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The Road Goes On and On – August 2017

It has been a long road on this derby adventure. Been to the heights and to the vales. Been to where the One Ring rules them all. Been to where the gods of Ragnarok play.
And we are back in play. Recently spotted in Royal City. Who knows where next Ohio?

    1. January 28, 2017 – Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes / Los Conos vs. Ganaraska Gravediggers – Ancaster Fairgrounds – Hamilton, ON[technical details: Two AB800, one White Lightning Ultra 1200, 5 TT5]

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      Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes

    2. February 4, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby doubleheader – Devil’s Night Dames vs D-Funk AllStars / Detroit Pistoffs vs Grand Prix Madonnas – Masonic Temple – Detroit, MI[technical details: Two AB800, Nikon SB910, 4 TT5]

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      Guess who is getting married

    3. February 10, 2017 – Tri-City Junior Roller Derby

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      Behind the locker

      [technical details: Three E640, 3 TT5]

    4. February 27, 2017 – Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes / [Hamilton Area Roller Derby] Los Coños vs. [Northumberland] Ganaraska Gravediggers – Hamilton Area Roller Derby – Ancaster, Ontario

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      Killer Cupcakes

    5. March 11, 2017 – Team Ragnarok [Roller Derby Iceland] vs. Los Coños – Reykjavik, Iceland
    6. March 18, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby Championships – Cleveland Guardians vs. Detroit Men’s Roller Derby Riot / Detroit Pistoffs vs. D-Funk AllStars – Masonic Temple – Detroit, Michiganhttps://photos.smugmug.com/Detroit-Roller-Derby-Championshi/Detroit-Pistoffs-vs-D-Funk-AllSt/i-Jm7Qnj9/0/M/20170318_213335__DSC5137-M.jpg
    7. March 25, 2017 – Montreal New Skids on the Block vs. [Queen City Roller Derby] Lake Effect Furies – Riverworks – Buffalo, NY

      Skids vs. Furies

      Librawlian

    8.  April 8,  2017 – Tri-City Home Opener – [Tri-City Junior Roller Derby] Puppies vs. Kittens / Venus Fly Tramps vs. Vicious Dishes – New Hamburg Arena – New Hamburg, Ontario Puppies vs. KittensKittens vs. Puppies
    9. April 21, 2017 – Hammer Area Roller Derby season closer – Ancaster, ON
    10. April 22, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby Star Wars bout – Masonic Temple – Detroit, MI
      https://joemac.smugmug.com/Detroit-Roller-Derby/Star-Wars-bout-April-22-2017/i-Kcs9xg7
    11. Burlington Toy Con – Burlington, ON [ not strictly derby but started with derby]

    12. May 6, 2017 – Winter Wipeout 2017 – Mount Forest, ON
    13. May 12-13, 2017 – Royal Brawl – Guelph, ON
    14. May 27-28, 2017 – 10th Anniversary Stockholm Roller Derby Extravaganza – Stockholm, Sweden20170528_111611__DSC9699
    15. June 3-4, 2017 – Kallio FINvitational Roller Derby Tournament – Pasila Sports Hall (UH & FIX Pasila) – Helsinki, Finland
    16. July 22, 2017 – Royal City vs. Tri-City Roller Derby – Centennial Arena – Guelph, ON

    This is a wee reminder of the video we were allowed to shoot last year with our band Paint.

    Canada Day approaches

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGcC2kn4qgU

Venus

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Welcome to Royal

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Canadeh

The Road Goes On and On – June 2017

It has been a long road on this derby adventure. Been to the heights and to the vales. Been to where the One Ring rules them all. Been to where the gods of Ragnarok play.

    1. January 28, 2017 – Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes / Los Conos vs. Ganaraska Gravediggers – Ancaster Fairgrounds – Hamilton, ON[technical details: Two AB800, one White Lightning Ultra 1200, 5 TT5]

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      Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes

    2. February 4, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby doubleheader – Devil’s Night Dames vs D-Funk AllStars / Detroit Pistoffs vs Grand Prix Madonnas – Masonic Temple – Detroit, MI[technical details: Two AB800, Nikon SB910, 4 TT5]

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      Guess who is getting married

    3. February 10, 2017 – Tri-City Junior Roller Derby

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      Behind the locker

      [technical details: Three E640, 3 TT5]

    4. February 27, 2017 – Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes / [Hamilton Area Roller Derby] Los Coños vs. [Northumberland] Ganaraska Gravediggers – Hamilton Area Roller Derby – Ancaster, Ontario

