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Message to Skaters

MLK Weekend National Request
POSTED 1.12.19

The following is a message from a skater to the nation, asking for a national show of support of our skaters who are affected by the government shutdown in these times of nationwide turmoil.

TO ALL SKATE NATION FEDERAL WORKERS WHO SKATE ALL OVER THE NATION....... And any FEDERAL WORKER..WHO HAS AN FAMILY AND NEED SUPPORT IN ANY FASHON....with the lock out entering its 3 and 4th week, FEDERAL WORKERS are not getting a paycheck any time soon and have bills to pay:  rent, car note, mortgage, food, transportation etc and Skate money to attend skate parties local and national etc. etc..NEXT weekend is MLK holiday and a federal holiday as well. I am asking all skate event planners, djs, skate rink owners that are having skate parties local and on national level to please admit all FEDERAL EMPOYEES FREE TO YOUR SKATE PARTY AS LONG THEY SHOW AN FEDERAL ID ALL WEEKEND LONG, FROM FRIDAY TO MONDAY..JUST BECAUSE OUR GOVERNMENT LET YOU DOWN, WE HERE IN THE SKATE NATION GOT YOUR BACK...LET SHOW THEM THAT WE CARE AND LOVE THEM BECAUSE IT COULD HAVE EASLY BEEN YOU OR ME NOT GETTING PAID..AND THAT IS NOT A GOOD FEELING...SO LETS ALL DO OUR PART,  ALSO, HERE IN NEW YORK I AM SPONSORING SUPPORT AN FEDERAL WORKER FAMILY FOR THE DAY...DETAILS WILL MADE BEFORE END OF NEXT WEEK...LETS ALL GET FUNKY AND SHOW SOME LOVE FOR OUR FEDERAL WORKERS..!!!


New Party Announcement

The INFERNO: 10th Annual Grown Folks Experience
POSTED 1.12.19

ORLANDO, FL – Celebrate Summer Caribbean style without leaving the states.  The Inferno Team is hosting the 10th Annual Grown Folks Experience - - The Inferno:  Caribbean Style, June 14-16, 2019.  Pack your beach gear, your tropical prints and your island whites because the Inferno is going to be hot.  The weekend’s events include a Meet and Greet, Cookout and Pool Party, A Beach Bash and three nights of skating.  Book your room now at the Staybridge Suites Orlando Airport. Group Code: INF
10th Annual Grown Folks Experience:  The Inferno

24th Annual Super Skating Extravaganza
POSTED 1.12.19

ST LOUIS, MO – The Skills on Wheels Skate Club of St. Louis is hosting its 24th annual Super Skating Extravaganza!  April 26-28, 2019, roll to The Lou and join them for a jam packed weekend.  Friday start the day with breakfast with the skate crew and end it with a late night roll.  Saturday’s agenda includes a skate workshop, meet and greet and the main event with DJ Joe Bowen.  Lots of details and additional information can be found right here on
24th Annual Super Skating Extravaganza

6th Annual Superbowl M.L.K. "Super Tailgate" Skate Jam
POSTED 12.25.18

ATLANTA, GA – Rep your NFL team wearing your favorite jersey as you roll at the MLK “Super Tailgate” Skate Jam hosted by Tee and Kojack, on Saturday, January 20, 2019.  Jam to two of Ohio’s finest DJs:  Keifer B and Wiggles.  Bring your favorite snacks for the tailgate. 
MLK Supertailgate Skate Jam

Flashback Sundays
POSTED 12.18.18

RALEIGH, NC –  Beginning Sunday, January 13th, Rollback in time every 2nd and 4th weekend of the month at “Flashback Sundays”.  Hosted by Tobe and Hayes, roll as DJ’s will be mixing nothing but the hottest music for you while you roll from 8:00 PM until 12:00 AM at United Skates.  Admission is $8 per person and skaters must be 18 or older to be admitted.
Flashback Sundays

2019 CIAA Skate Party
POSTED 12.15.18

CHARLOTTE, NC –  CIAA Tournament weekend is coming to Charlotte and you can make plans to be a part of it.  Thursday, February 28 get rolling at DJ Cleve’s Old School Skate Party at Kate’s Skating Rink in Indian Trail.  The party kicks off at 9:00 PM and goes until 1:00 AM.  Skaters must be 21 or older to enter.  Tickets go on sale January 10, 2018.  To purchase your tickets, visit
2019 CIAA Skate Party

Skate Session

Adult Night Sundays at Sparkles

POSTED 12.29.18

ATLANTA, GA – Each and every Sunday night, Sparkles of Smyrna has something special for you.  A rotating DJ line up is in store for you every week.  Start with the New Years Bash rolling all the way through Jive Biscuit and beyond.  DJs include DJ Greg Nyce, DJ Wiggles, DJ Brian, J Fly Ty, DJ Smooth and more. Adult beverages will be available with proper ID. Session times and admission will vary.
Adult Night Sundays



8 Wheels Promo from Tyrone on Vimeo.

8 Wheels and Some Soul Brotha Music - Streaming Now!
POSTED 10.3.18

LOS ANGELES, CA –  October is National Roller Skating month.  Celebrate by owning a piece of our style skate national style skate history. For the older generation, go back and relive some of the great moments of our skate family.  For the newer generation, take a look at some of the things that happened before you hit the scene. 

Take this moment to add Tyrone Dixon’s Eight Wheels and Some Soul Brotha Music to your style skate DVD collection. ATL, Roll Bounce and then in the future you may be able to add the United States documentary.  If you missed getting your copy of Eight Wheels and Some Soul Brotha Music, now is the time to do it while supplies last.

