We’re on a roll!

The MAD-ness of fall continues! Monadnock Roller Derby is celebrating our most successful season ever, and using our momentum to bring some great activities ahead:

Image may contain: 1 person, textThe Mad Knockers take on Twin State Derby in our final bout of 2017 this Saturday, September 23. Event details here. 7 PM at the Union Arena in Woodstock, VT.

Cheer on our Mad Misfits in a black-and-white scrimmage featuring junior players throughout New England on Saturday, September 30. First whistle at 3:00 PM, at the rink at Brattleboro’s Living Memorial Park. Stay for the Elm City Derby Damez’ game against Worcester, with some of the Mad Knockers guest skating! Same rink, 6:00 PM whistle.

Community Roller Skating Nights are back! If you’re looking for local fun, this is one of the best deals around. Professional music and lights, hot & cold concessions, competitive games, and free skating instruction from real MRD skaters… 21753385_1703232879709529_7508034335300683531_o.jpgCome join us in the community for a great, active, entertaining night on skates. Next date: Saturday, October 7 from 6-9 PM at Antrim Town Gym.

Wednesday Night Black & White Scrimmages begin Wednesday, October 11. Twelve weeks of off-season recreational play at level 3 (i.e., skaters who’ve passed minimum skills level test). These events are geared toward B/C level skaters. (For reference only, RollerCon defines skill levels here.) Scrimmages will follow the 2017 WFTDA rule set.

REGISTER HERE for Wednesday Black & White Scrimmages

$5 fee for those not already members of Monadnock or Elm City, payable at the door by cash, check, or Paypal. Free to watch! Volunteers welcome, too!

Wednesday Night Black & White Scrimmage Dates:

October 11 & 25

November 1, 8, 15 & 29

December 6, 13 & 20

January 10, 17 & 24

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NEW RECRUIT NIGHT! 

Wednesday, October 18

5:30 (Mad Misfits – ages 8-17) and 6:30 (Mad Knockers – ages 18+)

Officials (skating and non-skating) welcome at any time

Know someone who could use a good challenge? Our league is all about lifting ourselves and one another up in a safe, friendly, inclusive environment. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. All levels of ability are welcome. We have gear to borrow and plenty of seasoned skaters ready to teach you everything you need to get started with roller derby. Whether for fitness, competition, or a healthy personal routine, we’ll take you through the necessary skills and offer our experience and encouragement. Email to RSVP.

Check out why this mother and daughter pair, Hazel Nutter and Cerberus, skate with us:

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Come meet us, check out what we’re about, and consider taking the next step by becoming a member of Monadnock Roller Derby. Share the event & bring a friend!

Map & directions to Great Brook School

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Pass the Biscuits! Thanksgiving Scrimmage & Potluck

Saturday, November 18 at 2 PM – Great Brook School (directions above)

Monadnock opened the 2017 season with the “I Hate Valentine’s Day” scrimmage. Now let’s cap it with “Pass the Biscuits” for Thanksgiving! This is an open black and white scrimmage. All scrimmage-eligible players, refs and non-skating officials (including those in training) are welcome.

REGISTER HERE for Pass the Biscuits! Thanksgiving Scrimmage & Potluck

$5 fee for those not already members of Monadnock or Elm City, payable at the door by cash, check, or Paypal. Free to watch! Volunteers welcome, too!

Questions? Email: contact@monadnockrollerderby.com

And finally…

Image result for clear background honey spoonSubmit your recipes for our first-ever cookbook! Just in time for your harvest and holiday celebrations! Illustrations by our Mad Misfits, fresh photos of your favorite skaters, sweet recipes like Black & Blue-berry pie… You’ll want a dozen to share! We want your tasty dishes and non-edible concoctions like body cream or laundry stuff. Email: contact@monadnockrollerderby.com. Get rolling! Submissions are due this Saturday, September 23.

 

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