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      Killer Cupcakes

    5. March 11, 2017 – Team Ragnarok [Roller Derby Iceland] vs. Los Coños – Reykjavik, Iceland
    6. March 18, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby Championships – Cleveland Guardians vs. Detroit Men’s Roller Derby Riot / Detroit Pistoffs vs. D-Funk AllStars – Masonic Temple – Detroit, Michiganhttps://photos.smugmug.com/Detroit-Roller-Derby-Championshi/Detroit-Pistoffs-vs-D-Funk-AllSt/i-Jm7Qnj9/0/M/20170318_213335__DSC5137-M.jpg
    7. March 25, 2017 – Montreal New Skids on the Block vs. [Queen City Roller Derby] Lake Effect Furies – Riverworks – Buffalo, NY

      Skids vs. Furies

      Librawlian

    8.  April 8,  2017 – Tri-City Home Opener – [Tri-City Junior Roller Derby] Puppies vs. Kittens / Venus Fly Tramps vs. Vicious Dishes – New Hamburg Arena – New Hamburg, Ontario Puppies vs. KittensKittens vs. Puppies
    9. April 21, 2017 – Hammer Area Roller Derby season closer – Ancaster, ON
    10. April 22, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby Star Wars bout – Masonic Temple – Detroit, MI
      https://joemac.smugmug.com/Detroit-Roller-Derby/Star-Wars-bout-April-22-2017/i-Kcs9xg7
    11. Burlington Toy Con – Burlington, ON [ not strictly derby but started with derby]
      https://joemac.smugmug.com/CanadianToycon/i-zWzFT4c/A
    12. May 6, 2017 – Winter Wipeout 2017 – Mount Forest, ON
    13. May 12-13, 2017 – Royal Brawl – Guelph, ON
    14. May 27-28, 2017 – 10th Anniversary Stockholm Roller Derby Extravaganza – Stockholm, Sweden20170528_111611__DSC9699
    15. June 3-4, 2017 – Kallio FINvitational Roller Derby Tournament – Pasila Sports Hall (UH & FIX Pasila) – Helsinki, Finlandhttps://joemac.smugmug.com/Kallio-FINvitational-2017/KFI-9/i-5ms8wJt/A

    This is a wee reminder of the video we were allowed to shoot last year with our band Paint.

    Canada Day approaches

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGcC2kn4qgU

The Road Goes On and On – May 2017

It has been a long road on this derby adventure. Been to the heights and to the vales. Been to where the One Ring rules them all. Been to where the gods of Ragnarok play.

    1. January 28, 2017 – Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes / Los Conos vs. Ganaraska Gravediggers – Ancaster Fairgrounds – Hamilton, ON[technical details: Two AB800, one White Lightning Ultra 1200, 5 TT5]

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      Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes

    2. February 4, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby doubleheader – Devil’s Night Dames vs D-Funk AllStars / Detroit Pistoffs vs Grand Prix Madonnas – Masonic Temple – Detroit, MI[technical details: Two AB800, Nikon SB910, 4 TT5]

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      Guess who is getting married

    3. February 10, 2017 – Tri-City Junior Roller Derby

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      Behind the locker

      [technical details: Three E640, 3 TT5]

    4. February 27, 2017 – Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes / [Hamilton Area Roller Derby] Los Coños vs. [Northumberland] Ganaraska Gravediggers – Hamilton Area Roller Derby – Ancaster, Ontario

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      Killer Cupcakes

    5. March 11, 2017 – Team Ragnarok [Roller Derby Iceland] vs. Los Coños – Reykjavik, Iceland
    6. March 18, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby Championships – Cleveland Guardians vs. Detroit Men’s Roller Derby Riot / Detroit Pistoffs vs. D-Funk AllStars – Masonic Temple – Detroit, Michiganhttps://photos.smugmug.com/Detroit-Roller-Derby-Championshi/Detroit-Pistoffs-vs-D-Funk-AllSt/i-Jm7Qnj9/0/M/20170318_213335__DSC5137-M.jpg
    7. March 25, 2017 – Montreal New Skids on the Block vs. [Queen City Roller Derby] Lake Effect Furies – Riverworks – Buffalo, NY

      Skids vs. Furies

      Librawlian

    8.  April 8,  2017 – Tri-City Home Opener – [Tri-City Junior Roller Derby] Puppies vs. Kittens / Venus Fly Tramps vs. Vicious Dishes – New Hamburg Arena – New Hamburg, Ontario Puppies vs. KittensKittens vs. Puppies
    9. April 21, 2017 – Hammer Area Roller Derby season closer – Ancaster, ON
    10. April 22, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby Star Wars bout – Masonic Temple – Detroit, MI
    11. Burlington Toy Con – Burlington, ON [ not strictly derby but started with derby]
    12. May 6, 2017 – Winter Wipeout 2017 – Mount Forest, ON
    13. May 12-13, 2017 – Royal Brawl – Guelph, ON
    14. May 27-28, 2017 – 10th Anniversary Stockholm Roller Derby Extravaganza – Stockholm, Sweden
    15. June 3-4, 2017 – Kallio FINvitational Roller Derby Tournament – Kallio, Finland

    This is a wee reminder of the video we were allowed to shoot last year with our band Paint.

