in schools.
Rowan’s Law – Concussion Awareness Resource – ages 10 and younger
Rowan’s Law – Concussion Awareness Resource – ages 10 and older
Rowan’s Law – Concussion Awareness Resource – ages 15 and older
For a comprehensive overview of Rowan’s Law and Concussion Safety, visit Ringette Ontario’s Concussion Awareness Information Page and the Government of Ontario website regarding Rowan’s Law.