Mad March: Beyond Rollerdome on March 31st

February 26th, 2012 | 2 comments

Come cheer on the Charlottesville Derby Dames in their first home bout of the season:

Mad March: Beyond Rollerdome
Charlottesville Derby Dames vs. The Blackwater Rollergirls
at Augusta Expoland, 277 Expo Rd, Fishersville, VA

Doors at 6 p.m.
Bout at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $7 in advance
$10 at the door
Children 5-10 are $5
Children under 5 are free

Get your tickets in advance at Blue Moon Diner or Rivanna Gear and Apparel, or online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/230361

A portion of the proceeds from this bout will benefit the RISE Campaign.

Charlottesville Derby Dames Open Recruitment – February

January 30th, 2012 | 0 comments

Slacking off on that New Year’s resolution to get in shape/learn something new/kick more rear? Come out to the Derby Dames Fresh Meat Open Recruitment every Sunday in February at the Key Recreation Center, Downtown Charlottesville!

WHERE: Key Center, 800 E. Market St., Charlottesville (right across the street from Guadalajara)
WHEN: Every Sunday in February (2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26) and March 5th and 11th from 6:00-8:00pm

Got questions in the meantime? Send an email to contact@charlottesvillederbydames.com or click ‘Participate‘ link on this page!

New Year, New Season!

January 3rd, 2012 | 0 comments

The Dames 2012 season officially begins in a few short weeks.   The 2012 Derby Dames schedule is available now!  Are you excited for our first bout against River City Rollergirls’ Poe’s Punishers in Richmond on February 25?

Be sure to like us on Facebook for the most up-to-date Derby Dames news!

Support the Dames’ Injured Skater Fund in One Easy Step!

September 29th, 2011 | 0 comments

Just eat at Blue Moon diner any Friday in October and 10% of the proceeds for that day will be donated to the Dames’ Injured Skater Fund.

The Derby Dames use this money to help our skaters cover the expenses that come with serious injury: broken bones, ligament tears and sprains.

We put it all out on the line for the sport we love but, man, sometimes it hurts! So please show us your love and help support our Injured Skater Fund by eating at Blue Moon Diner any Friday in October.

Thank you, Charlottesville Derby Fans!!

Fall EquiKNOCKS

September 28th, 2011 | 0 comments

For the second time this year, the Derby Dames will face Harrisonburg’s Rocktown Rollers when we present Fall EquiKNOCKS on Saturday, October 22 at Augusta Expoland.

This is the Derby Dames’ FINAL home bout of the season. And it is one bout you do not want to miss. The Dames are eager to repeat this season’s earlier victory over Rocktown. And we’re pretty sure Rocktown is looking to avenge that loss. One thing we do know: it is going to be an INTENSE game!

You do not want to miss this!

Doors open at 6pm. The bout begins at 7pm.

Come dressed in your best Halloween costumes! Special guest judges will award prizes for the 3 best costumes during our Halftime Halloween Costume Contest.

A portion of the proceeds from this bout will benefit Gallastar Equine Center.

Buy your tickets in advance at Blue Moon Diner, Starr Hill Brewery or online athttp://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/199909

Ticket Prices:
$7 in advance
$10 at the door
Children 5-10 are $5 at the door
Children 5 and under are free

Bring the whole family!

Find this event on Facebook at:  http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=218441578214978

 

 

 

 

Charlottesville Derby Dames Open Recruitment – October

September 23rd, 2011 | 0 comments

Ever wanted to skate with the Charlottesville Derby Dames? Now’s your chance!

WHERE: Key Center, 800 E. Market St., Charlottesville (right across the street from Guadalajara)
WHEN: Every Sunday in October (10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30) from 6:00-8:00pm

Got questions in the meantime? Send an email to contact@charlottesvillederbydames.com or click ‘Participate‘ link on this page!

500 Slays of Summer

July 10th, 2011 | 2 comments

We’re ending our summer run at Main St. Arena with an event so filled with derby mayhem it can only be called the “500 Slays of Summer.”

The Dames will take on Baltimore’s Charm City Rollergirls’ Female Trouble team in our last bout at Main St. Arena for the 2011 season. So if you’ve been waiting to see the Dames on the Downtown Mall . . . you’re almost out of time!

Buy your tickets in advance at Blue Moon Diner, Starr Hill Brewery or online at http://www.brownpaperticke​ts.com/event/184906

Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 at the door
Children 6-10 are $5.
Children 5 and under free.
CHILDREN’S TICKETS WILL BE DISCOUNTED AT THE DOOR. ONLINE PURCHASES ARE FOR ADULT TICKETS ONLY.

