Recruitment

So, you wanna be a roller girl?!

Are you looking for a new sports challenge? Roller derby with the Brewcity Bruisers might be right for you! We understand that most people haven’t strapped on skates since they were teenagers, so we have a training program designed to accommodate interested skaters of ALL skill levels.

Step 1:  Contact Us!
Let us know you are interested. Email recruitment@brewcitybruisers.com with your name, phone number and main contact email address.  You will receive an email confirmation loaded with information about Boot Camps, Recruitment Meetings, Rec League, Brewcity Bruiser Events and more!

Step 2:  Start Skating and Get Involved!
Great, you’re now on our email distribution and you’ll want to start training to become member! The most important thing you can do is put on some skates and start roller skating. Skate outside, at roller rinks, anywhere you can!  Also, get involved!  Volunteering with the league is a great way to learn about how the Brewcity Bruisers work and play in the community and great opportunity to “rub elbows” with our great members. Use this volunteer form to contact our director of volunteers. All of our members are volunteers!

Step 3: Attend a Boot Camp for Newbies!
Boot Camp is for women ages 18 and over who are new to quad roller skates that need to learn the basic fundamentals of derby style roller skating.  This is a one-day, 3 hour class where you will strengthen your form, strides, crossovers, balance, control as you fall and recover—all while focusing on safety first. There is absolutely no contact at our Boot Camps, but you will get quite a work out and leave wanting more!  Upon completion of a Boot Camp, you may be cleared to join our Rec League, the Brewcity Bootleggers.


 

Our next Boot Camp will be held Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 9 AM – 12 PM.
Don’t forget to check back for other future Boot Camp dates!

 


 

Ready to start Training with us?!?

So, you loved Boot Camp and you are hungry more?  Fantastic!  Next you’ll want to join our Rec League, the Brewcity Bootleggers, and start training to be a Brewcity Bruiser! 

Brewcity BootleggersBootleggers 101: This is the intro session for women who want to skate with our rec team, the Brewcity Bootleggers. This session is a twice-a-week program that runs for 10 weeks and is open to any aspiring or retired roller girl. Practices will cover roller derby drills (on and off skates) designed for general fitness, pack & jammer knowledge, derby related skating skills, positional blocking (no hitting) and team work. Prerequisite: Boot Camp, or a pre-approved transfer skater cleared through our Recruitment Manager.

Bootleggers 201: For those who pass a basic skating skills test (WFTDA Minimum Skills Sections 1-4) after completing Bootelggers 101. This session also meets twice-a-week and runs for 10 weeks, including some overlap with Bootleggers 101. Practices will include drills that teach advanced roller derby skills, contact, how to play the game, and may include scrimmaging.  Prerequisite: Completion of Bootleggers 101 or skills assessment/pre-approved transfer cleared through our Recruitment Manager.

Bootleggers 301:  For those who pass all WFTDA Minimum Skills Requirements and a written test on the rules.  This session also meets twice-a-week, and runs for 10 weeks, including overlap with Bootleggers 101.  Practices include full contact, and scrimmage opportunities with surrounding teams of similar skill level. Skaters in the Bootleggers 301 session are also eligible to be drafted onto one of the four Brewcity Bruiser home teams.   Prerequisite: Completion of Bootleggers 201 or skills assessment/pre-approved transfer cleared through our Recruitment Manager.

Our next Bootleggers session will begin Saturday, February 18th and practices will be on Saturday mornings and Tuesday evenings. Don’t forget to check back for future dates!

Check out our Derby Gear Sponsors page for all your gear needs!

If you have any questions, concerns or butterflies, please email recruitment@brewcitybruisers.com and we’ll do our best to make all your roller derby dreams come true.



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