Roller Disco and Pass the Biscuits

Details are now available for our two November events, Roller Disco Night (Nov 9) and Pass the Biscuits (Nov 23). Check it out and roll on down!

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RSVP and invite your friends to Roller Disco Night!

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RSVP and invite your friends to Pass the Biscuits Scrimmage & Potluck

Plus, stop by Antrim’s Tuttle Library for the annual Festival of Trees to see our creative display beginning November 30.

See you soon!

Fall for roller derby

Monadnock Roller Derby is still reveling in the awesomeness that has been the 2019 season. The fun doesn’t stop… It’s time to fall for roller derby with these fun and fabulous events that you won’t want to miss:

Saturday, October 12: Community Skating Night

Skating Nights are BACK! Fun for the whole family. Skate rentals, hot and cold concessions, music, lights, glow toys, and games. Bring friends, make new ones, and dress in costume for Halloween! 6:00-9:00 PM at Antrim Town Gym. $5 admission + $6 for skate rentals = still cheaper than a movie ticket and benefits local nonprofits. See the Facebook event page for details.

Saturday, October 12 & Sunday, October 13: Milford Pumpkin Festival

THIS is the pumpkin festival you want to be at! Downtown Milford, NH, all day. Meet our junior and adult skaters, sample some sweets from our official league cookbook, challenge your friends to competitive games, grab some Monadnock merch, and get festive in roller derby style. See the Facebook event page for details.

Wednesday, October 16: Recruitment Night!

  • For interested skaters and officials (skating and non-skating)
  • No experience necessary!
  • 5:30 for juniors (ages 8-17), 6:30 for adults (ages 18+) at Great Brook School, Antrim
  • No need to bring anything. Our newest and seasoned skaters will welcome you with information and encouragement to get you started. We’ll cover our league mission, training structure, membership, insurance, and discount/scholarship info, community involvement, gear, and rules of play.
  • Questions? See the Facebook event page or email us: contact@monadnockrollerderby.com

Friday, November 9: Community Skating Night

Same details as above, but theme TBA… Stay tuned!

Saturday, November 23: PASS THE BISCUITS!

It’s become one of Monadnock Roller Derby’s sweetest traditions: a big, open scrimmage, bringing in lots of players from leagues around New England, followed by a big potluck meal for all. Open to the public, $5 fee for participating skaters.

This is a GREAT opportunity to see how roller derby is played if you haven’t seen a game since its TV days, or if you’re new and want to meet other derby folks in the wider community. We’re always looking for great folks to officiate on or off skates, so come join the fun! Questions? Email contact@monadnockrollerderby.com

See you soon!

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Hop (or roll) into Frogg Brewing this Friday!

Join us this Friday, August 2, 5-8 PM at Frogg Brewing in Marlborough, NH! Win a pair of tickets to our August 10 double-header, grab some sweet Monadnock swag, play a few games, and meet some our Mad Knockers for an evening of beer, barbecue, and community fun.

Maybe even help us with a name for a potential brew!

 

Event details here. Bring some friends!

Questions? contact@monadnockrollerderby.com

Catch us, quick!

So much has been happening in the world of Monadnock Roller Derby, and we’re not slowing down any time soon! Here’s what’s up:

The Mad Knockers took the win in our first home game against the Bed Rockers of Hartford Area Roller Derby, 238-151. Check out the exciting game footage on YouTube!

Our next bout is our last home game for the 2019 season, and it’s also a double-header: Come see us August 10 at New England College:

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Get your ADVANCE DISCOUNT TICKETS HERE!

On September 14, join us for what’s become a Home & Harvest tradition, the Mad Misfits’ open black & white scrimmage! Stay the whole weekend for Antrim’s liveliest, most welcoming event all year. Open to all level skaters. Check out the Facebook event for all the info!

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Did you catch us in the Hillsborough Fair Parade? Next time, don’t just watch… join us! contact@monadnockrollerderby.com 

 

 

Now we take on the World! Get your tickets and GO MAD!

