Shore Points Roller Derby (SPRD) is an all-women, flat-track roller derby league with members from Central/South New Jersey and Philadelphia. SPRD was founded in March 2007 with the intention of bringing the sport of roller derby to the South Jersey Shore and providing an alternative form of entertainment. The league is comprised of like-minded, strong, intelligent women who share a goal of emotional growth and physical strength through the sport of roller derby. Shore Points Roller Derby follows the guidelines and standards set forth by Women's Flat Track Derby Association.
As of January 31st, 2013, Shore Points Roller Derby has been officially accepted into the
This is a huge step in our quest and we are beyond excited to move into the next chapter of Shore Points Roller Derby!
also extend our excitement to the 15 other leagues who were also
accepted! We join the ranks of 94 other leagues working hard to join the
ranks of the current 172 full member leagues!
To find out more about WFTDA, check out their website!
SHORE POINTS ROLLER DERBY PRESENTS:
THE BOARDWALK BRAWLERS
Shore Points Roller Derby proudly presents its utmost, finest travel team, the Boardwalk Brawlers! The Brawlers are the first team rostered under SPRD and made their debut July 13, 2008 against Hackettstown's Sisters of Mayhem. Its skaters have been packing Rollway Skating Rink in Hammonton, NJ multiple times a week for hard-hitting, intensive training and scrimmaging ran by Coach Wolf and his staff.
The Boardwalk Brawlers successfully finished their debut season in 2008! They bouted against the Sisters of Mayhem from Hackettstown, NJ and H.A.R.D. from Harrisburg, PA. The Brawlers gave it their all, giving their fans knuckle-biting action with very close scoring games.
The Boardwalk Brawlers ended their 2012 season with a record of 5 wins and 1 loss!
*As we increase our roster, more teams will be added.*
Interested in being a member of one of our new teams? Here's how!
WHAT IS FLAT TRACK ROLLER DERBY?
Roller derby is a full-contact, competitive sport conducted on
four-wheeled skates. It is played on an oval, flat track. The teams
skate in counter-clockwise direction. Each team consists of a maximum of
14 players. Each game is called a bout. Bouts consist of 60 minutes of
play divided into periods that are subdivided into 2-minute jams. Jams
consist of five players from each team. These five players fill a pivot
position, three blocker positions, and one jammer position.
Are the skaters in the front of the pack wearing the striped helmets.
They set the pace for the pack and are the last line of defense to
prevent the opposing jammer to score.
Line up behind the pivot and in front of the jammer. They play both
offense and defense. It is their job to prevent the opposing jammer from
scoring, while assisting their jammer successfully through the pack.
Are the point scorers and are positioned at the back of the pack. They
are identified by the helmet with a star. The jammer who breaks through
the pack first without penalties becomes the lead jammer. They score one
point for each opposing skater they pass after the initial pass. The
lead jammer can call off the jam by placing her hands on her hips
anytime at her discretion.
FOR MORE INFO VISIT:
Women's Flat Track Derby Association
|© 2007-2013 Shore Points Roller Derby. All Rights Reserved.|