Join us Saturday, June 15 for double header as awesome as a double rainbow as we celebrate Pride Month and support our LGBTQ+ community! Doors open at 4:30pm with our main event, ROCK Stars A Team vs. Ohio Valley Roller Girls starting at 5:30pm followed by our Indie ROCKers B Team vs. Cincinnati Rollergirls Flock Read more about ROCK The Rainbow: Pride Double Header[…]
Roller Derby of Central Kentucky Presents: Superheroes! Join us Saturday, April 27 for our super charged season opener double header! Sport your alter ego or true superhero self and watch your very own superheroes on skates for back-to-back games! Doors open at 4:30 pm with the ROCK stars taking the track at 5:30pm against St. Read more about Superheroes![…]
ROCK Presents: Scars and Stripes Military Appreciation Bout Join us Saturday, June 2 for our SCARS & STRIPES Military Appreciation Double Header home season finale! To kick off the night, our brothers from Men’s Roller Derby of Kentucky will hit the track against Brigade of Handsome Gentlemen. Then, ROCK has their final home season battle Read more about Home Season Finale: Military Appreciation Bout[…]
Rollergirls of Central Kentucky Presents: SUPERHEROES! In a true civil war of super powers, ROCK will divide and face off against each other in a battle for truth, justice, and the roller derby way! Join us early for the Dark Horses Men’s Roller Derby of Kentucky season opener. They’re sure to delight with speed, skill, Read more about ROCK/MRDoK Superheroes Bout[…]
Join us Saturday, April 14th for a double header with a little Latin flair! Partnering with Lexington’s school Spanish immersion programs, ROCK wants to recognize and honor our extensive Hispanic community! From music to food, language to art and history, our Hispanic community adds a cultural vibrancy that enriches our city. ROCK is hitting the Read more about Viva Latinx: Hispanic Community Appreciation Bout[…]
In light of June 1st being Say Something Nice Day, I have decided to share a Facebook post from one of ROCK’s skaters. This was posted the day after we won our first home bout: “Warning: this may be one of those over-share moments. When I started playing roller derby I had no idea what Read more about Say Something Nice Day[…]
What is roller derby?
So you’re new to roller derby. Great! Let me take the time to officially welcome you to the world’s fastest growing sport and quite possibly the most fun thing you could do with your life. Whether or not you’ve discovered derby through a friend, going to a local bout, or even watching Whip It, we’re just glad you finally found us. Roller derby may have gotten its start in the mid-thirties, but it has changed quite a lot since then, and it can be frustrating to try to understand the plethora of rules involved.
So how do you describe roller derby? Well besides being flawless, […]
In honor of Mother’s Day, we have compiled a list of all the moms on the team. It is important for all mothers to have a part of their life that is 100% ‘for them’ and these mothers take the cake. They are able to balance home life with the rigors of derby training, both physically and mentally. How would you feel if your mother played roller derby when you were a kid? If you are a parent, how do you go about finding the time for yourself? Read on to learn more about our awesome ROCK moms! […]
St Patrick’s Day weekend is my favorite weekend of the year. Not only do I absolutely love the holiday, but to me it is a signals of the arrival of spring. The days are getting longer and I’ve survived the annual ‘spring forward’ of Daylight Savings. The days are getting warmer as well. The heavy jackets are being retired until fall and it feels like a great burden has been lifted. Lexington is coming alive again and nobody is more excited than I am. […]
ROCK Bootcamps and Tryouts are coming up in September. Details are as follows: The Rollergirls of Central Kentucky are recruiting dedicated and determined teammates. If you’re interested in learning more about roller derby and ROCK, we invite you to attend our upcoming events. Dates for bootcamp: Saturday, Sept. 13th 9am to noonSunday, Sept. 14th 1pm Read more about September Boot Camps & Tryouts[…]