Roller Derby PanSkate Breakfast!

Roller Derby PanSkate Breakfast!

The Garden State Rollergirls are having our annual PanSkates fundraising breakfast on February 6th from 8:30-11:30am. Everyone of all abilities is welcome to strap on some skates and join us on the rink for open skate. It’s a chance to meet and eat with your favorite roller girl! $12 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under includes breakfast, skate rental, 3 hours of skating, and supporting GSR for the upcoming season.      ...
Brick City Bruisers close out season at B-Swarm NJ B Team Tournament Championship

Brick City Bruisers close out season at B-Swarm NJ B Team Tournament Championship

The epic battle comes to a close on Saturday, Nov. 21 as the Garden State Rollergirls, Jersey Shore Roller Girls, Jerzey Derby Brigade and the Shore Points Roller Derby Girls compete in the final installment of the B-Swarm NJ B Team Tournament. Get more info and tickets here. The tournament started in August on our home turf, with the Bruisers taking the win over the Jersey Shore Roller Girls and Jerzey Derby Brigade snagging the win over Shore Points. On Sept 19, the Bruisers shut down Shore Points by a wide margin and the Jerzey Derby Brigade squeezed out narrow win over Jersey Shore. Jersey Shore beat Shore Points and Garden State took the win over Jerzey Derby Brigade on Oct. 3. On Nov. 21, the teams will all meet again at the Garden State’s rink for the final showdown in the Championship game! Check back here for...
Want to play with us?

Want to play with us?

Have you ever watched roller derby and thought, “I want to do that”? Well, you can! Come join the Garden State Rollergirls’ “First Skate” program. No experience necessary. We’ll teach you how to skate! Next session: Saturday, Nov. 7 Practice costs $10 for the drop-in session and runs from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 .m. Bring your gear (loaner skates/gear is also available) and a positive attitude. To RSVP or to ask questions, please email GSRrecruit@gmail.com. Want to help out as a referee or Non Skating Official? Send us a message at the same email address today.      ...
Ironbound Maidens finish season with win

Ironbound Maidens finish season with win

Garden State’s Ironbound Maidens finished their final sanctioned game of the season with a big win over Dutchland Derby Rollers Allstars 239 to 68. Congratulations! Try outs are scheduled for early...
August Skater of the Month

August Skater of the Month

Our August skater of the month is one of the first graduates of our First Skate program that debuted last year. From the minute Black Ice strapped on skates she has proven to be a quick study to the sport of roller derby, absorbing skills like a sponge. Her dedication is beyond admirable, as she is constantly working on and off the track to improve her skills and be the best teammate she can be. Ice will be moving abroad at the end of the month to pursue her love of fashion in London and we will miss her terribly. Best of luck and we can’t wait to skate with you when you return home after school!! Name: Naichelle Davis/ Black Ice How did you start playing roller derby? I started playing roller derby almost a year ago when I joined the fresh meat program that was hosted by the Garden State Rollergirls How did you find Garden state? I found Garden State by chance. There was a small festival in my town, and as I was on my way to the train station I walked pass the table they had set up and was given a flyer for the fresh meat program and that was the beginning of my journey. What’s your favorite thing to do off the track? I like to relax when I am off the track, catching up with friends and family is a pastime that I enjoy. What’s your favorite movie? I have such a hard time picking favorites, but if I had to choose one it would be Spirited Away. It was the...