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Derby Fest 2016

  • 11 World class derby coaches
  • 4 Tracks of classes & bouts
  • Tailored for all skill levels
  • Junior training program
  • Freshmeat training program
  • Off skates classes
  • Skate ramps
  • Ramp lessons
  • Challenge bouts with coaches
  • All in Scrimmage
  • Stalls with all the latest gear
  • Jam skating
  • Food stalls & more

Learn from the best.

“Derbyfest was extremely well run, organized, and was catered 100% to the attendees. I highly recommend this clinic to all derby skaters of any level. Derbyfest easily made it into the Top Three list of all the clinics I have ever coached!”
Smarty Pants

“Thank you so much Derby Fest organizers, coaches and participants. I had an amazing weekend, learnt so much and took part in over 17hrs worth of classes and games. my mind is blown my big toes are swollen and I couldn’t be happier.”

“Derby Fest is honestly the best coaching event I’ve attended and every year it just gets better! I find it so refreshing. Every time after attending my skating, teamwork, and individual skills improve significantly. I work hard all year round to improve but that doesn’t replace the awesome coaching and tips that can help you lift your game to the next level.”
Sarah Adder

The largest Roller Derby coaching event in the Southern Hemisphere

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Derby Fest 2016 Coaches

Loren Mutch

Loren Mutch

Rose City Rollers

Loren was both WFTDA Championships overall MVP and D1 Charleston playoffs MVP in 2014. Loren believes in being pushed and challenged at every practice. She can’t wait to get to Derby Fest and share her passion for the sport of Roller Derby with Australia.
Tracy 'Disco' Akers

Tracy 'Disco' Akers

Denver Roller Derby & Team USA

Tracy ‘Disco’ Akers started her career in 2005 with the Rocky Mountain Roller Girls (RMRG). Soon after the start of her Derby career, she, as well as quite a few others founded Denver Roller Derby (DRD). Disco, also known as Akers, now skates and is captain for Denver Roller Derby’s Mile High Club (MHC), which is DRD’s all star team. She makes skaters feel safe and comfortable enough to really step out of their comfort zone, try new things and not be afraid to fail no matter their skill or level.
Snot Rocket Science

Snot Rocket Science

Steel City & Team USA

‘Snot rocket science will be coming to Australia for the first time and coaching at Derby Fest. Snot is a two time member of Team USA Roller Derby. She is a former competitive figure roller skater and has played with Pittsburgh, PA’s Steel Hurtin All Star team since the team’s inception.
Mick Swagger

Mick Swagger


Mick Swagger has had the privilege of skating with Rose City Wheels of Justice, Gotham Girls Roller Derby All Stars, and Blood and Thunder World Cup Team USA. She is also proud of co-captaining the GGRD All Stars, she is currently bench coaching Victorian Roller Derby League All Stars this season and having a blast doing it!
Christy Demons

Christy Demons

Victorian Roller Derby League

Christy Demons discovered Roller Derby in Brisbane in 2008 and fell in love with skating fast, hitting people, and mastering the rules and strategy of the game. Christy had the honour of representing her country at the 2014 World Cup, where Australia earned Bronze. In 2015, she was awarded Most Valuable Player at playoffs in Arizona. Christy continues to push herself with new techniques and innovative strategies, and she is keen to share everything she knows with you!
Lady Trample

Lady Trample

Chicks In Bowls / Pirate City Rollers

Lady Trample has been skating since 2011, it all started playing roller derby for Pirate City Rollers who she still plays with, but late in 2012 she found a new passion in ramp skating, since then she has been growing an international community of ramp and street skaters through Chicks in Bowls.

January 23rd-25th 2016

Morayfield Sport & Events Centre

Morayfield Sport & Events Centre

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