We are happy to announce that our sisterly rivals, the Santa Cruz Derby Girls, have been accepted into the Women's Flat-Track Derby Association. We are very proud to welcome them to WFTDA. Congratulations, ladies!
And, it will be all the sweeter when we beat them in October Get your tickets now to come down and support SVRG in their doubleheader at Santa Cruz on October 23 when Silicon Valley Goes Home...with the WIN!
SVRG KillaBytes destroy Humboldt Redwood Rollers, 259-121; Dot.Kamikazes felled by Humboldt All-Stars, 125-75
Two great bouts! Sorry we don't have any pictures to share (let us know if you find any!) Check out this article from the front page of the sports section in the Humboldt Times-Standard.
You know you're coming, so why not save some bones and go ahead and buy your tickets NOW! Visit Brown Paper Tickets to get $10 tickets to our superhero themed bout, United We Skate, on Saturday, September 11. You will get to see a mini-bout by Derby 2.0 (our junior derby girls aged 7 to 17), plus all the hard-hitting action you've come to expect from the KillaBytes and the Dot.Kamikazes. Full details are here.
The $10 price is only good through this Wednesday, August 25th, so don't miss your chance!!
Be there, and bring a brassiere to donate! The Silicon Valley Roller Girls (Dot.Kamikazes, KillaBytes, and Hard Drivers) will be playing in a mixed scrimmage on August 1, 5 pm at Roosevelt Park. Pack a cooler of water and snacks and a lawn chair if you want to see the action up close (otherwise, limited bleacher seating is available).
If you're feeling like a road trip and want to see your fierce Silicon Valley Roller Girls on the warpath, the KillaBytes will be taking on the Lake Tahoe Derby Dames at Bijou Community Park in South Lake Tahoe this Saturday, July 24. Doors are at 5 pm, bout at 6 pm. $10 for adults; children 10 & under are free. Bring a lawn chair as there is limited seating available. Afterparty at Brothers Bar & Grill. There will be a big SVRG cheering section, so come join us!
The Silicon Valley Roller Girls are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a FREE exhibition bout this Sunday, July 18, at 3 pm at the Roosevelt Park Roller Rink (S. 21st & E. Santa Clara).
Our interns graduated from bootcamp this spring, and with their first bouting experience they will officially become SVRG's Hard Drivers. They will be playing in a mixed scrimmage with some of our friends from the Brentwood Undead Bettys. For half time, you will get to see some of our male refs, non-skating officials (NSOs), coaches, and other affiliates from around the Bay area as they compete in a men's roller derby (merby) exhibition. And all this sports action is entirely FREE!
There is limited bleacher seating, so feel free to bring chairs or blankets to camp out closer to the rink. All ages are ... Read More »
SVRG is a win-win; Killas take down ACDG Rocket Queens 118-72 and Dots pummel Treasure Valley 208-68
The luau-themed Freaky Tiki Throwdown was a fun-filled evening for fans and skaters alike. Victory was in the air at San Jose Skate on Saturday night as both Silicon Valley Roller Girls’ teams, the KillaBytes and the Dot.Kamikazes, racked up solid wins.
The KillaBytes were coming off an amazing performance (albeit, a loss) against the Denver Roller Dolls’ Bruising Altitude on June 12. They were curious as to what the Angel City Derby Girls’ Rocket Queens would be bringing, since the team has undergone a reboot (several retirements and lots of new blood) since they faced the Dot.Kamikazes last season. Given their younger roster, the team was matched against the KillaBytes this season instead. The KillaBytes were also excited to face the Rocket Queens since a former SVRG bootcamper, Blow Hole, had moved to southern California and was on the ACDG ... Read More »
Swing your hula hips on over to San Jose Skate, 397 Blossom Hill Road, on Saturday, July 10th, for a Freaky Tiki Throwdown! The Silicon Valley Roller Girls will lei-the-smack-down on two fierce opponents: the KillaBytes will be facing the Angel City Rocket Queens (Los Angeles, CA), and the Dot.Kamikazes will be facing Treasure Valley (Idaho) Rollergirls. Doors open at 5:30 pm, with the KillaBytes at 6 pm and the Dot.Kamikazes starting at 8 pm. Come and show your support for your local derby girls by donning your green and black or your favorite luau wear.
Tickets will be online at Brown Paper Tickets. Online tickets are $13 for adults and $8 for kids. Paper tickets are also available for $15/adults and $10/kids at our sponsor locations: San Jose Skate, ... Read More »
Are you interested in improving your skating skills? Feel like you need more practice before derby boot camp? Get the basics down now to prepare yourself at the San Jose Skate Skills Clinic!
Skaters will improve:
• Basic skating skills
• Cross overs
The dates and times for the clinic are as follows:
Wednesday, July 14th 6:30-8pm
Saturday, July 17th 5:30-7pm
Wednesday, July 21st 6:30-8pm
Saturday, July 24th 5:30-7pm
Saturday, July 31st 5:30-7pm
All ages welcome! Registration fee is $50, which includes skate rental. Helmets are required!
If you have questions or want to reserve a spot, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
The roller derby documentary "Rolling Thunder" will be airing on San Jose's PBS station, KTEH, on June 21st at 10 pm. The doc is narrated/hosted by track announcer Don Drewry and features interviews with some of the original greats as well as legendary promoter Jerry Seltzer. Tune in and learn more about the history of our spectacular sport!