Did we already mention how proud we are that GO-GO Gent is sending six of its players and one trainer to the Blood & Thunder World Cup? Can you spot them in the official World Cup booklet?
After a preparation of nearly two years, Team Belgium Roller Derby will participate for the first time ever in the Roller Derby World cup!
Thé roller derby event of the year will be held from 4 till 7 December in Dallas, Texas, US of A. Team Belgium will compete for world domination in roller derby amongst 29 other countries. Not impressed yet? Go and have a look on the interactive map: all contintents will be represented in Dallas.
Belgium is rostered in Group 5, together with Australia, Italy and Greece, the shedule of play being (in Belgian time):
Yes you can follow every single game of our Red Diva’s! Come watch Team Belgium’s games at Sckrpnch Skate Shop, Reep 24 – Gent. The only thing the organisators ask is that you bring your own booze, food or snacks and help clean up the shop afterwords.
December 1st, the Team Belgium-skaters will leave for Dallas, in order to participate in the 2014 Blood and Thunder Roller Derby World Cup!
GO-GO Gent is proud to send no less than six of its players and one trainer to Dallas! You can show your support to our very Evil Spin-Her, Sandra Buttblock, Olga Volt, Guts’n Glory, Miss Myiagi, Falwafel and coach Mister Grey – and of course the whole of this wonderful national team!
One: you can get yourself an early Christmas present through one of Belgium’s national skaters! Team Belgium Roller Derby has put together a Lotus package filled with yummiez for you to enjoy! For only €7/box, you get 14 treats in return! Order yours through one of Belgium’s national skaters!
GO FUND ME CHALLENGES
If you don’t have a sweet tooth, you can still contribute through Team Belgium’s Roller Derby GoFundMe-page. For each amount reached, the players will do some serious challenges! Go and check them out!
23/11 TEAM BELGIUM SCRIMMAGE
Last but not least: before the team’s leaving, they’re throwing a little “goodbye-party” in the form of a Public Scrimmage! Belgium’s finest will take on a selection of Belgian skaters in a friendly scrimmage.
The goal is to raise funds for the overseas trip and to say goodbye to the fans. So come on over, wish the players all the luck, enjoy the action and cheer for Team Belgium!
All info on the Facebook Event!
TOTALLY FREE! #whiiiii. We do encourage you to support TB by buying one of their merch-items or donating through their GoFundMe-page: www.gofundme.com/getbelgiumtodallas
Sun. November 23rd 2014
Sports Hall Sint Jozef, Ebergiste De Deynestraat 1, 9000 Gent (Belgium)
The venue is close to Don Bosco Zwijnaarde and the R4, a 20min walk from Gent Sint-Pieters Station, public transport is available too
Yay, SKOD 2015 is confirmed! So save the date: 15-17 May 2015!
Still a very long time away, isn’t it? Not so much for our very own Travel Team. Since the start of the season, GO-GO Gent’s travel team has been focusing on yet another WFTDA European Tournament: 2014 WET!
2014 WET is presented and hosted by Crime City Rollers and will be held in Malmö, Sweden from 14 till 16 November. The invited teams are the top ranked European WFTDA leagues. GO-GO Gent has thus another chance to prove its worth among top notch European derby teams such as Berlin’s Bear City, Tiger Bay Brawlers, Helsinki Roller Derby or of course Crime City Rollers.
GO-GO Gent is scheduled to play its first game at 12 o’clock on saturday 15/11 against Helsinki Roller Derby. Later that day at 18h GO-GO Gent will oppose the Norwegians of Nidaros Roller Derby for the first time ever. Then on Sunday at 16h GO-GO Gent will meet the hosts of the tournament Crime City Rollers.
Ow I know I will be biting my fingernails during the 2014 WET weekend! Luckily, LIVESTREAM will be provided by Derby Duck Productions! So tune in and and cheer for us. Also follow the offical WET Twitter account for regular updates on the results during the tournament. And of course, go to our Facebook page and post some encouragements to your favorite European derby team!
Are you ready for some GO-GO Action?!
Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave you know that GO-GO is celebrating its 5 year anniversay! Saturday 25 october at 19h30 GO-GO Gent takes it up against some crème de la crème of players from alle over Europe. See our FB Event for all info on our birthday bash bout – auction – roller disco.
But that’s not all, at 21h30 we have our GO-GO AUCTION with some very exclusive GO-GO Goodies!
Don’t miss out, check out those original GO-GO items on our Facebook Action page and start bidding *NOW*!
Fancy an exclusive GO-GO jacket, rather be the proud owner of a signed cd by some artists from Gent, would you love to own a unique ‘Wie is het?’ boardgame featuring GO-GO skaters, want treat yourself on a 2 hour training session, or be in the possession of the original woodkit of the GO-GO kitten… ? All this and more is at your fingertips!
Start bidding now!
The highest bidder on Friday evening 24th October @8Pm is the temporary owner of the item. The highest bid on Facebook will be the starting bid at the live auction on 25th.
When you are lucky and no one at the event bids higher than your highest bid on Facebook, you remain the new owner of the item.
If you cannot attend the event yet you want to become the exclusive owner of the GO-GO item, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with your personal details and telephone number before 2PM on Saturday 25th October. You include the highest bid you want to make on that item as well. A GO-GO skater will then bid in your name at the event, up to the highest bid you gave us. Just like in a real life
Place to be: Sint Jozef, Ebergiste De Deynestraat 1, 9000 Gent
(Close to Don Bosco Zwijnaarde and R4, 20min walk from Gent Sint-Pieters, public transport available)
Doors open at 19:30.
Entrance fee: 5 euro.
Get your ticket now:
*GIFTS for everyone who’s wearing his/her GO-GO outfit!*
We really hope to see you there!
As a fan, a skater, a support-crew, anything really!