The Road Goes On and On – April 2017

It has been a long road on this derby adventure. Been to the heights and to the vales. Been to where the One Ring rules them all. Been to where the gods of Ragnarok play.

  1. January 28, 2017 – Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes / Los Conos vs. Ganaraska Gravediggers – Ancaster Fairgrounds – Hamilton, ON[technical details: Two AB800, one White Lightning Ultra 1200, 5 TT5]

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    Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes

  2. February 4, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby doubleheader – Devil’s Night Dames vs D-Funk AllStars / Detroit Pistoffs vs Grand Prix Madonnas – Masonic Temple – Detroit, MI[technical details: Two AB800, Nikon SB910, 4 TT5]

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    Guess who is getting married

  3. February 10, 2017 – Tri-City Junior Roller Derby
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    Behind the locker

    [technical details: Three E640, 3 TT5]

  4. February 27, 2017 – Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes / [Hamilton Area Roller Derby] Los Coños vs. [Northumberland] Ganaraska Gravediggers – Hamilton Area Roller Derby – Ancaster, Ontario
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    Killer Cupcakes

  5. March 11, 2017 – Team Ragnarok [Roller Derby Iceland] vs. Los Coños – Reykjavik, Iceland

  6. March 18, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby Championships – Cleveland Guardians vs. Detroit Men’s Roller Derby Riot / Detroit Pistoffs vs. D-Funk AllStars – Masonic Temple – Detroit, Michigan
    https://photos.smugmug.com/Detroit-Roller-Derby-Championshi/Detroit-Pistoffs-vs-D-Funk-AllSt/i-Jm7Qnj9/0/M/20170318_213335__DSC5137-M.jpg
  7. March 25, 2017 – Montreal New Skids on the Block vs. [Queen City Roller Derby] Lake Effect Furies – Riverworks – Buffalo, NY

    Skids vs. Furies

    Librawlian

  8.  April 8,  2017 – Tri-City Home Opener – [Tri-City Junior Roller Derby] Puppies vs. Kittens / Venus Fly Tramps vs. Vicious Dishes – New Hamburg Arena – New Hamburg, Ontario

    Puppies vs. Kittens

    Kittens vs. Puppies

This is a wee reminder of the video we were allowed to shoot last year with our band Paint.

Total Vicious

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Friday on my mind

Here is something a little more recent

 

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Knockout

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Atom Smashers at Winter Wipeout

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Round round get around I get around

Derby, the final frontier. Welcome to 2014 as we try boldly one more time for 52 in 52.

Keep checking my Flickr site at Midnight Matinee for the latest Derby photos and more!

As a brief intro: we are based in the city of Toronto, Ontario which happens to be in Canada. This particular province has more than 50 leagues and have the considerable pleasure of being able to consider many of the leagues as friends and have the privilege of shooting in their rinks or arenas. We endeavour to hit the road in all directions, and many times that includes south of the border. Last year for the first time we hit the WFTDA D1 and D2 playoffs and culminating in the WFTDA Championships themselves in Madison, Wisconsin.

Latest update as of October 14, 2014: Survived Team Ontario Bootcamp in Kingston, Ontario. Five classes of top notch players and coaches providing the drills, then a black and white scrimmage with Team Ontario dispersed with the attendees. Lots of learning and thinking.  

Latest update as of October 8, 2014: We’re back home again after our second WFTDA D1 playoffs of the year at Salt Lake City, Utah. Not quite safe and not quite sound. We endure. Next stop: somewhere in Kingston for the Team Ontario Bootcamp and Team Ontario vs. Team Ontario scrimmage.

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R M R G Rocky Mountain Roller Girls at WFTDA D1 Salt Lake City, UTAH The home of Wasatch

Latest update as of August 12, 2014: Hello again! The road experience intensifies as we enjoyed a most memorable night amongst Detroit Derby Girls at their end of year Rollies Awards commemorating 9 years of existence. Way to go DDG! The overnight bus back to Toronto and then up to Elora, Ontario to witness the Fergus Feims engage the Border City Brawlers from Windsor, Ontario in a tough and tightly competitive bout falling 153-157 at the last jam.  Next up: Ohio.

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The end of the longest weekend in Fergus

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New Skids on the Block @ Quad City Chaos 2014

This derby nomad looks forward to visiting familiar and new friends and facing new adventures in newer territories. There might be an occasional break in the schedule to give the camera and lights a respite. However, we are still endeavouring to shoot derby every week if possible, so if you want to keep the streak going and have Derby happening in your league and if we can get there, feel free to drop me a line!

