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Beechmont Adult Skate Night

POSTED 1.10.17

CINCINNAT, OH –Saturday, January 21, roll into Sunday morning at Beechmont Rollarena’s Adult Skate night.  Enjoy skating to the sounds brought to you by 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

6th Annual Atlanta AJAX Skate Jam
POSTED 1.7.17

ATLANTA, GA –Coming April 2017 to the ATL, it’s the 6th Annual AJAX Skate Jam.  Friday, meet and greet your skate family at Main Event before you get a warm up roll in at Skate Zone.  Saturday, chill at the park while you rock out to the sounds of DJ Cypher, DJ Warlock and guest DJs.  The main event, AJAX Edition, is going down at the stroke of midnight at Skate Zone with DJ Arson and DJ Soulnificent.  Hang around and hang out at Game X on Sunday from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM.  Later that evening, roll with DJ Brian Taylor at Sparkles in Smyrna.  Book your hotel now to get the AJAX rate of $102 per night.
Ajax Skate Jam

Swerve: A Boston Skate Situation
POSTED 1.2.17

BOSTON, MA –Swerve the curves at the 2nd Annual Swerve:  A Boston Skate Situation April 7-9, 2017.  DJs Big Papa, DJ Jammin, DJ-D, DJ Manny Reese and DJ Arson will be holding down the sounds for a 3 day skating weekend. Friday, have dinner with the skate family at the Flaming Grill and Buffet before heading to the rink at 10:00 PM.  Saturday brings you a Day Party from 2 until 6:30 PM followed by the main event.  Admission is $12 in advance, $15 at the door.  Cap it off on Sunday from 8:00 PM until midnight at the Beantown Showdown, Old Skool vs. New Skool, which will include an open invitation to old school DJs.  Hotel reservations can be made at the Courtyard Marriott Logan Airport.
Swerve: A Boston Skate Situation

Skate for Life - Autism Awareness
POSTED 12.19.16

COLUMBUS, OH – Saturday, March 25, 2017 come to United Skates of America and support a great cause.  Skate For Life is hosting a skate event to raise funds for Autism Awareness.  The event starts at midnight and goes until 5:00 AM with music played by DJ Keifer B.  Admission is $13 at the door.  Have a Skate For Life T-shirt?  Wear your shirt, arrive between Midnight and 1:00 AM and you will receive 3:00 off Admission.  Guests must be 18 or older to attend.
Skate for Life Autism Awareness

Skills on Wheels 22nd Annual Super Skating Extravaganza
POSTED 12.17.16

ST. LOUIS, MO –22 years strong!  The St. Louis Skills on Wheels Skate Club is hosting its Annual Super Skating Extravaganza, April 28th – 30th, 2017. 

Part I – Late Night Meet and Greet Skate, Cash awards to best individual and couple skaters.

Part II – Skate Workshop, Saturday afternoon at St. Nicholas Rink

Part III – Bring you’re a game to the Dellwood Rec Center (always a blast!)

Part IV – The Main Event w/DJ Joe Bowen at Skate King. 

Book your hotel now at the DoubleTree St. Louis.  Ask for the Skills on Wheels rate of $94/night + tax. 
Super Skating Extravaganza

March Madness Adult Skate Jam
POSTED 12.2.16

BAKERSFIELD, CA –Wear your favorite team’s jersey, get into team spirit and celebrate the madness at the March Madness Adult Skate Jam with Special Guest DJ, Big Bert.  It’s happening Saturday, March 18 at Skateland Bakersfield.  Free Food catered by Kandi Kane will be available.  Cash Prizes and giveaways will be awarded.  Admission is $14.
March Madness Skate Jam

12th Annual Icy Hot Skate Jam
POSTED 12.1.16

COLUMBUS, OH –Do you prefer to be hot or cold?  At this jam it doesn’t matter because you will get some of both!  Join Skateology Skate Club for their12th Annual Icy Hot Skate Jam.  Snuggle up and keep warm as you venture off to Columbus the weekend of February 2, then strip down to your skate outfit and enjoy a weekend that will be on fire!  Warm up on Thursday night with DJ Narsistic.  Friday, start the evening off with a good laugh as you are entertained by Antoine Blackman and Friends at the Icy Hot Comedy Jam.  Keep the fires burning with DJ Keifer B at the Bounce Mixer Skate.  A cash prize goes out to the largest group on skates when the clock strikes 2:00 am.  Saturday, will be the always poppin’ Hot Spot Dance Party with DJ Hop and DJ Derek followed by the rolling inferno at Skate Zone 71 with DJ Narsistic.  Book your room now at the Crowne Plaza.
Icy Hot Skate Jam

17th Annual True Skater Weekend
POSTED 11.18.16

CAMDEN, NJ –Calling all True Skaters, yes, you!  Show your stuff at the 17th Annual True Skater Weekend.  Friday, March 3, take a ride on the wild side and try your skills on “The Bull”.  Yes, it’s First Friday at Millennium featuring unlimited bull rides and skating all night long where DJ AyeBoogie will be providing your favorite Hip Hop and R&B music.  Then on Saturday, March 4, DJ Soul and DJ Jammin will be providing your musical entertainment at the True Skater Weekend main event from 11:00 PM until 4:00 AM.  Admission is only $12.00.
True Skater Weekend

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


January 12-16, Huntsville, AL
17th Annual MLK Weekend Skate Jam

January 13-15, Tampa, FL
Tampa Soul Roll 2017

January 15, Atlanta, GA
Martin Luther King Adult Skate

January 21, Cincinnati, OH
Beechmont Adult Skate Night

February 2-4, Columbus, OH
Icy Hot Skate Jam

Weekly & Monthly Jamz

Weekly Jamz
GA: Sparkles Smyrna
Monthly Jamz
No current listings

17th Annual MLK Skate Jam

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:



Tampa Soul Roll 2017 – The Weekend Bash

TAMPA, FL  – Take a break from the winter blues and head to sunny Tampa, FL for the Tampa Soul Roll 2017.  Roll for three nights the weekend of January 13-15 at three different rinks with DJ Fanatic and DJ Arson.  Other weekend activities include a Meet-N-Greet at the host hotel on Friday evening, a Get-Together at Rowlett Park and on Sunday, enjoy a free concert at the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival.  Book your room at the Tampa Marriott Westshore.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Adult Skate Jam

ATLANTA, GA –Sunday, January 15, celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., At Smyrna.  ATL’s very own, Mrs. Tee will be celebrating her birthday as well so come out and celebrate two fabulous occasions.  DJ Wiggles of Ohio will be providing the music and party starts at 8:00 PM.  Admission is only $10.

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Jan 8 - Richard 64sk8er Hunter, Texarkana
Jan 9 - Derek Lee, Columbus, OH
Jan 9 - Sky Mike Pope, Cleveland, OH
Jan 11 - Rob "Sho" Crosby, Richmond, VA
Jan 11 - Eric "DJ E Man" Christon, Chicago, IL
Jan 11 - JoVaughn C' Brown, Detroit, MI
Jan 12 - Josephine Bynum, Washington, D.C.
Jan 17 - Rob "Showtime" Hunter, Cincinnati, OH
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 28 - Ami French, Toledo, OH
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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