We’ve got a big announcement!

Kearney’s premier derby team is getting a whole new look and name for the 2013 season.

Unbeknownst to us, a derby league out of Canada had a very similar name to Tri City Rolling Thunder and the similarities were causing some confusion this season when scores were being posted under the wrong teams. To avoid any future conflict and to be good derby sisters, we decided to change our name to the Platte Valley Roller Vixens.

Effective Sept. 22, we’ll be rolling out a new logo and social media under the PVRV name. Don’t get lost in the transition – make sure to like our new Facebook page, follow us at @RollerVixens on Twitter or bookmark our new URL www.pvrv.org.

We’ll also be launching new team colors and uniforms for the 2013 season… once we get them picked out, of course!

We hope you’ll stick with us during this time of transition and see you at our first home bout in January!

– The Platte Valley Roller Vixens

3 Replies to "We've got a big announcement!"

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    RainBlows Brite
    September 23, 2012 (11:54 am)

    Just so you know it is still really close to the Rideau valley vixens who are a wftda team from Ottawa.

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    Florence Welts
    September 23, 2012 (12:28 pm)

    I think there’s probably a lot less risk for confusion with Rideau Valley Roller Girls. The biggest problem previously was that both leagues used “Tri-City” with “Thunder” in team names. As long there’s not another “Platte Valley” league (which there doesn’t appear to be) the descriptors like dames, rollergirls, vixens, etc. will always be common in derby.

    But still, good to know! Thanks for that :)

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    Coach adam
    September 23, 2012 (8:21 pm)

    Also a side note. Rideau valley vixens use a fox in our logo.
    Our colours are brown and gold.

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