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Rolling in the Carolinas Heads Up!
POSTED 1.21.15

CHARLOTTE, NC – If you are anticipating the information for Rollin' in the Carolina's, the information flyer will be posted soon. For now, reserve the dates March 13-16 for this event.

- Desi

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Jaysin's Birthday Skate Takeover
POSTED 1.24.15

COLUMBIA, SC – Saturday, February 28, come and roll at Three Fountains Skating Rink and celebrate Jaysin’s Birthday at the “Skate Takeover”.  This is an adult skate night presented by Crushproof Entertainment.  The party starts at 11:59 pm and goes until 4:00 AM.  Ladies, come sexy for this event because there will be a $100 Sexy Lady contest.
Jaysin’s Birthday Skate Takeover

4th Annual Let the Good Times Roll
POSTED 1.22.15

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The New Orleans Skaters Association would like to invite skaters nationwide to come down to the Bayou and Let the Good Times Roll¸ April 10-12, 2015.  Make plans to enjoy the sights and cuisine that New Orleans is famous for.  The St. Charles street car, Bourbon Street, those delicious Beignets and all the seafood you can stand.  There will be three nights of skating with three hot DJs in the weekend lineup:  DJ WildChild, DJ Big Bob and DJ Joe Bowen.  Book your hotel room today.
 Let the Good Times Roll

Rollin' in the Sunshine
POSTED 1.22.15

ORLANDO, FL – Sunshine, sand, seafood,  luau, cookout, pool party, skates and the hard wood . . . .sound good to you yet?  This June, take a trip to Orlando to Roll in the Sunshine, June 19-21.  Friday, kick it off with a Meet and Greet at the host hotel, followed by dinner, drinks and then the warm up skate party w DJ Brian and DJ Soulnificent.  Saturday, party all day at the Luau cookout and pool party and then party all night at the main event.  Sunday, hang around and roll at the Official After Party at United Skates of America, Tampa with DJ Arson.  Two great cities, one great weekend. 
 Rollin' in the Sunshine

5th Annual Skate For Life
POSTED 1.21.15

COLUMBUS, OH – Are you an organ, tissue or eye donor?  If not, here’s your chance to not only get more information about becoming one but have fun while you are at it.  Saturday, March 28 at USA East in Columbus, an informational skate jam, Skate For Life, will be held from midnight until 5:00 AM.  Admission is $10 for registered organ donors (bring proof with Driver’s License) or $13 for all other supporters.  Music will be provided by DJ Narsistic.
 5th Annual Skate For Life

All Sweat Weekend
POSTED 1.20.15

RICHMOND, VA – Pack your towels and extra change of skate outfits for the 6th Annual All Sweat Skate Weekend hosted by the Virginia Skate Connection and Hoodtimes.  Friday, bring the hot sauce and partake in a Fish Fry Feast that includes a Spades and Chess Tournament.  Then simmer up at Ashland Skateland with DJ Jammin and DJ Soul.  Saturday Skaters will takeover Applebees starting at 4:00 PM with DJ Jammin followed by an All-Star Basketball game.  Then hit the “Boiling Point – Sweat Night” with DJ Arson and DJ Brian who are sure to set the place on fire.  It all goes down May 8-9, 2015.
 All Sweat Weekend

Jivebiscuit Skate Family Reunion
POSTED 1.19.15

ATLANTA, GA – Get a good roll in Hotlanta Valentine’s Day Weekend.  On Friday, roll with DJ Arson at Sparkles in Smyrna wearing your favorite team jersey.  Saturday, the party continues at Skate Town in College Park with DJ Brian where it will be Masquerade Night.  Admission on Friday and Saturday night is $13 in advance and $15 at the door each night.  Hang around Sunday and roll back to Sparkles with DJ Joe Bowen on the wheels of steel wearing your favorite Jivebiscuit shirt.  Admission is $10 at the door.  There you have it!  Your itinerary and packing list for the Jivebiscuit Skate Family Reunion weekend!
 Jivebiscuit Skate Family Reunion

