2016 Tryouts and Bootcamps

by Chef de Mission on August 15, 2016

Download PDF:  TeamCanada_pressrelease_20160812_Team-Canada-roller-derby-tryouts.pdf
12 August 2016

Team Canada Women’s Roller Derby
2016 Open Tryouts and Bootcamps

Team Canada Women’s Roller Derby is pleased to announce dates and locations for open tryouts for its 2017 World Cup team. Over two weekends in October 2016, Head Coach Jessica Paternostro and Assistant Coach Bryan Mcwilliam will select the athletes they will work with over the subsequent year leading up to the 2017 Roller Derby World Cup. In addition, the day before each tryout, Team Canada coaches will deliver half-day bootcamps for intermediate and advanced players to develop their skills.

Sunday 16 October 2016, 10:00-3:00
Rockland Arena (Jean-Marc Lalonde Arena)
1450 Park Ave, Rockland, ON K4K1P7
Sponsored by Neon Skates
1. Skater registration at https://goo.gl/forms/9AOCBMB9bcV63QBs1
2. Payment for Eastern tryouts and spectator tickets at http://bpt.me/2591442

Sunday 23 October 2016, 10:00-3:00
West Hillhurst Community Centre
1940 6 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T2N 0W3
Sponsored by Calgary Roller Derby Association
1. Skater registration at https://goo.gl/forms/9AOCBMB9bcV63QBs1
2. Payment for Western tryouts and spectator tickets at http://bpt.me/2591451


  • Tryouts are open to adults who play women’s flat-track roller derby, who are Canadian Citizens or their children/grandchildren, Permanent Residents, or residents of Canada for at least five years.
  • The four-hour on-skate tryout will include skill-based drills and scrimmaging. Skaters should bring black and white scrimmage tops, running shoes, water and a snack/lunch, as well as proof of insurance.
  •  Athletes must pre-register at the links above. Spectator tickets are available for $10 online or at the door.


Team Canada is offering a local athletes a chance to be coached by Team Canada coaches Jessica Paternostro and Bryan Mcwilliam at half-day bootcamps the day before each tryout. These camps are open to intermediate and advanced players of all genders, including advanced junior players cleared for contact. The bootcamps are not part of tryouts. Bootcamp costs and registration information follows.

Ottawa bootcamp
Saturday 15 October 2016, 1:00-4:00 pm

Rockland Arena (Jean-Marc Lalonde Arena)
1450 Park Ave., Rockland, ON K4K1P7
1. Advance payment of $40 at http://bpt.me/2591442
2. Registration at https://goo.gl/forms/nRm6Htbj1q5WvZ7B3

Calgary bootcamp
Saturday 22 October 2016, 5:00-8:00 pm

West Hillhurst Community Centre
1940 6 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T2N 0W3
1. Advance payment of $40 at http://bpt.me/2591451
2. Registration at https://goo.gl/forms/nRm6Htbj1q5WvZ7B3


Email: TeamCanadaRD@gmail.com
Communications en français:  TeamCanada.Chefdemission@gmail.com
Web:  https://www.teamcanadarollerderby.com
Facebook:  TeamCanadaRollerDerby
Twitter: @TeamCanadaRD
Instagram: @teamcanadarollerderby

Roller Derby World Cup: http://www.rollerderbyworldcup.com


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Florence Fightingale December 6, 2016 at 3:10 am

I am interested in an upcoming boot camp. Please let me know when the next one will be available ! Thanks


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