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Team Ontario at The Bunker on February 8, 2014

 

    1. Thursday, December 4 – Sunday December 7, 2014 – Blood and Thunder World Cup – Dallas, Texas
    2. Saturday, November 15, 2014 – The ORG and TMRD vs. The World – Toronto Outrage vs. The World [co-ed] / Orangeville Pulp Affliction vs. Royal City Rollergirls The Brute-Leggers – Orangeville Agricultural Centre – Orangeville, Ontario
    3. Saturday, November 8, 2014 – Hoser Closer 2 – [Alliston Jr. Roller Derby] Blister Sisters vs. [Niagara Junior Roller Derby] Midway Mayhem /Bombshell Battalion vs. South Simcoe – Alliston Memorial Arena – Alliston, Ontario
    4. Friday, OCT. 31 – Sunday, NOV. 2: WFTDA Championships – NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, USA
    5. Saturday, October 25, 2014 – NATIONAL GUARD Feat: Team Canada, Team Ontario, Misfit Militia, Bay Street Bruisers – Alliston, ONTARIO
    6. Friday, October 24, 2014 – Camp Pivotstar Junior Eastern Jamboroee – The Bunker, Parc Downsview Park, ONTARIO
    7. Saturday, October 18, 2014 – BLOCKTOBERFEST – Orangeville Pulp Affliction vs. Kingston Rogue Warriors – Orangeville Agricultural Centre – Orangeville, ONTARIO
    8. Saturday, October 11, 2014 – Team Ontario Bootcamp – Kingston, ONTARIO
    9. Friday, September 26 to Sunday, September 28, 2014 – WFTDA 2014 Division 1 Playoffs – Salt Lake City, UT
    10. Friday, September 19 to Sunday, September 21, 2014 – WFTDA 2014 Division 1 Playoffs – Evansville, IN
    11. Sunday, September 14, 2014 – Death Track Dolls vs. Total Vicious Tramps #2 / Smoke City Betties vs. Total Vicious Tramps #1 – Moses Springer Arena, Kitchener, ONTARIO
    12. Saturday, September 13, 2014 – D-VAS vs. Capital City Dollinquents / Bay Street Bruisers vs. Muddy River – The Bunker, Parc Downwview Park, ONTARIO
    13. Saturday, September 6, 2014 – Orangeville Pulp Affliction vs. Durham Motor City Madames – Orangeville, ONTARIO
    14. Friday, August 22 to Sunday, August 24, 2014 – WFTDA 2014 Division 2 Playoffs – Waterloo Memorial Arena, Kitchener-Waterloo, ONTARIO
    15. Saturday, August 16, 2014 – Cincinnati Rollergirls vs. Ohio Roller Girls – Ohio Expo Centre – Columbus, OHIO
    16. Saturday, August 9, 2014 – Fergus Feims [Home 153] vs. Border City Brawlers [Away 157] – Elora, ONTARIO
    17. Friday, August 8, 2014 – Detroit Derby Girls Rollie Awards – Detroit, MI
    18. Saturday, July 26, 2014 – 4th Annual Gibson’s  Cup – Atom Smashers vs. Motor City Madames / Juniors Scrimmage Black vs. White [Alliston Junior Roller

      Derby and Toronto Junior Roller Derby] – Ajax Memorial Arena – Ajax,ONTARIO

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      4th Annual Gibson’s Cup – July 26, 2014

    19. Saturday, July 19, 2014 – S*M*A*S*H – triple header – Fergus Feims [Fergus Roller Derby] vs. Luscious Lunch Ladies [Forest City Derby Girls] / Misfit Militia [Misfit Militia Roller Derby] vs. Timber Rollers [Forest City Derby Girls] / Crow City [Crow City Roller Girls] vs. Grey Bruce Highland Dames – Alliston Memorial Arena – Alliston, ONTARIO
    20. Saturday, July 12, 2014 – Hammer City Harlots vs. Ithaca BlueStockings / HCRG Eh! vs. Ithaca SufferJets – Dave Andreychuk Arena – Hamilton, ONTARIO
    21. Saturday, July 5, 2014 – JRDA North & Northeast Tournament – The Bunker, Parc Downwview Park, ONTARIO
    22. Saturday, June 28, 2014 – Burning River vs. Lake Effect Furies / Ithaca League of Junior Derby vs. Queen City Junior Roller Girls – Rainbow Rink, North Tonawanda, NY
    23. Friday, June 20 – Sunday, June 22,2014-ECDX2014-Feasterville,PAzzzzzzz
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      The orange of Tiger Baby Brawlers at ECDX 2014

    24. Saturday, June 7, 2014 – Queen City Roller Girls Championships – Rainbow Rink, North Tonawanda, NY
    25. Saturday, May 31, 2014 – Crow City Roller Girls vs.TheDecapulettes – Stratford Allen Arena, Stratford, ONTARIO
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      The Decapulettes vs. Crow City Roller Girls * last jam over

    26. Saturday, May 24, 2014 – Tri-City Roller Derby doubleheader – Total Knock-Outs vs. Vicious Dishes / Kingston Disloyalists vs. Venus Fly Tramps – Waterloo Rec Centre, Waterloo,ONTARIO
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      Lippy Wrongstocking – Vicious Dishes how do derby players recognize photos of themselves?

