Austin Texas Roller Derby | Texas Rollergirls » Fundraiser http://www.texasrollergirls.org News, training tips, events, and other information from the Texas Rollergirls Sun, 15 Oct 2017 18:09:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 2015 Fall Festival http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2015/08/2015-fall-festival/ http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2015/08/2015-fall-festival/#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:33:30 +0000 http://www.texasrollergirls.org/?p=10674

 

Join the Texas Rollergirls for our first ever Fall Festival, on Saturday, September 26th, at our practice facility, located at 6110 Trade Center Drive!

The Fall Festival will feature a day chock-full of roller derby, and will include a vendor village, with vendors from all over the Austin area, and a silent auction benefiting the Texas Rollergirls, a non-profit organization.

11:00AM | Doors open

11:30AM| Co-ed scrimmage. 
“Glitter v. Goth” co-ed scrimmage, open to intermediate and advanced skaters. Come watch these two teams duke it out in a for-fun scrimmage!
If you’ve signed up to skate, please pay here!

12:30PM | All-Star Texecutioner Exhibition Bout
Meet your all-stars and cheer them on as they skate Texas vs. Texas in this awesome bout!

2:00PM | Austin Anarchy vs. TXMRD
Halftime: Texas Rollergirls Junior All-Stars Mini-Bout

4:00PM | Texas Rollergirls Mash-Up vs. Cen-Tex RollerGirls
Halftime: Special Performance by Brass Ovaries!

ALL DAY | Vendor Village Open

11AM – 5PM | Silent Auction
Check out the list of our awesome silent auction donors here!


F.A.Q.

Can I BYOB?
Tailgating is fine & definitely encouraged, please clean up after yourself, though. Wine, beer and non-alcoholic drinks will be for sale during the event. Outside food & beverage will not permitted inside the Blood Shed facility during the event. 

Can I bring my own chair?
There will be plenty of floor seating/standing room. Limited seating will be provided, outside chairs will not be permitted.

 

vendor village

 

We’re excited to host the following food trucks for this event!:

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Texas Ice Queens FINAL Logo

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Happy Holidays from the Texas Rollergirls! http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2014/12/donate-now/ http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2014/12/donate-now/#comments Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:56:08 +0000 http://www.texasrollergirls.org/?p=10082




Texas Rollergirls would like to wish you happy holidays and thank you for your part in making our 2014 season amazing! We moved into our new home, the practice facility we lovingly call, “The Bloodshed.” The Bloodshed has brought together all of our programs under one roof and has been critical in our continued innovation in roller derby, none of which would have been possible without your generous support.

Additional 2014 Highlights:
We are excited to announce the introduction of the Texas Rollergirls Junior All-Stars this year! These young women, aged 8-17, are mentored and trained by our world-renowned All-Star travel team, the Texecutioners, who are ranked 5th in the world.

Our travel B-team, the Firing Squad, finished an undefeated season (5-0), competing in a tournament and games across the U.S.

The 2nd Roller Derby World Cup was recently held in Dallas, Texas, where ten of our skaters competed representing various countries:

Team Canada: Sarah Hipel
Team Greece: Bullet Sucker, Molotov M. Pale, SideShow Ho
Team Norway: Kategory 5
Team South Africa: Booty Queen
Team USA: Fifi Nomenon, Polly Gone, Smarty Pants, Trauma

Along with competing, the Texas Rollergirls hosted and trained hundreds of international skaters, as well as a handful of leagues, hailing from South Africa, The Netherlands, Colombia, France, Argentina, Greece, Norway, Ireland and Mexico.

The Texas Rollergirls are the founders of modern roller derby and are referred to as the “godmothers” to hundreds of leagues around the world. As we continue to lead the way in developing the sport, we are also committed to our community volunteering in programs, like Keep Austin Beautiful street clean-up. With your support we can continue these programs that touch so many lives both here at home and around the world.

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Texas Rollergirls are supported and operated by volunteers, which includes our skaters, referees, non-skating officials, fans, parents, children, and you!

We would greatly appreciate your continued support to keep us rolling in 2015!

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Honky Tonk Heartbreakers Fundraiser http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2014/08/honky-tonk-heartbreakers-fundraiser-3/ http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2014/08/honky-tonk-heartbreakers-fundraiser-3/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 04:14:43 +0000 http://www.texasrollergirls.org/?p=9731 PrintJoin the Honky Tonk Heartbreakers at Cap City Comedy Club on Friday, August 8, for the Third Annual Silent Auction and Fundraiser!

The Heartbreakers are raising money to help with their travel expenses. So come out for a night of comedy courtesy of comedian Ryan Stout and have a couple of drinks with the Texas Rollergirls! Come early for a chance to bid on the awesome items in our silent auction. Or bid online right now!

