Amazing PR opportunity – chase em!

Skating in the mall wasn’t something we had planned on but when Crown Street Mall approached us for some PR collaboration we jumped on it. With a cross promotion for them and usMore

‘What is this Roller Derby?’

With WIRD’s Trivia Night only seven days away preparations are in full swing. There are groups sweating away to get things sorted and my contribution right now is these shiny new informative doovies to scatter on tables. As always, take what you need to help make your own league. 🙂More

Get your red hot Roller Derby on YouTube

Wollongong Illawarra Roller Derby has made it to the (small) big screen! Check out our channel WIRDVideos. Realised about ten minutes after I uploaded our first clip that it really could have been WIRD TV and that would have been hot. Alas.More

‘Whip It’ movie cross-promotion organised

After a quick discussion about the movie it was suggested we might tap into the potential publicity of this movie. We approached the independant Gala Cinema at Warrawong and they are very excited about doing some cross promotion around October when it is realeased. Amazing how Drew Barrymore knew we were gonna be starting our…More

WIRD Media release

Who wouldn’t want to play Roller Derby? Wollongong Illawarra Roller Derby is welcoming experienced skaters now. Since their first skate in February 2009 the Wollongong Illawarra Roller Derby girls have been training hard to bring this radical sport to life in Wollongong. WIRD, as they’re known for short, have been hitting carparks and bike paths…More

WIRD Media Info Pack

Wollongong Illawarra Roller Derby Mission Statement Wollongong and Illawarra Roller Derby league (WIRD) aims to develop a group of committed and passionate skaters, in order to establish the competitive sport of flat track roller derby in the region. We are a non-profit Association, run by the skaters for the skaters, and dedicated to making roller…More

Great Venue Experience

Yesterday Neena SheMoan, Drop Bear and I headed off to look over another venue and chat to the manager about our skates vs their floors. Couldn’t be more different to the slightly creepy trip a few weeks ago. Neena had made the contact for our rollerskating retrospective next year and it’s also shaping up as…More