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Regional Mixer!

By novarollerderby | October 24, 2018

We are looking forward to seeing all of our fans, friends, and family – Come in costume!!! Join the parade!!! We are proud to present: creative face painting creations by Oyhenartz Facepainters! It’s going to be a spooky good time at our Good vs Evil themed Halloween Mixer! You won’t want to miss a second of…

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Come Skate With NRD!

By novarollerderby | August 22, 2018

Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to be one of the hard-hitting, fast-skating members of NOVA Roller Derby? Now’s your chance to find out! This event allows you to strap on some skates and learn the basics of roller derby in a low-pressure and fun environment. Learn from some of the…

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Metro Misfits vs Vineyard Vixens – Home Team Faceoff

By briannadoxzen | August 5, 2018

Our first home team faceoff – The Vineyard Vixens square up against the The Metro Misfits in our second bout of the home season! After the mind blowing home team showcase, this derby is going to be action packed! Doors open at 3:30 First whistle at 4:30 Tickets are $12 at the door. $10 pre-sale from your favorite skater…

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Movie Night: NRD presents “Whip It” at Alamo Drafthouse

By novarollerderby | August 1, 2018

Join us for an evening of fun with our tough-as-nails friends at NOVA Roller Derby! Giveaways and goodies will include NRD stickers, koozies, eye-black stickers, and raffles for free tickets to future derby bouts. We’ll also activate the lobby with photo ops, face painting, and merch. You might even see some NRD girls on skates!…

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“In Derby We Trust” featuring our very own Futz!

By novarollerderby | March 6, 2018

On Tap magazine published an article about Roller Derby in the DC Metro Area, and our very own Nuckin’ Futz was highlighted in the article!    “I’ve been skating since 2010, and the game is nothing like it used to be. Derby was skate fast, turn left. There was very little strategy and a lot of…

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The Meat Locker – Slam-dra Day O’Connor

By novarollerderby | August 1, 2017

Fun fact: the first time I tried roller derby, I got my mouthguard stuck in my mouth. To this day, I have absolutely no idea how it happened – it must have been too small or something – but I remember driving home looking like I had exceptionally white teeth. I first entertained the idea…

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The Meat Locker – Red Menace

By novarollerderby | July 21, 2017

Roller derby is something I’ve always been aware of.  It is something that in the back of my mind, I’ve always thought, “Someday, I’d love to try that.”  Still, I never did.  I have friends who skate in other states, and I’ve seen how it creeps into their blood and becomes this living entity they…

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The Meat Locker – Stevie Kicks

By novarollerderby | July 12, 2017

A few years ago, my kids wanted to go roller-skating. I hadn’t been on skates since I was in high school, which was over 20 years ago, but I remembered how fun it was and thought we would have a nice afternoon. As soon as I got back onto the rink, I was hooked all…

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The Meat Locker – Missy Savage

By novarollerderby | June 30, 2017

I started out as a fan of roller derby. Then finally opportunity presented itself for me to have the time to take on the sport and I ran with it. The most attractive quality right off the bat was the sense of togetherness and sisterhood that I had never experienced before. Growing up I was…

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NRD Achieves Full WFTDA Membership

By novarollerderby | March 30, 2017

NOVA Roller Derby is excited to announce that as of March 20th, we have been accepted as full members of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA)! NOVA was accepted in the WFTDA’s Apprentice program in April 2016, although our journey to full membership started in 2015 with the first full year of having a bouting WFTDA team. The WFTDA…

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