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Miami's Exclusive Roller Derby League Builds on the Success of Its Roller Derby 101 Class for New Skaters


Building on the tremendous success of their February “Roller Derby 101 Class” Miami’s Vice City Rollers, the city’s first and only roller derby league, continues its Roller Derby 101 Bootcamp for women and men 18 and over who want to participate in the competitive and fast-paced sport.

Miami, FL, March 13, 2016 --(PR.com)-- When: 4-Week Intensive class starts 4/3; 7/10; and 10/2 at 5:30 p.m.

Where: Suniland Hockey Rink, 9300 Coral Reef Drive, Miami, FL 33151

Media: Photos, video and skater interviews are available.

Enrollment in RD101 cost $50 for the 4-week course. Each registered skater will be able to attend practices twice a week (Wednesday and Sunday from 6:30-8:30 pm). They will also receive a “derby starter kit,” which will provide all the information they need to start competing in this exciting sport. At the end of the 4 weeks, skaters will be tested on skills that they learned in the course, with the potential to move up to a more advanced class. Upon passing both courses, the skater will become a member of the league and receive a MVCR shirt with their name on it.

Requirements:

18 or older

Gear: quad skates, knee pads, elbow pads, wrist guards, mouth guard & helmet (MVCR has some skates, pads and helmets available to borrow on a first come, first serve basis).

Willingness to learn

Personal medical insurance strongly recommended

Payment is required at the time of registration.

Email training@miamirollerderby.com or visit www.miamirollerderby.com to sign up.

Roller derby has roots as far back as the 1880s and is expanding rapidly across the world, with over 1,200 amateur leagues worldwide and a fan base that is pushing hard for the sport’s inclusion in the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Miami’s Vice City Rollers is the city’s first and only women’s flat-track roller derby team. Founded in 2011, the league is a 501c3 organization run for the skaters, by the skaters. MVCR is committed to fostering serious competition, developing athletic prowess and promoting the sport of roller derby throughout Miami. People love the fast-paced, hard-hitting action of women’s roller derby and our family-friendly bouts draw fans of all ages. For more information, visit www.miamirollerderby.com.
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Miami Roller Derby
Leah Roth Barsanti
847-769-2639
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