WHO WE ARE:
Founded in June of 2006, the Blue Ridge Rollergirls are Asheville, NC’s first all-female, flat track roller derby league. The league’s mission is to actively create, promote, and sustain an environment that fosters strength, courage, vitality, and the empowerment of women in the sport of roller derby.

We are a 501c3 non-profit organization and member of the official Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).

WHAT WE NEED
A Space In Asheville Where We Can Practice &/or Hold Events

 

TRACK PLAN:

  • 100’x60’ playing surface 120×80’ with inside & outside safety lanes.
  • May have columns in practice venue a minimum of 5’ from game track, 10’ in public venue, but clear- span120’ x 80’ area preferred.
  • Track boundary lines must be taped or painted on floor surface.
  • Acceptable surfaces include concrete and hardwood.
  • Preferred surface would be specifically engineered for full contact skating sports, like sport court.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Approximately 9,600’ sf clear span, level surface (120×80’)
  • Additional suitable floor space for practice drills
  • Permitted, safe & accessible for daytime & evening events

GENERAL DESIRED QUALITIES

  • In the city of Asheville
  • Secure parking & storage available
  • Internet access for live game streaming
  • Ability for vendors & league to sell souvenirs & concessions.

PRIVATE PRACTICE VENUE REQUIREMENTS

  • 50-120 person capacity for practices
  • Prefer 50-500 person capacities for private & small games
  • Weeknight and full weekend availability
  • Flat monthly rate for dedicated occupancy

PUBLIC GAME VENUE REQUIREMENTS

  • Diversity of spaces desired – we’d like to play in several places.
  • Tournaments’ capacity 1,500-3,000 [15-30,000 sf]
  • Doubleheader & home season games’ capacity 900-1,500 [12-15,000 sf]
  • Special semi-public / invitational games’ capacity 300-500 [9,600-12,000 sf]
  • Prefer to work with event mgmt or recommended event contractors.

Please email the Blue Ridge Board of Directors at [email protected] with any questions.

Questions? Want to learn more? Send us a note!

  • Don't forget to contact training @blueridgerollergirls .com to register for Derby School by THIS Sunday 9/24! More... https://t.co/MiXoMRg4IE
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