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5th Annual Rollin Royalty Affair
POSTED 8.18.14

CHARLOTTE, NC – The Queen City Rollaz invite you to roll over breast cancer at their 4th Annual Rollin’ Royalty Affair, October 3-5, 2014.  Kick it off Friday at the Meet and Greet and then wear your purple to Rollin Royalty night from midnight to 5 AM.  Saturday is the Meet and Greet “Play Me” edition with lots of games, food and a raffle for breast cancer.  Paint the rink pink Saturday night at the main event from midnight to 5 AM.  Sunday wrap it up at the skate finale from 8 Pm until 12 midnight.
5th Annual Rolling Royalty Affair

Bigg Doug's Birthday Bash
POSTED 8.18.14

PALATINE/CHICAGO, IL – Celebrate and skate with Bigg Doug at Orbit Skate Center, Saturday, September 27 in Palatine.  Music provided by The X and DJ DMC.  Doors open at 11:00 PM and food will be served.  Admission is $10 before midnight and more after that so get there early!
Bigg Doug's Birthday Bash

Virginia Skate Connection 15th Anniversary Skate Weekend
POSTED 8.13.14

RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Skate Connection is celebrating 15  years of rolling by inviting you to join them for a fun-packed weekend of food, dance and Roller Skating.  Friday, September 26 come dressed to impress at the VSC Anniversary Dinner featuring DJ G Nice and Chicago Steppin’.  Saturday, party Big Easy style at the Mardi Gras Meltdown at the Double Tree.  The weekend ends with the main event, the 15th Anniversary Skate Party featuring DJ Big Bob and DJ Brian.
Virginia Skate Connection 15th Anniversary Skate

4th Annual Rollin' for Backstoppers Skate Jam and Bike Ride
POSTED 8.10.14

ST. LOUIS, MO – Come to the STL for a weekend of rolling fun on the road and on the wood.  STL’s Finest Skate Crew would like to invite you to join them at the 4th Annual Backstoppers Skate Jam¸ Saturday, September 27 from 9:00 PM until 1:00 AM.   Music will be provided by DJ Joe Bowen of Chicago. Do you have a love for motorcycling?  Register to ride in the Roll of Remembrance Memorial Bike Ride and be ready to roll at 10:45 AM.  Registration is at 9:00 AM and the entry fee is $25. 
4th Annual Rollin' for Backstoppers Skate Jam

Ohio Roll Call
POSTED 8.9.14

CINCINNATI, OH – Come represent your club and your city at the Ohio Roll Call Skate Jam.  Saturday, September 27, roll to the sounds of DJ Rob “Showtime” Hunter at the Skatin’ Place from 11:00 PM until 4:00 AM.  Ohio groups of 15 or more wearing the same shirts will receive discount admission and groups outside of Ohio with 10 or more wearing the same shirts will be discounted.  Admission is $13 and food will be served.
Ohio Roll Call

8th Annual Creep and Roll Skate Jam
POSTED 8.6.14

CLEVELAND, OH – Mom, Pop, Lisa and The Ohio Skaters are hosting their 8th annual Creep and Roll Skate Jam.  Saturday, October 25, roll with the national skate family at the Pla-Mor Skating Rink.  Music will be provided by the infamous DJ Wiz (yes, he’s baaaaack!) and DJ Keifer B of Ohio.  There will be a 50/50 raffle and a free food buffet.  Admission is only $10 and skates must be 18 or older to attend.
Creep and Roll Skate Jam

