REFEREEING

WITH DIAMOND VALLEY ROLLER DERBY CLUB

ROLLER DERBY BASICS

Flat track roller derby is an old sport revived for new generations. Each team sends five skaters out on track (four blockers and one jammer, who is the scorer) where players get to use their bodies to stop the opposing jammer from passing. Players can't punch, head-butt or kick, but they can use their shoulders, hips and torsos to knock their opponents down.

AND THAT'S WHERE REFEREES COME IN!
For a game to run smoothly, there needs to be no less than 3 skating referees and no more than seven referees total. The positions are Head Referee (HR), Two Jammer Referees (JR), Back pack Referee (BPR), Front pack Referee (FPR) & three Outside pack Referees (OPRs)

Players and Referees wear a lot of protective gear, including wrist guards, elbow pads, knee pads, helmets and optional mouth guards. 


REFEREEING JOURNEY WITH DVRDC

Once you have completed one of our Skate Fit courses you may begin the DVRDC Referee journey. Let your Coach or the Club Treasurer know & they will assist you to become an Official Member of DVRDC. 


To become a Referee with DVRDC, you must progress through the star testing and levels of White & Yellow. Then you will follow the Referee theory and skating assessment to become a fully qualified Referee. 

You will need to own all of your own equipment and upgrade your insurance to take on the Refereeing Journey.

 

COST

Coming soon!

 

EQUIPMENT 

- Quad or In-line Skates
- Helmet (Good Quality - Australian safety standard)
- Wrist guards 
- Hard Capped knee pads (with non-marking covers)
- Hard capped elbow pads 
- Mouth Guard (mandatory for club training)

- Whistle 

VENUE

Tuesdays - From 7.00pm

Skaterz Roller Blade & Skate Rink
30 Susan Street, Eltham

Sundays - From 3.00pm
Eltham Leisure Centre

40 Brougham Street, Eltham

CASUAL CLASSES

Once you have completed a Skate Fit course, you are eligible to become a DVRDC member. This means you can attend classes on a casual pay-as-you-go basis, which may be better for your budget or lifestyle.

COST

- $10.00 per lesson
- $6.00 Rental skates (if required)
- $2.00 Rental Safety Equipment

  [elbow, knee, wrist and helmet] (if required)

- $35 for skate insurance with         Skate Victoria (mandatory) 

[This will cover you for the year while you are skating in non contact training]

GET TO KNOW DVRDC

Diamond Valley Roller Derby Club have one traveling team known as the Rough Cut Rollers

2017
The team merged with the Northside Rollers to compete in the Statewide Stampede tournament as The Rough Cut Rogues

2018-2019

The team merged with the Otway Derby Dollz to form the Diamond Growlers

DVRDC have proudly participated in the following tournaments:

  • Statewide Stampede (SWS)

  • Great Southern Slam (TGSS)

  • United Roller Derby Playoffs (URDP)

  • Rebellion 

  • Chillout Derby Pride Premiership

  • Rainbow Lightning Premiership

SKATE VICTORIA

DVRDC is proud to be affiliated with Skate Victoria as our insurance provider

DERBY RULES

View and keep up to date with

the latest WFTDA rules.

QUIZ YOURSELF

Test your derby knowledge

by taking this quick quiz.

CONTACT US

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FOR ALL ENQUIRIES, PLEASE EMAIL INFO@DVRDC.ORG.AU OR FILL IN THE CONTACT FORM BELOW

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PROUDLY SPONSORED BY SKATE VICTORIA

FOR ROUND 5 OF THE STATEWIDE STAMPEDE 2019 - VICTORIAN ROLLER DERBY TOURNAMENT 

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Diamond Valley Roller Derby Club acknowledge the traditional owners of the land we skate, train and play on, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation & we pay respect to elders, past present and emerging.

PROUD SUPPORTERS OF THIS GIRL CAN

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