Eight Wheels and Some Soul Brotha Music is streaming now on iTunes and Amazon.  The Collector DVD is available at


January 17-20, Tampa, FL
Tampa Soul Roll Invitational

January 18-20, Huntsville, AL
MLK Freestyle Skate Jam

January 20, Atlanta, GA
6th Annual M.L.K. Super Tailgate Skate Jam

January 31 - February 3, Columbus, OH
Icy Hot Skate Jam

February 10, Odenton, MD
Old School Skate & Dance Jam

Save The Date
Super Roll Weekend
July 12-13, 2019

Weekly & Monthly Jamz

Weekly Jamz

GA: Sparkles Smyrna
NC: Flash Back Sundays New


Tampa Soul Roll Invitational 2019 – Royalty Edition

TAMPA, FL –  This weekend, skate in the Sunshine State at the 2019 Tampa Soul Roll Invitational.  The party kicks off Thursday the 17th for the early arrivals.  Tickets sold at the door.  Meet and Greet the Friday arrivals at the Marriott before rolling the night away with DJ Freestyle.  Saturday enjoy the Turkey Fry Cookout and dance to the sounds of DJ One-way and DJ Warlock.  Then the fire goes from the cookout to the rink as your wheels burn the floor to music provided by DJ Arson on Saturday night from midnight until 4:30 AM.  Sunday, it’s a la carte fun as you make a selection of great activities to choose from before rounding out the weekend at United Skates Armenia with DJ Fanatic. The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival will be happening too so make sure you check that out.  CeCe Penniston and Midnight Star will be performing on Saturday.

Download the weekend schedule


Prayer Corner

Prayer Corner


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Jan 8 - Richard 64sk8er Hunter, Texarkana
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

Feb 1 – DJ Dame-O, Chicago, IL
Feb 1 – Helen Washington, Houston, TX
Feb 1 - Jerome McCray aka Lil Man, Ruff Rollerz
Feb 2 – Jay Hoodtimes McCleave, DC
Feb 3 – Kappa Chris Robinson, Maryland bwo New York
Feb 4 – Arthur Atkinson, San Diego, CA
Feb 4 - Dianne Pulliam, Kansas City, KS
Feb 4 - Chantelle Foster aka Foxy, Cincinnati, OH
Feb 5 – SiDiddy CocoDiva, Indianapolis
Feb 5 – Juice Richardson, Camden, NJ
Feb 5 – Nicole Roberts, Brooklyn, NY
Feb 5 – Lionel Hargrove aka “Blue”, Washington, DC
Feb 5 – Kiyomi Edwards, Burlington, NJ
Feb 6 - Ms. J (Jami Kelly), Baad Girlz, Wilmington, DE
Feb 6 - Lamar Harris, Skateworld, Great Skate, Northland, Detroit, MI
Feb 7 – Jontae Edmonds Cunningham, Dallas, TX
Feb 7 – Jerry Edison¸Naptown
Feb 8 – Phatgirl Onwheels, Queens, NY
Feb 8 - Mike "Mr. Wiggles" Morgan, ATL bwo Columbus
Feb 10 – Cameron Mitchell, Chicago, IL
Feb 10 – Chrissy “Slim Goody” Spencer, Columbus Finest on Wheels, Columbus, OH
Feb 11 – Jamil “Kid-Dynomite” Drummond, Columbus, OH
Feb 11 – Anthony Thomas, Cincinnati, OH
Feb 11 – Karen Kake Williams, New Orleans/Cali
Feb 11 – Yolanda aka sexy Moore, Queens, NY
Feb 12 - Laura aka "Drk n Lovely", Columbus Finest on Wheels, Columbus, OH
Feb 12 – Marcie aka Lady Smoove, Da Unpredictablez, Cleveland, OH
Feb 13 – Elwood Pridgen, Dayton, OH
Feb 15 – DJ Hop, Columbus, OH
Feb 15 – Laneisha Beasley, Louisville, KY
Feb 15 – Rod Edison, Naptown bwo AZFeb 19
Feb 15 – Felicia Ara-Rated Upshaw, Chicago, IL
Feb 15 – Dionne Stallworth, Lil’Dynamite, Atlanta, GA
Feb 17 – Keith Wildstyle Paschall, Indianapolis, IN
Feb 17 - Caprina “Capri-Sun” skater in Dallas, TX
Feb 17 - Kimberly Battle, iSk8Club, Raleigh/Durham, NC
Feb 17 – DJ Fly Ty, NJ
Feb 19 – DJ Arson, NYC
Feb 19 – Shermon Sanders, Louisville, KY
Feb 19 - Bigman Vaughan, Richmond, VA
Feb 21 - Chris Jones, VA
Feb 21 – Sonya Taylor, Columbus, OH
Feb 22 - Stephanie "Lil Bitt" Goode, Cleveland, OH
Feb 22 - Rose Marie, Atlanta, GA bwo Harrisburg, PA  
Feb 23 - Kay Head, Chicago, IL
Feb 23 – Meme Warren, ATL/Nashville
Feb 24 – Dillon Volk, Columbus, OH
Feb 24 – James “Super Skate Repairman”, Skate 22, Branchbrook Park, NJ
Feb 25 - Traci "Muva" Wheeler, Trenton, NJ
Feb 27 – Sheryl Wiggs, DC/MD
Feb 27 - Delores Williams-Bentley
Feb 27 - T. Tims, Dayton, OH
Feb 28 – Kobie James, Chicago, IL
Feb 28 - Crash Dummy, Cleveland, OH

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