Posts Categorized: Roller Derby News

History of the Skate Victoria “Shed” in Dandenong, Victoria, Australia

A Little History ….. on Skate Victoria’s Shed in  Dandenong,Victoria, Australia   Skate Victoria is the “ONLY State Body for Roller Sports in AUSTRALIA”, that has their own training venue. ‘The Shed’ is located within the Dandenong Show Grounds complex. Roller Hockey, first saw the benefits of utilizing the shed over 25 years ago, as a… Read more »

MEMBERS – IMPORTANT INFO PLEASE READ : HOT WEATHER GUIDELINES –

To all Skate Victoria Affiliates… As the temperature starts to rise, please take care. Click here to read the Skate Victoria Hot Weather Guidelines which talk about Modifying and cancelling sporting activities for the health and safety of members. Keep cool….   Gloria Hawken – CEO    

Roller Derby Coaching Course – WESTERN AUSTRALIA 3rd Feb 2018

  Roller Derby Coaching Course – WESTERN AUSTRALIA Skate Victoria’s WA Affiliate, Albany Roller Derby League are hosting a Roller Derby Coaching Accreditation Course on the 3rd Feb 2018 at the Track in WA. Skate Victoria first introduced the course back in October 2013 and so far … Approx 655 + Coaches, (Skate Vic members & NON… Read more »

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our members …

On behalf of the Skate Victoria Executive, we would like to wish all our members, a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  Thank you for your support during 2017 and we look forward to working with you all in 2018 !  The Skate Victoria office will be closed until the 2nd January 2018  Gloria Hawken  CEO  Skate… Read more »

Sport & Recreation Victoria article featuring the VRDL All Stars … Click here to read more

Great article….on the Sport & Recreation Victoria website, talking about the VRDL All Stars recent win overseas….. Click on the link and feel free to share onto your club FB pages VRDL – Rolled Gold – Sport and Recreation Victoria Website   Gloria Hawken CEO – Skate Victoria  

FIRST AID – Do your Club members need to update their FIRST AID SKILLS ?…

Skate Victoria Affiliates AUSTRALIA WIDE FIRST AID As the end of the year approaches …. Your competing/training regime may start to reduce …. it’s a good time for Club Committees to review & check that your Club has current qualified First Aider’s at training & events. There are many First Aid courses available out in… Read more »

Find out how you can become a GOOD SPORTS Club…

Skate Victoria Club Committees…. AUSTRALIA WIDE, All Disciplines Have you heard of the Good Sports program? If not, click here to read how you can become one of the 8,000 community sporting clubs… who have signed up to the Good Sports program. Find out the benefits of becoming a Good Sports Club. Thumbs up to the Skate… Read more »

VRDL All Stars, Welcome the Hydra Trophy to Melbourne party … 25th Nov 2017

  VRDL All Stars & Victorian Roller Derby League  are having a “Welcome the Hydra to Melbourne” party Date; 25th November, 2017 A party has been organised by the league to officially  “Welcome the Hydra” from the USA to Melbourne, Victoria Australia  This is the first time that the trophy has left the USA !.. So Click here… Read more »

Team Australia, Australia’s Female National Roller Derby team, have a brand new logo…

  TEAM AUSTRALIA,  Australia’s female National Roller Derby Team, who will be competing at the 2018 @WFTDA Roller Derby World Cup in Manchester UK … have a brand new Logo…. LIKE their FB page too so you can follow the team as they prepare for Manchester   The Aussie team is self funded so they… Read more »

Melbourne Team, VRDL All Stars.. Take out 1st place at the WFTDA Championships in Philadelphia. USA. First International team outside USA to take out the title!.

 VRDL All Stars …..No 1 in the WORLD… On behalf of the Skate Victoria Executive, we would like to congratulate the VRDL All Stars & Victorian Roller Derby League on your epic win today against Rose City Rollers at the 2017 International WFTDA Division 1 Championships – Philly, PA (Philadelphia)… Another amazing achievement!!! The Hydra!… Back in Victoria, Melbourne and right around Australia … we are… Read more »