Rose City Rollers
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Rose City Rollers News Blast
April 2010 Newsletter
Vol 5 Issue 4

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Featured Events
Bouting Events
Opportunities with RCR
Upcoming Events

Spring is here and the action at the Oaks Park Hangar is heating up! Buy your tickets early or get a season pass here so you can catch all the home team rivalry as well as the all-star bouts we have lined up for you! You can also tune in to the LIVE stream on our website or watch the high definition quality feed at one of our favorite haunts Kay's Bar and  The Buffalo Gap. Next best thing to being there.

Featured Events


Brutal Beauty

Thursday, Apr. 8th 7pm at NW Film Center
Mon.-Wed., Apr. 19th-21st 7pm at Clinton Street Theater 

Check out a local screening of the documentary that follows our Rose City Rollers! Brutal Beauty was accepted into the Indie Spirit Film Festival in Colorado Springs April 23-25th, but you can see it at the NW Film Center or the Clinton Street Theater this month.

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Bouting Events


Breakneck Betties vs. Lava City

Friday, Apr. 9th 8pm at Oaks Park Hangar

Breakneck Betties vs. Lava City Scrimmage

Portland's hometown heartthrobs, the Breakneck Betties take on a crew from Bend, Oregon's Lava City Roller Dolls - $5 at the door!
More details here.

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Heartless Heathers vs. Guns n Rollers

Saturday, Apr. 10th 6pm at Oaks Park Hangar

Bouts 5 & 6

Game 5 is on! The ice cold Heartless Heathers  will face off against the head-bangin' Guns n Rollers  at the Hangar at Oaks Park. The 2010 season is filled with all the hard-hitting roller derby action fans have come to expect from Portland's toughest athletes.
Doors open at 5pm, bout starts at 6pm. Check here.

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Wheels of Justice vs. Charm City Roller Girls

Friday, Apr. 16th 8pm at Oaks Park Hangar

Rose City's all-star Wheels of Justice host the Charm City Roller Girls of Baltimore, Maryland in a WFTDA sanctioned bout. Don't miss it! Charm City is ranked 4th in the WFTDA Eastern Region, with Rose City ranked 5th in the Western Region.
Doors at 7pm, $14. More details here.

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Breakneck Betties vs. High Rollers

Saturday, Apr. 17th 6pm at Oaks Park Hangar

The sweet-tart Breakneck Betties will face off against the high-stakes High Rollers. Like most home league games, they're playing at the Hangar at Oaks Park, where RCR fans enjoy in-your-face skating!
Doors open at 5pm, bout starts at 6pm. More info here.

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"Global Youth Day" - Rosebuds vs. I-5 Rollergirls

Rosebuds vs. I-5

Sunday, Apr. 18th 1pm at Oaks Park Hangar

Come see Rose City Rollers' junior roller derby team, the Rosebuds, take on the I-5 Rollergirls of Seattle in an exhibition scrimmage.
Doors at 12pm, event starts at 1pm - $5.

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Community Involvement


Rock n' Roll Camp for Girls Fundraiser

Thurs. May 6th 6-11pm at The Buffalo Gap

Rock n'Roll Camp for Girls

The Buffalo Gap is partnering with the Rose City Rollers to support the Rock n'Roll Camp for Girls. There will be a live band, raffles, prizes, and no cover! A portion of food and beverage proceeds will be donated to the Rock n' Roll Camp, find out more here.

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Derby Daze 2010

Friday - Saturday, Aug. 27-29th at Oaks Park Hangar

Mark your calendar! We're planning this summer's jam-packed derby weekend retreat right here at the Oaks Park Hangar. Sign up for updates and find out more information here. DerbyDaze

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Volunteer Opportunities with RCR

The Rose City Rollers need you! Rose City is currently looking for volunteers to keep our fast-paced, skater owned and operated 501c3 non-profit organization running smoothly. Check out job opportunities here or email us at Not only will you be earning the adoration of 100+ derby girls, but you'll be building valuable resume skills and will receive a tax deduction for your time.


Sponsorship Opportunities with RCR

The Rose City Rollers are proud to offer local businesses a tremendous opportunity to align their brand with Portland's fastest growing all-female sport - roller derby. RCR's fifth season of bringing derby to the masses will offer unprecedented exposure to niche markets for Portland brands. Get in on the action! Check out sponsorship packages and a promo video here or email us at

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Upcoming Events


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.

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