Monthly Archives: January 2012

Assassination City Roller Derby: The Governor’s Cup

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  • January 31st, 2012
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2011 Whammy Awards

Another year, another season revving up–but before we look forward to our second season at the Austin Convention Center, we honored our skaters from the past season at the 2011 Whammy Awards. Dressed to match the spy-themed occasion, costumes ranged from a variety of Bond-girls, an homage to Archer, and a cameo by Inspector “GoGo” […]

Announcer Audition Update

We recently held open auditions to find some new men and women to join our announcing crew for the upcoming season. Held at the historic Scholtz Garten in downtown Austin, over 20 talented inviduals came out to show off their skills on the microphone. In the end, we were only able to keep seven. But we’re looking forward to welcoming […]

International photographer to shoot our 2012 campaign

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We’re thrilled to announce that Australian photographer, Rom Anthonis, will be in Austin this weekend shooting our 2012 marketing campaign. He first came to our attention when he photographed some of our Hotrod Honeys during their trip to Australia this summer, as part of a feature showing Melbourne’s quirkier side. Rom’s images captured both the grit […]

Phil Arnold Retiring

Phil Arnold is a long time supporter of the Texas Rollergirls and roller derby in general. He writes roller derby articles for the Examiner, and travels to do announcing all over Texas. We are sad to see that he is retiring from his derby work, but happy to say that he will still be attending […]

Reel Change Film Frenzy Screening

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Our film we are shooting this weekend will be shown Sunday, Jan 15th, at 7pm at the Alamo, 1120 S. Lamar Blvd. Tickets are now on sale for the Film Frenzy Screenings – and we want you there! We’re one of ten non-profit groups taking part in the Reel Change Film Frenzy, so you’ll get to […]

Top Ten For Eight Wheels

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  • January 6th, 2012
  • Press

Get involved!

This month there are so many ways to get involved with the Texas Rollergirls – where do you fit in??   Saturday, January 7th, at 3pm at Key Bar – Ref & NSO Recruitment Are you a stickler for the rules? Do you find yourself screaming out wrong calls to the refs during bouts? Do […]

Announcer Tryouts

We’re gearing up for our announcer tryouts that are coming up in just a couple of weeks! We are auditioning folks for many different roles within our announcing crew. Applicants should come prepared to be themselves. Individuals with good personalities and good energy will be gladly accepted, and we’ll figure out specific roles as we move forward. […]

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