Battle of Richmond II: The Rematch!

We’re less than a month away from some intense derby action!  Come see your River City Rollergirls challenge Mother State Roller Derby to a rematch at 7:00pm on April 12th at Rollerdome Skating (4902 Williamsburg Rd.)!  MSRD took the win the first time these two titans battled, who will win this time?  Bring a chair; bring a friend!

No matter who you love to watch, this game will be an epic showcase of the RVA’s best derby talent. See you there!

There will be beer/wine sales, the Rollerdome snack bar, team merchandise, and other vendors, too.

Tickets: $9 in advance (also gets you VIP entrance) from any River City Rollergirl.
$10 at the door.

More info at the Facebook Event.

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Design a RCR t-shirt for 2015

Hey, creative fans! Are you ready for a Contest? The River City Rollergirls need a shirt design for the 2015 season!

REQUIREMENTS: it must say 2015 on it, include the new River City Rollergirls logo (you have permission to copy it from for this purpose or e-mail for a copy), be family-friendly (not vulgar), and be AWESOME and COOL. It should also look good on white, black, and/or green t-shirts. Otherwise, let your creativity flow!

REWARDS: 1) a free copy of the shirt with your design on it! 2) shout-outs on our Facebook page and website. 3) Two tickets to our next game at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on June 27th! 4) The love and adoration of the River City Rollergirls and our fans!

Entries must be submitted by March 8th at midnight to Please include your name, contact information, and attach your art submission as a .JPG file. Also, contact Thistle via e-mail if you have any questions.

Your talent knows no bounds…share it with us today!

(By submitting your entry, you give the River City Rollergirls ownership rights to use the design on t-shirts, our website and social media outlets, and for any other marketing or promotional materials.)

Great things for 2015!

Greetings from the River City Rollergirls!  We are working hard to make 2015 our best year ever!  What do you have to look forward to?

  • Getting to know some new skaters!  We’ve had several recent transfers (some started toward the end of 2014), and they are wonderful additions to the River City Rollergirls family.  Check out the Meet the Skaters page to get to know Blaxican Ninja, Gypsy Slamwich, Shani Rage, Ruby Rottweiler, and Cuntree Jam….plus more fun facts about your favorite veterans!
  • Upcoming games!  We travel to Virginia Beach to take on the Dominion Derby Girls on February 21st.  And, the second annual Battle of Richmond (RCR vs. MSRD) is April 12th!
  • New Fresh Meat!  Have you always wanted to get in shape, have fun, and join the River City Rollergirls?  We accept Fresh Meat into our league every single practice.  See the Fresh Meat page for all of the details.
  • Community Service!  Make sure you subscribe to this site and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay in the know.  Your River City Rollergirls will be out in the community, serving Richmond, a LOT in 2015.

Want to help support RCR in 2015?  You can shop through Amazon Smile, volunteer at one of our events, become a Referee, buy tickets for our games, become a Sponsor…the possibilities are almost endless!

Thank you, fans, for your years of steadfast support.  2015, here we go!

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

The River City Rollergirls organization is about way more than just skaters.  We would like to sincerely and deeply thank all of the volunteers and fans who made 2014 possible with their loyal support, especially:

  • Every fan who came to our games and cheered us on!
  • Head Referee, Vanna Down By The River
  • Head Announcer, Kim Deal With It
  • EMT, Dirk Laguna
  • Sponsorship and Coach, Quadroon
  • Amazing Referee, Shorty DuWop
  • Announcers Extraordinaire, Billy Flynn and Andy Liguori
  • King of Track Setup and Scoreboard, K-Fed Up
  • Volunteers and Fresh Meat Coaches, Lenore Quicksilver, Veronica Quake, and Ashley Cain
  • Best “Fans-turned-volunteers,” Spencer Lovell, Anthony Dennis, and  Tracy Carter
  • Current Fresh Meat who do so much for the league, Jennifer Pearce, Emma Skillman, and Christi Stanford.

Also, much love to our Rollerdome family (Shane, Tony, Yettanda, and Lorraine) and thanks to the GRCC!

We are working hard to make 2015 the best year yet, but we can’t start the new year without first recognizing the awesome people who helped us get to this point.  Sincerely, Thank You from the bottom of our hearts.

Giving Tuesday!

