River Valley Riot Tournament
This weekend, your Gem City Rollergirls are heading up north for an action packed derby weekend! The Gem City Rollergirls are heading to the River Valley Riot Tournament where they will be competing against the Heart of Appalachia Roller Derby, Central Ohio Rollergirls, Key City Roller Derby, Ohio Valley Roller Girls, Morgantown Roller Vixens, Rubber City Rollergirls and Chemical Valley Rollergirls!
The action starts at 10:00 AM on Saturday with Gem City facing Heart of Appalachia in the first match up!. Stay tuned into our facebook page for regular announcements about the game or check out the games in person! The tournament is being held at the James E Carnes Center in St. Clairsville, Ohio! You can purchase a weekend pass for $20 or a day pass for just $17!
Good Luck to all of our skaters, Refs and NSOs who will be attending. Be sure to listen for the voice from above, Big Ragu as he helps announce this event!
September Open Recruitment!
Do you have what it takes to become a Rollergirl? Then swing by our open recruitment any Thursday and Sunday in September! Open recruitment is not just for skaters, we are also looking for volunteers for Non-Skating Officials and Referees! Do not want to skate? Want to volunteer or ref, well then come on by! All individuals must be 18 years or older.
Practice is Thursday from 9pm - 11pm and Sunday from 1030am - 1230pm. We hold practice at Orbit Fun Center.
Orbit Fun Center
5001 Nebraska Ave
Dayton, OH 45424
All you need to bring is the following:
- A Valid State ID (Driver License)
- Insurance Card (if you have one)
- Mouth Guard (you can pick one up for cheap at Walmart)
- Positive Attitude!
Tri-Bout for Artemis Center
August 8th is Gem City Rollergirls Season Closer! That's right, this is your last time see your girls play at home for the 2015 Season. Ticket includes admission to not one, not two but THREE full roller derby bouts. That's right, doors open at 3:30 for our Junior Gems. After the game, the Purple Reign will take the track and compete against Corn-Fed and finally the Violet Femmes take on the ladies from A-Town. Purchase tickets online here!
Gem City will be accepting donations of nonperishable food items, kid snacks, and personal items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, and the likes (if you want to know if something is okay feel free to email us and ask!) for the Artemis Center at the doors. We will also be hosting a 50/50 raffle during the game where half of the proceeds will be going towards the Artemis Center. If you cannot make the game or the Artemis event during the day, please show your support by clicking on the link to the left. Heck, feel free to donate even if you will be attending all the events.
The Gem City Rollergirls appreciates your support in us and your support towards this amazing organization. For more information on the Artemis Center please visit their website.
The following items are in high demand for the center.
- Canned Meats
- Canned Fish
- Boxes of Macaroni and Cheese
- Pasta Sauce
- Peanut Better
- Infant Formula
- Baby Food
- Canned Fruit
- Canned Drinks
- Canned Soup
- Cake Mixes and icing
- Individually wrapped Snacks
- Granola Bars
School Supplies For Riverside
Gem City Rollergirls are accepting donations at the door for school supplies. Bring in supplies to donate and receive a discounted ticket at the door! Also, be sure to check out our Junior Gems expo during halftime. These girls skate and hit hard like their big sisters!
Purchase tickets online now!
***THE BALL ARENA DOORS WILL OPEN AT 4:30PM***
(Doors open at 4:20pm for season pass holders.)
5:30PM - FIRST WHISTLE: Gem City's A team, The Purple Reign, will take on Border City!
Immediately Following: Gem City's B Team, The Violet Femmes, will finish the night against Bone City!
**BEER AND CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE***
As always, we are a family friendly league! Kids seven and under are FREE, kids 8-11 are $5.00, and adults 12 & up are only $10.00 when you buy pre-sale. Avoid increased prices and long waiting lines by purchasing your tickets here or in person from a Gem City Rollergirl!
(Prices at the door: adults - $12, kids 8-12 - $7, kids 7 and under - free.)
***EMTS are free with ID***