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Twas The Night Before Christmas Skate Jam
POSTED 12.21.14

CINCINNATI, OH – Die Hard Skater Alicia Reece is hosting a Christmas Eve Skate Jam, Wednesday, December 24 from 11:00 PM until 4:00 AM. Come and roll with DJ Narsistic of Columbus and DJ Kyle KDubb of Dayton. Admission is $12 in advance and $14 at the door.
 Twas the night before Christmas

Golden Skates Reunion Jam
POSTED 12.18.14

CINCINNATI, OH – Hey Cincinnati/Dayton/Louisville! Are you looking to roll like you use to back in the day when Golden Skates was open? Well Skatetown USA would like to see you this Sunday at 9:30 for the Golden Skates Reunion Skate Party at Skatetown USA. Music will be provided by DJ Gup and Admission is only $6.  This is an Adult Only affair.
 Golden Skates Reunion

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

Miami VIP Memorial Day Skate Jam
POSTED 11.25.14

MIAMI, FL – Coming Memorial Day weekend, it is the 3rd Annual Miami VIP Memorial Day Skate Jam and Beach Party.  May 22-23, join the South Florida Ryders, DJ Arson and DJ Joe Bowen in Miami for a weekend of fun, sun, sand and skating.  Friday, party at the Hard Rock Café followed by a warm up roll at Super Wheels Skating Center.  Saturday, bring your swim attire for the beach party at the Urban Beach Weekend festivities.  Save some energy for the main event Saturday night at the rink.  Skaters must be 19 or older to attend.
 Miami VIP Memorial Day Skate Jam

True Skater Weekend featuring First Friday at Millennium
POSTED 11.17.14

CAMDEN, NJ – Millennium Skate World invites all skaters to True Skater Weekend, March 6-7, 2015.  The weekend events kick off with the First Friday Rodeo on Wheels.  Bring out the cowboy/cowgirl in you and take your turn riding the bull all night long. Skate from 11:00 PM until 3:00 AM with music provided by DJ PR.  Then on Saturday, roll with DJ Jammin and DJ Arson at the main event from 11:00 PM until 4:00 AM.  Admission is $12 and includes a free buffet.
 True Skater Weekend

20 Years Strong! Skills on Wheels Celebrates an Achievement in 2015
POSTED 10.28.14

ST. LOUIS, MO – Yes, it has been 20 years rolling . . . one of the ORIGINAL national skate jams is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2015.  The St. Louis Skills on Wheels skate club would like to invite you to celebrate and roll with them, April 24-26.  The weekend starts with a Spring Fling Gala Dance at Sweetie Pies Upper Crust (Have you seen the show on OWN?) and it is a semi-formal affair. The event list also includes a Meet and Greet Skate, a skate workshop, recreational festivities and the main event on Saturday night.  Make your mark on this anniversary celebration by having your business or congratulations expressed in their 2015 Souvenir Ad book.
20th Annual Super Skating Extravaganza

4th Annual Sk8Cation
POSTED 10.26.14

PHOENIX, AZ – The Toe Stoppas would like to invite you to their 4th Annual Sk8Cation roller skating weekend!  Come in from the cold February 13-15, 2015 and bring your valentine for a fun time in Phoenix.  The weekend lineup includes a Red Rooftop Party in beautiful Scottsdale, a cookout at East Lake Park, A Pre-Roll Bowling Party and two nights of skating.  Come dressed to impress wearing the color red to the Red Rooftop Party and rep your city at the Saturday night skate party.  Music will be provided by DJ Taz, DJ Selectah Slam and DJ Fly Ty.  Admission is $15 in advance for each skate event.
Toe Stoppaz Skatecation

Icy Hot Skate Jam - 10th Anniversary
POSTED 10.11.14

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!
Icy Hot Skate Jam

4th Annual AJAX Skate Jam
POSTED 9.14.14

ATLANTA, GA – Coming to ATL April 2015, it’s the 4th Annual AJAX Skate Jam.  Three nights of skating and a weekend of fun while being entertained by DJ Jammin, DJ Wildchild, DJ Warlock, DJ Cypher, DJ Soulnificent, DJ Arson and DJ Brian.  Take your pick or pick them all and roll at SkateTowne and Sparkles.  Check the ad for details about admission and hotel discounts.
4th Annual AJAX Skate Jam


December 21, Cincinnati, OH
Golden Skates Reunion

December 24. Cincinnati, OH
Christmas Eve Holiday Skate Jam

January 15-19, Huntsville, AL
15th Annual Dogg Pound Skate Jam

January 17-19, Tampa, FL
Tampa Soul Roll Invitational 2015

Weekly & Monthly Jamz

Weekly Jamz
FL: 1st, 3rd, 5th Sat
GA: Sparkles

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

15th Annual MLK Skate Jam

HUNTSVILLE, AL – ARE YOU READY FOR HOTTEST INTERNATIONAL KICK-OFF SKATE JAM OF 2015!!!! Then come to the DOGG POUND SKATE CREW’S 15TH ANNUAL MLK SKATE JAM, January 15-19 2015. This is the party to kick off the year. Check out the ad for all the details. You can also carry the details with you by downloading the Adobe PDF to your smart phone or tablet.
Dogg Pound pdf

Tampa Soul Roll Invitational 2015

TAMPA, FL –  Hot sun, palm trees, beaches and lots of fun – in the wintertime!  Start preparing now for your mid-winter get-away-from-the-snow vacation.  The Tampa Rollers invite you to join them for a roll at the First Annual Tampa Soul Roll Invitational, January 16-18, 2015.  The weekend includes a Meet and Greet at Gametime, and fun at Rowlett Park, Hogan’s Beach and two nights of skating.  Make your hotel reservations now before the group rate ends.

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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Dec 15 - Darren Skinner, NSC Freestyle Rollers, N.C.
Dec 16 – DJ Keifer Bass, Dayton, OH
Dec 22 – Keona Edwards, Future NJ Skate 22 skater turning 8
Dec 24 – Stacy aka “Baby Stace”, Cincinnnati, OH
Dec 25 - Alisa "Bam Bam" Bailey, Milwaukee, WI
Dec 26 – Demetrius Anthony, Wilmington, DE
Dec 27 – Caring Stewart, Columbus, OH
Dec 28 – AK Role Model, Dayton, OH
Dec 30 – Darnell Bailey, NSC Freestyle Rollers, N.C.
Dec 30 - Rachael "SK8 Rebel", Cleveland, OH
Dec 31 - Michelle Porter, Chicago, IL

Jan 1 - Channa Goodlow, JBX, Chicago, IL
Jan 1 - Mary Chase, Master Rollers, VA
Jan 3 - Nichole Riley, Baad Girlz, Wilmington, DE
Jan 3 - Marc Gantt, Detroit, MI
Jan 4 - Audrey aka "Black Diamond", Philly, PA bwo NC
Jan 4 - Smooth aka Ed Mothershed, Chicago, IL
Jan 4 - Johnita “MzDyamond"
Jan 5 - Geanine Talley, Columbus, OH
Jan 6 - Kenny Ferguson, Flint, MI
Jan 6 - Jamelle Fair (Mil-town Rollers, Skaters R Us), Milwaukee, WI
Jan 6 - Cedrick "Dub Step", Fam Affair, Florida
Jan 7 - Michael Brown, Skate Executive Productions, Kansas City, MO
Jan 7 - Gail Green aka Gigi-- Sk8 22/BBrook--Newark, NJ (bwo) NC
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 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 31 – La’Mone aka “Poetry n Motion”, Naptown Real Rollers, Indianapolis, IN

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