Texas Sk8 Fair Classic
POSTED 8.4.14

DALLAS, TX – Breast Cancer Awareness month is coming soon so plan to kick it off with a good roll, a classic football match and lots of fun.  October 3-4, 2014, O.D. and Randie will host the Texas Sk8 Fair Classic in Dallas.  The weekend includes a Free Style Friday with Karaoke, Open Mic and free food.  Saturday follows up with a Meet and Greet featuring Chanel Bracy of Ice Water Percussions and an All Girl  PINKaPaLooza fashion show to support the Susan G. Koman Foundation. For the sports enthusiast, check out the Grambling vs. Prairie View Football game with the Battle of the Bands at the Cotton Bowl.  Last but not least is the Main Event Skate Jam at Forum Roller World featuring DJ Wildchild and DJ Slave kicking off at 11:00 PM.  Admission is $12 in advance, $14 at the door.
Texas Skate Fair Classic

William and Kim's Anniversary Skating Party
POSTED 7.20.14

DETROIT, MI – Skate and celebrate with William and Kim at their 2014 United We Skate, Anniversary and Skate Party, Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Skatin Station.  William and Kim were married in 2009 and would like for the skate family to come and celebrate with them.  The party starts at Midnight and goes until 4:00 AM.  Skaters must be 21 or older to attend and admission is $12 in advance, slightly higher at the door.
William and Kim's Anniversary Skate

MoneyMaker's 4th Annual October Skatefest
POSTED 5.26.14

TAMPA, FL – Join Ms. Moneymaker at the 4th Annual October Skatefest, October 10-12 in Tampa, FL.  The weekend includes drinks and fun at Bar Louie, a Meet and Greet with food, drinks and Stepping, a Sunday Social and two nights of skating with DJs Soulnificent and Arson.  Book your hotel now at the Marriott Westshore at the group rate of $99 per night.
October Skatefest


Bus Trip

Michigan Skaters Return to New Jersey
POSTED 5.7.14

DETROIT, MI – Are you a Michigan Skater interested in attending the Sunrise Skate Party in New Jersey, October 10-12, 2014? Do you want to take a break from driving and concentrate on having fun that weekend? The Detroit Rhythmic Rollers are hosting a bus from Detroit to Camden. The transportation package includes roundtrip transportation to New Jersey with refreshments; transportation to the hotel, meet and greet, skating, Atlantic City and admission to both skating sessions.
Bus Trip to Jersey


August 28-September 1, Atlanta, GA
19th Annual Joi's Sk8-A-Thon

August 29-31, Sacramento, CA
4th Annual Northern Cali Sk8 ColLABORation
3rd Annual Black & Gold Dinner & Dance

September 6, Detroit, MI
William & Kim's Anniversary Skate Party

Weekly & Monthly Jamz

Weekly Jamz
GA: Sparkles

Monthly Jamz
IL: 4th Sat
MD: 2nd & 4th Sun
NC: 1st Sat

4th Annual colLABORation Sk8 Jam featuring DJ Selectah Slam

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Northern Cali Sk8 Fam invites you to roll and dance with them this Labor Day Weekend at the 4th Annual colLABORation Sk8 Jam, August 29-31, 2014.  The weekend begins on Friday with the 3rd Annual Black and Gold Dinner and Dance at the Hong Kong Islander. Then on Saturday and Sunday, skate at Roller King for two nights of skating fun.  Get your discounted tickets in advance.  This is an adult only affair.

19th Annual Joi's Sk8-A-Thon

ATLANTA, GA – It’s the weekend you’ve been waiting for all year . . . Labor Day Weekend in the ATL.  The entertainment lineup is as follows:  Thursday night, roll at Skatetowne with DJ FlyTy and DJ Jammin; Friday night, roll at All American with DJ Brian and DJ Soulnificent; Saturday, head to Sparkles or Cascade with DJ Joe Bowen or DJ Big Bob; Sunday roll at Golden Glide with DJ Narsistic and DJ Big Bob and then roll into the next week on Monday with DJ Brian and DJ Soulnificent.  See flyer for more information about additional featured DJs, additional activities and host hotel.

