Archive for October, 2012

*UPDATE* Advanced Tryouts and Boot Camps!!! Who wants to be a roller girl?

Posted: October 26, 2012 by burningriverrollergirls in General

Updating a previous post with two bits of information:

Recruitment Event:(ONLY for women interested in joining the Burning River Roller Girls)

Wondering what you would be getting into if you joined the Burning River Roller Girls? Come watch a practice and see what out league skaters do at practice! THIS IS ONLY TO WATCH, so no gear required. We cannot allow you to skate with us, sadly, as league practice is only available to league members that skate under our league insurance.

The Recruiting Director, Soul Eater, will be there to answer any questions about practice or joining BRRG.

Afterwards we will head to Paradise Bar and Restaurant for lunch and drinks.

For more details about joining the Burning River Roller Girls, please email recruiting@burningriverrollergirls.com

Good news future roller girls!!!!

It has been confirmed that we will in fact be having an advanced tryout this winter!! The exact dates and details have not been nailed down, but here is an idea about what is on the plate:

November  28: Bootcamp
For the advanced bootcamps you will be included into actual BRRG practices!!! Please don’t let this scare you, as we will not allow anyone to participate in drills in which we don’t think they are ready for.  However this means that bootcamps are geared towards those that feel they can competently do most of the skills on a checklist provided by our recruitment director. You don’t have to be a rockstar at them, but you should be able to do them to some degree.

December-January: Advanced Tryouts
In either December or January we will have the advanced tryout, which will include the entirety of the skills on the above mentioned checklist, as well as any additional skills that our Derby Ops VP and Athletic Director feel are appropriate to ensure that you can skate safely with the BRRG while we are ramping up for the 2013 season.

How to Prepare?
Our recruitment director has put together a 9-week training program that will help skaters prepare for the upcoming tryout. Some of you are already doing it, but if you aren’t yet, start now!

Thinking About Trying Out?
Even if you have the slightest inkling that you want to tryout this winter, please email recruiting@burningriverrollergirls.com! We want to get a feel for how many skaters to anticipate at these bootcamps and tryouts so we can plan accordingly (amount of coaches to schedule, etc.).  You will also be provided with the skills checklist and 9-week training program.

That is all the information that we have at this time. As we sort out specific dates and other requirements, this email list will be the first to hear anything. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.  Hope to see you soon!

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Burning River Roller Girls Season 6 officially came to an end over the weekend as we celebrated our league members with an amazing awards banquet.  Below you will find a list of winners – we’re so proud!  We couldn’t fit all of the photos into the post, so here’s just a taste.  Thank you to our very own Buddha (Victoria Stanbridge)  for taking the photos.  You can see more of her professional work here.  

Can’t wait to start Season 7!  We will have more details in the next few weeks, so please stay tuned!

League Awards

League MVP – The Killustrator

Best Jammer – Premo Donna
Best Blocker – Finnish-HER
Rookie of the Year – …oooh Shinee!
Most Improved – Mary Kaos
Derby Queen – Amstel Standin’
Most Intimidating – Morbid Cherub
Joan Weston Leadership Award: TIE!!!!  Eva Lucien & Mosh Spice
Most Dedicated Ref – David Feck’em
Most Dedicated NSO – Travis Sickle
CoCo Sparx Best Butt Award – West Nel Virus
Rockin Rack – Beatrix Wicked
Gorgeous Gams – Rainbow Fright
AllStars
MVP – The Killustrator
Best Jammer – The Killustrator
Best Blocker – Finnish-HER
Most Improved – Premo Donna
Rookie of the Year – oooh Shinee!
HazMat
MVP – Professor Booty
Best Jammer – Marion Razorwound
Best Blocker – Decibelle
Rookie of the Year- Mandy Maggots
Most Improved – Beatrix Wicked
Pyromaniacs
Jammer – Tuety Turmoil
MVP – 3 way tie: Dirty Rotten Oar, Social Batterfly, Hellz Kellz
Best Blocker – Pathojane
Most Improved – Hellz Kellz
Hellbombers
MVP – Professor Booty
Best Jammer – Marion Razorwound
Best Blocker – TIE – Morbid Cherub & Ivanna Destroya
Rookie of the Year – Action Jackson
Most Improved – Mary Kaos
Rolling PinUps
MVP – Punkd Pixie
Best Jammer – Punkd Pixie
Best Blocker – Rae Gunn
Rookie of the Year – oooh Shinee
Most Improved – Mandy Maggots
Steamers
MVP – The Killustrator
Best Jammer – Maulibu Barbie
Best Blocker – Rainbow Fright
Rookie of the Year – Knock Off Hanbag
Most Improved – Knock Off Hanbag
Hard Knockers
MVP – Bad Mooney Rising
Best Jammer – Premo Donna
Best Blocker – Finnish-HER
Rookie of the Year – Scarlet Go Dancin
Most Improved – Thrash-her