• Mid-Cities Skateland (map)
  • 1333 South Belt Line Road
  • Irving, TX, 75060
  • United States
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The Dallas Derby Devils will be holding a special open tryout for the 2018 Dallas Derby Devils Home Season on Sunday, December 3rd from 5-7pm at Mid-Cities Skateland in Irving, Texas. Advance registration is encouraged though walk ins will be accepted the day of tryouts.

Tryout Requirements

You must be 18 years of age to be chosen for the League and placed on one of our five home teams. If you are under 18, check out the Rolling Rebellion. For the comfort of those trying out, only those participating will be admitted. No spectators.

Equipment

Every skater is required to wear the following equipment:

  • Helmet
  • Wrist guards
  • Elbow pads
  • Knee pads
  • A mouth guard
  • Quad roller skates.

*We do not loan out gear for tryouts.

Insurance

WFTDA insurance is not required for tryouts. Skaters are participating at their own risk. 

Skills

You will need to have strong basic skating skills. Some of the things we will be evaluating in tryouts are:

Basic skills

Forward skating using crossovers
Power stride (getting the most out of each push)
Gliding on one foot at a time
Balance
Squats

Derby Skills

Skating low
Plow Stop
T-stop
Blocking strength
Ability to fall in a safe and controlled manner

Endurance

27 laps in 5 minutes

Other

Positive attitude
Basic knowledge of the sport
Ability to listen and apply new knowledge
Ability to pick up new skills quickly
Time commitment and availability

Selections

Skaters who are selected to join the league will receive an invitation after tryouts to enter the draft to be placed on one of our five Dallas Derby Devils home teams. The draft will be held on Sunday, December 10th from 5-7pm at Mid-Cities Skateland in Irving, TX immediately following our Rookie Game. 

Questions

Please feel free to email us at gm@derbydevils.com. We hope to see you on the track!

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