    27. Sunday, May 18, 2014 – TMRD vs. Betties/Misfits/Orangeville – The Bunker – Downsview Park, ONTARIO
    28. Saturday, May 17, 2014 – School of Hard Blocks – Area 705 Smooth Operators vs. Grey Bruce Highland Dames / Atom Smashers vs. Capital City Dollinquents – Douro Community Centre – Douro, Ontario
    29. Saturday, May 10, 2014 – Mother of All Bouts – Rogue Warriors vs. Skateful Dead / Kingston Disloyalists vs. Les Duchesses – Kingston, Ontario
    30. Saturday, May 3, 2014 – Brides vs. Grooms Coed Scrimmage – Mount Forest, ONTARIO
    31. Saturday, May 3, 2014 – D-VAS vs. Fergus Feims – Centre Wellingston Sportsplex – Fergus, ONTARIO
    32. Saturday, April 26 – Sunday, April 27, 2014 – Beast of the East, Arena St-Louis, Montréal, PQ
    33. Friday, April 25, 2014 – CN Power vs. Montreal New Skids on the Block – Arena St-Louis, Montréal, PQ
    34. Saturday, April 19, 2014 – Border City Brawlers vs. Fergus Feims / Canadian Clubbers vs. Orangeville Pulp Affliction – Windsor, ONTARIO
    35. Sunday, April 13, 2014 – Toronto Roller Derby Fresh Meat – The Bunker, Downsview Park, ONTARIO
    36. Saturday, April 12, 2014 – Tri-City Roller Derby Home Opener – Brandywine Belligerents vs. Tri-City Thunder / Brandywine Brawlers vs. Plan B – New Hamburg, ONTARIO
    37. Sunday, March 30, 2014 – Freaks vs. Geeks Spring Scrimmage – New Hamburg Arena – New Hamburg, ONTARIO
    38. Saturday, March 29, 2014 – Timber Rollers vs. G-stars, Los Coños vs. Thames Fatales – Western Fair Agriplex – London, ONTARIO
    39. Saturday, March 22 – Sunday March 23,2014-QuadCityChaos-TheBunker-ParcDownsview Park,ONTARIO
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      Quad City Chaos 2010 at The Hangar

    40. Sunday, March 16, 2014 – CN Power vs.Killamazoo DerbyDarlins-TheBunker-ParcDownsview Park,ONTARIO
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      CN Power vs. Killamazoo Derby Darlins at The Bunker
      March 16, 2014

    41. Saturday, March 15, 2014 – Derby Debutantes vs. Orangeville Pulp Affliction – Orangeville, ONTARIO
    42. Sunday, March 9, 2014 – CN Power vs. Tri-City Roller Girls – The Bunker, Parc Downsview Park, ONTARIO
    43. Sunday, March 9, 2014 – Toronto Men’s Roller Derby – The Bunker, Parc Downsview Park, ONTARIO
    44. Saturday, March 1, 2014 – Chicks Ahoy vs. Smoke City Betties / Death Track Dolls vs. Gore Gore Rollergirls – The Bunker, Parc Downsview Park, ONTARIO
    45. Sunday, February 25, 2014 – Toronto Men’s Roller Derby Toronto Outrage vs. Queen City Roller Girls Nickel City Knockouts – The Bunker, Parc Downsview Park, ONTARIO
    46. Saturday, February 24, 2014 – Beat the Winter Blues! Scrimmage and Training – Toronto Roller Derby – The Bunker, Parc Downsview Park, ONTARIO
    47. Sunday, February 16, 2014 – Bloody Valentine Co-ed Scrimmage – Orangeville, Ontario
    48. Saturday, February 8, 2014 – CN Power vs. Team Ontario – The Bunker, Toronto, Ontario
    49. Sunday, February 2, 2014 – NCKO practice / Suicidal Saucies practice / Alley Kats practice – Rainbow Rink, Queen City / Buffalo, NY
    50. Saturday, February 1, 2014 – Alley Kats vs. Suicidal Saucies / Enchanted Mountain vs. Queen City Junior Roller Girls – Rainbow Rink, Queen City / North Tonawanda, NY
    51. Saturday, January 25, 2014 – Alliston Blister Sisters vs. Torontosaurus Wrex / Chicks Ahoy! vs. Gore-Gore Rollergirls – The Bunker, Parc Downsview Park, Ontario
    52. Saturday, January 18, 2014 – Devil’s Night Dames vs. Grand Prix Madonnas – Masonic Temple, Detroit, MI
    53. Saturday, January 11, 2014 – Devil Dollies vs. Nickel City Knockouts – Rainbow Rink, Queen City Rollergirls / North Tonawanda, NY

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photo credit: Meg Mckenna

Thanks Derby!