20th Sk8-A-Thon
POSTED 1.14.15

ATLANTA, GA – Are you an early bird that likes to get the jump on travel planning? Are you anticipating all of the excitement of the 20th Annual Sk8-A-Thon in Atlanta? Well, guess what? You can get started making your plans today. Save the date and hotel booking information is ready. Get the details and get ready to book your flight and rooms.
 Sk8-A-Thon 2015

Pre Valentine's Day Skate Jam
POSTED 1.14.15

CLEVELAND, OH – Have some fun doing what you love Valentine’s Day weekend.  Friday, February 13 join DJ Iceman, DJ Tripp and DJ Monty Mont at the Pre Valentine’s Day Skate Jam from 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM at the Pla-More Skating Rink in Euclid.  Skaters must be 18 or older to be admitted.
 Pre Valentine's Day Skate Jam

CIAA Old School Skate Party
POSTED 1.11.15

CHARLOTTE, NC – If you plan to get in on the action at the CIAA Basketball Tournament or just in and around Charlotte, make sure you plan to roll at the CIAA Old School Skate Party hosted by Mid Day Diva Olympia D featuring DJ Hukher. It all goes down Thursday, February 26 at Kates Skating Rink in Indian Trail. The party starts at 9:00 PM and goes until 2:00 AM. Skaters must be 21 or older to attend.
 CIAA Old School Skate Party

6th Annual Houston Rolling Roundup
POSTED 12.10.14

HOUSTON, TX – Grab your cowboy and cowgirl gear and head to Texas for the 6th Annual Houston Rolling Roundup Skate Jam, February 20-22, 2015. The weekend includes a Meet and Greet on Friday night with dancing, pool, line dancing and free food until it’s gone.  Then warm up the wheels wearing your neon apparel at Fun City Skate with Joe Bowen on the turntables.  Saturday is the famous Wild”n”Out Cookout at Klassic Stables which includes a Skaters Fashion Show, dancing, horses, a mechanical bull, vendors and a special performance.  At the stroke of Midnight, the main event kicks off at Fun City skate with music by DJ Big Bob.  The party does not end there.  On Sunday, mix and mingle from Noon until 5 PM with dancing, outside skating and food.  Stick around for the Sunday Smasher from 9 PM – 2 AM at Fun City Skate where DJ Wild Child will be in the mix.  
 Houston Rolling Roundup


February 5-7, Columbus, OH
Icy Hot Skate Jam: 10th Anniversary

February 13, Cleveland, OH
Pre Valentine's Day Skate Party

February 13-15, Phoenix, AZ
4th Annual Ska8cation

February 13-15, Atlanta, GA
Jivebiscuit Skate Family Reunion

February 20-22, Houston, TX
6th Annual Houston Rolling Round Up

Weekly & Monthly Jamz

Weekly Jarmz
FL: 1st, 3rd, 5th Sat
GA: Sparkles
Monthly Jamz
IL: 4th Sat
MD: 2nd & 4th Sun

Icy Hot Skate Jam - 10th Anniversary

COLUMBUS, OH – Come and celebrate with Skateology as they host their 10th Anniversary Icy Hot Skate Jam, February 5-7, 2015 at Skate Zone 71 in Columbus.  Three smokin’ hot nights of skating to the sounds of DJ Keifer B (CBus), DJ Big Bert (LA), DJ Hop (CBus), DJ Derrick (CBus), with DJ Narsistic (CBus) and DJ Spin (ATL) rounding up at the main event.  Thursday is the warm up with half price admission for out-of-towners, Friday there will be bowling and a Mixer Skate jam following that night.  Saturday is the “Hot Spot” dance party at the host hotel followed by the main event.  Admission is $13 in advance, $16 at the door and $35 after 2:00 AM so get there early!

Skate Session

Orlando Roll Bounce
POSTED 10.19.14

ORLANDO, FL – Hey skaters in Orlando and surrounding areas!  Looking for a good place to roll on a regular?  Check out Orlando Roll Bounce every 1st , 3rd and 5th Saturday of the month at Universal Skating Center.  Music provided by KRG Productions.  Skaters must be 18 or older to attend.
Orlando Roll Bounce


