The RollerGirls are Looking for a Few Good Women

The New Jersey all-girl roller derby league, the Garden State RollerGirls, are recruiting this weekend at the Ironbound bar, Hell’s Kitchen.
The RollerGirls’ all-star team is represented by the Ironbound Maidens and they frequently hold public games in Branch Brook Park.

Judging by the website, if you’ve got an affinity for fishnet, are comfortable on eight wheels, and like to crush those that oppose you, you might want to check out RollerGirls. Oh, and if you do, please write in and let us know!

New Jersey’s baddest girls on eight-wheels –- The Garden State Rollergirls — are looking for a few good women to join the ranks of the hottest growing sport in America -– women’s flat-track roller derby.

Come hang out with the Garden State Rollergirls, May 3 at Hell’s Kitchen Lounge at 150 Lafayette St. in Newark, N.J. Learn the derby lowdown: Ask any questions, talk to the all-star derby girls, and learn what makes the game tick. You just might be the next rising star on the derby circuit in New Jersey.

Talk to star jammer Jenna Von Fury of the Northern Nightmares and the indomitable Lady Vengeance of the Jersey City Bridge and Pummel. Learn what it takes to rack up the points in the pack and bring home the glory.

Tryouts will be held June 2 and 4. To sign up for practice sessions and tryouts, email or visit

Rollergirls must:

  • Be 21 years of age or over
  • Have basic skating skills and an interest in derby
  • Can attend at least 2 practices each week
  • Have quad roller skates and all protective gear
  • Can pay monthly dues of $35

Rental skates are available for use during the first practice.

Referees DO NOT have to pay monthly dues and may use inline skates

Author: Ken Walker

Husband, Father, Newarker, PCA Elder, Business Analyst. In a glass case of emotion since 1978.

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