The National Ringette League (NRL) is the showcase league for ringette in Canada and strives to be the premiere women’s sports league in the country (http://www.ringette.ca/athletes/national-ringette-league/). The League is made up of the best players in the country and in the world. The NRL was launched in November of 2004. It started with 17 teams separated into three divisions.
- Western: eight teams
- Ontario: four teams
- Quebec: five teams
The league is now in it's 14th season (2017-2018) and there are 15 teams with five teams in each division (Red, Western and White).
|Ottawa Ice||Edmonton WAM!||Montreal Misson|
|Richmond Hill Lightning||Calgary RATH||Atlantic Attack|
|Cambridge Turbos||Manitoba Intact||Lac St. Louis Adrenaline|
|Catineau Fusion||BC Thunder||Le Roral de Bourassa|
|Waterloo Widlfire||Black Gold Rush||Rive Sud Revolution|
The objectives of the NRL are to move ringette into the mainstream of Canadian sports activity, encourage greater public awareness of ringette, create more and better competitive opportunities for athletes, and achieve positive financial results at both a league and team level (http://www.ringette.ca/athletes/national-ringette-league/).