Oz Roller Derby Recruitment Events Set Jan. 2 and 6

OSWEGO, NY — The Oz Roller Derby league will host a Recruitment Night at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday at 11 a.m. for a number of roles in Oswego’s fastest growing sport.

The league seeks skaters, referees and a number of non-skating officials (NSO) plus other volunteer positions. Oz Roller Derby is also host to the annual Triple-D Derby, Down & Dirty tournament held during Harborfest weekend, now in its third year.

At the Recruitment Night, taking place in the I Heart Oswego building at 7 W. Bridge St., attendees can learn more about how they can be part of roller derby in any number of skating or non-skating capacities, see an up-close demonstration of how the sport is played and ask questions. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.

Next up

Oz now offers two different forms of derby for men and women; Woman’s Flat Track (WFTDA) and USA Roller Sports (USARS) rules set.

Each have their unique style of play and there will be one team devoted to each of the rule sets.

One team is for experienced skaters and one is for less-experienced skaters and beginners.

To apply for training go to: www.OzRollerDerby.com and click on “Get Involved” tab.

New season

For more information on recruitment night, 2013 season tickets or other aspects of the Oz Roller Derby, visit OzRollerDerby.com