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Jan 19 - James "Dr. Soul" Cooper, Dogg Pound Skate Crew, Huntsville, AL
Jan 24 - Terry Connors, Nashville, TN
Jan 25 – Roberta Blondi Lee, Pittsburgh, PA
Jan 27 - Temica Gordon, Washington, DC
Jan 27 – L. David Stewart aka NIZM, Suicide Kings, Chicago, IL
Jan 28 - Brendella Reddock, Huntsville, AL
Jan 28 – Von, Chicago, IL
Jan 31 – La’Mone aka “Poetry n Motion”, Naptown Real Rollers, Indianapolis, IN

Feb 1 – DJ Dame-O, Chicago, IL
Feb 1 – Helen Washington, Houston, TX
Feb 1 - Jerome McCray aka Lil Man, Ruff Rollerz
Feb 2 – Jay Hoodtimes McCleave, DC
Feb 3 – Kappa Chris Robinson, Maryland bwo New York
Feb 4 – Arthur Atkinson, San Diego, CA
Feb 4 - Dianne Pulliam, Kansas City, KS
Feb 4 - Chantelle Foster aka Foxy, Cincinnati, OH
Feb 5 – SiDiddy CocoDiva, Indianapolis
Feb 5 – Juice Richardson, Camden, NJ
Feb 5 – Nicole Roberts, Brooklyn, NY
Feb 5 – Lionel Hargrove aka “Blue”, Washington, DC
Feb 5 – Kiyomi Edwards, Burlington, NJ
Feb 6 - Ms. J (Jami Kelly), Baad Girlz, Wilmington, DE
Feb 6 - Lamar Harris, Skateworld, Great Skate, Northland, Detroit, MI
Feb 7 – Jontae Edmonds Cunningham, Dallas, TX
Feb 7 – Jerry Edison¸Naptown
Feb 8 – Phatgirl Onwheels, Queens, NY
Feb 8 - Mike "Mr. Wiggles" Morgan, ATL bwo Columbus
Feb 10 – Cameron Mitchell, Chicago, IL
Feb 10 – Chrissy “Slim Goody” Spencer, Columbus Finest on Wheels, Columbus, OH
Feb 11 – Jamil “Kid-Dynomite” Drummond, Columbus, OH
Feb 11 – Anthony Thomas, Cincinnati, OH
Feb 11 – Karen Kake Williams, New Orleans/Cali
Feb 11 – Yolanda aka sexy Moore, Queens, NY
Feb 12 - Laura aka "Drk n Lovely", Columbus Finest on Wheels, Columbus, OH
Feb 12 – Marcie aka Lady Smoove, Da Unpredictablez, Cleveland, OH
Feb 13 – Elwood Pridgen, Dayton, OH
Feb 15 – DJ Hop, Columbus, OH
Feb 15 – Laneisha Beasley, Louisville, KY
Feb 15 – Rod Edison, Naptown bwo AZFeb 19
Feb 15 – Felicia Ara-Rated Upshaw, Chicago, IL
Feb 15 – Dionne Stallworth, Lil’Dynamite, Atlanta, GA
Feb 17 – Keith Wildstyle Paschall, Indianapolis, IN
Feb 17 - Caprina “Capri-Sun” skater in Dallas, TX
Feb 17 - Kimberly Battle, iSk8Club, Raleigh/Durham, NC
Feb 17 – DJ Fly Ty, NJ
Feb 19 – DJ Arson, NYC
Feb 19 – Shermon Sanders, Louisville, KY
Feb 19 - Bigman Vaughan, Richmond, VA
Feb 21 - Chris Jones, VA
Feb 21 – Sonya Taylor, Columbus, OH
Feb 22 - Stephanie "Lil Bitt" Goode, Cleveland, OH
Feb 22 - Rose Marie, Atlanta, GA bwo Harrisburg, PA  
Feb 23 - Kay Head, Chicago, IL
Feb 23 – Meme Warren, ATL/Nashville
Feb 24 – Dillon Volk, Columbus, OH
Feb 24 – James “Super Skate Repairman”, Skate 22, Branchbrook Park, NJ
Feb 25 - Traci "Muva" Wheeler, Trenton, NJ
Feb 27 – Sheryl Wiggs, DC/MD
Feb 27 - Delores Williams-Bentley
Feb 27 - T. Tims, Dayton, OH
Feb 28 – Kobie James, Chicago, IL
Feb 28 - Crash Dummy, Cleveland, OH

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