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Virtual Roller Derby 101

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on March 6, 2021 at 10:30 am

Background is half black, half white with yellow and blue roller skates. GRR logo above text. Text reads: It's GRR8 to be a Florida skater! Presented by the Gainesville Roller Rebels. Thurs March 4 7-8pm, Sat March 6 10:30 -11:30 am. Virtual Roller Derby 101

2020 saw a surge of new roller skaters all over the world — and all over social media. It makes sense that skating is the pandemic pastime for so many: it’s fun, accessible, and great exercise.

So whether you’ve been posting tons of skating TikToks, or you’re a new skater working on the basics — or you’ve never actually strapped on wheels before — the Gainesville Roller Rebels invite you to a FREE, virtual introduction to the world of roller derby!

If you have ever wanted to get involved in the roller derby community, this is the first step! You have two chances to catch the virtual 101, and get introduced to the sport of roller derby, the league, and training programs — as well as share skating basics and resources.

GRR welcomes folks from all walks of life. All races, sizes, genders, ages, sexual orientations, and abilities are welcome. All you need is yourself and your interest in roller skating!


Register in Advance

You have two opportunities to attend. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Register for Thurs March 4: 7-8 PM

Register for Sat March 6: 10:30-11:30 AM


Derby 101 is Perfect For:

Those interested in joining a community of skaters

Those interested in becoming on-skates referees

Those interested in become non-skating officials (NSOs)

Those interested in volunteering with a not-for-profit

A Few Things:

This recruitment event is a free, low-pressure opportunity for you to learn more about roller derby and our team.

There is no skating during this recruitment event and you don’t need anything besides pen/paper for notes.

Recruitment is open to all genders. Though the competitive skating team is limited to women, gender-expansive, and gender non-conforming people, they are always looking to recruit folks of all genders who are interested in reffing or volunteering. The sport could not exist without people in these important roles.

All skill levels are welcome: the training program is designed to take you from zero to derby hero!

If you have any additional questions, please email Looking forward to meeting you!


March 4
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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