Your hometown junior roller derby team is FAMOUS! The Mad Misfits totally rocked the East Coast Derby Extravaganza last weekend, making themselves known nationally as they played two highly ranked, experienced teams and took home a win! Check out the action on YouTube: 

Game #1 vs Detroit Junior Roller Derby

Game #2 vs Darlings of Destruction

See the Mad Misfits take on The World and Mad Knockers play the Beat City Bedrockers of Hartford this Saturday! 

  1. Get your advance discount tickets HERE!
  2. Share and invite your friends on Monadnock Roller Derby’s Facebook event page

At the door, regular adult tickets are $15 and seniors, veterans, and students with ID are $8. Kids <10 are free. Double the fun for less than the price of a movie ticket!

Hot and cold refreshments, half-time raffle to benefit Avenue A, and yes, all the real, live roller derby action you can handle!

Doors open at 2:00 pm

Game #1: Mad Misfits vs The World
First whistle at 3:30 pm

Game #2: Mad Knockers vs Hartford’s Bedrockers
First whistle at 6:00 pm

Wear BLUE to support your home teams! We’ll have official team logo t-shirts, jackets, sweats, tanks, water bottles, cookbooks, and other great merch for sale. Proceeds support programs serving our community mission.

Email us at contact@monadnockrollerderby.com or message us on Facebook with questions.

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Rolling into 2019 like…

GO MAD! 2018 was a stellar year and Monadnock Roller Derby’s Mad Knockers and Mad Misfits aren’t slowing down one bit. Here’s what’s in store for 2019:

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First practice of 2019! Top L to R: Slim Chance, Phoebe N’Jay, Cow Plow, Pumpkin, Blondie, Pat the Brat. Bottom L to R: The Jessicutioner, Smackajawea, Smudge, Sprawkett

 

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Community Roller Skating Nights are BACK!

Saturday, January 12, 6:00-9:00 PM at Great Brook School, Antrim NH

Heat things up and send your spirits soaring at 70’s Space Disco night! Costumes encouraged! Hot and cold concessions, glow toys, and official roller derby merch for sale. We will be collecting new, packaged socks for a SOCK DRIVE. Each pair of socks donated will get you 50¢ off admission. Save up to $5! Socks will be donated to an organization that supplies socks to people who are homeless. Great 70’s disco and space music curated by DJ Cow Plow promises fun to be had by all. Family friendly. Skate rental $6, admission $5 by donation.

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Bring on the pain! 3rd Annual I Hate Valentine’s Brawl

Saturday, February 2, 1:00 – 5:00 PM at Great Brook School, Antrim NH

Did someone say chocolate potluck? Open to the public! Sweet and savory dishes welcome. Invite friends and families to watch and help us eat afterwards. Doors open at 1:00. First whistle is at 2:00. For info: contact@monadnockrollerderby.com

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Off-Skates Fitness Boot Camps with Sprawkett

Saturdays, January 19 through April 6, 10 AM – Noon at Hancock Elementary School

Not ready to roll just yet? Need to make up for some bad behavior over the holidays? Get your booty over here.

Two 45 minute sessions with 5 – 10 minute health/fitness discussion periods. The intention is to support the average person to practice athleticism and self-care.

Exercises will be off-skates and provide a cross-training experience for skaters to improve core strength, flexibility, and balance. You’ll feel the awesomesauce.

45 minutes: circuit and tabatas training

45 minutes: yoga with a focus on hip-openers, core strengthening, and balance postures

Free for Monadnock Roller Derby league members (contact us to join) or suggested $5 donation for interested community members.

Bring: towel or yoga mat, athletic shoes (optional), water bottle; free weight (optional) for more resistance.

For details and to register, contact Sprawkett at 603-748-9945 or sprawkett@gmail.com.

More in store for 2019:

February 25: Vacation sledding party! Details TBA. Join us!

March 14: Community supper served ON SKATES with Mexican theme, benefiting The Grapevine Family & Community Center. 5:30-6:15 PM at Pierce School, Bennington.

Date TBA): Junior Roller Derby Tournament Fundraiser to send our Mad Misfits to Montreal! Details TBA.

Season schedule to be announced soon! Stay tuned!