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Kickin' it in the 'Ville
POSTED 6.25.17

LOUISVILLE, KY – Bowling, Horseshoes, Corn Hole, Basketball, Kickball, Card Games, Food . . . SKATE!  The Louisville Rail Ridaz invites skaters from around the country to Kick It In The ‘Ville, September 15-17, 2017.  Friday, bowl before the warm-up roll with DJ Rollbounce.  Saturday Meet and Greet at George Rogers Clark Park from 2 PM until 7:00 PM.  Saturday night roll at the Roost with DJ Joe Bowen.  Sunday, cool down from the hot weekend from 9:30 PM until 2:00 AM.  Book your hotel room under the RailRidaz block.
icking it in the Ville

3rd Annual Cancer Sk8 Jam
POSTED 6.25.17

ATLANTA, GA –Tee and Kojak would like to invite all skaters to the 3rd Annual Cancer Sk8 Jam, October 15, 2017.  DJ Smooth will be spinning the jams from 8:00 PM until midnight.  Ladies wear pink and guys wear blue as you roll and celebrate Yoster’s birthday.  Admission is only $10.
3rd Annual Cancer Skate Jam

2nd Annual Code Blue Skate Jam
POSTED 6.22.17

KENDALL PARK, NJ –Rolling Royalty presents . . . .the 2nd Annual Code Blue Skate Jam, celebrating the men and women in blue!  First responders and police officers get in free with RSVP and current ID.  Great food, prizes and vendors will be available.  The party starts at 10:00 PM and goes until 2:00 AM with DJ Nile and DJ D on the turntables.  Admission is $13 in advance, $16 at the door.
Code Blue Skate Jam

Old Skool/New Skool Summer Skate Reunion
POSTED 6.21.17

RALEIGH, NC – Are you ready!  July 15, 2017 “This Summer” the Carolina Cruisers Skaters Association will be hosting an 11th annual party that will bring back all Old Skool Skaters, New Skool Skaters, OG's, Freestyle Skaters, Shuffle Skaters, Steppers, and Skaters who just want to do their thing!  Spread the word, it's going down!   We will make room off the floor for the steppers also!  You know this party will be the hottest party of the Summer!  It's Old Skool/New Skool Reunion time!  Everyone from every state is invited.  For the first time in a long time, we are going back to the flavor of music that you miss.  We will be playing Old Skool, R&B, Funk, Go-Go, House, and all the National Skate music that you can get your roll on.  You will be able to get it going with our talented DJ GNICE of VA and DJ FREESTYLE of NC.  You know we will be playing very smooth slow jams also.  We are inviting all the Steppers.  We will not play long house sets, long slow sets, boring sit down music that have skaters wishing they were home.  Our DJ’s will keep the crowd flowing!  Welcome back home to some good North Carolina Skating!!!!  Post some of your favorite songs on our Facebook page,  

Get your room at the Best Western Raleigh North under the Carolina Cruisers block name for only $62 plus tax.
Old School New School Summer Skate Reunion

21st Annual Skate Extravaganza
POSTED 6.17.17

CINCINNATI, OH –The ‘Nati Skate Train is rollin’ again, bringing you the 21st Annual Skate Extravaganza, Saturday, August 5, 2017.  Climb onboard at 11:30 AM and roll until 4:30 AM.  Tickets are $13 in advance, $15 at the door.
21st Annual Skate Extravaganza

Doin' it on the Wood
POSTED 6.15.17

KANSAS CITY, MO –What will you be doin’ August 11-12, 2017.  How about taking a roll on 15,000 square feet of nothing but wood?  Skaters nationwide are invited to come to Winnwood Skate Center for the Doin’ it on the Wood Sk8 Jam.  Friday rolls off from11:30 PM until 3:00 PM at Winnwood with $10 admission.  Saturday, hang out with the KCCutUp Boyz at the Hidden Valley Park.  Top off the weekend with a roll from 11:30 PM until 4:30 AM with DJ Joe Bowen.  Admission is $15 and food will be available.
Doin' it on the Wood