All the details:

What: Comedy Show & Silent Auction Fundraiser
When: Friday, August 8 at 7 pm
Where: Cap City Comedy Club
Tickets: $15 each or 2 for $25 – Get tickets from your favorite Heartbreaker!

The silent auction includes items such as art skating lessons, Pro-Designed pads, haircut & color, jewelry, gift cards to restaurants, and much more! You can see all of the items up for bid here and here.

Hope to see you there!

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2014 Annual Raffle http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2014/06/2014-annual-raffle/ http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2014/06/2014-annual-raffle/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:20:59 +0000 http://www.texasrollergirls.org/?p=9612 raffle image

Buy raffle tickets from your favorite Texas Rollergirl today!
Raffle winners will be drawn at our Championship bout, Saturday, August 16.
You don’t need to be present to win – but why wouldn’t you be?!


PACKAGES:

“Skate Like a Pro!” 
Train, eat, and relax like our all-star Texecutioners!
Donated by:
Barbara Ambush
Smarty Pants
Hauss the Boss
Fifi Nomenon
Massages by DeBella DeBall
Medusa Skates
Snap Kitchen
Juiceland

“Family Fun Night!” 
Ice cream, burgers & snakes, oh my!
Donated by:
Amy’s Ice Cream
Lick Ice Cream
P. Terry’s
Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo
Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary

“Date Night!” 
Enjoy a night out on the town — includes a show & babysitting!
Donated by:
East Side Cafe
Uchiko
Pinot’s Palette
Esther’s Follies

“Pampered Pup!” 
Show your pup you love them most with a package full of pup-friendly goodies!
Donated by:
Uncle Billy’s

“The TXRG VIP”
Especially for Texas Rollergirls super fans!
Two VIP Smack Packs for the 2015 season PLUS Texas Rollergirls merchandise!


Thank you to everyone who has donated to our 2014 raffle!

Our annual raffle is a Texas Rollergirls fundraiser! The Texas Rollergirls are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and we are truly grateful for all of your generous donations!

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Support our travel teams! http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2014/05/support-the-texecutioners/ http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2014/05/support-the-texecutioners/#comments Sat, 31 May 2014 20:42:29 +0000 http://www.texasrollergirls.org/?p=9215 1The Texecutioners have a long road to the Hydra ahead of them — and they need your help!

The athletes pay for all of their travel themselves with help from the generosity of their supporters. This year the giving campaign is more simplified: for a donation of $40 OR MORE you will get an OFFICIAL SUPPORTER t-shirt!

We know that many of you support us more generously than the $40 level and we greatly appreciate it so, ANY LEVEL OF GIVING ABOVE $40 will get you a shirt and will help us cover our costs this season!

THANK YOU!
Texas! Texas! Kill Kill Kill!

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The 2014 Supporter t-shirt symbolizes the new collaboration of the Texas Rollergirls’ A- & B-teams the Texecutioners (chainsaw) & Firing Squad (bullet) — this year the two teams are training, playing, and traveling together with a unified goal of world domination.

If you would also like to support our sister team, buy their shirt here!

SIZING: You will be contacted via EMAIL for your SHIRT SIZE.

DELIVERY: You will be contacted via EMAIL for your DELIVERY PREFERENCE.

PICK UP:
– FREE at the Texas vs Denver game June 14 in Austin, TX

OR

DOMESTIC SHIPPING:
– FREE domestic shipping

OR

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING:
– additional charges for international shipping (you will be contacted for additional payment)

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Texie’s Fundraiser on Oct 24th http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2013/09/texies-fundraiser-on-oct-24th/ http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2013/09/texies-fundraiser-on-oct-24th/#comments Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:12:31 +0000 http://www.texasrollergirls.org/?p=8042 The Texas Rollergirls Texecutioners are hosting a fundraiser that is for all our friends, family members, and supporters!

What: Halloween Themed Party and Art Silent Auction
Where: The Fort at 301 Chicon Street, unit G
When: Thursday, October 24th
Time: 7pm – 11pm
Details: $20.00 at the door. Drinks, Food, and Music will be provided.
The doors open at 7. Art Silent Auction are open from 7pm -10pm

Please support the Texie’s as they prepare to travel to the Championship tournament to bring home the Hydra.

Hope to see you there!

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Hustler Fundraiser http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2013/05/huster-fundraiser/ http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2013/05/huster-fundraiser/#comments Mon, 20 May 2013 03:12:23 +0000 http://www.texasrollergirls.org/?p=7656 Come support the Hustlers during their fundraiser on Sunday, June 23rd! There will be mimosas, bloody marys and brunch, all in the name of helping your favorite ’70s-style derby stars make their journey to Savannah, Georgia this summer, where they’ll play the Savannah Derby Devils. Bring your friends along, and leave the kids with a sitter.

