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...

Volunteers needed

GSR is always looking for a few good men and women to join the ranks of our volunteer squad. From skating officials to EMTs, ticket-takers, and security personnel, it takes a lot of people to keep your local derby team rolling…If you have a few hours a month that you can lend to the league, we would love to have your support! There is a place for everyone in roller derby, so come join the fun and excitement of the fastest growing sport in America!! Email us for more info on volunteer opportunities at...
Join GSR at August’s First Skate (8/1)!

Join GSR at August’s First Skate (8/1)!

Have you ever watched a derby skater, a referee, or an NSO and thought, “man, I can TOTALLY do that!”? Well, now you can! On August 1st, 2015, from 9:30am-11:30am, Garden State Rollergirls will be hosting our monthly first skate program, where you can come and learn about/try out roller derby in whatever capacity fits your interest and commitment level. Please reach out and RSVP to us at gsrrecruit@gmail.com and let us know you’re coming. We can’t wait to meet...
Annual Rummage Sale!

Annual Rummage Sale!

Calling all thrifters, treasure seekers, and garage sale enthusiasts! The Garden State Rollergirls will be at the North Arlington VFW bright and early on Saturday, June 27th hosting the annual rummage sale. Check it out and support the girls in green while getting some neat stuff! When: Saturday, 6/27 from 8am-2pm Where: VFW at 222 River Rd, North Arlington, NJ 07031 How Much: You tell us!...
Double Header: Northern Nightmares vs JC Bridge & Pummel AND Jersey Boys Roller Derby vs Montreal Mont Royals

Double Header: Northern Nightmares vs JC Bridge & Pummel AND Jersey Boys Roller Derby vs Montreal Mont Royals

April 18, 2015 / Doors 6:15 PM / First whistle 7 PM Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.  Kids under 10 are half price and children 3 and under are free! GAME 1: JERSEY CITY BRIDGE & PUMMEL VS. NORTHERN NIGHTMARES Join the Garden State Rollergirls’ rival home teams as they face off for the second time this season! Jersey City Bridge & Pummel will take on the Northern Nightmares in this lead up game to the 2015 intraleague championships. GAME 2: JERSEY BOYS ROLLER DERBY VS. MONTREAL MONT ROYALS Enjoy two exciting derby bouts for the price of one! The mens’ teams take the track as Jersey Boys Roller Derby battle the Mont Royals from Montreal, Canada. **Bring a chair to sit trackside for all the action! Chair rental is also available for...
Jamberry Fundraiser with GSR!

Jamberry Fundraiser with GSR!

Now through April 19th, support the Garden State Rollergirls through our Jamberry fundraiser! Jamberry nail wraps are vinyl adhesives you can apply in your own home in 15 minutes for less than $4 an application! Lasting up to 2 weeks on your fingers and 6 weeks on your toes. These heat activated beauties are sure to become a staple in your wardrobe. So if you ever wanted to try out these babies now is the time!! Proceeds from this one week online event will benefit Garden State Rollergirls! Ordering is as easy as 1,2,3. Just click the link and shop away!...