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Glasgow Roller Derby host a double-header against Stockholm Roller Derby at The Arc,Cowcaddens Road,Glasgow on Saturday the 14th of April.Entry is £8 on the day or £7 in advance,under 14's go free.Doors open at midday. First up will be the Maiden Grrders against Stockholm B,followed by the Irn Bruisers versus Stockholm A,this is bound to be a busy one,so get an advance ticket if you can to avoid disappointment.
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Glasgow Roller Derby have an Easter Fayre for your enjoyment this weekend,it's at the Kinning Park Complex,Glasgow,starts at midday,so get along and support your local Derby league.
After the success of their Springtime Craft Fayre last year, Fierce Valley Roller Girls will be treating you all again to a hand-made, home-grown Craft Emporium! The event will be held in The Masonic Temple in Falkirk on Saturday 28th April from 12noon – 4pm, and will play host to a fine selection of around 20 local arts & crafts stalls. Scotland’s first Junior Roller Derby league – Fierce Valley Roller Cubs – will also be there to share their future plans and answer any questions that kids (and their parents!) may have about the sport.
The Fundraising team at FVRG have pulled out all the stops to make sure there will be something for everyone at The Emporium. The crafters will be offering a range of handmade goods from jewellery, to greetings cards, to scarves, and even corsets and ‘skatergirlz’ art work.
There will be an elaborate bake sale for the sweet toothed, with tea and coffee also available. If you’re feeling lucky, then why not buy a raffle tickets to be in with a shot of winning vouchers from LMG Hair & Beauty, or a set of books from Litlist Book Shop, or lampwork jewellery from Scarlett Impressions or Flaming Eck?
So what's it all in aid of?
As well as keeping you entertained for the afternoon, proceeds from the FVRG stalls at the Craft Fayre will help fund Fierce Valley Roller Girls team, ‘Parma Violents’, in their next bout. This will only be their second public outing, and they will be playing away against Belfast Roller Derby! For such a young league, going to Northern Ireland to represent Scottish Roller Derby is a huge opportunity, so all support received to help fund the trip will be hugely appreciated.
To keep up with the latest Craft Emporium news or to be tempted by the latest raffle prizes on offer, take a look at the Facebook Event, or look out for our skaters on Falkirk High Street on the day – you’ll not miss them!
We have four instructors coming - to be announced shortly!
Saturday 14th April 12-3pm, doors open at 11.30 Tickets £5
Various stalls will be in attendance including Virgin Vie, The Body Shop, Partylite and many more!!Adults (18+) may participate but children are welcome to watch too, there will be face painting on the day too!
The Dundee Roller Girls are looking for a new team logo.
Designs will ideally: Reference Dundee Have our full team name, Dundee Roller Girls. Consist of no more than three colours, the main colour could be either pink, black or silver. Black and White designs also welcome.
The image must have block colours suitable for screen printing.
The winning designer will receive a free team t-shirt (with new logo) and free entry to our next home game of their choice.
Looking for inspiration? Check out other UK teams logo’s at http://rollinnews.com/uk-roller-derby-teams/
Competition is open now and ends 12pm on Saturday 14th April 2012 Entries can be submitted to email@example.com
The winner will be notified no later than Friday 20th April Any queries please contact us on the above email address.
Copyright of the image will be relinquished to the Dundee Roller Girls.
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The third installment of the Auld Reekie Roller Girls first Home Season rolls around with a bout between the Skatefast Club and the Cherry Bombers. With ARRG's third home team,the Leithal Weapons winning both their previous encounters,this bout will decide who they play in the final at the end of April. The bout takes place at Meadowbank Sports Centre,London Road,Edinburgh on Saturday the 7th of April.Entry is £7 on the door ,or £6 in advance.Under 14's go free.Doors open at 2pm
Hot off the heels of their recent bout against ARRG's Cannon Belles, Perth's FCR will host a recruitment night and scrims session.
Tomorrow night (Tuesday, March 27), the Fair City Rollers will hold their Fresh Meat recruitment night, open to women over 18 who want to join the team, and men over 18 who would like to referee. There isn't even any basic skating skills required, so even if the last time you were on skates they had My Little Pony on the side (like mine when I was youngster) you can come along and give it a try.
The Fresh Meat session will be held in Bell's Sports Centre from 7pm to 8pm. Anyone interested in coming along should email firstname.lastname@example.org so that the league can bring along their spare kit.
And immediately after Fresh Meat, FCR will host an open Scottish mixed scrims, where some of the best skaters from around the country will meet and play together. Scrims will be held between 8pm and 10pm.
FCR chairperson Terryfying Tink said: "It's a great opportunity for skaters from all scottish leagues to get together, to learn from each other and have some fun."
FCR hopes to see lots of skaters there!!
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Glasgow Roller Derby travel down south to take on the Newcastle Roller Girls on Saturday 24th of March.It's a double header with the first bout being a contest between NRG's,Whippin Hinnies and Furness Firecrackers,followed by the main event,GRD's Maiden Grrders versus NRG's Canny Belters.The bouts take place at the Walker Activity Dome Wharrier Street,Newcastle.Doors open 12:30,first bout at 1pm.