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Jun 26, 2020 | Special Announcements

Season 17 Announcement

In response to CDC recommendations to limit large gatherings and in the interest of public health due to COVID-19, Minnesota Roller Derby has made the difficult decision to cancel our 2020-2021 season.

Apr 19, 2020 | Special Announcements

Season 16 Fan Voting for the Wheelies

It’s wheelie time to vote for your favorite skaters for the annual Wheelies Awards! Pick your favorite skaters (jammer, blocker/pivot, rookie, and fiercest competitor) from this season! One vote per person, must confirm vote via valid email address. Vote now! We’ll close the poll on May 1st.

Apr 1, 2020 | Bout News

Bout Recap – Season 16 Championship Bout – 03.15.2020

GIMME THAT GOLDEN SKATE! Written by Sana Sandra “Squirrelly” Karbal Instead of the usual Derby 101, the Roy Wilkins Audience was treated to mini-bouts by the Windchill L4 team, as well as the Frostbite junior league competitive team. If you enjoyed what you saw – don’t hesitate to reach out to us to join the […]

Mar 18, 2020 | Bout News

MNRD Suspending Activities

In response to recommendations to limit large gatherings, Minnesota Roller Derby has suspended all league activities until further notice. We are grateful for our fans and the community, but we consider the health and safety of everyone to be our top priority. We will monitor the guidance from federal and state health agencies, with a […]

Feb 26, 2020 | Bout News

Bout Recap – Somebody To Shove – 02.15.2020

VALENTINE’S DAY BOUT: SUMMER SHOVIN’ HAPPENED SO FAST. Written by Sana Sandra “Squirrelly” Karbal The Minnesota Roller Derby Season 16 Semi-Finals was kicked off by a mini demo bout courtesy of Frostbite, MNRD’s competitive junior roller derby program for skaters aged 4-17. If you know a fiesty youth who’d like to learn the sport, or […]

Jan 29, 2020 | Bout News

BOUT RECAP – THE WORLD OF TOMORROW HAS ARRIVED – 01.22.2020

NEW DECADE, SAME BADASS ROLLER DERBY LEAGUE. Written by Sana Sandra “Squirrelly” Karbal The night started with a pre-show game of Minnesota’s official state sport (for now…) of hockey, and the Roy Wilkins was graced with the presence of Olympians. The OMGAA Storm Poly Hockey team played a mini game against MNRD skaters, warming up […]

Jan 24, 2020 | Special Announcements

Have a Nice Day – Canceled

We have made the difficult decision to cancel Minnesota Roller Derby’s Have a Nice Day (HaND) B-Team Tournament in May. Once some time has passed and we’ve worked together to flatten the curve, we are hopeful to reschedule for later this year and continue to play, officiate, and announce the sport we love. In the […]

Jan 11, 2020 | Bout News

Bout Recap – Don’t Kramp My Style – 12.21.19

Written by Sana Sandra “Squirrelly” Karbal The importance of the season’s holidays was not lost among the glittering costumes and sparkly attire. One of our longest partners, the Ann Bancroft Foundation, reminded us that it’s the season for giving. Through the continued support of our fans, MNRD is able to help fund grants that empower […]

Nov 16, 2019 | Bout News

Bout Recap – Sweet Sixteen – 11.9.2019

BLOWING OUT SIXTEEN CANDLES IN SWEET STYLE Written by Sana Sandra “Squirrelly” Karbal The cascading St. Paul snow wasn’t the only thing getting frosty – MNRD Frostbite kicked off Sweet Sixteen with a pre-game bout in front of the crowd at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium. Frostbite is the competitive junior program within the league for […]