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July 2010 Newsletter
Vol 5 Issue 7

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Featured Events
Bouting Events
Upcoming Events
Opportunities with RCR
 

Hey, RCR, summer's finally here! Enjoy the sunshine while we've got it, and don't forget to come back to the Oaks Park Hangar for all-star bouts between the Wheels of Justice, the Gotham Girls, Rat City, and the Bay Area, and for Derby Daze, an entire weekend of derby fun. If you spend even a moment inside, be sure to check out the WFTDA website, where we're the featured league for the month of July!


Featured Events

 

Rose Buds Junior Derby Summer Camp

Monday-Friday July 12-16, 10am-2pm at Oaks Park Hangar

It's time for summer camp! Not your usual week of kumbaya, camp Rose City Rollers style is for any girl interested in learning roller derby and for current junior roller derby skaters. With a focus on basic skills, drills, strategy, teamwork, exercise, nutrition and more, your 12-17 year old will be taught by Rosebuds coaches and Rose City guest skaters. Bring current and valid USARS insurance and skates, mouth guard and pads. At $50 a skater, it's a steal! Check back for more info here.

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Pre-Meat Bootcamp

Thursday, July 15 6:30-8:30pm at Oaks Park Hangar

Wanna be a rollergirl? Learn to skate with the Rose City Rollers July 15 - August 8, 2010. More details in the Tryouts area under Pre-Meat Bootcamp Summer 2010. Make sure you pre-register and then join us July 15th to start your days of makin' meat (Fresh Meat, of course).

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Fresh Meat Tryouts

Thursday, August 12 6:15-8:30pm at Oaks Park Hangar

Wanna play for the Rose City Rollers? Show us what you got! This is your opportunity to join our competitive training program. Details about our tryout process and all you need to know about becoming a Rose City Roller derby skater is on our Tryouts FAQ page. Be at the hangar early enough to get your paperwork filled out and your gear on!

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Bouting Events

 

Rosebuds at Emerald City Junior Gems Six Team Tourney

Saturday, July 17 All Day in Eugene, OR

Come watch the Rosebuds in action! They'll be participating in a junior league tournament hosted by the Emerald City Junior Gems on July 17th.

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Hometown Throwdown

Friday-Sunday, August 13-15th at Oaks Park Hangar

Three days jam packed with bouts featuring FOUR of the finest all-star roller derby teams from around the country – the Bay Area Derby Girls, New York's Gotham Girls Roller Derby, Seattle's Rat City Rollergirls, and of course, Portland's own Wheels of Justice! Tickets and details here

  • Friday, August 13th, 7 pm (doors open at 6 pm): Bay Area Derby Girls vs. Gotham Girls Roller Derby, followed by Wheels of Justice vs. Rat City Rollergirls at 8:30ish
  • Saturday, August 14th, 6pm (doors open at 5 pm): Bay Area Derby Girls vs. Rat City Rollergirls, followed by Wheels of Justice vs. Gotham Girls Roller Derby at 7:30ish
  • Sunday, August 15th, 1pm (doors open at 12 noon): Gotham Girls Roller Derby vs. Rat City Rollergirls, followed by Wheels of Justice vs. Bay Area Derby Girls at 2:30ish

Hometown Throwdown

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Community Involvement

 

Hell on Wheels Screening

Thursday, July 29 7pm at Clinton Street Theater

Hell on Wheels takes a from-the-trenches look at the dizzying clash of athleticism, exhibitionism, egos, politics and business that is modern-era roller derby. A group of hard-hitting Texas women resurrect and revamp the sport igniting an international roller derby revival. Tickets are $7. Check out the trailer here.

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Skate-o-thon

Friday, July 31 1:30-3pm

Help send the Wheels to regionals! Keep an eye on our site to get more details on this upcoming event - Skate-o-thon

Skate-o-thon

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Derby Daze 2010

Friday-Sunday, August 27-29th at Oaks Park Hangar

Mark your calendar! We’re planning this summer’s jam-packed bootcamp weekend right here at the Oaks Park Hangar. Don't miss the bouts on Saturday: the Axles of Annihilation will be strutting their stuff and Atomic City will take on Lava City. Sign up for updates and find out more information here.

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The Hero's Ball

Saturday, September 11 8pm-12am at the Jupiter hotel

Get ready for the Rose City Rollers' biggest bash of the year and dress up as a super hero! Remember this special date in style - a portion of the proceeds will go to The Portland's Firefighters efforts to erect a memorial for fallen fire fighters.


The Hero's Ball

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Upcoming Events

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Learn More on the Events page.

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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 volunteer@rosecityrollers.com. 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 sponsorship@rosecityrollers.com.

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WFTDA Logo About Rose City Rollers

The Rose City Rollers develop women of attitude, athleticism and passion to play a hard-hitting sport of speed and skill. As pioneers in the rebirth of roller derby RCR continues to foster its growth. The league’s goals are to serve our community by empowering women and girls, providing entertainment for our fans and supporting charitable causes. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, formed in 2004, and a founding member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association.

For more information visit www.rosecityrollers.com

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