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RCR TeamsSeptember 2009 Newsletter
Vol 4 Issue 9

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In This Issue:
 - Mens Roller Derby
 - Skating with Scissors
 - Rose City at State Fair Scrimmages
 - Rosebuds Sugar High Showdown
 - Wheels of Justice at Western Regionals
 - Metal Night w/ GNR
 - "Whip It" Release
 - Wheels of Justice vs. Windy City Rollers
 - Opportunities with RCR
 - Upcoming Events


Mens Roller Derby

Friday, Sept. 18th 8pm at Oaks Hangar

The Rose City Rollers (RCR) will be hosting an open scrimmage to all men of the Northwest Region. Spectators, come experience the excitement as Merby debuts on the RCR track Sept 18th in the Hangar at Oaks Park.

Men interested in competing should contact RCR immediately. Skaters will be assigned to a team based skill level and prior skating experience. Participants must have the required safety gear including: skates, helmet, mouth guard, wrist guards, and elbow/knee pads, in order to enter the track. A travel stipend is available for skaters traveling from outside of the RCR League. Visit our website for more details.

Spectator Details:
Merby Open Scrimmage, Sept. 18. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., action starts at 8 p.m. $5 at the door with no advance ticket sales. Bring your own snacks!

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Skating with Scissors

Saturday, Sept. 19th from 10am - 7pm at Oaks Hangar

The Rose City Rollers are excited to host a spectacular arts & crafts bazaar, "Skating with Scissors". It's open to the public and includes free admission. Derby girls, friends, and fans can shop for skate-themed/rock 'n' roll/alternative handmade jewelry, fashion, and other unique items, many made by RCR derby girls. The Rose City Rollers Cookbook is also making its debut. With recipe titles like Protein Punch(kin), Bettie Spaghetti, and Vegan Whack N Chz, these are dishes worth hitting for.

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Rose City at State Fair Scrimmages

Monday, Sept. 7th 1pm & 6pm in Salem, OR

The Cherry City Derby Girls have invited RCR down to the fair for TWO multi-league scrimmages during the Oregon State Fair.

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Rosebuds Sugar High Showdown

Sunday, Sept. 20th 1pm at Oaks Hangar

Be there to watch these young athletic 'buds in action. They will be hitting, skating, and knocking girls around!

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Wheels of Justice at Western Regionals

Sun - Fri, Oct. 2nd - 4th in Denver, CO

Derby on the Rocks
The Rose City Rollers' Wheels of Justice All-Star travel team has been invited to the 2009 WFTDA Western Regional tournament - Derby on the Rocks! WOJ will compete for the top spot in the 10-team tournament in order to advance to the 2009 WFTDA National Championships. For more information regarding regionals/nationals visit

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Metal Night w/ GNR

Monday, Sept. 21st 9pm at the Tube

It's ladies night at the Tube! Guns N Rollers will be skating and for the opportunity to raise funds for their team. Come have a drink, or two, & give 'em a little cash. P.S. It's Rocket Mean's B-Day and she wants everyone to be there to help her celebrate.

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"Whip It" Release

Friday, Oct. 2nd

Mark your calendar because derby is hitting the big screen with the new Hollywood roller derby movie staring Drew Barrymore & Ellen Page. Watch the trailer here, but make sure to check our website to see where RCR will be making an appearance on opening night!

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Wheels of Justice vs. Windy City Rollers

Saturday, Oct. 17th 7pm in Chicago, IL

The Wheels of Justice will take on nationally ranked #2 Windy City Rollers at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago.

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Volunteer Opportunities with RCR

Want to become more than just a spectator? RCR relies on the support of volunteers to keep this fast-paced, 501c3 non-profit sports organization running smoothly. Look for volunteer opportunities on our website. If you're able to help us out, we may be able to help you out - working with RCR could give you valuable job skills, a tax deduction, and an experience unlike anything you've ever had. Want the adoration of 100+ derby girls? See what's available on the Job Opportunities page.

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Upcoming Events


  • Oct 4th Rosebuds Tryouts Clinic
  • Oct 23rd-25th AOA vs Jet City and RCR vs. the NW (Teams TBD)
  • Oct 31st Rose City Halloween Party @ the Bossanova
  • Nov 13th-15th 2009 WFTDA National Championships in Philadelphia, PA!
  • Dec 5th Wheels of Justice vs. Oly Rollers of Olympia, WA
Learn More on the Events page.

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WFTDA Logo About Rose City Rollers

The Rose City Rollers are women of attitude, athleticism and passion playing a hard-hitting sport of speed and skill. They were pioneers in the rebirth of roller derby and continue to foster its growth.

Their goals are to serve their community by empowering women, providing entertainment for their fans and supporting charitable causes. They are a 501c3 non-profit formed in 2004, and a founding member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association.

For more information visit

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