Friday, February 8, 2008

Another roller derby writing contest

Write an essay answering the question: "Why do you think roller derby has made a come back in the US and do you think it is here to stay?"
"Entrant must be a member of MySpace and of a female roller derby league within the United States. A cover sheet MUST include: birth name and home address of entrant; entrant's email address; entrant's MySpace URL; entrant's phone number; name & address of entrant's roller derby league; and entrant's derby name & number. If any information is missing the entrant's essay will be void.

Essay must be fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length, and must be type written and submitted either as a Word or pdf document via email to sales (at)

One entry per skater, please. Essay must solely be the work of the entrant. Essay must be mailed no later than midnight on March 31, 2008. Decisions of the judges are final. All entries become the property of Head-Block and will not be returned.

Winner and other participants will be notified by May 31, 2008.

The winner will work with a Head-Block designer in creating their custom painted helmet. Head-Block only uses new Pro-Tec helmets and the winner will need to choose their size. Any team or skater logos wanted within the design must be provided ad a high resolution Illustrator or Freehand .eps file. If the winner wishes for Head-Block to create a skater or team logo design they will be billed separately and upfront. The Head-Block logo will be a prominent piece of art within the overall helmet design. Total prize worth over $350.

Q. Who is Head-Block?

A. Owned by a roller girl, Louie Low Ball #00100 of The Charlotte Roller Girls, we know how important it is to look the part of a derby girl! From fishnets to booty shorts your look needs to be your own and why not top it off with a custom painted helmet!"

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