5th Annual Great Skate Show
POSTED 6.13.17

CLEVELAND, OH –The Rollin Buckeyez welcome you to Cleveland, OH this summer for a wild weekend of fun and entertainment.  The weekend starts on Thursday, August 17, with an Adult Warm up skate.  Get your sea legs together for the All White Dance Cruise on Friday evening.  Saturday head to the park for a cookout/Beach Party/Kickball Challenge starting at noon.  Saturday night is the main skate event at Pla-more Roller Rink.  OH! It’s not over yet!  Sunday bowl before you go at Wickliffe Lanes.  Admission and prices vary per event.  See ad for more details.
5th Annual Great Skate Show

6th Annual ColLABORation Sk8 Jam
POSTED 5.29.17

SACRAMENTO, CA –Labor Day Weekend, September 1-2, 2017, you are invited to a weekend of dancing and skating in Sacramento.  Friday, dance the night away after a delectable meal at the Black and Gold Dinner & Dance.  Saturday, turn it up as you knock the pins down at Strikes.  Free food and a live DJ will be available for your listening entertainment.  Saturday night, is the main event, the ColLABORation Sk8 Jam, from midnight until 4:30 AM with DeeJDee and Dub Cee.  This is an adult only weekend.
6th Annual Collaboration Skate Jam

4th Annual Sin City Sk8 Jam
POSTED 5.22.17

BAKERSFIELD, CA –This October 27-28, Dem Twins, along with B.M.W. and the Wood Rydrz are hosting the 4th Annual Sin City Sk8 Jam.  Friday, Meet N’ Greet at the Club House before the Warm Up Skate with DJ Narsistic.  Saturday wear your jammies to the Bull Shed for a House Party style jam with your skate family.  Then the main event kicks off Saturday night with DJ Bowen and DJ Wildchild.  Wear your Halloween costume for a chance to win cash prizes.
Sin City Skate Jam


June 30 - July 2, Chicago, IL

July 14-15, Oklahoma City, OK
3rd Annual OKC Roll

July 14-16, Sacramento, CA
Super Roll Weekend 2017

July 14-16, Indianapolis, IN
21 & Older National Roller Skaters Reunion

July 15, Raleigh, NC
11th Annual Summer Skate Party

July 21-23, Nashville, TN
9th Annual Skate Extravaganza

Weekly & Monthly Jamz

Weekly Jamz
GA: Sparkles Smyrna
Monthly Jamz
No current listings

iR VII You Already Know!

CHICAGO, IL – No need to expand on the headline, you already know what iR VII means.  June 30 through July 3, get an early start on celebrating the 4th of July in Chi-Town at the Independence Roll VII hosted by D-Breez and JB Elite.  Friday, kick it at the Downer’s Sand Club Sports Bar and Grill with music, food, drinks, games and a Pool/Billiards tournament.    Later that evening, Bounce over to Lynwood Sport Center for a warm-up roll from midnight until 5:00 AM with DJ Fly Ty and MzDJ Tone.  Saturday afternoon there will be an Indoor Beach Party at Downer’s.  Cash prizes for the Beach Volleyball winners.  Saturday night, roll with DJ Joe Bowen, DJ Arson and DJ DMC at Orbit.  Sunday, wrap up the weekend at Hillside Bowl for dinner, drinks, dancing and a Bowling tournament with a cash prize.  Shut down the weekend at Glenwood Roller Rink with DJ Brian, DJ Narsistic, DJ CJ and special guest DJ Spank.  Much fun to be had for the fourth including opportunities to take home some cash.

If it's Happening in the ATL, it's Happening at Sparkles Smyrna!