Karma

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Ringo

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They call her Ringo Deathstar.

Furies

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Beasts de Rhythm et Bruise

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On the Sunday, it is the highlight of the afternoon to watch the juniors of Montreal display their derby skills.

Often coached by senior members of Montreal Roller Derby, that would mean a New Skid past or present, or a father.

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Hammer

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Charm with Rideau

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From what I can recall the Sunday morning hangover bout after Charm City 109 vs. New Skids 306

Away Games on Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Hangover Bout (Closed games for our All-Star A and B Teams)
Rideau Valley Vixens (Ottawa): 120 – Charm City All Stars (Baltimore, MD): 182
Rideau Valley Sirens (Ottawa): 170 – Charm City Female Trouble B-team (Baltimore, MD): 222
Location: Arena St. Louis – Montreal, PQ

 

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Thames Fatales vs. Mid Michigan Derby Girls

November 6, 2010

Western Fair
London, ONTARIO
CANADA

Sat, Nov 6, 2010
Doors Open @ 7:00PM – Show @ 7:00PM
Western Fair Entertainment Centre
316 Rectory Street, London, ON
Thames Fatales vs Mid Michigan Roller Girls
All Ages / Licensed

Event Details

Western Fair Canada Building
Kids under 10 Free

Event type: All Ages / Licensed

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We All Brawl

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WE ALL BRAWL – TIGHTY WHITEY VS. SOOPA BLACK

November 10, 2012

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Ice Ice Baby

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Ice Ice Baby

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Bim Bam Baby
Nickel City Knockouts vs. Suicidal Saucies

February 18, 2012
Rainbow Roller Rink
North Tonawanda, NY USA

Come watch the Nickel City Knockouts battle it out with the Suicidal Saucies – you won’t want to miss this bout!

The Ice Ice Babies, QCRG’s very own Junior Roller Girls, will play an expo bout before the game at 7:00 PM!

We are the Warriors

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The Rolling Dead – Grey Bruce vs. Woodstock Warriors October 26, 2013

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Wednesday week

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Star baby

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In the Northumberland

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IT’S BOUT TIME – 2ND PERIOD – Northumberland Roller Girls GRAVE DIGGERS vs. Seaway POWER DAMES

June 22, 2013

The Northumberland Roller Girls Present… Ganaraska Gravediggers. Because some people need to get body checked… Support Local Roller derby …

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It has been a long road on this derby adventure. Been to the heights and to the vales. Been to where the One Ring rules them all.

Kia Ora. Welcome to my world.

  1. January 28, 2017 – Flat Track Brat Pack vs. Killer Cupcakes / Los Conos vs. Ganaraska Gravediggers – Ancaster Fairgrounds – Hamilton, ON
    [technical details: Two AB800, one White Lightning Ultra 1200, 5 TT5]
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  2. February 4, 2017 – Detroit Roller Derby doubleheader – Devil’s Night Dames vs D-Funk AllStars / Detroit Pistoffs vs Grand Prix Madonnas – Masonic Temple – Detroit, MI
    [technical details: Two AB800, Nikon SB910, 4 TT5]
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  3. February 10, 2017 – Tri-City Junior Roller Derby
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    [technical details: Three E640, 3 TT5]

This is a wee reminder of the video we were allowed to shoot last year with our band Paint.

Lean

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Nickel City Knockouts practice

January 27, 2013

Rainbow Rink
North Tonawanda, NY
USA

Over the Rainbow

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Nickel City Knockouts practice

January 27, 2013

Rainbow Rink
North Tonawanda, NY
USA

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Holy Toledo

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Frogtown Fallgirls {Toledo Junior Roller Derby} vs. Torontosaurus Wrex {Toronto Junior Roller Derby} – May 16, 2015 – Toledo, OH

2.8

Roller Derby Photographer’s Day?

What is it all about?

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2.8 is a reference to the maximum or the most wide-open aperture of the typical prime or zoom lens  that you see a photographer use around the track. 2.8 is also the ideal or the ticket into the world of shooting sports. The rationale is the more light the lens can let in, the better the odds of not having a dark picture. Even if one can afford the 300 f/2.8 lens that is only the beginning. After the camera and the lens comes the accumulation of contacts and building of experience. There are of course faster lenses which are just as ideal. 2.8 is just the maximum aperture of a typical long sports lens.    Someone might fawningly look at the camera or lens slung over the shoulder of the photographer, some might say it is not the camera or the lens that matters, but it is the camera and the lens that matters. Many thoughts and dollars go towards the consideration of the camera and the lenses. Knowing what to do with it all, that is another matter.

