On March 8, 2019 Gillette Roller Derby will host a triple header event! Two separate junior bouts at 1:00pm and 2:40pm when the Miner Misfits pair with the Cheyenne Fronterrors to take on the Back Ally Brats out of Billings, Montata. The Coal Miner’s Daughters will hit the floor at 5:00 to take on the the Black Hills Wildfire. The event will be head at held at the CamPlex Spirit Hall (1635 Reata Drive), and doors will open at 1230 to the public. Concessions will be provided by The Stagecoach. Tickets will be $10 at the door, $7 for military and seniors, and children 12 and under get in free! Tickets are available from any CMD member ahead of time for $7.
We pre-sold tickets for our April 6th bout for $7 on March 30. We also had a 50/50 raffle that went really well! If your business is interested in hosting derby girls for a night, we’d love to come out and visit you.
On March 9, 2019 Gillette Roller Derby will host a double header mixer! Things will kick off with a junior derby mixer at 300pm, and an adults mixer will follow after starting at 500pm! The event will be head at held at the CamPlex Central Pavillion (1635 Reata Drive).
On June 9, the Coal Miners Daughters will take on the Black Hills Wildfire in their second home game of the season at CAM-PLEX Central Pavilion. The two teams are great friends and have played for and against each other for many years. Come out and see a great rivalry and don’t forget to buy a gator for our half-time “Drop A Crock” game. Support your local derby team!
Our sponsored charity the Fur Kids Foundation is hosting a photo contest for their 2018 pet calendar! It’s free to enter, $1 to vote on your favorite pup. All funds raised support the Fur Kids Foundation. To enter or vote, click here! Contest ends July 22.
There’s just over a week left before the very first WyoSkate mixed scrimmage in Wright. The black and white mixer is free to anyone who signs up, and starts at noon on June 24. There will be fun prizes and a chance to bring roller derby to the Town of Wright! Please visit wrightdays.wyoskate.com to find out more.
This year’s annual Pooch Plunge at the Gillette City Pool is scheduled for August 26th. If you’d like to help close out the last day at the City Pool and let your dog play with other pups, it’s a great chance to do that and also support the Fur Kids Foundation. Tennis balls and treats are provided for a $5 entry fee. To find out more or RSVP, visit their event page on Facebook.
For their second ever bout, the Bomber Mountain Derby Devils took on their sister league, Gillette Roller Derby, in a home bout to benefit PFLAG and Fur Kids Foundation. The final score was 161-86 in favor of Buffalo, but a fun night was had by all. Thanks to the junior skaters with Must Dash Dolls and Cheyenne Fronterrors for coming out to our juniors mixed scrimmage!
Can you guess which skater is which? This Saturday June 10 the Bomber Mountain Derby Devils will play Coal Miners Daughters in a Gillette Roller Derby intraleague bout! Tickets are $5 in advance, $8 at the door. Stop by and see what all the fuss is about. Proceeds from the bout to benefit the Fur Kids Foundation, with a special “Rainbow Basket” being raffled off to help the Gillette chapter of PFLAG.
Regretfully, the Wolfpack of Greybull had to cancel their June 17th bout against Gillette Roller Derby in Cody. Gillette will next take on the Bomber Mountain Derby Devils of Buffalo in their June 10th home bout at Camplex Central Pavilion. Tickets are $5 in advance, $8 at the door, and you can purchase them ahead of time at WyoSkate, located in downtown Gillette (118 S. Gillette Avenue.)