You’ve heard of Black Friday, Shop Small Saturday, and Cyber Monday…..but here’s your chance to help your favorite non-profit organizations…like the River City Rollergirls.  It’s Giving Tuesday!

Our league is completely volunteer run, local, and dedicated to community service.  You can help us out in several ways!

1)  Donate!  We would love your help as we gear up for the 2015 season. 

2) Shop on using RCR’s Smile link.

3) Get your tickets now to watch our last home game of the season this Saturday!

Thank you to everyone who has supported the River City Rollergirls in the past!  We look forward to another amazing year in 2015.

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Season’s Beatings!

Arguably our most fun event of the year is happening THIS SATURDAY 12/6, Season’s Beatings!  And, we’ve added some new ways to enjoy derby this year.

The day starts out with a series of fun bouts like the Justice League vs. Avengers and holiday themes like Reindeer vs. Elves, featuring skaters of various skill levels from all over the east coast.  Then, we’re hosting a Junior Derby expo bout!  You think adult skaters are tough? Check out these kids!

Then, for your headliner action, the River City Rollergirls take on the Mason Dixon Roller Vixens in their last official bout of the 2014 season.

Plus, there will be vendors like Derby City Skates and Origami Owl jewelry.

For ALL details and to buy tickets, visit

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Community Events: Fall 2014

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Open Skate, WumpSkate!  Join the River City Rollergirls for a fun open skate, partnership with Fallout RVA.  We will have a DJ spinning live music, snacks, adult beverages…and the event is family-friendly!

Thursday, September 25th, 7:00 – 10:00 pm.  Rollerdome Skating:  4902 Williamsburg Rd. Richmond, VA.

Tickets are $10 and include skate rental!  After party hosted by Fallout RVA!  Raffle Prizes!  Bring your friends and come hang with RCR!



Yard Sale!  Great prices, amazing selection of items!  Baked goods, too!

Saturday, October 4th 7:00 am to 12:00 noon.  Rollerdome Skating:  4902 Williamsburg Rd. Richmond, VA.  See you there!



Community Events: Summer 2014

July 4th: Ashland 4th of July Celebration Parade 

Join the River City Rollergirls as we celebrate Independence Day in the Ashland Parade!  This is always a great, family-friendly event and we hope to see you there — cheering and sporting your patriotic best!

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July 12th: Roller Derby Showcase and Community Fun Day at Home Team Grill (in the fan).

This fun event gives our fans a chance to meet the River City Rollergirls, witness a derby demo/showcase, and participate in other fun games like Cornhole and more!

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July 21st:  Start of FRESH MEAT!  

Have you always wanted to play Roller Derby?  Are you looking for a fun, team-based workout?  You know you want to become a River City Rollergirl!  Check out our FRESH MEAT page for all of the details!

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July 27th: Golden Skateworld Reunion at Rollerdome Skating Rink.

Hosted by Johnny Carson and DJ Roy Moxley, this family-friendly event is a great chance to skate and have fun with your friends and the River City Rollergirls. We’ll also be manning the beer/wine bar, so come say hi!


RVA Streets Alive!

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SATURDAY, June 21st!

Come join the River City Rollergirls for one of the most fun-filled events of the Summer! Saturday, they close some of the streets downtown to cars, and open them to bikers, runners, and SKATERS! We’ll be demonstrating our crowd-pleasing skills, skating around, meeting and greeting our amazing RVA fans, and making new friends.

We hope to see you at RVA Streets Alive SATURDAY, June 21st!

All details here at the Sportsbackers Website:

Find us there and come say, “Hi!”

Community Events: Spring 2014!

Wump Skate – Open Skate Party and Fundraiser:  THURSDAY 5/22/14 7:00 PM at Rollerdome Skating Rink and Fallout Nightclub. For more details or to RSVP, check out the event on Facebook: THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO MADE THIS EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS!!!!! wumpskate

VA Burlesque and Sideshow Festival, Meet and Greet: FRIDAY 5/30/14 at The Lair (17 W. Main St.) 8:30 PM. For more details visit the Festival’s website: burlesque

League FUNdraiser at Dave and Buster’s Short Pump: Meet your favorite Rollergirls while enjoying delicious food and exhilarating gaming!   Everyone loves fun, and RCR is no exception!  THURSDAY, 6/5/14 6:00 – 8:00 PM!
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We hope to see you out on the town!