Monday, December 19, 2011

HRD Creates New Home Team: You Decide The Team Name!

We need your help!

Houston Roller Derby's recent tryouts had such a great turnout that we are creating a new home team for our 2012 season.

We know our fans are as excited about this development as we are, so we'd like to ask for your help in coming up with the team's name!

For the next two weeks we'll be taking name submissions.
The fan who submits the winning entry will receive two tickets FREE to the fourth team's first bout on April 21!

So don't wait, submit your team name ideas today! We will be accepting suggestions below through January 5th, 2012.


♥ Houston Roller Derby ♥

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

HRD Nominated as Sports Amateur Team of the Year for AMA Houston's Marketer of the Year Award!

Houston Roller Derby has been nominated as one of the best amateur sports teams of the year by AMA Houston for their 2011 Marketer of the Year awards!

AMA Houston is a citywide Marketing Connection network for educational and career-building resources. The Marketer of the Year awards, which will be presented by Houston Business Journal, seeks to recognize the efforts of Houston area organizations, businesses, and institutions which have executed "exceptional marketing" in 2011.

"Houston Roller Derby was nominated this year in the Sports Amateur category in the American Marketing Association Houston Chapter's Marketer of the Year awards program. Nominations are submitted by members and others in the local business community with descriptions provided on each. Nominations are scored by local judges and members to determine 41 category winners who then compete for the overall Marketer of the Year award. The award program recognizes excellence in overall marketing in the Houston region," said AMA Houston Executive Director, Gary Carson.

The Marketer of the Year Reception and Awards Ceremony will take place on March 12.

We thank you all for your love and support as we continue to watch this amazing sport grow!

♥ Houston Roller Derby ♥

Monday, December 12, 2011

Look Out 2012!

Houston Roller Derby is proud to announce that we will be moving our 2012 season back to downtown Houston to the Verizon Wireless Theater at 520 Texas Avenue!
The season opener will kick off on St. Patrick's Day 2012 - March 17.
Our double-header will feature a game featuring the Houston All-Stars, and an exciting rematch between the Sirens and the Bosses.
Buy your tickets now!
Tickets To Our Next Bout Here!

After placing fifth in the WFTDA South Central Region tournament this past October, the Houston All-Stars are getting back to work, building their strongest team yet. Keep an eye out for the newest roster - you might recognize a few names you weren't expecting to see!
On the home front, the Sirens and the Bosses will be at it again, meeting for the first time since the Championship bout this past October. After an exciting game, the Sirens snagged the first place trophy from the Bosses, who had held onto the undefeated championship title for the past three years. The Sirens pulled out an incredibly strong season and were undefeated for the entirety of 2011.

2012 Home Team Leadership:
Bayou City Bosses - Captain: ShawShank / Co Captain: Blindside
The Brawlers - Captain: Flyonn Maiden / Co Captain: Radium DK
Psych Ward Sirens - Captain: Brand-Aid / Co Captain: SyRENge

HRD has also recruited almost 20 new skaters for the new season!
Keep an eye out for your new favorite Rookies!

HRD will be having tryouts at the beginning of our new season in March.
If you are interested in becoming a derby girl, start getting ready!
A great place to start is by attending our Beginner Boot Camp with our recreational league. Our next beginner session will start January 10.
For more information, go here:
Rec League and Beginner Boot Camp Info

We hope to see you all become a part of our amazing 2012 season! We've got so many exciting things in store! More exciting announcements coming soon, so stay tuned!

♥ Houston Roller Derby ♥
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