Roller figure skating not just ‘artsy and looking pretty,’ Pan Am hopeful says

TORONTO – Kailah Macri is used to getting puzzled looks when she tells people about the sport she’s devoted years of her life to.

“As soon as you say roller skating, people think roller derby or disco or something like that,” said Macri, a repeat national champion in her discipline.

Some go as far as to question the physical challenge involved, but the 24-year-old, who lives and trains in the Toronto area, said she just lets it roll off her back.

Notice of Procedural Change – Insurance

Roller Sports Canada plans to continue its long-standing support of providing additional and supplementary insurance for its members. Having insurance in sports such as the ones we partake in is a necessity, and having a quick response when an injury occurs is paramount.

As you may be aware, the issue of insurance claims has become a serious one for all teams due to the growing number of injuries during practices and competitions. As our sports grow and gain popularity, these will continue to increase. In the past year alone, we have seen a 40% increase in claims across all disciplines.

FIRS World Roller Games 2017 assigned to Barcellona (Spain)

It has been a historical Congress for the Federation Internationale of Roller Sports: two great presentations made by the delegations of Barcelona and Lima in front of more than 60 countries for the the announcement of Hosting City for the first edition of the World Roller Games. FIRS President Aracu: “The World Roller Games will be a spectacular event gathering for the first time in one city the world championships of ten roller disciplines: artistic, speed, rink hockey, inline hockey, roller freestyle, skateboarding, inline freestyle, inline downhill, roller derby and inline alpine. Choosing Barcelona meant to confirm the great appeal both this city and the roller sports have on youth: I am sure it will be a great opportunity for both.

2015 Roller Figure- Pan Am Trials Sunday May 31st , 2015

Roller Sports Canada is holding an event to select 1 female skater to represent Canada at the 2015 Pan American Games. The Games will take place July 12-13 2015 in Toronto.

The selection competition is planned for the weekend of May 31st, 2015. RSC is working to host the competition at Lloyd’s Recreation located in Calgary, AB.

The 1st place female athlete will be eligible to represent Canada at the Pan Am games.

Only eligible athletes will be allowed to compete in the selection competition. To be eligible, participants must be registered with RSC, hold a valid Canadian passport valid until January 26 2016, and complete the registration process when registration is open before the set deadline. As well, athletes will need to adhere to requirements set out by the Canadian Olympic Committee and further requirements set out by Roller Sports Canada as outlined in upcoming communications.

Additional communications with details and/ or outlining changes regarding the selection competition will be published on RSC’s website.

Early ticket request phase for Pan Am Games ends today — don’t miss out! L’accès anticipé aux billets des Jeux panaméricains se termine aujourd’hui : ne le manquez pas!

The early access phase of the TORONTO 2015 ticket program for the Pan Am Games closes tonight at 9 p.m. (ET). Don’t miss out on early access to the best tickets at the best prices!

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La période d’accès anticipé au programme de billetterie de TORONTO 2015 pour les Jeux panaméricains prendra fin ce soir à 21 h (HE). Ne manquez pas l’accès anticipé aux meilleurs billets aux meilleurs prix!

2014 World Artistic Roller Skating Championships in Reus Spain from October 1 -11th, 2014 – Live streaming schedule

Streaming is scheduled following the Italian time zone ROME UTC/GMT +1 hour (local time). We kindly remind you that the competitions will take place in Reus (Spain) UTC/GMT +1 hour

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1

  • 15.15 – 15.45 Broadcast test
  • 15.45 – 17.00 MEN INLINE SHORT PROGRAMME
  • 17.00 – 18.15 LADIES INLINE SHORT PROGRAMME
  • 18.15 – 20.15 JUNIOR SOLO COMPULSORY DANCE LADIES
  • 20.15 – 21.45 JUNIOR SOLO COMPULSORY DANCE MEN
  • 21.45 – 23.00 JUNIOR COMPULSORY DANCE COUPLES

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2

  • 13.00 – 13.30 Broadcast test
  • 13.30 – 14.15 INLINE MEN LONG PROGRAMME
  • 14.15 – 15.00 INLINE LADIES LONG PROGRAMME
  • 15.00 – 15.15 AWARDS INLINE LADIES & MEN
  • 15.15 – 16.30 OPENING CEREMONY JUNIOR
  • 16.30 – 17,10 PAIRS SHORT PROGRAMME
  • 17.10 – 18.15 JUNIOR OD DANCE COUPLES
  • 18.15 – 20.30 JUNIOR LADIES SHORT PROGRAMME
  • 20.30 – 22.15 JUNIOR MEN SHORT PROGRAMME

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3

  • 14.00 – 14.30 Broadcast test
  • 14.30 – 16.15 JUNIOR SOLO FREE DANCE LADIES
  • 16.15 – 17.15 JUNIOR SOLO FREE DANCE MEN
  • 17.15 – 17.45 AWARDS JUNIOR SOLO DANCE LADIES & MEN
  • 17.45 – 19.30 JUNIOR LADIES LONG PROGRAMME – excluding last group
  • 19.30 – 20.00 JUNIOR PAIRS LONG PROGRAMME
  • 20.00 – 21.00 JUNIOR FREE DANCE COUPLES
  • 21.00 AWARDS PAIRS & COUPLE DANCE

