Hard Knox Rollergirls

The Hard Knox Roller Girls are Knoxville's first and only competitive WFTDA roller derby league.  Come see what all the fuss is about.

Join the Hard Knox Roller Girls!

Calling all skaters and interested parties:  do you want to learn the skills necessary to play roller derby?  Do you like to skate and want more access to your favorite Knoxville roller derby team? The Hard Knox Roller Girls have the solution for you! Whether you want to skate casually or competitively, there’s a spot for you within our league. 
Check out the requirements below, and contact us for more information.  We periodically offer a Fresh Meat program for new skaters, so please contact us for dates and times.

HKRG Travel Teams: Allstars and Brawlers

Photo by John M. Blood

Photo by John M. Blood

Who it’s for: female skaters who want the challenge of competitive play against other teams from across the country.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18+ years old 
  • Dues:  $50 per month – must be current to practice/play.  1 financial exception per season allowed.
  • Member Contribution Hours (MCH):  7 hours per month required including game day.
  • Attendance:  80% required, 60% must be earned from Sunday and Wednesday full league practices. Balance of attendance can be earned from attending extra practices and home team practices as scheduled.  Sunday and Wednesday practices take place from 7-9:30pm.
  • Rosters are determined based on attendance, MCH, and dues.
  • Insurance: WFTDA insurance is required.  The fee is $75 this year.
  • Opportunity to play competitive home and away games for the Allstars/Brawlers.

HKRG Home Teams: Black Bettys, Lolitas Locas, and Machine Gun Kellys  

Photo by Rebecca Sword

Photo by Rebecca Sword

Who it’s for: female and male skaters who want to skate competitively without the full obligations required to be on a travel team.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18+ years old 
  • Dues:  $30 per month – must be current to practice/play.  No financial exceptions allowed.
  • Member Contribution Hours (MCH):  This will be required only on game day but we appreciate any other help you want to provide throughout the season.
  • Attendance:  No minimum attendance is required.  You can attend Rec League practices currently taking place Sunday and Wednesday from 7:00-8:30pm as well as scheduled home team practices.
  • Rosters for game day will be determined by home team captains.
  • Insurance: WFTDA insurance is required.  The fee is $75 this year.
  • Home teams are co-ed - the only way for men to play roller derby competitively in Knoxville at this time.

Recreational League

Who it’s for: female and male skaters who want to skate casually, gain experience, and have fun in a non-competitive environment.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18+ years old 
  • Dues:  $20 per month – must be current to practice.  No financial exceptions allowed.
  • Member Contribution Hours (MCH):  Not required but we appreciate any other help you want to provide throughout the season.
  • Attendance:  No minimum attendance is required.  You can attend the Rec League practices currently taking place Sunday and Wednesday from 7:00-8:30pm.
  • Insurance: WFTDA insurance is required.  The fee is $75 this year.
  • Recreational league is co-ed.

Team Zebra

Photo by Rusty Riot

Photo by Rusty Riot

Who it's for: anyone who wants to participate in roller derby without playing. Referees are absolutely invaluable to the success of HKRG.

Requirements for Referees:

  • Must be 18+ years old 
  • Dues: No dues required.
  • Member Contribution Hours (MCH): This will be required only on game day but we appreciate any other help you want to provide throughout the season.
  • Attendance: No minimum attendance is required. You can attend team practices.
  • Insurance: WFTDA insurance is required. The fee is $75 this year.
  • Referees must pass skills and knowledge tests before becoming official. Training is provided.
  • Referees may wear quad or inline skates.
Photo by Rebecca Sword

Photo by Rebecca Sword

Non-Skating Officials

Who it's for: anyone who wants to volunteer to support HKRG without skating. Our bouts would not be possible without our NSOs, and we are always recruiting.

Requirements for Non-skating Officials:

  • No requirements outside of showing up for assigned task on game days. No dues, no MCH, and no attendance requirements.
  • Training is provided.
Interested in joining the team? Of course you are!
Contact us to get more information or to get started!

 

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