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Info of the Spring’s beginners’ course

PRACTICE TIMES AND PLACES Helsinki Roller Derby’s beginners’ course starts March 2nd and finishes on May 4th. This course consists of weekly skating practices, off skates sessions on exercise, rules and game play. We also encourage you to officiate in our Sunday scrimmages, you do not need any experience: just let us know you are interested. Weekly practice is held on Tuesdays in Merilahden peruskoulu, Kallvikinrannantie 1 (map) at 17.30-19 …Read More

Queen B’s won the first Finnish Championship Series 2019 game

The 7th season of Finnish Championships (previously Suomi Cup) started last weekend with Queen B’s taking a 277 – 95 victory over Kallio Rolling Rainbow’s Kinapori Fistfunkers. The Queen B’s roster saw some small changes from last season adding new skaters from C-cassette and transfers from Tampere Roller Derby. The game went really well and you could see that the integration of new skaters to the team has gone really …Read More

Beginners course starts March 2nd!

Save the date: HRD beginners course starts March 2nd! Helsinki Roller Derby organizes an open skate on January 26th at 12.30pm. It is an event for everyone interested to come and skate with us. You can bring your own gear or loan our – in case of loan, please let us know beforehand that you are coming. Come skate with us! We are there to help and keep you company. …Read More

Our new visual look

This is us! this is the new HRD! We wanted to create something that reflects our whole league. In this icon the top lines are the roof that our officials and rec league skaters give to our three competitive teams. Together we support each other and make this sport possible. All the words used in this video are the words of our league members. This is the way they feel …Read More

AL-pakka and Best Hits

Al-pakka was founded in 2017 to be a team thats main goal was not in competing and that would be open to skaters in all levels. Al-pakka has many roles: it is the start for many skaters, but it is also a new beginning or a waypoint for returning or new recruited skaters. Al-pakka has scrimmaged against Turku’s Åbo Dirty River Roller Derby’s beginners last summer, and also faced against …Read More

Our teams are looking for coaches

Send a freely formed application by 17.12.2018 to trainer@helsinkirollerderby.com and write in the subject field the team of which coaching group you are applying to. The selection will be made by 27.12.2018.   Helsinki Roller Derby All-Stars Helsinki All-Stars is a representative team of Finland’s most successful roller derby league with roster of 17 skaters. Back in 2012 team started to compete actively to climb up in rankings of sports …Read More

Helsinki Roller Derby All-Stars Bootcamp

  WHAT: All-Stars Bootcamp WHERE: Vuosaari Sports Hall WHEN: Saturday the 5th of January, 2019 from 12:30-17:30 WHY: Learning all the new things and all the new perspectives! Learning new skills, tricks and strategies so that we can all have a little more tools to work with in 2019. HOW: Registration starts SOON! We will be opening up registrations for the Bootcamp and there are only 40 on skates and …Read More

Best Hits Tournament 2019

Welcome to the Best Hits event organized by Helsinki Roller Derby at the Pasila sports hall (Radiokatu 22) on Saturday 8.12.2018! Helsinki Roller Derby’s AL-pakka, Åbo B-ajs from Turku and HC Ässät (Kallio Rolling Rainbow and Lappeenranta) are competing against each other this year. You can also see our Helsinki Roller Derby Juniors playing against “Vakaat aikuiset”. Ticketsale only from the door. Prices: Normal ticket 8 euros Reduced ticket 6 …Read More

All-Stars’ season 2018 – very special and at the same time especially good!

It was an early spring Saturday when we sat down together as a team to think through what makes up a good team. Themes such as commitment, team spirit, clear goals, lifting each other up, smart strategies, confidence in yourself and each other and no ego came up. We set our goals high up for the season 2018. We agreed as our ultimate goal to make it to the Champs …Read More

Helsinki Roller Derby looking for coaches for season 2018

We are looking for coaches for our B, C and ALpakka (fhe recreational league) -teams. Send a freely formed application by 19.8.2018 to trainer@helsinkirollerderby.com and write in the subject field the team of which coaching group you are applying to.   Helsinki Roller Derby Queen B’s  B-team coaches for season 2018 Queen B’s have risen in the rankings significantly in the past few years, and have won during the spring 2018 two …Read More

We’re going to WFTDA Division 1 Playoffs in A Coruña!

The top teams in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) are rolling into A Coruña, Spain for the 2018 International WFTDA Playoffs at the Ciudad de Deportiva de Riazor – Palacio de los Desportes, August 31st through September 2nd. We are glad our Helsinki Roller Derby All-Stars made it to this tournament! Hosted by As Brigantias Roller Derby, this event brings 12 of the best teams in the world …Read More

Roller Derby Finnish Championship will be solved this week

The Finnish Roller Derby championship is solved on 7th of July in Vantaa! Address: Trio Areena, Läntinen Valkoisenlähteentie 52-54, 01300 Vantaa. Schedule 9.30 Doors open 10.00 – 11.30 Oulu Roller Derby – Kallio Rolling Rainbow B-team 12.00 – 13.30 Tampere Roller Derby – Helsinki Roller Derby Queen B’s 13.30 – 14.30 Open skate 15.00 – 16.30 Final game 17.10 – 18.40 Match for the third place Yle TV2 will show the final game at 19.35 …Read More

London Rollergirls comes to Helsinki with three teams!

Helsinki Roller Derby will have much anticipated guests from UK, when the London Rollergirls’ arrive with three teams to play against HRD’s A-, B- and C-teams. The triple header will be held at the Pasilan Urheiluhalli on 12th of May (Saturday) between 13.30-21.00. Schedule: 13:00 Doors open 14:00-15:45 Helsinki Queen B’s vs. London Brawl Saints 16:15-18:00 Helsinki C-Cassette vs. London Batter C Power 18:30-20:00 Helsinki All-Stars vs. London Brawling During …Read More