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Aug 14 - Lil Debbie aka Lil Bitz, Shake and Bake, Baltimore, MD
Aug 15 - Melissa Robinson, Wilmington, DE
Aug 16 - Skigh, Butterflys-N-Unity, DC/MD
Aug 17 - Sabrina “Breez” Buchanan, Middletown, DE bwo Brooklyn, NY
Aug 18 - DJ Wiz, ATL bwo Brooklyn
Aug 20 - Ginene, ATL bwo NY‏
Aug 21 - Michelle "ME~" Noble, Bay Area, CA
Aug 21 – David Tate, Detroit, MI
Aug 22 – Ne Ne aka Tootsie Roll, Nu Generation, VA Smooth Rollers, Hampton Roads, VA
Aug 24 – 1st Ladi Pres, Chicago Ruff Ryder Rollers
Aug 26 – Latisha Brown, Detroit, MI
Aug 29 - Howard L. Jenkins – Avid Roller Skater and Skate Instructor since 1969, San Diego, CA
Aug 30 - SaWanus "Lady Swan" LeGrand-Fleming, Forest Park, GA (The Big 4-Oh)
Aug 30 - Tunisia Nichols, Virginia Skate Connection, Hampton, VA
Aug 31 - Cevelyne "Short Fuze" McCaulley, Dogg Pound Skate Crew, Huntsville, AL
Aug 31 - Gregory Allen, Midwest All-Stars, Milwaukee, WI

Sep 1 - Twiggy Skater - Skate 22, BBP - NY/NJ
Sep 1 - Jojo, Universal Madness Skate Team, Washington, DC
Sep 6 - Rita and Gwen, Northwest Rollers, Baltimore, MD
Sep 8 - Tracey aka Ms. Sexy, Da Unpredictablez, Washington, D.C.
Sep 10 – Ron, DC/MD
Sep 12 – Pooh, JB Elite, Flint, MI
Sep 13 – Babycakes, Butterflys-N-Unity, DC/MD
Sep 14 - Stan “Middle Man” Ferguson, Atl, GA
Sep 15 - Derrick "Turtle" Eason, Empire Refugee
Sep 15 - Ben Blume AKA 'Boo Boo', 50th, Baltimore, MD
Sep 15 - Tina Aka Lady T, Kitty Kat Ladies, Skate 22 Fam, Union, NJ
Sep 15 - Moxie!, Indianapolis, IN
Sep 17 - Trendsetta Rico Hill, TSC
Sep 18 - Nikki Bowens, Adrenalin Awards and Style Skaters TV Network, Washington, DC
Sep 18 - Rob Lynch, DC
Sep 19 - Latoyah aka Jonesy, Kitty Kat Ladies, Skate 22 Fam, Union, NJ
Sep 22 - Doarian aka French Vanilla, Milwaukee, WI
Sep 22 – MoCa, Butterflys-N-Unity, DC/MD
Sep 22 - Lady Lee, Pearlers of Distinction Skating Club, Columbus, OH
Sep 23 - Mike "Groove" Blackwell,, Columbus, OH
Sep 23 - Cathy Hawkins, “The Glam Squad” CA
Sep 26 - Ms Netta "The Whistle blower", Philly/S. Jersey
Sep 27 - Hosea, Northwest Rollers, Baltimore, MD
Sep 27 - Debra Mitchell, "Ms. St. Louis", Atlanta, GA
Sep 27 - Theresa (Ms. Tee) Jones, Detroit Rhythmic Rollers, Detroit, MI
Sep 27 - Hosea, Northwest Rollers, Baltimore, MD
Sep 29 - Michelle Wilson (Slim-Tall Drink)
Sep 29 - Kent A.K. Fresh, 704 Flyy Boyz, Charlotte, NC
Sep 29 - Tiffany aka "Sista Souljah", Fam Affair, Orlando, FL
Sep 30 - Andre "Drizzy" Poe, Columbus, OH
Sep 30 - Slyvella "Sly" Davis, Ohio Originators, Columbus, OH
Sep 30 - Mr. G, FunkySkatesProductions, ATL/NY

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