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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

HRD beginners’ course is about to start – sign up now!

PRACTICE TIMES AND PLACES Beginners’ course starts September 15th and finishes on November 13th. 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 and on Saturdays …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

C-kasetti and ALpakka are recruiting coaches for 2018 fall season

Send a freely formed application by 17.6.2018  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 22.6.2018. Helsinki Roller Derby C-Kasetti C team coaches for season 2018-2019 C-Kasetti is the newest travel team of Helsinki Roller Derby and ambitious competitor on FTS-rankings. Besides highest possible FTS-ranking status, C-kasetti is the place to build new talented …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

All-Stars’ trip to Roller Derby Euro Cup ’18

Arriving to Manchester on Thursday morning we were greeted with sunny, mild weather, and when entering the city it was abundantly clear it is going through a period of growth. The construction sites and cranes littered the city skyline, and it’s citizens were even boasting of all the new talent moving in from neighboring cities. The message was clear: Manchester is growing and is the next big thing. Much of …Read More

HRD beginners course is about to start – sign up now!

We are thrilled to invite you to our beginners course of spring 2018! Sign up with this form or if you have anything to ask, please do contact us with e-mail: freshmeat@helsinkirollerderby.com PRACTICE TIMES AND PLACES Beginners course aka Freshmeat Training Program (FTP) starts March 3rd and finishes on May 17th. This course consists of weekly skating practice, off skates sessions on exercise, rules and game play. We also encourage …Read More

Best hits!

The autumn season of ALpakka and the Juniors got it’s grand finale at the Best Hits tournament held in Pasila the 9th of December. The tournament, which was organized by our own league, gave ALpakka a chance to play against the teams Seinäjoki Roller Derby and Porvoo Roller Derby, whereas the Juniors were challenged by the Stable Adults. The first game of the day was ALpakka against Porvoo. The atmosphere …Read More

Helsinki Roller Derby is looking for coaches for season 2018

Helsinki Roller Derby is recruiting coaches! Send a free-form application to trainer@helsinkirollerderby.com by 17.12.2017 and write which team you want to coach in the subject field. Helsinki Roller Derby ALpakka, Coaching crew for the recreational league – Spring 2018 HRD’s ALpakka is looking for coaches from January 2018 to June 2018. The decision of appointing the new coach(es) is on the team. ALpakka is the recreational team of Helsinki Roller Derby. …Read More

2017, over and out!

Almost needless to say this but we will say it anyway: how glorious was it to have one of the 2017 WFTDA Division 1 Playoffs in Europe this year?! How amazingly did Crime City host it?! And what breathtaking audience and officials’ crews had we there?! And THOSE GAMES! We still have arrhythmia from the London versus Rainy City game. For the first time, Helsinki Roller Derby and other European …Read More

YY-KAA-KOO, LIHAA!

You know the moment right before a game when your team huddles together, everyone reach their hand in the middle and shout out loud something weird or even funny? Usually when you start listening and you pick up a word or two you think is it weird because someone said something about dogs or states or win or what ever. For me it’s the moment when adrenalin rushes thru my …Read More