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26Apr

Croydon to face off against Lille in mighty double header this May

CRD versus Lille Double Header

Croydon Roller Derby are continuing their international WFTDA season with a double header against Lille Roller Girls.

Join us on Saturday 13th May at The Dolphin Leisure Centre in Haywards Heath for two exciting games. First up, Croydon’s Vice Squad face off against Lille Roller Girls Glorious Bâtardes. Then, the A teams do battle on the track as Croydon’s Riot Squad go head-to-head with Lille’s Bad Bunnies.

Tickets are a bargain at just £8 in advance, or £9.50 on the day. We’ve even got a special online offer allowing you to get four tickets for the price of three!

Plus, kids under 12 go free, so make sure the whole family has got trackside seats to this sporting spectacle.

Pick up your tickets on the door on at this link: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2935808

Here’s what you need to know:

When: Saturday 13th May 13:30 – 18:00

Where:

The Dolphin Leisure Centre, Pasture Hill Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 1LY

Nearest train station: Haywards Heath

Parking: available at the leisure centre

Timings:

13:30 – Doors open

14:00 – First Whistle Vice Squad vs. Lille Roller Girls Glorious Bâtardes

16:25 – First Whistle Riot Squad vs. Lille Roller Girls Bad Bunnies

After party:

The Star, 1 Broadway, Haywards Heath, RH16 3AQ

Posted by: Croydon Roller Derby on April 26, 2017 at 12:00 pm
20Oct

Join us! Rookie tryouts are on 18th November

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Want to be part of one of the fastest growing sports in the UK? Then CRD wants you!

We’re hosting our final recruitment day of 2016 and we’re on the lookout for skaters, referees and non-skating officials (NSOs) to come join our amazing league.

Complete newbies are welcome as are seasoned skaters, so come along and give it a try.

Never skated before? Not a problem. We’ll give you all the beginner derby skills you need, from falling safely to stopping, transitions and skating backwards. Plus, we’ll build up your knowledge of the game and rules meaning you’ll soon know your packs from your penalties.

We’re excited to meet you all but we figure you’ll have some questions about how the day will run, and what’s involved once you’ve joined the league.

Please arrive at 18:45 for a prompt start at 19:00. You can get changed into sports kit with trainers in the changing rooms which are just inside the entrance to Pulse on the left hand side.

We’ll begin the session with a chat about who and what Croydon Roller Derby is, why you guys want to join us and a chance for us to answer any of your questions about joining CRD. After that we’ll do some on-skates and off-skates activities to give you a taste of what training at CRD will be like.

You will need to bring:
– Sports kit – T-Shirt/Vest, Shorts/Leggings, Socks
– A pair of Trainers
– Helmet
– Quad roller skates
– Knee pads
– Elbow pads
– Wrist guards
– Mouth guard
– Bottle of water

We have a limited amount of kit available to borrow on the day, but please let us know in advance so we can accommodate you. You will need to purchase kit in time for the first session after tryouts.

Please confirm you are coming by dropping us an email at recruitment@croydonrollerderby.co.uk so we can add you to the list. Plus, feel free to email us any questions in the run up to the day and we’ll do our best to answer them.

For the latest updates, and to hear from our last intake of rookies, visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1388241997871884/

Posted by: Croydon Roller Derby on October 20, 2016 at 9:24 am
18Oct

Croydon to take on Dublin in exciting double header

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Croydon Roller Derby are going head-to-head with the mighty Dublin Roller Derby in what promises to be a nail-biting double header.

Join us at The Dolphin Leisure Centre in Haywards Heath on November 5th for all the action live from the track. Tickets are a bargain at just £8 in advance, or £9.50 on the day. Bring the kids as well for just £5.

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Posted by: Croydon Roller Derby on October 18, 2016 at 9:23 am