Friday, May 24, 2013

Registration Now Open for Jr. Derby

We Want YOU For Junior Derby!
Houston Roller Derby is starting a youth roller derby league for girls age 7-17!
HRD's Junior Derby league aims to create an opportunity for girls under the age of 18 to explore health, leadership, and FUN while learning the world's fastest growing women's sport - flat track roller derby! Girls of all ability are welcome! For more information, please contact us at !


  • Session 1 begins June 22 and ends September 21. Both 7-10 year-olds and 11-17 year old groups will have their first session on Saturday, June 22. 
  • 7-10 year-olds meet one Saturday of the month, with the option of attending one of the 'big girl' classes for a one-on-one session with a designated 'Big Sister'.
  • 11-17 year-olds meet every Saturday of the month except for on the days the 7-10 year-olds meet (once a month). During these Saturday sessions, the 11-17 year-olds are welcome to come to practice and mentor the 7-10 year-olds as a 'Big Sister'.
  • Unless otherwise noted, all classes begin at 9am and end at 11am.
  • Please be prepared to arrive early to allow time for gearing up and allow time after for gearing down.
  • Please be prepared for a 8.30am - 11.30am total time slot in your schedule.
  • For 7-10 year-olds, the cost of the program is $30 for tuition; $50 for mandatory WFTDA supplementary insurance; and $35 for uniforms.
  • For 11-17 year-olds, the cost of the program is $100 for tuition; $50 for mandatory WFTDA supplementary insurance; and $35 for uniforms.
  • Uniforms will be screen printed with your girls 'derby' name and number as part of graduation from the session.
Go here to register now!

Monday, May 20, 2013

Bout 3 - Wins, Successes, Awesome!

BIG THANKS to all of our fans who made it out last night! What a great way to celebrate armed forces day and our 8th season anniversary! Congratulations to the Bayou City Bosses and the Psych Ward Sirens for taking home victories. Come see us at HIS on June 1 and 2 for our HRD Southern Scramble when all 4 of our home teams take on teams from across Texas!

The Psych Ward Sirens took home a win against the Valkyries 165-97, while the Bayou City Bosses beat the Brawlers 183-103!

Thank you OKRA Charity Saloon for hosting our after party!

Houston Roller Derby Bout 4: Bosses v. Valkyries / Sirens v. Brawlers

Houston Roller Derby is bringing its 2013 season to downtown at the Bayou Music Center (formerly Verizon Wireless Theater) at 520 Texas Avenue!

Join us for our fourth bout of the season, Saturday, June 15! Each team has played each other once this season and some teams are out for blood to even the score! Come out and watch another amazing bout as the teams battle it out for rankings. 

The Bayou City Bosses and the Psych Ward Sirens each have two wins and one loss under their belts. The Valkyries and the Brawlers need to bring home wins to have a chance at the top brackets. Who will prevail? Will the Valkyries be able to hold back the Bosses again in another rematch? Will the Brawlers come back from their latest loss and upset the Sirens? Come out and see how everything unfolds with us on June 15!

Bout 1:
Psych Ward Sirens vs. The Brawlers

Bout 2:
The Valkyries vs. Bayou City Bosses

Doors open at 6 pm, Bouts start at 7 pm.
Each bout has two (2) 30 minute periods, with breaks in between.
All home bouts are double headers. Get there early to ensure best seating!

$15 General Admission
$25 VIP
Kids 5 and under get in free!
Tickets available now here:

The afterparty:
Lucky's Pub
801 St Emanuel St
Houston, TX 77003

Charity of the month:
Abandoned Animal Rescue

Monday, May 6, 2013

HRD Southern Scramble!

Join us this summer for Houston Roller Derby's Southern Scramble June 1st & 2nd for two packed days of derby-action! 

We're hosting 4 bouts featuring your favorite HRD teams vs. teams from all across Texas. We will also have pay-to-play open scrimmages for anyone who's wftda insured, and a special Men's Derby Boot Camp in light of the latest addition of our co-ed team!

Registration details and more information coming soon!

Saturday, June 1:
-Denton County Outlaws - Men's Derby Boot Camp
-The Brawlers (HRD) vs. Spindletop Rollergirls
-The Valkyries (HRD) vs. Dallas Derby Devils B-team
-The Bayou City Bosses (HRD) vs. The Hustlers (Texas Rollergirls)
-The Psych Ward Sirens (HRD) vs. Brazos Valley Derby Girls

Sunday, June 2:
-Pay to Play Open Scrimmages
-Houston All-Stars vs Visiting All Stars mix up

Tickets (ON SALE NOW!):
-Spectator Pass (Saturday Only) - $15 *4 bouts*
-Spectator Pass (Sunday Only) - $10 *scrimmages + bout*
-Spectator Weekend Pass - $20 *5 bouts + scrimmages*
Purchase Tickets Here:

SKATER PASSES (Registration Open Soon!)
-Men's Boot Camp Skater - $30 *Includes boot camp + weekend pass*
-Weekend Pass + Sunday Scrimmage - $30
-Sunday Scrimmage + Sunday Bout - $20

Purchase Boot Camp Package Here:
Purchase Pass for Pay-to-Play Scrimmages Here:

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

HRD at Comicpalooza

Come see your favorite roller derby super heroes at Comicpalooza! Join us May 24-26 at the George R. Brown convention center.
For more information about ticket sales, featured events and guests, parking, directions, and traveling, check out their website at

There will be action packed scrimmages to watch, merchandise for sale, super heroes everywhere, and much more. You don't want to miss this!

Our booth will be there all weekend. Come find us in the dealer's room for all of our new merch, tickets, and derby goodies!

We will have mix-up scrimmages throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday with a special Co-Ed derby exhibition bout!

2013 HRD at Comicpalooza Schedule:

Friday, 5/24:
(All Day) Come find HRD's booth in the dealer's room
and meet our skaters!

Saturday, 5/25:
(12:00 pm) Mix Up Scrimmage 1
(6:00 pm) Mix Up Scrimmage 2

Sunday 5/26:
(2:00 pm) Mix Up Scrimmage 3 / Co-ed Exhibition Bout

Sign up and register now here:

*For Saturday 12:00 scrimmage. Please be there by 10:00 to check in. Open skater warm-up starts at 10:30. Team #1 warm-up is at 11:15 Team #2 warm-up is at 11:30. The bout will start at 12:00.
*For Sunday 2:00 scrimmage. Please be there by 12:00 to check in. Open skater warm-up starts at 12:30. Team #1 warm-up starts at 1:15. Team #2 warm-ups start at 1:30. The bout will start at 2:00
*details regarding schedules, ticket info and the rosters will be sent out Thursday evening.
*All participating skaters should bring their own water and scrimmage shirts (blacks and whites) just in case
*Please be prepared to pay for parking in the downtown Houston area.
*Skate surface: smooth polished concrete.
*All participating skaters will receive a free pass to enter.
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