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

  • 15.30 – 16.00 Broadcast test
  • 16.00 – 17.30 JUNIOR LADIES LONG PROGRAMME (Finalists)
  • 17.30 – 19.00 JUNIOR MEN LONG PROGRAMME
  • 19.00 – 20.30 PRECISION
  • 20.30 AWARDS JUNIOR LADIES/MEN FREE, COMBINED &PRECISION

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6

  • 20.30 – 21.00 Broadcast test
  • 21.00 OPENING CEREMONY SENIOR

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7

  • 14.00 – 14.30 Broadcast test
  • 14.30 – 16.00 SENIOR COMPULSORY DANCE COUPLES
  • 16.00 – 18.15 SENIOR COMPULSORY SOLO DANCE LADIES
  • 18.15 – 20.00 SENIOR COMPULSORY SOLO DANCE MEN
  • 20.00 – 20.45 SENIOR PAIRS SHORT PROGRAMME

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8

  • 15.30 – 16.00 Broadcast test
  • 16.00 – 17.00 SENIOR COUPLE DANCE OD
  • 17.00 – 18.45 SENIOR SOLO FREE DANCE LADIES
  • 18.45 – 20.15 SENIOR SOLO FREE DANCE MEN
  • 20.15 – 21.00 SENIOR PAIRS LONG PROGRAMME

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9

  • 14.30 – 15.00 Broadcast test
  • 15.00 – 15.30 AWARDS SOLO LADIES/MEN & PAIRS
  • 15.30 – 17.30 SENIOR LADIES SHORT PROGRAMME
  • 17.30 – 19.15 SENIOR MEN SHORT PROGRAMME
  • 19.15 – 20.15 SENIOR COUPLE DANCE FREE
  • 20.15 AWARDS SENIOR DANCE COUPLE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

  • 16.00 – 16.30 Broadcast test
  • 16.30 – 18.00 SENIOR LADIES LONG PROGRAMME (excluding final group)
  • 18.00 – 19.30 SENIOR MEN LONG PROGRAMME (excluding final group)
  • 19.30 – 21.30 SMALL SHOW GROUPS
  • 21.30 AWARDS SMALL SHOW

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11

  • 16.00 – 16.30 Broadcast test
  • 16.30 – 17.30 SENIOR LADIES LONG PROGRAMME (final group)
  • 17.30 – 18.30 SENIOR MEN LONG PROGRAMME (final group)
  • 18.30 – 19.30 AWARDS SENIOR LADIES/MEN FREESKATING, SENIORLADIES/MEN COMBINED
  • 19.30 – 22.00 LARGE SHOW GROUPS
  • 22.00 – 22.15 AWARDS LARGE SHOW
  • 22.15 CLOSING CEREMONY

The Pan Am Games are coming- Pick up Roller Sports Tickets at a Discount until October 6! Le temps des Jeux panaméricains approche- Obtenez des Billets en Rabais Jusqu’au 6 Octobre pour les Compétitions Roller!

When 41 countries fight for gold during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games, you’ll want to be there! This is your chance to get in the game and see all the action live, as the best athletes in the Americas compete in 36 sports including swimming, cycling, baseball, soccer, gymnastics and volleyball.

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Tickets start at just $20, with 75% of tickets priced $45 and under. That’s right, $20 could buy you the opportunity to watch the debut of Golf and Women’s Rugby Sevens, or watch Canada as defending champion in 30 sports!

Early access to the best tickets runs from September 15 through until October 6, 2014 inclusive. Check out the TORONTO 2015 ticketing program guide, now available to help you plan your Games with your friends and family.

And not to be missed … the Opening and Closing Ceremonies will feature world class talent with Canadian cultural icon, Cirque du Soleil, as the creative partner for the Opening Ceremony, and Live Nation providing internationally renowned talent for the Closing Ceremony.

For more information, visit TORONTO2015.org/tickets.

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Lorsque 41 pays s’affronteront pour l’or au cours des Jeux panaméricains de 2015 à Toronto, vous voudrez y être vous aussi! Voici votre chance de participer aux Jeux et de voir toute l’action en direct alors que les meilleurs athlètes des Amériques compétitionnent dans 36 sports, incluant la natation, le cyclisme, le baseball, le soccer, la gymnastique et le volleyball.

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Les billets sont vendus à partir de seulement 20 $, dont 75 % des billets sont offerts à 45 $ et moins. Vous avez bien lu : 20 $ et vous pourriez avoir la chance de voir les débuts du golf et du rugby à sept féminin, ou encore de voir le Canada défendre son titre de champion dans 30 sports!

La vente anticipée pour les meilleurs billets se déroule du 15 septembre au 6 octobre 2014, inclusivement. Consultez le guide du programme de billetterie de TORONTO 2015, maintenant disponible pour vous aider à planifier vos Jeux avec vos amis et votre famille.

À ne pas manquer… Les cérémonies d’ouverture et de clôture présenteront du talent d’envergure internationale avec l’icône culturelle canadienne le Cirque du Soleil comme partenaire créatif pour la cérémonie d’ouverture et Live Nation qui offrira du talent de réputation mondiale pour la cérémonie de clôture.

Pour obtenir de plus amples renseignements, visitez le toronto2015.org/fr/billets.