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Last Sunday R&B Adult Night
POSTED 9.28.16

ATLANTA, GA – East Side ATL!  Want to get a good roll in without traveling across the city?  Joi’s Sk8-A-Thon is hosting an R&B Adult Skate each and every last Sunday of the month.  Get rolling from 7:30 PM until 11:30 PM for the price of $8.  Music will be played by DJ Soulnificent of Baltimore.
Hard Hitters' Third Annual Halloween Party

Hard Hitters' 3rd Annual Halloween Party
POSTED 9.28.16

ATLANTA, GA – October is Breast Cancer Awareness and National Rollerskating Month so wrap up the month by “Hittin’ Da Rynk n Pynk”at the Hard Hitter’ 3rd Annual Halloween Party.  Saturday, October 30, 2016, come to Sparkles in Smyrna and roll with DJ Brian and DJ Soul from 8:00 PM until 2:00 AM.  Admission is only $10.
Hard Hitters' Third Annual Halloween Party

6th Annul Sk8cation Skate Jam
POSTED 9.27.16

PHOENIX, AZ – The Toe Stoppas invite you to come to the Valley of the Sun, February 10-12, 2017.  Let Phoenix be your Winter oasis in the middle of February.  Lots of activities are planned for your enjoyment including a meet and greet at the park, a bowling alley take-over, two nights of skating and more.  The DJ lineup includes, DJ Taz, DJ WildChild, DJ Fly Ty, DJ Selectah Slam and DJ Joe Bowen.  Check out the ad to see what else the Toe Stoppas have planned for you.
Sixth Annual Toe Stoppas Skate Cation

17th Annual MLK Skate Jam
POSTED 9.27.16

HUNTSVILLE, AL – ARE YOU READY FOR HOTTEST INTERNATIONAL KICK-OFF SKATE JAM OF 2017!!!!  The Dogg Pound Skate Crew is hosting its 17th Annual MLK Skate Jam -  - calling out all superhero skaters to take over the city on the wood!!!" January 12-16 2017!!!

Thursday, January 12, 2017:

  • Meet & Greet 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at main hotel
    WARM-UP SKATE 8:00 pm to 2:00 am $10 at the door with DJ FLY TY & DJ WILD CHILD

Friday, January 13, 2017:

  • Meet & Greet 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at main hotel
  • FREE DANCE 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the Grand Ballroom with DJ WILD CHILD!!!
    From 12:00 am to 5:00 am. $14 in advance or $16 at the door with DJ JOE BOWEN & DJ NARCISSISTIC 

Saturday, January 14, 2017:

  • Meet & Greet 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm at main hotel in Grand Ballroom.  Tickets and T-Shirts can be purchased here!!! FREE Buffet from 1:00 pm until it's ALL GONE. Be ready to play cards, Checker, Chess, Dominos, Taboo & much, much more!!!
  • Coordinators meeting from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Then at 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm in Grand Ballroom; ALL FREE... Twister contest, Family Feud, talent contest and  dance party with DJ KILLA B (ATL).
  • DPSC MLK SKATE JAM Part 3: MAIN EVENT 12:00 am to 6:00 am.  Admission $14 in advance or $16 at the door with DJ BIG BOB & DJ SOULNIFICENT 

Sunday, January 15, 2017:

  • Bowling Party from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Madison Lanes.  Cost is $15 for 3 games and shoes. Trophies will go to Best 5-Man Bowling Team, Best Male High Scorer and Best Female High Scorer.
  • DPSC MLK SKATE JAM Part 4: 8:00 pm to 2:00 am.  $10 Admission with DJ KILLA B & DJ CJ PRINCE OF JB

Monday, January 16, 2017:


Longest Distance Traveled: ???
Largest Uniform Group: ???
Best Club Participation: ???
Five Man Bowling Team: ???
Best Male High Scorer: ???
Best Female High Scorer: ???
Karaoke Contest 1st, 2nd and 3rd  Place: ???
Best Twister 1st and 2nd  Place: ???
Best Family Feud 1st and 2nd  Place: ???

January 12-16 2017!!!!
17th Annual MLK Skate Jam

2nd Annual Cancer Skate Jam
POSTED 9.26.16

ATLANTA, GA – Mrs. Tee and Kojack would like to invite everyone out to Sparkles in Smyrna to roll at the 2nd Annual Cancer Skate Jam, October 9, 2016.  The party starts at 8:00 PM and goes until 2:00 AM.  Admission is $10.  Adult beverages will be available, proper ID required.  Music will be played by DJ Smooth.
Second Annual Cancer Skate Jam

Low Riderz Octoberfest Skate Jam
POSTED 9.25.16

BALTIMORE, MD – It’s going down in the DMV this October with the Low Riderz skate club at the Octoberfest Skate Jam, Saturday, October 22 from 11:00 PM until 4:00 AM.  Roll with DJ Jammin of Philly and DJ Double A of Baltimore/DC.  There will be a free buffet, door prizes giveaways and more.  Admission is $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
Low Riders October Fest Skate Jam

Beechmont Adult Skate Night
POSTED 9.24.16

CINCINNATI, OH – Saturday, October 15, roll into Sunday morning at Beechmont Rollarena’s Adult Skate night.  Enjoy skating to the sounds of nationally known, DJ Narsistic of Columbus, from midnight until 4:00 AM.  Admission is only $10, skate rental extra.  Must be 18 or older to ender the building.
Beechmont Adult Skate Night

16th Annual Sunrise Weekend
POSTED 9.23.16

CAMDEN, NJ – It’s a skate weekend you won’t forget coming to you at Millennium Skate World, full of fun and skating adventure.  Friday, get loud and rowdy at the Silent Skate Party.  Skate with headphones and your choice of three DJs from 11:00 PM until 3:00 AM.  This is one you definitely want to get there early for because there is a limited number of headphones, otherwise, you will be sitting in silence.