The Hustlers will also have a silent auction with great items from Pro-Designed Pads, Derby Love, the Expedition School and more. Check out the auction now!

This year’s fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 709 Rio Grande Street. There’s a suggested donation of $20 per person, which covers brunch and booze.

Can’t make it to the fundraiser? You can still help out the Hustlers by bidding on items via their online auction, or by making a donation via PayPal.

RSVP on the event page on Facebook!

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Honky Tonk Hearbreakers Fundraiser http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2013/05/honky-tonk-hearbreakers-fundraiser/ http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2013/05/honky-tonk-hearbreakers-fundraiser/#comments Sun, 19 May 2013 14:53:02 +0000 http://www.texasrollergirls.org/?p=7623

Help the Honky Tonk Heartbreakers get to Rollercon 2013 in Las Vegas! The Heartbreakers are hosting their 2nd annual silent auction and comedy show at Cap City Comedy Club, with this year’s show featuring noted comedienne Rachel Feinstein, on Friday, May 31st. Tickets to the show are $15 each or 2 for $25. We appreciate your support!

Doors are at 6:30pm. Show time at 8:00pm.

Silent Auction during the event and online at:
www.32auctions.com/txrghthb2013

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Hell Marys Fundraiser http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2013/05/hell-marys-fundraiser/ http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2013/05/hell-marys-fundraiser/#comments Sat, 18 May 2013 14:33:52 +0000 http://www.texasrollergirls.org/?p=7728 2013 Hells Pool TourneyThe Hell Marys will be hosting their 4th Annual 8 Ball Scotch Doubles Pool Tournament at Slick Willie’s Family Pool Hall on Sunday, July 7th. Bring a partner or get paired up with someone when you arrive. There will be drink specials, giveaways, a silent auction and much more!  Don’t want to play? Feel free to just make a donation instead.

It’s $10 per person to enter.
Sign up today: http://www.tinyurl.com/hellmarys
Silent Auction Page 1:
http://www.32auctions.com/organizations/8614/auctions/9446

Silent Auction Page 2:
http://www.32auctions.com/organizations/4092/auctions/9584

RSVP and invite your friends on Facebook!

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Texas Rollergirls League Raffle http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2012/08/texas-rollergirls-league-raffle/ http://www.texasrollergirls.org/2012/08/texas-rollergirls-league-raffle/#comments Tue, 14 Aug 2012 18:24:24 +0000 http://www.texasrollergirls.org/?p=5974 Tickets are just $5 each & give you the chance to win one of TWO PRIZES!

Tickets will be available at the Playoffs (August 18th) and Championships (September 8th) bouts downtown at the Convention Center. Look for the table right by the door or flag down any Texas Rollergirl to get your tickets, and then … well, wait. Sorry! We’ll be drawing the winners at halftime of the first-place game on Championships day on September 8th.

PRIZES:


The Grand Prize: Mellow Johnnys VIP Pack


A hipster bike and VIP season passes to Texas Rollergirls – it doesn’t get much more Austin than that! 

The grand prize winner of the raffle will receive this stunningly cool Bianchi Pista, thanks to our fantastic friends at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop. You’ll turn many hipster heads as you cruise the streets of Austin this fall on ‘the bike that launched a thousand fixies’ — in other words, yes, the Pista was a fixie before it was cool. ‘Nuff said.

And to make it even more important – we’re adding two VIP Smack Pack Season Passes for the 2013 Texas Rollergirls season! You’ll be able to lock that bike up right outside the doors of the Convention Center and saunter right past the lines to your reserved trackside seating — perfect!

The grand prize bike was generously donated by the uber-cool Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop. Mellow Johnny’s is so cool that, if this bike doesn’t fit the winner, they’ll simply exchange it for a different in-stock model! If you trade for a lower-priced model, you won’t receive a cash credit, but if you want to upgrade, you can pay the difference.

(The total value of this prize is over $1,000!)


Second Prize: The Massage Envy, Best Buy Big Spender Prize


Go on a shopping spree and then relax with a massage! 
Our second raffle winner gets a gift card collection containing a Massage Envy gift certificate good for one massage, a $50 Best Buy gift card for all your electronic needs, $50 to spend at our Texas Rollergirls merch booth on game day or online AND a full set of limited edition prints from the 2012 Texas Rollergirls poster collection — signed by the poster girls themselves!
(The total value of this prize pack is over $150 — and you know that poster pack is priceless!)

 

MORE INFO HERE!

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