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Skate Lessons

Skates' Out Youth and Adult Lessons at Sparkles Smyrna

POSTED 12.8.19

ATLANTA, GA  –  Looking for skate lessons for yourself or your children?  Skates’ Out is offering a monthly skating course that focus on foot techniques, rhythm, body coordination, control and balance.  Great for both youth, teens and adults.  Enroll online or get details for more information.

New Party Announcement

CIAA Old School Skate Party 2020
POSTED 12.14.19

CHARLOTTE, NC  –  The 75th annual CIAA Tournament will hit Charlotte February 2020.  Join the festivities with a roll at DJ Cleve’s Old School Skate Party Finale.  This party includes a Mid-Night Breakfast and celebrity Guest Chubb Rock!  It’s going down at Kate’s Skating Rink in Indian Trail, Thursday, February 27.  Guests must be 21 or older to attend.  Advanced tickets can be purchased online.  See ad for details.
CIAA Old School Skate Party

7th Annual MLK Sk8 Jam
POSTED 12.8.19

ATLANTA, GA  –  Enjoy three occasions with one good roll at the 7th Annual MLK Sk8 Jam.  Martin Luther King Weekend 2020, celebrate the 34th Anniversary of Tee and Kojak and Tee’s birthday at Sparkles in Smyrna.  DJ Lady P and DJ Keifer will be providing the music for your roll from 8:00 PM until 2:00 AM.  Admission is only $10 per person.
7th Annual MLK Skate Jam 2020

AJAX Skate Jam: All Women's Edition
POSTED 12.7.19

ATLANTA, GA  –  Let’s Roll . . . THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY at the AJAX Skate Jam – All Women’s Edition, April 16-20.  Paul and Jessica would like to invite skaters nationwide to the “A” to roll 4 nights at three different rinks: Cascade, Skate Zone, Sparkles.  The DJ Line up includes DJ Tootz, DJ Bomb Jahlaam, DJ Teezie, DJ Double AA, Boss Lady and Mz DJ Tone.  Daytime action will take place at the Main Event, Top Golf and Joystick Gamebar.  Book your room now a the host hotel, Motel 6 Atlanta Airport.
AJAX Skate Jam: All Women's Edition

9th Annual Sk8cation: Wildlife Edition
POSTED 11.28.19

PHOENIX, AZ  –  Valentine’s Day 2020, bring your sweetheart or your beloved skate crew for a sk8cation in the Valley of the Sun.  The 9th Annual Sk8cation, Wildlife Edition kicks off Friday.  Advance tickets available at Burger Theory, conveniently located at the host hotel.  Friday night, rep your city with DJ Joe Bowen on the wheels.  Saturday it’s the Takeover bowling party like no other at Let it Roll Bowl with DJ Selectah SLAM featuring free games, shoes and food.  Saturday night is the main event.  Wear your jungle/animal print outfit and roll at The Lab with DJ Fly Ty and DJ Wildchild.  Sunday wrap it up at the Fun in the Sun Cookout at Eastlake Park followed by the final skate at Ability 360 with DJ Spin and DJ Selectah SLAM.  Book your rooms now at the Holiday Inn & Suites.
9th Annual Skatecation

5th Annual Red Alert Skate Weekend
POSTED 11.28.19

RALEIGH, NC  –  Red Alert! Red Alert!  January 24-25, 2020 is the weekend you want to grab your skates and head to Raleigh.  If you have never experienced Peachie’s Silent Skate, now is your chance.  On Friday, the echo of wheels to wood will be heard throughout the rink from 11:00 PM until 3:00 AM.  Admission is $15.  Then Saturday, roll to the sounds of DJ Jammin and DJ Prodigy from 11:00 PM until 4:00 AM.  Admission is $12.  Both jams will take place at United Skates of America, Raleigh.
Red Alert Skate Weekend

One Night Affair
POSTED 11.18.19

ATLANTA, GA  –  It’s a one night affair coming to the ATL in 2020.  Saturday, January 11, 2020, Joi of Joi’s Sk8-A-Thon and Angie of the Virginia Skate Connection invite you to roll at Golden Glide.  From midnight until 4:00 AM, skate to music played by DJ Mz. Tone and DJ Greg Nyce.  Admission is $10.
One Night Affair