Saturday afternoon, have a free day and hang out in either Philly or Atlantic City.  It’s your choice but make sure you save your energy because it is going to be a long night.

Saturday, how long can you roll?  Show up and find out.  Roll with DJ Arson and DJ Jammin from 11:00 PM until 6:00 AM.  That is seven hours of rolling!  You won’t be done until the sun comes up.  Admission is $15 includes dinner, dessert and breakfast.  See ad for hotel blocks.
Sunrise Skate Weekend

Creep and Roll Skate Jam
POSTED 9.20.16

CLEVELAND, OH – Have you thought about what you are going to be for Halloween this year?  Well here is an opportunity to get more wear from your outfit.  Get decked out for the 2016 Creep and Roll Skate Jam hosted by Mom, Pop, Lisa and the Ohio Skaters.  Saturday, October 22, roll with DJ Keifer B at Pla Mor Skating Rink.  Admission is $12.00 at the door.  Skaters must be 18 or older to attend.  There will be a 50/50 raffle and a food buffet.
Creep and Roll Skate Jam


September 30 - October 2, Dallas, TX
Texas Sk8 Fair Classic

September 30 - October 2, Charlotte, NC
7th Annual Rollin' Royalty Affair 2016

October 1, Baltimore, MD
Seasoned Skaters Late Night Soul Roll

October 7-8, Camden, NJ
Sunrise Skate Weekend

October 8, Atlanta, GA
2nd Annual Cancer Skate Jam

October 15, Cincinnati, OH
Beechmont Adult Skate Night

October 22, Cleveland, OH
Creep and Roll Skate Jam

October 22, Baltimore, MD
Low Riderz October Fest Skate Jam

October 30, Atlanta, GA
Hard Hitters' 3rd Annual Halloween Party

Weekly & Monthly Jamz

Weekly Jamz
GA: Sparkles Smyrna
Monthly Jamz
GA: Sparkles Gwinnett

Texas Sk8 Fair Classic 2016

DALLAS, TX  –  It is going to be a classic weekend in Dallas, September 30 through October 2, 2016.  Come prepared for a fun-filled weekend full of music, entertainment and skating.  The activities include a dance contest, a fashion show, a meet and greet and three nights of skating.  An all-star DJ line up with DJ Wildchild, Mz. DJ Tone, DJ Joe Bowen, DJ G. Brown and DJ Slim will provide music to meet your soul’s expectations. 

7th Annual Rollin’ Royalty Affair

CHARLOTTE, NC   –  The weekend of September 30, the Queen City Rollaz would like to invite you to come and party in purple and pink.  Friday night is Rollin Royalty Friday where everyone is asked to roll in Purple.  The DJs on tap will be DJ Brian and DJ Double A.  Saturday, Paint the Rink Pink and roll with DJ Soulnificent and DJ Boss Lady.  Both events run from midnight until 5 AM. 

Seasoned Skaters:  Late Night Soul Roll

–  Calling all seasoned skaters . . . .calling all seasoned skaters.  Grab your skates and get to rolling at the Seasoned Skaters Late Night Soul Roll.  Saturday, October 1, doors open at 11:59 PM at Shake and Bake Family Fun Center on Pennsylvania Avenue.  Roll until 4:30 AM with the man behind the music, DJ Storman Norman.  Advance tickets are $12, limited supply, so get them early.  Admission is more at the door.  Skaters must be 30 or older to attend.  ID will be required.

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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 24 - DJ Mama Mia, Indianapolis, IN
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

Oct 6 - Crystal "Chill" Kirk, Dayton, OH
Oct 6 - Angela Price, Atlanta, GA
Oct 7 - Medina Jones, Flint, MI
Oct 8 - Latoya "jazzy tee" Mason from Memphis, TN
Oct 9 - Michael Stokes aka Slide, ATL bwo Glass City Toledo
Oct 10 – CoCoa, Butterflys-N-Unity, DC/MD
Oct 11 - Cheron Henderson, Detroit, MI
Oct 16 - Eugene, Temple Hills Skating Center
Oct 17 - Jules DeShazor Thomas, Philly, PA (Big 3-0!)
Oct 17 – “Pretty Nikki”, Jacksonville, FL
Oct 18 - Everett Mims, Brooklyn, NY
Oct 19 – Blue Jay, Elite Squad, Cleveland, OH
Oct 21 - Cedrick "Ceddy Bear" Harrell - Detroit, MI

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