New season for Houston Roller Derby

HOUSTON As of January, HRD is ranked 20th out of 52 associated leagues in the nation, and No. 2 in the state.

HRD's all-star team, the HaRD Knocks, will be traveling to play some of those leagues and hosting a few leagues at home.

For the 2008 season, Houston Roller Derby's matches will be played on the second Sunday of the month, starting March 9. The only exception is in May, where matches will be held on the third Sunday. For more information, check out HRD's Web site,

Tickets can be purchased online for $10 in advance. Season tickets also are available.

For the games at Verizon, the doors open at 4pm and the action starts at 5pm! The times have been changed to accommodate fans who get up for work Monday mornings! That's one less excuse to use!


  • March 9 at Verizon Wireless Theater: Sirens vs. Brawlers; Bosses vs. Betties
  • April 13 at VWT: Sirens vs. TXRG Hell Mary's; Bosses vs. Brawlers
  • May 10, 11 (away) Roll for the Cure, Irvine, Calif.: HaRD Knocks plays No. 12 Minnesota, No. 10 BAY Area, No. 15 Rose City, and OC Rollergirls (unranked)
  • May 18 at VWT: Bosses vs. TXRG Honky Tonk Heartbreakers; Betties vs. Brawlers
  • June 8 at VWT: Sirens vs. Betties; Brawlers vs. AssCity Team
  • June 21-22 (away) ECE, Philadelphia, PA: HaRD Knocks plays No. 15 Baltimore and No. 14 Boston
  • June 28 at JOPA, Shenandoah, Texas: HaRD Knocks vs Angel City (La.)
  • July 5 at JOPA, Shenandoah, Texas: HaRD Knocks vs NorthWest Arkansas
  • July 13 at VWT: HaRD Knocks vs No. 4 Texecutioners; HRD Mix-Match teams vs HRD Mix-Match teams
  • Aug. 10 at VWT: Sirens vs Bosses; Betties vs Alamo's Missyfits
  • Sept. 14 at VWT: HRD Championship Bout
  • Sept. 20 (away) Dallas: HaRD Knocks at Gov's Cup

    Houston Roller Derby will be hosting the Women's Flat Track Derby Association's Western Regionals the first weekend of October.

  • October 3-5 at VWT: WFTDA Western Regionals - Top 12 teams play to go to nationals

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