It's a NATIONAL JBXperience: The JBXperience Reunion
POSTED 10.11.19

CHICAGO, IL  –  The JBXperience Skate Club is reuniting, hosting a big JB skate family extravaganza, April 17-18, 2020.  Calling ALL JB Skaters nationwide to come and GET DOWN to the music played by some of Chi-Towns hottest skate DJs.  Old School JB, New School JB - come out and show your footwork.  The weekend starts on Friday with a Meet and Greet at the Accelerate Indoor Speedway.  Friday Night warm up at the Homecoming where you can rep your state/region.  Saturday, JB Skate Lessons will be available from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.  Take this opportunity to learn or teach.  Then from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM dance the evening away at the Grown & Sexy Steppers Day Party.  Dress to impress for this one.  Saturday night is “The Reunion:  The Return of JBX” from 11:59 PM until 4:00 AM.  Wear your flyest gear and rep your group.
JBX Reunion



Next on the Calendar

Dec 21, Dayton, OH
3rd Annual Toy Drive Skate Party

Jan 11, Atlanta, GA
One Night Affair


July 10-11, Sacramento, CA
Cali in July - Super Roll Weekend


Prayer Corner

Prayer Corner

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Dec 7 – LaClaudia Dyson, Washington, D.C.
Dec 7 - Dee, "Fly Girl", Fam Affair, Florida
Dec 8 – Tracy “Lil Tracy” Wright, Jr. 2 Smoov Rollers, Little Rock, AR
Dec 10 - Kim Moore, Philly
Dec 10 – David Pippen, Alanta, GA
Dec 12 – Khalilah “KY” Yasmin, NE
Dec 13 - Preschuz, Washington, DC
Dec 14 – Nicole Rice, Toledo, OH
Dec 14 – Wontaz “White Boy” Wallace, KY
Dec 14 – Latasha Tolbert-White, KY
Dec 15 - Darren Skinner, NSC Freestyle Rollers, N.C.
Dec 16 – DJ Keifer Bass, Dayton, OH
Dec 18 – Ronald Jones, Kansas City, MO
Dec 22 – Keona Edwards, Future NJ Skate 22 skater turning 9
Dec 24 – Stacy aka “Baby Stace”, Cincinnati, OH
Dec 24 - Tonio aka Show-Off, Las Vegas, NV
Dec 25 - Alisa "Bam Bam" Bailey, Milwaukee, WI
Dec 26 – Demetrius Anthony, Wilmington, DE
Dec 27 – Caring Stewart, Columbus, OH
Dec 28 – AK Role Model, Dayton, OH
Dec 30 – Darnell Bailey, NSC Freestyle Rollers, N.C.
Dec 30 - Rachael "SK8 Rebel", Cleveland, OH
Dec 31 - Michelle Porter, Chicago, IL

Jan 1 - Channa Goodlow, JBX, Chicago, IL
Jan 1 - Mary Chase, Master Rollers, VA
Jan 3 - Nichole Riley, Baad Girlz, Wilmington, DE
Jan 3 - Marc Gantt, Detroit, MI
Jan 4 - Audrey aka "Black Diamond", Philly, PA bwo NC
Jan 4 - Smooth aka Ed Mothershed, Chicago, IL
Jan 4 - Johnita “MzDyamond"
Jan 4 – Leon How, Orlando, FL
Jan 5 - Geanine Talley, Columbus, OH
Jan 6 - Kenny Ferguson, Flint, MI
Jan 6 - Jamelle Fair (Mil-town Rollers, Skaters R Us), Milwaukee, WI
Jan 6 - Cedrick "Dub Step", Fam Affair, Florida
Jan 7 - Michael Brown, Skate Executive Productions, Kansas City, MO
Jan 7 - Gail Green aka Gigi-- Sk8 22/BBrook--Newark, NJ (bwo) NC
Jan 8 - Richard 64sk8er Hunter, Texarkana
Jan 8 – DJ Leo the Lion, Hamilton, Ontario Canada
Jan 9 - Derek Lee, Columbus, OH
Jan 9 - Sky Mike Pope, Cleveland, OH
Jan 11 - Rob "Sho" Crosby, Richmond, VA
Jan 11 - Eric "DJ E Man" Christon, Chicago, IL
Jan 11 - JoVaughn C' Brown, Detroit, MI
Jan 12 - Josephine Bynum, Washington, D.C.
Jan 17 - Rob "Showtime" Hunter, Cincinnati, OH
Jan 19 - James "Dr. Soul" Cooper, Dogg Pound Skate Crew, Huntsville, AL
Jan 24 - Terry Connors, Nashville, TN
Jan 25 – Roberta Blondi Lee, Pittsburgh, PA
Jan 27 - Temica Gordon, Washington, DC
Jan 27 – L. David Stewart aka NIZM, Suicide Kings, Chicago, IL
Jan 28 - Brendella Reddock, Huntsville, AL
Jan 28 – Von, Chicago, IL
Jan 28 – Ami French, Toledo, OH
Jan 31 – La’Mone aka “Poetry n Motion”, Naptown Real Rollers, Indianapolis, IN

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