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Win tickets to NOtown Roller Derby


UPDATE: Congrats to our winners — Leann, Chris and Mallory. Hope you all have fun.

ORIGINAL POST: While we’re happily introducing you to members of NOtown Roller Derby all week, we still think the best way to get indoctrinated into the world of Fresno roller derby is face-to-face.

That’s why we’re giving away tickets to Saturday night’s bout against the OC Roller Girls at Fresno Fairgrounds. It’s a derby doubleheader that’s headlined by a match-up with NOtown’s All-Stars and OC’s Wheel Housewives (clever, right?)

Speaking of clever: You’ll need to bring some of your own to win tickets. Just leave a comment telling us what would YOUR derby name would — for example, NOtown skaters have names such as Hari Kari, Mick Dagger and Betty Rocker. We did this last year and it was fun, so check that if you need inspiration.

Deadline to enter is 4 p.m. Thursday. We’ll pick three winners at random and give them a pair of tickets. Winners will be notified by e-mail, so include a real one and check it. You’re ineligible if you’ve won something in the past month. Full rules below.

Only readers who submit a comment on this post are eligible. Three winners will be picked at random. To be eligible, a commenter must not have won a prize on in the previous 30 days. Recipients will be notified by e-mail at the end of each giveaway period. No substitutions or transfer of winners/prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Some prizes may have due dates for redemption/use. Employees and immediate family of The Fresno Bee, and any/all of the participating giveaway sponsors, are not eligible to win. By accepting a giveaway, recipient consents to allow the use of his/her name and/or photograph for advertising or similar promotions without further compensation. Winner releases all sponsors of liability regarding use and enjoyment of the prizes. Tax liabilities and insurance, if any, are sole responsibility of the winner. No purchase necessary to win.

Responses to "Win tickets to NOtown Roller Derby"

Amanda says:

my roller derby name would be orange mamba :)

Zara says:

Killah Zees, God-Z-La, Gon Crazee, Arbo Dead La.

That’s all I got.

(Oh, and no need to enter me into the contest. The gals will be on our morning show tomorrow!)

Carol Smith says:

My roller derby name will be Jackie O’Nasty. This in honor of our First Lady Jackie O whom always admired. She was beautiful on the outside, but VERY tough when she needed to be. Thanks for the opportunity to win tickets!!!!

Cilla says:

Let’s see, my name is Priscilla, so I think,
“Ghost Face Cilla”.

chris miranda says:

the Fresno city mad man or the no town brawler.

chris miranda says:

dee mise,biden m’time,iva secret,miss b.gotten,dee vice,askin forit,twinkle toes,axe t grind,pattie hurts,kill e lebrock,robin d’hood,faye tality and cruella de kill :)thanks for the oppurtunity have a great day.

B-Man says:

Call myself the mexi-cusioner like pac man or Bodacious ben,

Feisty says:

I love those names so far! You know we have tryouts;) Check out our website for more info at! And yes Zara, I have you covered! We will be on CBS 47 with the Fresno Bully Rescue dogs bright and early at 6am so tune in!

Jay Parks says:

Faye Tality is epic. Nice work, Chris.

Lori says:

I’ve always wanted to be Gory Lori.

Jamie says:

Lord Rolldemort. ‘Nuff said.

Jess says:

Juana Punisher

Lucy says:

I am a fanatic of Bettie Page and have a “don’t give a f*ck� personality. So, I always tell my friends if I was to have a Roller Derby name it would be… Bettie Rage! Simple but it says it all.

ttaannkk says:

Had a few friends attend one of these events and they had some fun, would be cool to check it out!

Leann says:

Candy Apples :)

Katie says:

Katie Kaboom. Because, as the “Animaniacs” show said, “everyone knows that anytime soon, their little lady Katie goes KABOOM!”

Veronica says:

I like Savage Rose.

Debbie Zamora says:

Debbie Does Derby

katie says:

as a mother, “mommy fearest.” or “mass scara.” when i come out of derby retirement, i’m considering changing my derby moniker to “apocalypse meow.”

Stephanie Martinez says:

Cupcake Steph

Justin Hale says:

My name is Justin Hale so I would have my name be Hales Hellion

Bino Escobar says:

I’m reading all these names and I can’t stop laughing. Those Garbage Pail Kids cards is all I can think about. Now I’m starting to think about porn star names. I think George said it best with “Buck Naked”!

Zara says:

Oh, that is EPIC. My favorite!!!!!

Mallory Moad says:

I’d be Ree Treads.

Ron says:

Ron-e-Law. I used to be a cop and PI and soon to be attorney

Jim says:

Man, I would love to win. Never been to RD, but I like good looking women on skates and beer!

Karma says:

Back when we were Smog City, we had a LeStrange, she then changed her name to Dragonbait.



Debbie Zamora says:

So do we all win???? I want tickets!!