I do not need any special day. We are here to celebrate and thank you.  As a reflection of the year of what derby leagues and teams and players and coaches – junior or senior – and volunteers and fans go through, most of my friends out there know the distances and lengths that I fly or ride the buses or travel in your cars carrying suitcases of gear.

2.8 With maximum aperture comes maximum effort.

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And I would have to cite my influence Cartier Bresson:

“There is nothing in this world that does not have a decisive moment,” wrote the 17th-century cleric and memoirist Cardinal de Retz, “and the masterpiece of good ruling is to know and seize this moment.”

O Decapulettes

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Welcome to the Crow City Roller Girls! … is travelling to Stratford on Saturday May 31st, to play Festival City’s Decapulettes, and we’re a little short on referees.

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Terror on the track

Just moments earlier:

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Last Jam

Fatal Femme

2016-17 Detroit Roller Derby Home Season | Saturday, February 4, 2017 | Devil’s Night Dames vs D-Funk AllStars AND Detroit Pistoffs vs Grand Prix Madonnas

The next game of the Detroit Roller Derby 2016-17 Season is Saturday, February 4th, 2017 and will be a double header.

The first bout, starting at 6 p.m.,  features the Devil’s Night Dames vs D-Funk AllStars.

The second bout, starting at 8 p.m., features the Detroit Pistoffs vs Grand Prix Madonnas

Shotgun wedding in Motown

 

Congratulation to

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Melissa and Corey Ryder!

All the happiness to them and all their Family and Friends.

Devil’s Night Dames vs D-Funk AllStars AND Detroit Pistoffs vs Grand Prix Madonnas

JRDA playoffs

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JRDA East and North East 2014
July 5, 2014
Alliston Blister Sisters

The JRDA NorthEast Region includes: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont; New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania

This is part of a series of one post per day from the memory banks of midnight matinee.

 

 

Gibson’s Cup

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The following Meat & Great dates are opportunities for you to meet our gear vendor Lucid Lou of Twelve Thirty-Four Skate Company and get the gear you need to play roller derby. It is mandatory for you to have gear including roller skates, knee pads, elbow pads, wrist guards and a helmet by week 2 at the very latest, ideally you will be ready to go week one.

Meat & Greet Dates:
Saturday July 26, 2014 5:00pm
Gibson’s Cup – Ajax Community Centre, Pad 1

DURHAM REGION ROLLER DERBY is proud to present:
4th Annual Gibson’s Cup

Current Gibson’s Cup Champion Atom Smashers vs. Motor City Madames

EVENT SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS
5pm Doors
6pm Mini-Bout (Two, 20 min Periods) – Junior’s Scrimmage (Future derby stars taking the track)
7:30pm Bout #2 Atom Smashers vs Motor City Madames

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Groundhog Day

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Jackie Daniels

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Blood and Thunder World Cup 2014

December 7, 2014
Dallas, TX
G66 Team USA vs. Team Australia

Over the Rainbow

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Our home season may be over, but our travel teams are still bouting! Come on out to see both our adult team – the Lake Effect Furies, and our juniors – the Queen City Roller Girls Junior Derby as they take on fierce opponents tohelp improve their respective rankings!

The Furies will be playing against Cleveland’s Burning River Roller Girls, while the Juniors will start things out against the Ithaca League of Junior Rollers. Doors will open at 5:15, with the Juniors taking the track at 5:30, followed by the Furies at 7:45.

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Home

Tush and Wench

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Holla

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Mama Mia Chops

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Mama Chops and Moby on the way to Ohio.

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Camera will roll

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Heads Will Roll

Queen City Roller Girls Day Parade

June 2, 2012

Carnegie Art Center to Rainbow Rink

North Tonawanda, NY
USA

Welcome to 2016

This video embodies all that was Auckland and living out of that apartment in Otahuhu way on the outskirts and in the wrong direction from Henderson. It was a rush.

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2015 was a good year. But what lies ahead?

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CN Power at Quad City Chaos 2016 – Toronto, ON

Welcome to the New Year.

The derby road show goes on and on. After all the great food of Milwaukee at Midwest BrewHaHa, can you say mac and cheese pizza and George Webb hash brown omelet, we headed to Feasterville which is somewhere near Philadelphia for the pool party that is East Coast Derby Extravaganza 2016. Next up: Men’s Roller Derby World Cup in Calgary, Alberta! shooting for Team France! [vive la France!] and Team Canada, eh?