A portion of the proceeds from this bout will benefit the Charlottesville Free Clinic.

Come on out, enjoy a night of vicious derby action and support a great cause at the same time.

Afterparty to follow at a location on the Downtown Mall. More details to come.

See you there!!

The Dish: What’s up with the Dames in July

June 30th, 2011 | 0 comments

7/3, 6-8pm – Open Fresh Meat Recruitment practice @ Key Center, 800 E. Market St.
More info: http://www.charlottesvillederbydames.com/?page_id=11

 

7/5, 7-8pmFree Public Scrimmage @ Main St. Arena
More info: Our two intraleague teams, the BLUE RIDGE BOMBSHELLS and the DOWNTOWN MAULERS, will take the track against each other in this Dames vs. Dames scrimmage.  The event is free to the public although we suggest a $5 donation to our Training Fund.

 

7/8, 8pmBAR CRAWL on the Mall
More info: Dames will be out on the Mall to promote our mid-July 500 Slays of Summer bout.  Join us as we go from bar to bar, spreading the word of roller derby.  More details to come!

 

7/10, 6-8pm – Open Fresh Meat Recruitment practice @ Key Center, 800 E. Market St.
More info: http://www.charlottesvillederbydames.com/?page_id=11

 

7/16, Doors at 6pmCDD  home bout – 500 Slays of Summer @ Main St. Arena vs.  Charm City Rollergirls
More info:  The Dames will face Baltimore’s Charm City Rollergirls in our last bout at Main St. Arena for the 2011 season.  Doors are at 6pm, the bout starts at 7pm.  Check back for details on how you can purchase advance tickets (or friend us on Facebook and we’ll deliver the updates right to your News Feed).  A portion of the proceeds from this bout will benefit the Free Clinic.

 

7/17, 6-8pm – Open Fresh Meat Recruitment practice @ Key Center, 800 E. Market St.
More info: http://www.charlottesvillederbydames.com/?page_id=11

 

7/24, 6-8pm – Open Fresh Meat Recruitment practice @ Key Center, 800 E. Market St.
More info: http://www.charlottesvillederbydames.com/?page_id=11

 

7/30, 10am – CAR WASH! @ ALC Copies on Emmet. St.
More info:  Help the Dames raise money to support our team so that we can do things like:  buy more gear for Fresh Meat,  travel to far away bouts and provide assistance to our injured skaters.

 

7/31, 6-8pm – Open Fresh Meat Recruitment practice @ Key Center, 800 E. Market St.
More info: http://www.charlottesvillederbydames.com/?page_id=11

 

And finally . . . start getting excited for VA is For Shovers, an all day derby extravaganza happening August 6 at Main St. Arena.  For more info about the Shovers roller derby tournament, check out www.vaisforshovers.com

VA is For Shovers: an entire day of roller derby on the Downtown Mall

June 28th, 2011 | 0 comments

Visit the Shovers website at http://www.vaisforshovers.com/

In August, the Dames will host an entire day of roller derby on the Downtown Mall.

The Details:

WHERE: Main Street Arena on Charlottesville, VA’s Downtown Mall

WHEN: Saturday, August 6th, 2011 from 10 AM-10 PM

WHAT: Tournament Activity and Exhibition Scrimmages happening all day

MAIN EVENT:  Championship Tournament Bout at 7pm, with afterparty to follow

We have some special events planned to happen throughout the day, including a Flash Mob!  For a complete list of activities, check out:  http://www.vaisforshovers.com/index.php/tournament/activities-and-vendors/

Ticketing info:

  • All Day Pass = $15
  • Main Event Only (7pm Championship bout) = $10
  • Children 6-10 = all tickets half-off regular price
  • Children 5 and under enter FREE!
  • Tickets will be available for purchase at the door only!

Individual skaters can register for $20 through July 4.    Women AND Men may register for a variety of challenge bouts including guys-only and co-ed bouts.

 

CDD vs. Charlotte B Dazzlers: One Eye Open

June 9th, 2011 | 0 comments

We are in love with this spectacular video from Aaron Farrington. Many thanks to him and to Mister Baby for the music.

All footage is from our most recent bout against the Charlotte B Dazzlers at the Main St. Arena on Saturday, June 4.

mister baby: One Eye Open from Aaron Farrington on Vimeo.