ATLANTA, GA – Roll twice per week at ATL’s Sparkles Family Fun Center of Smyrna.  Thursday nights, get it in from 9:00 PM until Midnight with DJ L3EK and DJ Wiggles.  Admission is $5.  Sundays, roll to a rotation of DJs that include DJ Soulnificent, DJ Brian, DJ Smooth, DJ Fly Ty, DJ Greg Nyce and DJ Wiggles.  The session starts at 8:00 PM and ends at Midnight.  Admission is $8.
Sparkles Thursdays and Sundays

Rink for Sale

Rink for Sale
POSTED 5.30.17

WISCONSIN   –  If you've ever dreamed of owning your own roller rink, here's the perfect opportunity.  Located in central Wisconsin, this successful rink has been in business since the early 1960's and is continuing to grow!  The rink building is just over 12,000 sq. ft and sits on just under 10 acres in a great location.  Outstanding report with the community, open year 'round and low overhead.  Completely turn-key for $459,000.  If you are a seriously considering owning your own rink, and are interested in the central Wisconsin area, please drop us a line at, and let's talk.  

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Jun 21 - Tamecka “Mecka” Yancey of Mil-Town Rollers of Milwaukee, WI
Jun 26 - Rickey Davis AKA Tip Toe, Houston Texas, SpaceCity Rollers
Jun 28 - Shaquana Verne, Phase V, Camden, NJ
Jun 28 – DJ Mike Music, Atlanta, GA
Jun 28 - Lavette, Empire Roller Rink, Brooklyn, NY
Jun 29 - Desi,, Columbus, OH
Jun 29 – Janie Cosby, Virginia

Jun 24 - Phil & Rose Bean, Towson, Dynasty Sk8 Club 23 years of marriage

Jul 1 – Smooth Ki, Chicago Ruff Ryder Rollers
Jul 2 - Tamiko Holmes, serving our country in Korea
Jul 4 - Venessa Raigns aka Sexcee Caramel, Ettrick, VA
Jul 4 - Tyrone Dixon, Jammin Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA
Jul 4 - Dori Smith, Columbus, OH bwo Kansas City
Jul 6 - Vince "Ice V" with Fam Affair, Orlando,FL
Jul 8 - Bridget Grier, NSC Freestyle Rollers, Charlotte, NC
Jul 10 - Matthew Davis, Montgomery, AL
Jul 11 - Cherry Williams aka" Mz. Dimples" of GemCity Striderz
Jul 12 - Robert "DJ Big Bob" Clayton, Brooklyn, NY
Jul 12 – Rennette, aka Baby Girl
Jul 13 - Joe "So Kashmir" Hart, Livin the ATL bwo MC IND.
Jul 14 - JuJuan (JJ) Blunt, NSC Freestyle Rollers, Charlotte, NC
Jul 17 - Patrice Koonce, Kansas City, MO
Jul 19 - Chucky, Butterflys N Unity
Jul 22 - Sharon Kimpson, former Master Roller “DC Style”
Jul 22 – Ms. Tracy, Millennium Skate World, Camden, NJ
Jul 22 - Jeff "Silk" Carpenter, Chicago, IL
Jul 23 – Misha “China Doll” Goins, Chester, VA
Jul 25 - Dwayne Bailey, Milwaukee, WI
Jul 29 - Joshua Johnson, Chicago, IL
Jul 29 - Denise Knowles, Nashville, TN
Jul 30 - David Beasley aka "BLAZZE" of GemCity Striderz, Dayton, OH
Jul 30 - Kina Aka Ms. Kina‏, Louisville Rail Ridaz's, Louisville, KY
Jul 30 – Markina (Thunda) Thompson, Louisville, KY
Jul 30 - Phil, Orchard Skateland, Towson, MD
Jul 30 – Tamla, San Diego, CA
Jul 30 – Huriya Abdullah, Kansas City, MO
Jul 29 - Rocky Lassiter, Newport News, VA
Jul 31 - Wood, Kitty Kat Ladies, Skate 22, Union, NJ

July 17 – Rich and Karen, As The Wheels Turn Skate Club, Northern California, 32 years
July 18 – Milo and Patrice, Louisville, KY

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