Update! October 11, 2016. After the ride to Lansing, Michigan to shoot the D2 Playoffs for Tri-City Thunder and Calgary Roller Derby, it’s been the month of travel in September, taking the train to Montreal. Flying to Vancouver to shoot on behalf of VRDL, then back to Toronto then heading out to Madison to shoot for the Ohio Roller Derby in Wisconsin. The 2016 WFTDA International Playoffs are concluded thankfully, and the 2016 WFTDA Championships are ahead in November!

  1. January 20, 2016 – London – Forest City Derby Girls – Western Fairgrounds, Canada Building
  2. January 23, 2016 – Toronto – Toronto Roller Derby Season Opener
    Gore Gore Rollergirls vs. Smoke City Betties/ Chicks Ahoy! vs. Death Track Dolls
    – The Bunker – Parc Downsview Park, Ontario, Canada
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  3. February 6-8, 2016 – FULL CONTACT CONVENTION 2016 – ASB Stadium – Auckland, New Zealand —
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  4. February 10, 2016 – Auckland Roller Derby vs. Pirate City Rollers B – Auckland, New Zealand
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  5. February 14-15, 2016 – BATTLE ON THE BENT TRACK – Henderson Stadium – Auckland, New Zealand
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  6. February 29, 2016 – Tri-City Roller Derby / Royal City Brute-Leggers vs. Tri-City Roller Derby scrimmage – Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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  7. March 5, 2016 – Rideau Valley Sirens vs. Capital City Dollinquents / Rideau Valley Vixens vs. Capital City Dolly Rogers – Jean Marc Lalonde Arena – Rockland, Ontario, Canada
  8. March 19-20, 2016 – QUAD CITY CHAOS – The Bunker, Parc Downsview Park, Ontario
  9. April 3, 2016 – 2016 Peach Cup – Los Conos vs. Molotov Girls – Ancaster Fairgrounds – Hamilton, Ontario
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  10. April 9, 2016 – Tri-City Home Opener – Killer Cupcakes vs. Tri-City Junior Roller Derby / Venus Fly Tramps vs. Vicious Dishes – New Hamburg Arena – New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada
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  11. April 23-24, 2016 – Beast of the East 2016 – Arena St-Louis – Montreal, PQ
  12. April 30, 2016 – Tri-City Thunder vs. Ohio Roller Derby All-Stars / Tri-City Plan B vs. Ohio Gang Green – Ohio Expo Center – Columbus, OH
  13. May 1, 2016 – Tri-City vs. Detroit Derby Girls – Masonic Temple – Detroit, MI
  14. May 13-15, 2016 – Beaver Fever 2016 – Waterloo Memorial Arena – Waterloo, ON
  15. May 28, 2016 – Tri-City Roller Derby Juniors – Kitties vs. Puppies / Royal City Killer Queen vs. Tri-City Vicious Dishes
  16. June 3-5, 2016 – MidWest Brew Ha Ha 2016 – UWM Panther Arena – Milwaukee, WI
  17. June 17-19, 2016 – East Coast Derby Extravaganza – The Sportsplex – Feasterville, PA

    Pirate City Rollers [from Auckland, New Zealand] in America at ECDX 2016

  18. July 16, 2016 -Vicious Dishes vs. Violet Uprising / Venus Fly Tramps vs. Killer Queens – Exhibition Arena – Guelph, ON
  19. July 21-24, 2016 – Men’s Roller Derby World Cup – Calgary, AB
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  20. August 6, 2016 – RVRG Home Team Championship – Slaughter Daughters vs. Riot Squad – Ottawa, ON
  21. August 13-14, 2016 – O-Town Throwdown – Jack Charron Arena – Ottawa, ON
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  22. August 20, 2016 – South Simcoe Rebel Rollers Sibling Rivalry 3 – Boneyard Betties vs. Ghoul Guides / Orangeville Misfit Militia vs. Toronto Outrage – Hollie Rec Centre – Barrie, ON
  23. August 26-28, 2016 – WFTDA 2016 International Playoffs D2 Lansing
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  24. September 2-4, 2016 – WFTDA 2016 International Playoffs D1 Montreal
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  25. September 14-16, 2016 – WFTDA 2016 International Playoffs D1 Vancouver
  26. September 21-23, 2016 – WFTDA 2016 International Playoffs D1 Madison
  27. November 4-6, 2016 – WFTDA 2016 International Championships Portland
  28. November 27, 2016 – Toronto Junior Roller Derby

We also got called upon to shoot a video for the Toronto based band Paint, something we have not done for a long time. The event was celebrated for the birthday of the Paint lead singer at Horseshoe Tavern on January 28, 2016. You can watch the video on YouTube on the link below.

April checlikst

https://www.dropbox.com/home/DERBY%20CHECKLIST?preview=DERBY+CHECKLIST.pdf

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