Tar Sand Betties
    Fort McMurray's Original Roller Derby League
 
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Canada Day Parade 2016.jpg 2016-07-01   Canada Day Parade
The Tar Sand Betties are exctied to be roller skating and walking in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Canada Day Parade! Come check it out on July 1 at 11am on Franklin Ave!

Credit MNK Photography.jpg 2016-03-12   Tar Sand Betties vs. Dirty Harriets
The Betties first game of the season in Edmonton playing against the OCRD Dirty Harriets. Great job from a lot of first timers on both teams!  Betties won the game 272 to 98. Photo credit to MNK Photography. 

derby swag!!
 Looking for something a little different? Now you can add to your style and accessorize while showing your support with the Tar Sand Betties official Logo.
 
Check out all the great products that are customizable using Zazzle!
 


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Donate to the Tar Sand Betties!
We are a non-profit organization funded by member fees, bout tickets, and merchandise sales. Extra support from our dedicated fans is always appreciated!
www.gofundme.com/tarsandbetties
 


ymm podcast
A few of the beautiful Tar Sand Betties made a guest appearance on The Ladies Room, YMM Podcast. Check out the full podcast here!


call for new skaters and referees!
 
 
Ready to become one of the Betties? 
 
We will be starting our Fresh Meat intake again this August where the Betties will share with you everything you ever wanted to know about roller derby and more! No previous skating skills required! The program teaches you the basics from the ground up! The league has expanded and is now offering training to both men and women interested in playing roller derby, either as a skater and/or a referee. 
 
Practices are between 1 to 1.5 hours long and will start August 2nd. They will be every Sunday and Tuesday of each week. August practices will consist of off-skate conditioning and are structured to help prepare you for the on-skate training portion of the program.
 
Check out the FB event invite for further information and to save to your calendar.
 
 
 
Junior Roller Derby!
 
The Tar Sand Betties are happy to announce the Junior program we will be starting back up this September! We accept children ages 5 to 17. Children ages 5 to 7 must have an adult present. Adults registered with a child can skate for free with paid insurance. 
 
Junior roller derby will run from September 11th. Practices are every Sunday and are 1 hour in length. 
 
DCheck out the FB event invite for further information and to save to our calendar.   
 
 
 
Required protective gear is not included but can be purchased online from: 
Roller Girl (www.rollergirl.ca)
Bad Girlfriend Skates (www.badgirlfriendskates.com)
Nerd Roller Skates (www.nerdskates.com)
Neon Skates (www.skateneon.com).
 


support the betties

Hosting home games can be challenging as a non-profit group. There are costs associated with renting practice/game space, marketing materials, merchandise, insurance, etc.

 
We know all of our fans cannot attend every game to show their support. There is an alternative option to support the Betties 2016 season by donating to our gofundme account. Any monetary donation is truly appreciated!
 
A huge thank you for all of your help! We hope to see you at one of our games cheering us on!
 
To make a donation please visit: www.gofundme.com/tarsandbetties