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Join The Jersey Shore Roller Girls!

Join The Jersey Shore Roller Girls!

Jackson —New year, new you? Do you want the newest version of you to be a badass?

Then join the Jersey Shore Roller Girls and learn how to become a bonafide roller derby player! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!! All you need is a body and the desire to challenge yourself.

The first session will begin on February 4th at 7:30 at the Jackson Skating Center. Make sure to fill out this form to reserve your spot: https://goo.gl/forms/C6PWbbGPjmQfA9oV2

Any questions can be directed towards jsrgnewrecruit@gmail.com

Not interested in skating but still want to hang out with us? We’ll train you how to be a referee!

Required items to bring with you if you have not preregistered:
– Photocopy of a valid Drivers License / ID
– Photocopy of your health insurance
– Mouth guard (mold at home)*
– $10

*All other gear is available to be borrowed on site

About Jersey Shore Roller Girls (JSRG)
JSRG is the Shore’s longest-established, all-women, flat track roller derby league, with members coming from Central NJ and the Shore area. The league consists of approximately 40 skaters comprising two traveling teams: the JSRG All-Stars and the JSRG Beat Down. JSRG follows the guidelines and standards set forth by Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). For more information, visit us on the Web at http://www.jerseyshorerollergirls.net, or on our Facebook page.

About Roller Derby
Roller derby has experienced a revival in the past few years, with almost 1500 teams around the world. It is a full-contact sport played in traditional quad roller skates on a flat surface, such as a the floor of a roller rink. Roller derby games are called bouts, which are divided into two 30-minute periods. Each period consists of a number of jams, which can last up to two minutes.

In a jam, each team puts five players on the track: four blockers and a jammer. The jammers are the point-scorers, and attempt to earn points by lapping the pack and successfully passing the opposing team’s blockers. The blockers’ main objective is to impede the progress of the opposite team’s jammer through the pack. Blockers can use shoulder and hip checks, as well as booty blocks, but penalties are given to skaters who block illegally, behave in an unsportsmanlike manner, or otherwise break the rules.

Roller derby is a full contact sport; while bouts may be tough and action-packed, they are family-friendly and enjoyable for fans of all ages. For more information, visit wftda.com.

Media Contact:
Nicole Olszewski (Nikki Nuckles)
Telephone: (732) 691-1727
Email: jsrgprmarketing@gmail.com
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/278590016337988/

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